De Leite Cuvée Jeune Homme
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Brewed by De Leite
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Oostkamp - Ruddervoorde, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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This is the "Ma Mère Speciale" lagered in a wooden barrel and slightly soured.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (5403) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 14, 2014
33 cl. bottle sampled. Procured from Willems. Hazy orange with white bubbles. Smells of brett, fermenting apricots, tart, touch wine vinegar, peaches, tart, touch sea salt. Tastes of brett, sour peaches and apricots, tart, green apples, brief touch of Foie Gras, faint salt in the back, touch wood, tart white wine. Touch brett body. Man t his is truly great, this one is a real secret, no one ever talks about this, if a major USA brewery were to release something like this and hype it, it would probably hit the top 50.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
kraddel (4561) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - MAR 13, 2014
Thnx to 77ships Pours unclear blonde Smell is buttery, milksourness , Perfect carbo . Taste is buttery, biscuit, bread , coockiedough ( in overdrive ) sourness . Aftertaste is more coockiedough . Unexpectedly awsome !

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bartlebier (2559) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - APR 10, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2014 (backlog ZBF 2013, ZO 28). On draught, courtesy of brewer. 2nd festival day, skimpier notes: impressive green apple sourness, along with its bretty peel, in the aroma returns as natural fruity, woody acidity in the taste, on a very dry palate. Slightly sulphuric notes join a maltier body as it warms, leaving a refreshing astringent finish. Very well-composed, almost time-clocked yet light nouvelle vague BE brew. Looking forward to revisit bottled soon (bottle BAB 2014). // Revisited 07/2014 during World Cup Final: truly stellar, new world sour with a very impressively balanced composition. Explosive aroma, as citric and heavy-aromatic as the best Cantillon, only infused with an almost dessert wine fruitiness: apricot, reine-claude compote. Excellently dry, astringent, with grapefruit zest bitterness. Elegant, but weaker, oaked dry finish. World class.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EddyBeer1 (1044) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2013
Joliment dorée, effervescence fine, beau col blanc qui hélas tombe rapidement. Acidité lambic d’entrée rapidement suivie par un bon malt auquel succède une légère amertume tant houblonnée qu’épicée allant vers le poivre. Très belle complexité!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shoulderbroken (2733) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle at Capital. Light blond colour, small white bubbly head. Aroma is good, pleasantly sour, creamy, gherkins. Taste is good too, creaminess stands at the front, but is backed up by citrus, and sourness, white wine, pickles. Interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (6212) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 29, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2012 29/IV/2012 - on cask @ ZBF 2012 (Leuven) - BB: n/a (2012-444)

Little cloudy beige beer, small irregular off-white head, unstable, pretty adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, pineapple, passion fruit, bit piny, tart apples. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: fruity start, lots of citrus, some cheese, overripe pineapple, bitter grapefruit. Aftertaste: quite sour, cheesy, lychees, little bitter. The barrel has clearly taken off some of the bitter edges. The sourness really works well on this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (35030) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2013
From tap. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, brett and light barnyard. Fruity, citrusy and orange fruity. Light barnyard andgrapefruity. Citrusy and barnyard to bretty dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11490) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2013
Tap @ ZBF 2013.
Pours clear pale golden with a large, creamy, white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, citrus, apples, light funk and oak. Medium carbonation, nice dry and kinda creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is mild and elegant. Tart, apples, citrus, freshness, mild grainy wheat. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11784) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2013
Hazy yellow with a lasting white head. Funky aroma with spices and herbs. Dry and tart flavour with mild funky notes. Clean and very pleasant tartness

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (2775) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 18, 2013
New 33cl bottle. Bought at ’Geers’ Oostakker. APPEARANCE: dark blond beer, little to no head (white). NOSE: sourness, citrus, fruity, some grains. TASTE: sour, fruity, some brett, wood, dry , plum, raisins, some cinnamon even? Very good and decent beer, only a shame it has almost no foam...

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