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: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   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

jnkor's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jnkor (352) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Aroma was dry and very sour. Appearance was a brown with a light edges, looking very watery. Taste was very bitter and very dry with a large boozy feel. Palate is watery and dry, and very boozy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SvanteL (181) - SWEDEN - APR 17, 2016
Grumlig, rödbrun med litet skum. Syrlig doft med klara körsbärsinslag, lite kanel och ättika. Smaken är rejält syrlig med lite ättika, lite kryddig, mycket körsbär, lite kanel, viss fatkaraktär. En häftig suröl med många intressanta smaker. 2014-04-09

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (5088) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 8, 2016
Bottle. Slow gusher. Pours a murky pink-hued brown aroma. Aroma is balsamico, acetic acid, red berries, boozy cherry notes and hints of stone pits and coca-cola, wood and almonds. Taste is sour balsamico notes, cherries, horsey stable tones, wood, vanilla and hints of cherry pits, sawdust and raisins. Medium body, high carbonation. Nice and original sour from Ducato; rough, rustic and intense.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bergstaden (2119) - Røros, NORWAY - APR 4, 2016
hazy reddish with a pink head - Sour wood and some bery notes - Gentle sour wood and berries - The sourness and berries goes into a long finish - This was good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (9251) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours murky reddish brown, nose is funky, balsamic, fruity, taste is similar, quite sour and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anstei (888) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - MAR 21, 2016
Tap at Erzbierschof. Very sour indeed, with some bitter almond. Punchy, rather a bit too much. Almost flat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nickbglen (1) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2016 does not count
Looks great, smells quite strange but what a fabulous taste. Really sour and gets better with each mouthful. However be careful it goes down easily. Lovely beer and worth a try even if you don’t normally like the "sours".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Biroholik (623) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - FEB 17, 2016
Blend piwa Krisopolis leżakowanego przez 2 lata w beczkach z dodatkiem wiśni Morello z piwem Ultima Luna (Barley Wine leżakowany w beczkach po czerwonym, wytrawnym winie Amarone z dodatkiem wiśni Marasca Morello.
Kolor czerwono-brazowy. Niewielka biała piana. W aromacie czuć kwaśne ciemne owoce, masę wiśni i trochę winnych nut. W smaku owocowe, kwaśne, trochę cierpkie. Na pierwszy plan wychodzą kwaśne wiśnie i czerwone wino. W oddali czuć beczkowe nuty. Po pewnym czasie smak przechodzi już w bardziej octowy. Świetny i wielopoziomowy trunek.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
One2remeber (245) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - FEB 11, 2016
Bottle 2011. Dark, murky brown with amber/orange hues. Absolutely no head. Very high acidity, vinegar. Tart, cherries. Reminiscent oak character of Fat Grapes winery, French oak barrels. Like your smelling the inside of a barrel. Taste is very unique, taste of juicy cherry pie, cherry filling. Not relatively tart, chewy, delicately sweet with a soft sourness, two flavors blend beautifully.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (3858) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - FEB 4, 2016
04.02.2016, 0,33l bottle (vintage 2012 bottle #288) sampled @ local tasting:
Gusher. Nice slightly bubbly shortlasting head, dirty reddish color, hazy. Aroma is very dry oaky, thinner, oak, bark, sour cherries, grass, vinegar, cherry stones, spices. Taste is sour-ish dry, vinegar, sour cherries, oak, cherry stones, weeds, minerals, berry skin, balsamico. Medium bitterness, sour-ish dry mouthfeel. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (5104) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 2, 2016
On tap at Brasserie Beck, DC. Hazy red body with slight head. Nose is fruity, sweet. Taste also sweet and a tad sour. Prickly texture. Enjoyable.

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