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LoverBeer BeerBrugna

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


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RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
"L’utilizzo, unico nel suo genere, di susine damaschine rende questa straordinaria birra ricchissima di calde e sensuali note fruttate che sanno contrastare le nette, seppur mai troppo aggressive, punte di acidulo e di citrico. Sorprende, nel palato, un equilibrio notevole, inusuale per birre con un PH così basso, equilibrio assicurato da una notevole pienezza e da un fruttato così imponente da farsi ricordare a lungo." - Lorenzo Dabove in arte Kuaska

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grumbo (1518) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2016
Bottle from Scurreria Beer & Bagel, Genoa. Pours a muddy amber brown with a short lasting off white head. Aroma of plum, fig, biscuit, sour dough, sour berries. Moderate sweetness, medium to heavy sourness but not overbearing. Toward medium body, quite thin texture. Finish is tart, but with lasting sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nilsas (3547) - Bryne, NORWAY - SEP 25, 2016

Lukt: Svak aprikos.
Utseende: Gulbrun.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum.
Smak: Syrlig aprikos.
Hvor: Tasting kveld hos Untappd Stokka’en.
Medium: Flaske@375ml, ABV@7%, Når@16.09.2016

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vignale (3374) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2016
Flaska från Etre Gourmete. rödbrunorange färg, disig i princip inget skum. Syrlig och lite funkig doft med fat, sura stenfrukier, röd citrus och syrligt rött smågodis. Syrliga smak men med en del söta toner av gula plommon, gula russin, söta vita druvor som matchar syran bra. En del fat, torr stram eftersmak som får kinderna att dra ihop sig.Drar åt plommonlambic, riktigt fin balans mellan syra och sötma, komplex och mycket god.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kavu (4187) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 3, 2016
0,375l bottle shared with wiosna @ One Pint Pub. Pours clear amber with a low head. Aroma is sour malts with very sweet plums. Flavor is sour malts with sweet plums. Good balance. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (2604) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2016
375ml bottle. Murky reddish orange-amber colour, white foam head leaving alittle lacing and floral, berry aroma with lemon rind, funk. Taste is sour, grains, citrus rind, summer fruity, berries, marzipan cherry note, funky & tart. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry sour finish. Nicely drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (10760) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Draft. Strong apple cider, light musty barnyard, berry, and caramel malt aroma. Hazy brown with small head. Sweet-tart apple juice, light caramel malt, mild sour barnyard, and mildly bitter dry hay flavor. Body okay. Nice mix of fruit and funk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
linusb (899) - SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2016
A: Black currant, cherry, marzipan T: Cherry, marzipan, currant O: A bit vineous, some light bitterness. Decent!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
akoeninger (685) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Vintage 2011. Cloudy dark red brown. Oaky, v ripe fruit, plum, wine acid. Very astringent

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sunevdj (3965) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2016
On tap at CBC 2014. Bitter and sour with a light sweetness. Hoppy aromas of citrus fruits. Also notes of alcohol. Full bodied. Soft carbonation. Bitter finish. Worst rating ever, sorry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClarkVV (5858) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Draught at Row 34, 5/30/16.
First pour had a decent head on it, off-white, though probably not terribly well-retained, though the bartender then took it away and poured more beer in it up to the top of the glass leaving no room for the head explaining that "since it was a $14 beer I oughta get my money’s worth". Anyhow, the body was a cloudy olive-tinged mahogany with deep violet tints.
Big, rounded oak notes combine with light acetic notes and even toffee-like maltiness to give a well-rounded nose. Tending lightly acidic. Lots of grape/prune vinousness, plentiful cellar notes (musty, strong minerals) and a fair amount of malt lingering. No alcohol or flaw.
Caramel-toffee again in the flavor is surprising. It helps balance the acetic and lightly lactic acidity and adds quite a bit of body. Plums, prunes and various vinous notes all add complexity and the carbonation is fairly engaging, yet quite low with a malty and at times oily texture. Raisins, figs, toffee and acetic acid lingering with light wood and vanilla. Very unusual and unique sour ale.

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