RateBeer
overall
96
73
style
Brewed by LoverBeer
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Marentino, Italy
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Share this beer with friends!
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.


Wolfbass' rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wolfbass (864) - Firenze, - NOV 11, 2012
Appena versata nel bicchiere, sembra proprio avere a che fare con un vino frizzantello, schiuma che svanisce immediatamente. Color ramato scuro. Al naso deciso vinoso, sentore legnoso e leggero fruttato. In bocca gli 8 gradi non si fanno sentire, anzi la beva è molto semplice, e va giù che è un piacere, ancora molto vinosa, aspra e leggermente secca.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NordicV (1000) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2014
Dimmig lilafärgad öl med rosavitt skum. Doft av druvor, frukt, lätt syrlighet, trä och lätta toner av funkighet. Även i smaken dominerar fruktigheten. Syrligheten är väldigt balanserad och funkigheten bildar en trevlig kontrast till fruktigheten.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (1807) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Flaska på Bishop Gustav, Malmö. Klar, färgen liknar ett lätt rödvin. Doft av druvor och fat. Rejäla tanniner, men annars tydlig men snäll syra, lite son ett kraftigare rosevin eller torr bärig cider. Viss fatkaraktär men inte mycket, lätt och robust på samma gång, bra balans, fin smakbild. Mycket trevlig.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (3607) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 17, 2014
(Brewed in 2011 bottle) Pours very reddish with very little head to speak off. The aroma has has lots of red wine with tannic traits, some malt in the background and mild citrus. Pretty full bodied with a thickness to the body and very little carbonation to speak of. The flavor starts off with dry red wine, grape juice, fresh cut grass, earthiness and pepper spice. I’m sure this is beer, but not a lot of beer traits going on. The finish shows more beer aspects with some maltiness and some grassy/spicy hops residing in the back. Really enjoyable and quite drinkable for an 8% beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (946) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2014
Sampled at Gothenburg Beer & Whisky Festival, April 11th. Pours ed with brown streaks and a low, light red head. Aroma is tart, with grapes, funk, red currant and blackberries. Taste is vinous with grapes and red currant. Mouthfeel is quite tart and sprightly. Aftertaste is mainly grapes with some funk. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gyllenbock (4088) - 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 (410) - 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 (5045) - 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 (2786) - 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 (5) - 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 (1279) - 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.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 19


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50