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Hornbeer Sourhorn

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Formerly brewed at Hornbeer
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Danish: Nu er du advaret! Det er en sur øl – og sur med vilje! Tæt på de vildgærede øltyper. Vi har podet den med lactobacillus – også kaldet mælkesyrebakterier. Det er de samme bakterier, som findes i yogurt og tykmælk. Udover lactobacillus, er den podet med brettanomyces. Det giver den lidt “brett-karakter” som nogle vælger at kalde det. Øllet er blandet med øl som har ligget på fad i 12 måneder.
Indeholder: Bygmalt, humle, gær og vand.


4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arve_Christian (2957) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 17, 2012
Brown/ red cloudy Medium body Nice sour tastes Long lasting aftertaste I enjoyed it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (7771) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 12, 2011
Dark red-amber beer under a small yellow head. Fruity nose with prominent sour cherry and oak. Fruity taste, old wood, cherries and musty prunes. Spritzy MF, and a very long fruity aftertaste. Excellent fruitbeer, quite lambic-like.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20476) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2011
Bottle at Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011. Clear orange red coloured with a small white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of red wine. Fruity flavour of caramel and red wine with notes of sherry. Fruity finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (2591) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2011
Sampler from bottle at Nærbø Ølfestival 2011. Muddy amber body, no head. Spicy, pickled berries, fruity, horse saddle on the nose. Sweet, light acidic, light bitter, fruity flavors with notes of leather. Medium body. Juicy and smooth. Rustique.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foffern (1150) - Bodø, NORWAY - APR 27, 2012
Bottle at home. Has a hazy reddish brown colour with small off-white head. Aromas of oak, leather, sour bitter berries and spices. It’s less sour in the flavour than expected, with grapes, sweet cherries, other berries, wood, and is vinous and dry in the end. Light bitterness, and has a light and slick mouth feel. A mild but round and balanced, tasteful sour ale, but maybe a bit sweet. I would like to have this as a companion to salty dishes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (5999) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 29, 2012
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. Fine balance, vinous, sweet and sour, pleasant enough. But I get the feeling that most of the sour ales from breweries who usually don’t make this type of beer feel like they come from the same chemistry set. You get a nearly identical result. More experimental, please!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (8995) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 15, 2013
500ml bottle (Pikkulintu, Helsinki)
Baked apple, lovely spicy aroma. Pleasant funk, but the cloves are very nice too. It’s just as good in the mouth, has a very nice sweetness from the malts, but the sourness cuts through the sugars, and keeps it crisp. There is alas a slight touch of soapiness occasionally. Some crap from the bottle makes it smoother and mellower, as expected. Much fruitier too - it’s baked apple with a full complement of raisins!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13225) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2011
Bottle at København ØLfestival 2011. Clear red/brown - no head. OK sourish, wooden, medicine, fruity, berries, light sweetness, funky, bretty, light dry finish. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5522) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2011
Bottle at Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011. Hazy amber colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, malt and caramel with a sour finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (1890) - NORWAY - NOV 6, 2011
Bottle enjoyed at home
Brown, thin tanned head. Smells of malts, apple, berries and hints of caramel. Taste is quite malty for a sour, some sweetness to follow up the malts. The sour acids then come and makes this a refreshing experience. Then add some hints of salt from the carbonation and a distinct bitter finish and you get a beer that brings the whole tounge palate to work. Interesting beer, maybe some more time in the cellar can bring more brett-feel to this beer?


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