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


on tap

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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Prodotto ad Alta Fermentazione. Birra prodotta con l’aggiunta di mosto d’uva Freisa in fermentazione. "Birra complessa, di grande finezza ed eleganza, in cui sorprendentemente convivono tre anime, quella fruttata con sentori che ricordano la fragola, il lampone ed il ribes rosso, quella acidula-citrica con lievi aspre note di limone e quella, più ostica, caratterizzata da off flavors tutti da scoprire. Nonostante la presenza di nette punte di astringenza, una piacevole sensazione di "warming" ci accompagna dopo ogni sorsata." - Lorenzo Dabove in arte Kuaska

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bill Becker (582) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 12, 2014
It’s a slightly hazy brew of red, 1" of foam, laces like a champ. The nose is a big mix of tart cherries and Brett. I can’t decide which is stronger. Tart cherries, funky flavour, just as I expected. The label says strawberries, raspberries, and red currants...umm...okay. Not cherries, my mistake. I do get them there fruity flavours *after* reading that. And you know what? I dig them. Astringency? Holy feck yes. Light body, zesty level of carbonation, good mouthfeel and the brew got cloudy with the last few ounces added to the glass. This is very good, but again, as with most Italian craft beers, the price is out of whack for the size of the bottles.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brianza_ale (192) - ITALY - NOV 11, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2014 37,5cl in teku. Pours a quite abundant and very persistent off white head, dark orange to ruby very hazy colour. Smells very fruity, rasp/straw berries, brett/yeast, leather, hints of cellar. Tastes again very fruity, red berries, grape, cherries, ribes, wood, wine like notes; perfect amount of sweetness intially, followed by some delicate sour-tart notes; almolst no bitterness at all. Lively carbonation, medium bodied, creamy/fizzy texture. Very balanced, smooth and drinkable, but not as complex, nor pungent, as other Loverbeer’s I’ve tasted

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (1368) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2014
On tap @ What’s Brewing, Stavanger. Pours light cloudy dark golden, with a small airy head. Aroma is tart fruity with wooden barrels, lactic acid, leather and tannins. Medium body with soft carbonation. Flavour is plums, grapes and berries, with lactic acid, tannins and lots of berries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (2639) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2014
Drucken på fat på Bishop Gustav. Sötsyrligbesk i riktigt bra balans. Fruktig och bärig med viss sötma, jordgubbar, hallon och söta druvor/russin, citrussyrlig och snäll vinägersyra, avslutas med påtaglig citruszestbeska. Riktigt gott.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
sdmmb (1331) - USA - OCT 22, 2014
Drunk on draught at Moer de Lambic in Brussels. Slightly sour taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8659) - Ursel, BELGIUM - SEP 21, 2014
Draught Faintly cream-pinkish coloured head, medium, over red/orange tinted amber beer. Woody, cocoa powder to (British) chocolate, faintly vinous, some dried fruit. Lightly sourish, ever so slightly astringent, faintly fruity beer - can’t determine which fruit even when I know. But overall very demure - too demure. Light body, well-carbonated, little aftertaste and nothing new. Not bad - but I’d expected a LOT more fireworks from Valteri.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (7442) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 13, 2014
The wine like notes and lemony funk override any foo foo fruity aspects. Dark amber pour, almost berry like color. Sour without the vinegar, as previously stated. Strawberry and red grapes. Pretty nice brew though not a standout in one of my favorite styles."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beermack (725) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle, Hazy red/brown, big off white head. Huge strawberry and blackberry nose, bit of citrus, some light funk, bit of mustiness and light spice on the nose.Taste is fruit all the way, strawberry, rhubarb and bit plum notes. Light citric funk, slight musty sourness, pepper, more red berry. Great fruit sweetness coupled with the citric musty tang. Nowhere near 8%. Really clean and refreshing, a biting quench of thirst. Great stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Fruity nose funky dark fruit juicy. Reddish auburn pour no head or lace. Flavors of funky juice tart kind of whatever. Meh:

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crlnts (385) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Hazy brown. Massive strawberry aroma and taste, vinous, light/young brett, some wood.

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