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

bottled
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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gyllenbock (4400) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
Bottle at GBG Ö&W 2014. A bit hazy reddish/brown with a small head. Aroma of funk, grapes, wood and vinegar. Similar taste, also some berries. Dry and vinous. I liked this balanced beer. Must try more from this brewery.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sissio (526) - Orsenigo, ITALY - APR 12, 2014
On tap at Birratrovo in Como A surprending beer...or something between beer and wine. Very drinkable despite its 8% alcohol

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5612) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 12, 2014
Bottle @ Open Baladin, Rome. Pours dark brown with a fading brown head. Aroma is lightly sour with light malt, wood, redwine, grapes, red berries, light acetone. Flavor is malt, wood, red berries, grapes, redwine, little vanilla. Thin to medium body, soft carbonation, dry and light acidic finish. 060414

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (2995) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 10, 2014
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours dark purple with no head. Nose is very vinous and tarty. Very wine like. Taste reminds me of a slightly easier going version of Cantillon Saint Lamvinus. Very wine driven with plenty of tart and light sourness. Loaded with plum and heavier berries. Works nicely. Solid but not a great deal of ’beer’ focus here

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
icaesa (6) - ITALY - APR 9, 2014 does not count
Da profano dico: la ordino e premetto che l’avevo gia’ bevuta grazie ad un esperto e mi aveva gia’ emozionato ma stavolta c’era anche la mia stupenda meta’. Buona, una dolcezza che rasenta il paradiso poiche’ parte in bocca con leggero brett e si trasforma nella sensazione piu’ vera sopratutto poiche’ nella sua freschezza ti lascia la bocca che profuma. Mi spiace che da ingordo ne ho bevuta TANTA e l’ho anche accompagnata come un novello che mangia qualsiasi cosa bevendo sempre la stessa birra. ho mangiato pesce fritto e fragole con zabajone e una alla fine senza niente .... mi scusino i " GRANDI ESTIMATORI "

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (1642) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 1, 2014
TAP at Moeder Lambic Fontainas, THX for the sample to the friendly American. APPEARANCE: clear red beer, no foam. NOSE: little dry, fruity, wood, cherries, sour. TASTE: sour, fruity, cherries, wood.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VictorStr (1202) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2014
[Drack den på Malmö Öl och Whiskey festivalen 2014] väldigt balanserad. Syrlighet.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2615) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014
On tap @ Moeder Lambic Fontainas (Bruxelles). Hazy purple/red with a medium fully lasting off-white/pinkish head and some lacing. Aroma is dominated by grapes along some winey notes, red fruits, nice sourness and wooden notes. Taste is a little less interesting than the nose because there’s a tad too much of a tannic presence... but there’s also the same good things as the aroma: juicy grapes, grape skin, red wine, red fruits, wood and light vanilla. Moderate sourness. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Dry/tannic finish. Winey. Grape forward. Tasty. With some minor adjustments to the taste, it could be a great beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (6938) - Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2014
This beer pours a really nice purpleish red color. Sour and funk, acidic, some wine and vinous character. Last tick for at least a week, goin on a much needed liver detox.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6145) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 24, 2014
Beautiful red-purple, flat. Nose of wine grapes, cherry, funk. A bit think and oily, silky. flavor is interesting and somewhat disappointing after the nose, metallic, minerally, woody, light sourness and somewhat stinky. Interesting. the nose is very nice.


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