Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 491   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Danish: Brygget af basismalt og under mæskníngen og gæringen tilsat enzymer for at opnå en så høj forgærbarhed som overhovedet muligt. Til både bitter-, smags- og aromahumle er brugt den New Zealandske humlesort ‘Nelson Sauvin’ som er opkaldt efter sine druekarakterer, der bringer minder til den New Zealandske hvidvinsdrue Sauvignon Blanc. Af gær er benyttet både champagnegær og brettanomyces og pga. enzymerne er øllen gæret meget langt ned og dermed er slutresultatet en meget tør øl. Efter endt gæring har øllen ligget 5 måneder på hvidvinsfade fra Østrigske Weingut Kollwentz og opnået yderligere karakter. Til slut er den flasket på 750 ml champagneflasker med et ekstra højt CO2 indhold.

English: Nelson Sauvignon is a New Year beer it is fermented with ale yeast, brettanomyces and enzymes. Then it has been aged three months in Austrian white wine casks. Very dry, very vinous and very delicious.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkolke (3) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2016 does not count
Great floral aroma. The Nelson hops with the Brett is a perfect combination. Excellent balance of hop and bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Garrold (3673) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2016
Tap. Rutland Arms, Sheffield. Hazy, pale Amber. Film of sticky, lasting, white head. Nose has fruity, orange hop. Some dried fruit. Bready, yeasty chew. Some lime tang. Nice level of brett. Has a vanilla sweetness. Taste is soft sweet. Some citric tang. Minimal bitterness. Lovely fruit. Clean palate at the ABV. Scarily easy drinking, in fact. Fruity, bretty, light bitter finish. Lovely beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnstledger8 (597) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 25, 2016
Draught. Pours an oily cloudy orange with a thin lasting off white bubbly head. Aroma of apples, mandarins, white grapes, caramel. Taste is of caramel, citrus, oranges, hint of spice, bread, very sweet. Sticky oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 19, 2016
Où, Quand, Comment : Bouteille, dégustée le 6/25/2013.
Visuel : Couleur : ambrée. Apparence : voilée.
Arôme : Levures fruitées (agrumes), sauvages (brett) aux notes épicées, légèrement boisé (fût de chêne vineux), léger de houblon herbeux aux notes citriques.
Goût : Entrée de bouche : Goût de levures fruitées, légèrement sauvages et aux notes épicées avec un léger goût boisé vineux. Un support houblonné herbeux aux notes citriques et florales est également bien présent avec quelques notes épicées et d’alcool.
En bouche : Corps : moyen. Effervescence : moyenne. Texture : légèrement huileuse. Finale : moyenne et un peu sèche, composée d’un goût légèrement amer de houblon herbeux aux notes citriques, ainsi que de levures fruitées avec quelques traces d’alcool boisé.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (3638) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2016
Keg @ Tilt, Birmingham. Pours hazy amber, white head. Aroma is fruity, some citric orange and white wine. Taste is slightly resinous, some good fruity orange moments, not as complex as I imagined. Just a good hoppy DIPA. Perhaps in bottle this would be different.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamestulloch (3024) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2016
Keg at Usher’s. Hazy amber body with a thin white head. Lively carbonation. Faint lacing. Aroma of orange sherbet, funky yeast, white wine and lemon peel. Flavour of pineapple yoghurt, custard, salted bread, melon and subtle spices. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Soft fizz. Lovely balance of sweet and tart flavours.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MatusBeer (251) - Košice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 10, 2016
Tasting at dvadve. Dark orange colour. Aroma of peach, yeasts, straw. Taste of citrus fruits, grapefruits, light bitterness, sweet aftertaste. Great one

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (2566) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2016
Keg at The Bat. Hazyish amber. Nose is nelson sauvin, vinous, light wood, caranel and fruits. Taste is very sweet, caramel, hops, light booze, light vinous.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DocLock (9243) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 7, 2016
750 cc from Capone’s. Pours hazy, deep copper colored with splotchy, off-white head. Nose is fruity, champagne yeast, oaky, spicy, black peppery notes. Tastes dry, very fruity, with white grapes, melon, pear, florals, black pepper, oaky tannins, and hops. Super complex palate and finish. This one is delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALIBALI (224) - Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, GERMANY - FEB 21, 2016
Mal wieder alles richtig gemacht. Endlich kann man als Bier und Weinliebhaber seinen beiden Gelüsten zusammen frönen und das alles in Bierform!!!! Perfekt!!! Die Beschreibung dieser Göttergabe lässt erahnen wie es schmecken könnte, wenn man es dann endlich trinken darf, werden alle kühnsten Erwartungen übertroffen. UNGLAUBLICH weinlastig und LECKER!!!! Vom Hahn bei Mikkeller & Friends in Kopenhagen 0,2l/9 Euro.

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