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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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belgian ale brewed with lychee fruit and aged in white wine barrels


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (7101) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Courtesy of dak. It pours clear copper with a light tan head of foam. The aroma offers up tart notes, earthy notes, semi sweet notes and a faint level of vinegar. The taste has modest tartness mixing with vinegar notes and then some lemon to lime like hops. Beneath those notes is a thin layer of lemon grass like earthiness. Cool stuff.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bobhund (425) - - NOV 29, 2014
Drucken på Stoxkholm Beer & Whiskey Festival. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (3028) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Backlog rating. Bottle at CBC Clerkenwell, Gunnar tasting. Thanks to Josh for this one. It pours a clean golden-reddish color with a small white head. Aroma is acidic and funky with notes of wild tangy berries, lemon juice, vinegar, ripe peaches and Nordic salty berries. Taste is again acidic, funky with notes of wine, citrus peel, basement dust, wet soil, red berries and ripe apricots. Nice vinous woody quality to it. Finishes tart and dry. Medium bodied with lively carbonation. Overall, exceptionally tasty, great beer

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (6016) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours deep golden with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, funk, pine, sour berries and herbs. Flavor is sweet and funky with some sour notes, malt, herbs and berries. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle, 375ml. A dense, finger-thick, light beige head forms over a hazy, dark golden body. Lacings. The aroma is lightly vinous, with some citrusy fruityness and oak. Citrusy, lightly sourish and citrusy flavor with white wine and an oak touch. Full body, dry and nicely carbonated. Lasting citrusy, lighlty vinous finish. Perhaps lacking a bit on complexity this one, but itís quite tasteful and pleasant anyway. 141108

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (8271) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle 375ml @ Geokkjer
Pours slightly hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, brett, white wine and some sourness. Taste is light to medium sweet and light sour with a long white wine and slightly dry finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lectvay (157) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Smells funky but not unpleasantly so. Taste is a little astringent at first, then thick syrupy fruit, and a little medicinal. Hard beer to describe but really enjoyed it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
llkc (492) - Śrhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2014
duft: fersken. śble. lidt funk. citrus smag: karamel. citrus. lime, svag funk

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy00 (160) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Nice reddish pour with a slightly pink head. Nice berry flavor with a tart finish. Very refreshing.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alexanderdahl (24) - DENMARK - OCT 5, 2014
bottle. Pours clear and amber. Fresh, and with a very complex white wine nose to it. Absolutely amazing smell! Slightly sour, crisp white wine feel to it and a smooth, soothing hoppy finish. Very nice food beer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (455) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2014
Pours dark amber with a big, white head. Aroma has lots of ripe, fruity notes. Very crisp fruits, with citrus, something bitter that is most likely this lychee. This was head to head with the original, and this has much less spices. A dry wooden oak here as well. Taste has acidic, citrussy fruits and ripe fruitís peel. Much more funky than the regular one. Medium carb and very well hidden alcohol.


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