Brewed by Brouwerij Loterbol (was Duysters)
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Diest, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 318   ABV: 10.6%
Mix of strong tripel-like blond topfermenting ale, brewed at Duysters, with lambic from 3 Fonteinen. 2012 version has 10.6% ABV, earlier versions have 11%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (9133) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 22, 2016
2007 bottle at Heeren van Liedekercke. Pours golden with a bubbly white head and a sourish fruit aroma. There is a mellow, but rather flat sour malt flavor that is dry all the way through. Slightly bitter and quite interesting. Blended with 3 Fonteinen Gueuze by Lotsrbol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (14090) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 22, 2016
2007 Bottle at Heeren van Liedekercke. Pours bright clear copper with beige bubbles. Aroma of lightly sour pale non- prunus fruits. Flavor is mildly oxidized sour fruit- could be pear or apple. Quite mild - easy drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SkillsFactory (549) - ITALY - JAN 7, 2016
2012, 10,6%, 37,5 cl. Color pesca con riflessi dorati, resa quasi impenetrabile dai lieviti, schiuma bianca poco persistente. Aroma di stallatico, acidula, susina e mela verde, leggero limone, polvere, leggerissimo legno leggermente umido, frumento. Al palato si ripresentano le stesse note fruttate miste a stallatico e polvere, coda di frumento arricchita da un amaro erbaceo molto evidente e da un discreto piccante etilico. Corpo medio-pieno, non molto carbonata, texture leggermente oleosa, pericolosamente beverina.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (8109) - Indiana, USA - NOV 17, 2015
375 ml bottle to teku (2012 vintage, shared by Dogbones). Looks solid; a cloudy orange with white head that steadily dissipates into lacing and some sediment at the bottom. Smells like a sweeter geuze with nicely balanced notes of funk and citrus. Tastes like it smells with a bit of a floral presence as well. Mouthfeel is medium full-bodied. Unique and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (3486) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2015
September 17, 2015. Bottle at home, vintage 2012.
Hazy orange with a small frothy, quickly dissipating white head. Aroma is grain, lemon, light funk, barnyard, oak, light earth and minerals. Taste is light sweet with pear and almond notes with funky earthy and tart lemon notes. Finish is warming alcohol, sweet pears, hints of almonds and a soft citrusy tartness. Medium bodied, oily texture with a dry note, soft small bubble carbonation.
Both the tripel and lambic notes are present and work quite nice together even though I prefer them separated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mortlach (1922) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 6, 2015
375ml bottle shared @Brasserie 4:20 (Rome). Pours hazy golden with a medium to little white head. Aroma of barnyard, hay, dusty cellar, caramel, alcol. Flavour is halfway between a belgian strong and a sour ale. Full body, medium to strong carbonation. A bit rough, but ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (1635) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 3, 2015
Bottle at a tasting in Rome 4:20 pub on 27/08/2015. Thank you Mortlach and Dino. Pours an hazy golden color, little white foam. Nose: burnt sugar, a mild wild yeast feel. Mouth: alcohol, in the middle between a Belgian Strong and a Sour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (4500) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2015
Bottle courtesy of Dunbar. Pours hazy tiny burnt golden with a small frothy offwhite head that doesn’t leave much trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is tiny malty, tiny fruity and slightly funky with crackers, biscuits, cereal, lemon juice, pears, hay, dry soil, leather, barnyard, lemon zest and hints of rubber. Taste is tiny sour, tiny bitter, slightly malty, tiny fruity and slightly funky. Mouthfeel is soft, dry, very tiny tart and light to medium bodied. Finish is tiny sweet, tiny sour and tiny bitter with bread, cereal, lemon juice, leather, hay, minerals, barnyard and lemon zest. Kinda cool but not very distinguished...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (7216) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 14, 2015
[My bottle (375ml) shared with HogTownHarry, jercraigs & mabel -- c/o Glouglouburp] 2006 vintage! Pours a cloudy orange-amber with a small diminishing frothy white head. Nice aroma, funky and sour along with a bit of cheese and some light tart citrus. Flavour: Whoa, sharper and more sour then expected with a long finish -- I wonder if it’s gotten more sour with age. Average to medium bodied. Different and pretty great. Thanks Dany!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1271) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 2, 2015
375ml bottle, 2012 vintage, thanks Henrik! Pours a clear amber color with a thin white head. Aroma is funky, acetic, lemon, oak, familiar lambic funk. Medium to heavy on the palate with light carbonation. Flavor is lightly tart, some malty sweetness, maybe a little caramel, a little nutty, some oak, some tart funkiness, a hint of booze, with a light funky finish. Interesting. Smell is very familiar lambic, but the flavor is very different.

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