Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 312   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Danish: En vild belgisk ale brygget p: vand, malt (pale og cara), lys kandis, humle (hallertau og styrian golding), gr og brettanomyces. Lagret 7 mneder p hvidvinsfade.

English: Its Alive!!! Indeed it is. This Belgian Ale has been aged on White Wine barrels to give it that touch of alcohol, while the Brettanomyces give the tartness. Complex but well balanced beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (3207) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle. Amber with off white head. Aroma of brett, grape, resin, oak. Taste is oaky, funky, wine, brett.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7333) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle at Craigs. Pours hazy amber, nose is funky, toffee, grape, bretty, taste is dry toffee, sweet, light juice, falls a bit flat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (7029) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle at Craigs. Pours clear golden amber with a short-lived head. Aromas of light brett funk, white wine, boozy. Taste is dry funky. Finishes dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (18111) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
bottle at home .. copper ... thin tan lacing ... soft bretty fruit ... light wine nose ... soft funky fruit .. bretty fruits ... light dry sour ..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brewhemia (81) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
Nice anber colored beer with a fair amount of off-white head. Nice looking beer. A sweet aroma that makes me think of an old wooden ship. I dont find the taste as sour as I had exoected of a lambic style beer and had actually hoped for some more. It has some sourness but also a lot of sweetness and a little saltiness. The best thing about the taste I think, is the woody taste of the whine barrels. I am a little disapointed since I had quite some expectations to what I thought was a Mikkeller classic, and I really loved the recent lambic Hues also by Mikkeller. I must admit that a had a little cold at the time of tasting though, so maybe some aroma has past me by, and I might not have gotten 100 procent of the potential experience.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (6011) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 21, 2015
pours unclear yet bright medium dark golden with a creamy off-white head offering good retention and lacing. intense leathery and peppery bretts, borderline rotten fruits - berries, toasted spicy wheat, chocolate brettiness, rhubarb, coffee grinds, spices - miscellaneous although dill seeps through. bright carbonation, light body, dry bretty-woody-very astringent finish. more complex and less off (as per caramel and slightly rotten fruitiness) than chardonnay/mango edition. tasty and dry enough to make it enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
antonstoop (251) - - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle. Copper/amber pour, off-white head. Little retention/some lace. Aroma of dust, wine, barrel, funk. Palate is sweet, oak, lightly bitter, brett. Palate is dry, slick, lightly bitter finish. A bit muddled, like drinking old wine.... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (2693) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle 375ml. Pours very dark amber with low-medium diminishing cola-like beige head. Some lacing. Aroma is of acetic acid, vinegar. Taste is of acetic acid, fruits, wine, oak, alcohol, some caramel. Palate: Light-medium body. Medium-high carbonation. Overall: Good. The best "Its Alive" Ive had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (3138) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2015
14.01.2015, 0,375l bottle sampled @ BBGTC tasting:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sour-ish fruity, oak, grass, wet hay, tropical fruits, whitewine barrel. Taste is slightly sour-ish, oak, sorrel, tropical fruits, yeast, whitewine barrel, grass, hay. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ej (1020) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - JAN 14, 2015
Bottle share with bbgtc. Pours a orange color with a small white head. Aroma of wood, grapes, hay, grass and stables. Taste is slightly acidic and slightly sweet. Hints of wood and grapes / grapepeels. Dry with medium body and co2

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