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


on tap

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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
suurjuust (2659) - ESTONIA - DEC 30, 2015
Hazy red beer, quickly diminishing white head. Nose is fruity, some woody notes, mild caramel. Flavor is red fruits, dryness, woody caramel and a nice smack of balsamic vinegar. And by nice I mean not that nice. Lingering dryness, fruit and vinegar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (6795) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2015
4 oz draft pour at Rustico Alexandria. Poured a golden, hazy muddy amber color with an off-white head. Aroam was light fruits, some light wine, funky grape must notes. Flavor was light berries, some light acid notes. Dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (4702) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2015
375 ml bottle brewed in 2011 and on sale at Supermarket Liquors for $9.99. Ruby red appearance with a small white head diminishing to a bubbly ring of foam. The aroma is sour, dark fruits, vanilla, toasted oak and light grape skins. Similar flavor, mildly sour, mild sweet fruitiness and lightly vinous with a hint of tannin. Medium body with soft carbonation and a smooth, creamy feel. Tastes a little old, but still pretty good overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (5242) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Rustico Ballston. Slightly hazy golden amber with beige head. Aromas of grapes, dark fruit, strawberries. Tastes of berries, light funk and vinegar, strawberries, tart acidic notes. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (2246) - GREECE - NOV 16, 2015
From tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. Hazy amber red color with small off white head. Malty and yeasty aroma, funky, barnyard notes, tart fruity - berries, wineous. sweet and acidic taste. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnstledger8 (624) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours a amberish red with a quickly fading off white head. Aroma of red fruits, cherries, grapes. Taste is of red fruits, wood, tart, cherries, grapes, dry finish. Slick oily texture, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (3431) - FINLAND - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle. Unclear ruby in color with an off-white head. Tart fruityness with some funky elements in aroma at first. Grapefruit and overripe berries as well. Cherries, wooden oaky and sour fruity notes in taste. Quite dry with some sweet berry notes in the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrmartin (780) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Sour tart. Light. Raspberry colored, wild fermented. Belgian style sour from Italy. If this is your style you’ll like it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turtles (1557) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2015
375ml bottle from Systembolaget, vintage 2014. Almost clear, dark amber, fizzy head that disappears in 3 seconds. Tart aroma, oak, red grapes and citrus. Low carbonated, dry and light mouthfeel. The taste is complex, oak, tart cherries, currants, raspberries, farmyard funk. Highly drikable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (5178) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 18, 2015
On tap at bittercreek Boise. Pours out a reddish brown with a small head. Nose is great cherries raspberries wood tart sour and grape. Taste is more of the nice fruit mix along with a very nice pucker tartness. Wow this was quite nice.

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