Brewed by Brouwerij Alvinne
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
Lagered on different barrels from different French wineyards.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (4464) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle courtesy of AndySnow. Pours murky reddish brown with a small creamy reddish brown head that leaves a small trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is sour and malty with dark bread, red wine vinegar, moist hay, dark grapes, lemon juice, dry soil, leather, moist wood and hints of grapefruit juice. Taste is sour, malty and fruity with dark bread, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, raisins, prunes, oatmeal cookies, raisin bran, liquorice root, moist hay, moist wood and hints of burnt caramel. Mouthfeel is soft, round, tart, tiny mouth-puckering and medium bodied. finish is sour and malty with dark bread, caramel, oatmeal bran, red wine vinegar, moist wood, hay and moist soil. Very acetic but I donít have a huge problem with that.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inbreak (4403) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAR 20, 2014
19.03.2014, 0,5l bottle sampled @ BBGTC tasting:
No head, looks like pouring vegetable oil, with no sound or splashing when pouring. Strange! Aroma is kind of sour-ish earthy, old fallen leafs late in the autumn, boiled vegetables, sour berries, unripe banana, oak, paint, heather. Taste is very acidic sour, sorrel, raw rhubarb, grass, oak, soda powder, hay, paint. Medium bitterness, nice acidity, very thick dense mouthfeel without being oily. Very strange and even more interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ej (1232) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2014
Pours a very viscous dark coppery woth no head. Aroma is like forests in the fall, wet leaves and a woody, lightly sour fruityness. Taste is moderate sour. Slick on the palate. Very special these beers from Alvinne..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 25, 2014
bottle, nice score derek. purple, dark raisin pour. acidic, dark fruits, sour, vinegar, balsamic. Red wine heavy, balsamic vinegar, medium tartness. medium mouthfeel, enjoyable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2014
Sampled from tap@Haand Fest 2013. Hazy mid-brown body, low beige top. Acidic, light vinegary cherry/red berry aroma. Hint of burnt sugar and wood. Medium full. Dry and slick on the palate. Taste is quite similar to the aroma; Acidic-vinegary fruits, with even more zesty citrus to it. An underlying malt sweetness is noticeable. Fresh acidic fruit ending. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (2829) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JAN 2, 2014
Dark red/brown colour. Medium carbonation. Strange oily texture. Nice sour taste with hints of vinegar. Some light sweetness. Well balanced, easy drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16482) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
On tap at Haand Festival. It pours an uncleaer, light brown body under a finger-thick dark beige head leaving lacings. The aroma has balsamic vinegar, some caramel and funk, lemon juice, prunes and raisins. Itís dry and puckering on the palate, medium to full-bodied, and with a bit too much carbonation. Caramel sweetness in the flavor, some dried fruits too, but itís the funk and balsamic vinegar that runs the show. Lasting finish. A nice one indeed, and even though it leans towards vinegar I donít find it too much. 130525

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15116) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle at Yesprís - Thanks. Murkey brown - offwhite head. Acid, rubber, sourness, roasted, gooseberries, wooden, barnyard, light grapey notes, leather, fruity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25813) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Hazy orange-red coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of oak and red wine with notes of barnyard. Acidic flavour of red wine and barnyard. Tart finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11918) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2013
Cloudy brown small brown head. Fruity aroma malty dark fruit sourish flavor is very sourish woody cherries almost like a kriek. Interesting.

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