Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
First blended by Glenn & Urbain at the Bles Festival in Zottegem Belgium, last October 2008, for the beer geek public, and around closing time. Many positive feedbacks around the blend, kept following both breweries. As a tribute, and honour to the late Pre-Zbf 2009 festival, we decided together with Alvinne, to officialize this blend to a one time labelled bottling this year. Only a thousand 33cl bottles were filled, to be distributed and sold on this fest, and in our respective shops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2012
CBC 2012, Copenhagen. Red brown hazybeer with a offwhite head. Fruity and malty aroma. Sourish, fruity and caramell flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
SirLimpsalot (3817) - SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2012
Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012: Syrlig och tydelig fruktig, lite lambicaktig öl.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4306) - SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2012
CBC 2012. Pours cloudy copper amber with a small beige head. Aroma is sour sweet fruity cellar spicy cinnamon. Flavor is sour fruity tart dry spicy apples. Finishes sour tart and fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (13278) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2012
Draght at CBC. Frothy white good mostly deminishing head. Moderate malty and hopp nice sour aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Sour and caramellic in strange nice harmony. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAY 15, 2012
Tap at CBC. Probably the most popular beer poured at our booth. Cheap and not really that much less complex and delicious compared to 1983 Dirty Horse which kicked very quickly both days. This Keralensis batch did not get a big acetobcacter infection like the Cherilensis.

Full haze strawberry pour with retentive pink foam. Sheets of lace atop a glowing light purple pour. Nose is a bit eggy, sharp cherry and real strawberry. None of that sticky strawberry flavoring nonsense. Taste is sharp, salty, lightly spice with muted acetic heat from the Alvinne blend. New Glarus Enigma like with a sweet and sour playoff from the blending. Blend subdues the acetic heat. Quenching. Fully successful at the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (4553) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2012
Sample @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Pours hazy reddish brown with a small creamy pinkish offwhite head that slowly dissipates while leaving some trace on the glass. Smell is rather subtle, sweet and tiny sour with sour cherries, burnt sugar, vinegar, plums, dark grapes, mandarin oranges, lemon zest and hay. Taste is tiny sweet and very sour with cherries, dark grapes, hay, lemon juice, orange peal, grape zest, leather and hints of barnyard. Mouthfeel is tart, slightly dry and medium bodied. Finish is tart and sour with barnyard, crackers, cherries, hay and lemon zest.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phredrik (1024) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - MAY 12, 2012
Tap @ CBC. Hazy dark copper pour with a small white head. Aroma is balsamico, cherriess, brett, red wine components, vanilla, oak, leather and a bit of lacto. Taste is nicely sour, balsamico, vinegar, brett and leather, cherries, red curtants, very dry finish with brett, no sweetness left in this baby. I like this shit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 11, 2012
Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Somewhat hazy amber/reddish beer with a small off-white head. Fruity vinous aroma, figs, sourish. Sourish fruity flavor, raspberry notes, some leather.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (8080) - ITALY - MAR 6, 2012
rosata buona schiuma piuttosto persistente naso fruttato ciliegia aspro una nota acida acetica finale lungo

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (9348) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2012
Draft @ ACBF 2012, Moen. Couleur rougeâtre/acajou, col blanc fin. Arôme de cerise en aspect noyau et peau avec léger tanin. En bouche, cerise sur aigreur fruitée et pointe de malt. Sec en bouche avec une pointe de levure. Plus forte en alcool qui si comparée à la version Alvinne Kriek de Mortagne reste un peu en retrait. Reste une sour très agréable avec un beau profile fruité de cerise qui sont mises bien en avant.

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