Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
This version of the It’s 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 – it is very much alive!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gaultier (944) - SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2014
Tap @ Øl & Brød, Copenhagen. Aroma: Fruity, brett, caramel. Taste: Dito. The finish is dry and medium bitter with notes of caramel/toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (912) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark, Brown amber. Aroma is dry, vinous, wooden, bretty stuff. Great deal of exotic fruits, and actually a good deal of hops. Taste is dry without being too funky. Bitter, vinous and hoppy notes up front, followed by more sweet, fruity notes, that reveal a certain malt- and alcohol presence. Despite that, the alcohol is well hidden. Sparkling, dry mouth feel. Medium-High carb. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (702) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle shared with Vestergaard and Rasmusott. Thanks guise <3. Pours a hazy dark amber with a medium sliiiightly offwhite head. Aromas of white wine, slight unripe berries-tartness, slightly tropical fruits sweetness, slight caramel and brettanomyces. Taste is pretty sweet up front, slightly unripe berries-tartness as from the nose, caramel and pretty yeasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (1581) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
Pours a dark amber with a tiny fizzy head. Aroma of wild barnyard brett, green grapes, dry champagne, sweeter fresh fruits in the background. Also get some straw and hay but the specific mango is not really to be sensed here for me. Taste of dry, weak sour and with a weak sweet fruity note on the end. I get green grapes, weak citrusy fruits, straw, barnyard and a champagne dryness to it overall. Very good and refreshing, would love to try it fresh to see if the mango will be more specific.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3272) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2014
Bottled. Pours slightly hazy, amber with large off-white head. Aroma of lemon, grapefruit green grapes, mango and brett. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up dry and tart. Medium bodied, creamy texture and soft carbonation. Slightly sour finish. A very nice and smooth Sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawanna (2639) - Freising, GERMANY - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle dough, basement aromas, cereal, floral, golden, hazy, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness, medium body, oily feel, creamy, average carbonation,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (1716) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014
Tap @ Øl & Brød, Copenhagen 16/7-14. Fruity and yeasty with bretty and caramely notes, sweet, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry and bitter with bretty notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HoppyBudgie (833) - SOLA, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2014
Tap at Øl&Brød. Golden a,ber color with thin white head. Aroma of brett, mango, skunky. Taste of fruit, mango, brett, funky. Nice one but like the one without BA. But still quite enjoyable

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jojojam (65) - Ohio, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Pours a orangish golden one finger head. Sugar coated slight funky nose. Super refreshing on the palate. This would be a good cros-over beer for wine drinkers. Well done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (16428) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen
Hazy amber color with compact head. Vinous aroma, grapes with light hazelnuts. Smooth mouthfeel; there is some acidity, fruitiness, wood, astringency; medium to strong bitterness.
Not a bad beer, but altogether it’s not cohesive.

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