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


on tap

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RATINGS: 258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (852) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2014
Pours hazy deep dark orange/red, almost brown with a white medium head. Aromas of lots of vinegar, cherries, sugar-like notes and some yeast. Taste is very sour cherries up front, lots of vinegar and some yeast. Tastes like a sour red.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PriorL (2810) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2014 Sampled at Borefts Beer Festival 2014. THX everyone for sharing today’s beers. Clouded brown beer. Nose is sour and somewhat fruity. Taste is about the same, though very balanced and nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Benzai (11068) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2014
Sampled @ Borefts 2014 day 2. Opaque hazy reddish color, small off-white to beige head. Smell and taste sour fruits, sour to acidic. Pretty harsh imo. Not really my thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RasmusOtt (1729) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2014
Tap @ BBF. Pours unclear brown with no head. Aroma is very tart with notes of funk, cherries, yogurt, lacto, balsamic and vinegar. Taste is tart with notes of yogurt, cherries, vinegar, balsamic, sour fruits in general, funk and with a burning end. A bit too much on the taste but overall a decent beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (5919) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2014
Sampled draft @ Borefts 2014. Thank you! Dark hazy pink, light pink head. Huge tart raspberry in the nose, skins, very tart; Very acidic huge raspberry taste, light vinegar, puckering, faint sugar. Dries out the mouth. Super delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
erickok (4353) - Leuven, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2014
Wow, a real special beer. At first it might look like a fruit upped version of a red ale, with its bright appearance. But the nose suggests much more, with its red berry and raspberry aroma complemented by lots of aging and biscuit malt base. Gives a real vanilla richness to it. Wouldn’t have given it 8% abv too. A bit of an over the edge beer and undoubtedly too expensive when bought by the bottle, but it is a very interesting beer. (On tap at Borefts 2014)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (11418) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2014
Tap @ Borefts 2014. Old pink color. Red fruit in the aroma. Sour flavor with lots of red fruit. Hints of vanilla. Very nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (984) - CROATIA - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle (take away from the Drunken Duck); pours a reddish brown with almost no head; aroma is sour and wine like; taste is mostly sour with hints of sweetness with flavors of sour cherries, vanilla, and citrus; has a tart finish; very nice beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JefVerstraete (2229) - Ghent, BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2014
@ Borefts 2014. Murky red/brown colour, small head. Medium carbonation. Aroma of red fruit, balsamico vinegar, some brown sugar. Tart and refreshing, light bitter. Very good, reminds me a bit of Rodenbach Vintage.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
berntholer (1476) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 28, 2014
no head. murky red-pinkish colour. aroma of glue, solvent. taste like aroma sourish, cherries, lactic acid. really great stuff, almost as good as a FOB! draft @ borefts ’14

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