Brewed by LoverBeer
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Marentino, Italy
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Fermented and maturated in oak vats. No adding yeast. Spontaneous fermentation because of adding freshly pressed Barbera grapes juice that contains the skins, directly from a viticulturist near Alba. Brewed once a year at vintage time obviously. Available in 375 ml or 750 ml bottles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2012
Sampled from 0.375 L bottle. Looks nice; Glowing red with a pink-shaded blond top. Fresh and inviting fruit aroma. Grapes and raspberries, lemon and ruhbarb. Fruity flavor as well, with grapes in the lead. More sour than tart, yet easy on the palate. Funky, notes of lactic acids. Mild sparkling carbonation. Alcohol well hidden. Finishes dry and sourish fruity. A very nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geokkjer (6111) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 15, 2012
Bottle. Pours deep red with an off-white head. Aroma of red berries, funk, grapes and some lemon. Flavor is somewhat sour and funky with some white wine, berries and funk. Medium to thin body, average carbonation. Nice funky beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3266) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2012
37,5cl bottle. 2010 vintage. Pours a deep ruby colour with a medium pinkish head. Foam is fizzy and dissipates quickly. Aroma is funk, tart and wine. Red grapes, red berries, horse blanket. Taste is slightly sweet and quite acidic. Tart citrusy notes along with red berries and oak. Fruity grapes presence. Funk. Thin body and lively carbonation. Overall, a truly delicious brew, which reminds me of St. Lamvinous. This is less flavorful than the Cantillon though, and tops it at 8% ABV. Worth your money and time? Sure thing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11289) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Skjold Burne, Aarhus.
Pours deep ruby red with an initially creamy that turns fizzy off-white head. Aroma is lovely, lots of grapes, some raspberry, good funk, a bit of sweet strawberry jam, light lactic. High and kinda fizzy carbonation, fair oily and light dry mouthfeel. Flavour is mild sweet, some clear grapes with good general dryness. Lactic tartness is there, but not overly so. Mild funk. Good, balancing dryness in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11707) - DENMARK - MAR 6, 2012
Bottle. Clear amber/red with small diminishing off-white head. Aroma is malt, little vinegar, fruit and a little cherry. Flavour is malt, sour, vinegar, cherries, little sweet, berries, grapefruit, little acetone, wood and notes of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (12214) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2012
Hazy red with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light barnyard and citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 060312

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14348) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2012
Bottle. Nice pink head with good duration. Color is red. Aroma and taste are fruits, sour brett, malt, sugary notes and hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mortlach (1037) - Rome, ITALY - FEB 13, 2012
21/06/2011 375ml bottle (2009). Meraviglioso colore ambrato, con riflessi ramati e rosso rubino. Buona schiuma biancastra che scompare immediatamente una volta versata. Aroma intenso e delicato, simile a un lambic, ma molto più morbido e con intense note di vino. In bocca è delicata, acida ma non troppo, assolutamente bevibile, setosa, di una eleganza estrema. Corpo medio, buona carbonazione. Birra gradevolissima e assolutamente originale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6049) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 11, 2012
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, pink in color with funky, earthy wine, aroma, sour funk and bitter lemon rind flavors, dry finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11975) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2012
(750ml bottle, BB 2011) Pours a clear reddish purple body with medium off-white head. Aroma of grape juice, wood, earth, yogurt, barnyard, and grass. Flavor of vinous, grapes, lacto, brett, and wood with a dry finish.

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