Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
This version of the Itís Alive has the mango to give it that sweet fruity tropical fruit taste, while the Chardonnay barrel aging gives it a vineous character. Brett gives the tartness. Complex beer Ė it is very much alive!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2554) - California, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Hazy orangish yellow, moderate head, good lace/retention. Aroma is funky with barnyard action, brett, lightly fruity. Medium bodied, moderate to low tartness, quite drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Tap at William IV, 16/08/13. Clear golden amber with a thin off white head. Nose is floral dank hops, earthy, light tropical fruits, piss, light soured fruit. Taste comprises white grape skins, perfumed tones, damp oaky notes, light soured tropicals, tarte mango sundae. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finish. Nice drop - not overly sour would have preferred a little more puckering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pietranikm (20) - POLAND - SEP 12, 2013
tap@ Cuda na Kiju Pours warm golden with decent white head. Aroma is funk, peach, alcohol, white grapes, wood. Taste is tart, rather dry, with peaches, white grapes, slight wood. Really complex, wine-like,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
banii (240) - Sola, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2013
Itís Alive! kommer i flere varianter, og jeg mŚ si at dette var en av de bedre. En syrlig sak, men ingen hint av eddik. Mye eikesmak, med et vagt sÝtlig hint av mango. Meget tÝrr ettersmak med en behagelig syre. En fin sommerÝl, tross sine 8%

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (11954) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Tap at King William IV. It pours clear amber with a small white head. The nose is earthy, apricot, peach, nactarine, yoghurt, damp wood and spice. The taste is smooth, earthy, light tart, spice, damp wood, sour apricot, mango, peach, natural yoghurt, white grape and alcohol warmth with a dry, lightly tart finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Smooth, nice tartness and well-balanced. This one really grew on me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13826) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Bottle from The Davis Beer Shop. Pours light copper with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is pleasantly sour. Not vinegar. Not ? Pleasant. Med body. Mango is somewhat obscured by the tart/sour, wood and general earthiness. Not getting a lot of white grape either. But the overall effect is quite wonderful. Thereís a sour oak fruit effect. Once in awhile mango seems discernible. I can imagine grape once in awhile. Itís always tart/wood. Dry. Quite the experience.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Staffan47 (906) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2013
Men nog var det peach i också? Kan ev rejta fel nu. Tunn och frisk. Känner inget av chardonnayfatet, hur fasen nu ett sådant fat smakar i en öl. Bra tempererad. På mikkeller bar

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cool_Bond (2263) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2013
Wonderful aromas of mango and sweet grapes. The taste is a little worse but what I feel is most liquor taste. The aftertaste disappears quickly. Okay to drink but not much more. Follow me @ Kung av Ųl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Valgreen (768) - DENMARK - AUG 5, 2013
Tap @ mikkeller Viktoriagade, 5/8 2013. Dark clear orange, not a lot of head, some lacing. Aroma, sour, mango, fruity, wine like, . Taste, dry sour, mango fruity, wine like, . Ends with a dry white wine like aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (43243) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2013

Bottle 375ml. @ [ Craig and Fin Sneak up in the middle of the NIGHT and drink all fonefans beer ].

Clear medium yellow - amber orange colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate to light heavy yeasty, barnyard, leather, funky, mango notes. Flavour is light heavy sweet and light to light moderate acidic with a long duration, mango, fruity, funky, brett, dry white wine notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130519]

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