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

bottled
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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Holy's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 18/20
Holy (835) - - OCT 23, 2011
Pour at the Borefts Bier Fest 2011. Sour, vinegar in the nose, great sour flavor in this one. Not overbearing.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (22854) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Bottled (backlog). Pretty much red colour with a small head. Aroma is sour wood, red berries, some yeast and mild toffeeish notes to it. Flavour is very similar, ending in a rather big mouthdrying way. Tasty and quite complex.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
elbernays (916) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle shared. Cheers ciaranc. Pomeroy wine red. Cherry, balsamic vinegar, raspberry, sour. Raspberry, sour, fruits, dry finish. Nice fruit sour. Not a hint of abv.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (6145) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2015
Bottled from Systembolaget Deep ruby eith a very brief, fizzy head. Fruity aroma with notes of leather. Grapes and oak in the flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Xavalias (256) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2015
On tap at Mikkeller bar. Red with a tan head, heavy sweet and sour. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TychoJames (533) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2015
Flaska systembolaget. Djup rödlila vätska med doft av druva, sura körsbär och fuktig jordkällare. Härligt småtorr och sträv munkänsla med funkig smak. Syrliga bär och stall

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jphartley (46) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2015
On tap at the Wildeman in Amsterdam and a week later in Bottle. Both times this pours a nice red colour. Has the same aromas as a good Oude Kriek and tastes amazing. Has some tartness and funkiness but very in balance. This combination of wine and beer seems to get the best of both worlds. Probably the best beer I have drunk this year.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IndianaRed (2951) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 26, 2015
On tap at BitterCreek Boise Great sour tart fruit flavors some residual sweetness and rounded imported flavor Loved this one

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fredd_an (209) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2015
Vinrödrose färgad. Svag skumkrona. Smak av rödvin, rosé, druvor, syra, små sur. Väldigt lätt kropp. Små vinäger. Röda bär. Enkel doft av röda bär, syra, druvor & kompost. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fugitive (1695) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 15, 2015
Tap @ Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fà. Color cloudy dark amber with small white head. Aroma sour, fruits, malt. Taste malt, sour, milk, fruity.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (1113) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JUN 7, 2015
Draught at Ranzani 13, Bologna.
Dark amber body, with a small, frothy head.
Aroma of barrel, red wine, sour berries, ripe fruits, vinegar, some leather.
Taste follows this, maybe a bit lighter, with some more sour citrus.
Quite light mouthfeel, with a lively carbonation.
Finishes sour, wooden, fruity, with vinegar and some leather.

Very nice. Pretty much a Sour Red/Brown in my opinon. Not the best beer of this style I’ve had, but fresh, quite complex and comfortable.


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