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Brewed by Birrificio del Ducato
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Roncole Verdi di Busseto (PR), Italy
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 281   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blend of Krisopolis (a new beer, that will be available in the future, fermented in barrels for 2 years, then Morello cherries are added to it), with a part of Ultima Luna (Barley Wine matured in Amarone barrels, with Marasca Morello cherries) and a part of young beer.

First brewed in 2009 and bottled in 2011.
Video description from the brewers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9y_XLVTej4


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (5306) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 6, 2015
Sample from bottle at Olutexpo 2015, Helsinki. Vintage 2012. Colour is cloudy and murky light brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Berries, cherries, wood, vanilla, sweetness and sourness. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tlind2 (1520) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 24, 2015
Bottle@Olutexpo 2015, Helsinki. Murky reddish-brown color, no head. Fruity aroma with earthy notes. Rich, fruity aroma with a lingering finish and tannins. Cherry jam. Unique and interesting!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (6076) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 24, 2015
Bottle @ OlutExpo 2015

Pours dark reddish with a massive foamy head. Aroma of sour berries, bretta, wood, tartness, hints of ripe fruits and earthiness. Taste is smooth, sourish, sweet and juicy with loads of berries, hints of bretta and oak. Finish is stingy, tart and sourish with some bretta and berries. Good.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Countbeer (5907) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2015
Bottle: Wine glass: Gusher: Creamy head. Hazy murky red pink Beautiful aroma of red fruit, marzipan, wood, yeast, funk, etc... Enjoy! Flavour is beautiful tart with funk and lots of fruit. Rich and complex. Low carbo, complex body. Common but uncommon... Just enjoy!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (24488) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 16, 2015
Bottled@Pub Winston Fest 2015. Hazy reddish brown coloiur with a small head. Aroma is sour wood, some mild acidic notes as well as mild herbal and citric notes. Flavour is sour and tart wood, some mild yeast as well as some mild acidic notes.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike5326 (1503) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2015
Poured from a tap. Murky red color, medium short lived white head. Medium sour fruit aroma. Full body with a nice strong sour cherry and tart flavor with a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mateuszk (1583) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 15, 2015
Draught. Ruby in colour, no head. Cherries and red berries in front on low level, then very sour, acidic with lots of vinegar, very harsh. Light sweetness on start. If you like vinegar it is beer for you, if not there are better sour beers on the market.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (5299) - Arizona, USA - AUG 25, 2015
awesome beer, tons of cherries and red wine flavors, leather, wood, spices, tannins, etc. Finish is tart and long lasting, awesome.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prufrockstar (1813) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 23, 2015
This treat was shared by Nick - thanks! Clear ruby pour, no head. Aroma: balsamic, brown sugar, mix of both tart and maraschino cherries, oak, and leather. Taste is quite acetic; also quite sweet. Hints of soy sauce and raisin. Full body, slick texture, very little carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reynolds314 (3236) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 17, 2015
Really nice beer that exceeded expectations. Ruby red color with no head. Aroma is cherrys, caramel, toffee, nutty, and funk. Taste is tart jammy cherries and nutty caramel malts.


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