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Xbeeriment Brett The Elder(berry)

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Xbeeriment Brett The Elder(berry)
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Formerly brewed at Amager Bryghus

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

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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This beer began its life as a classic Belgian Strong Blonde Ale. But after having spent 2 years in a Moscatel barrel, being transfered to a neutral maturation vessel to be matured with fresh elderberries AND being inoculated with brettanomyces, it’s something else...


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tkrjukoff (4082) - SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2013
CBC 2013. Pours deep dark purple with a creamy head. Aroma is dry elderberries fruity sour funky. Flavor is a bit flat, astringent as aroma otherwise.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2013

Draught @ CBC 2013 [ Blue Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

Clear dark red brown - purple orange colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white - purple head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, elderberry, tart, wood, rebena, moderate yeasty, baking yeast notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light light acidic with a long duration, rebena, elderberry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130504]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2013
Draft @ CBC 2013. Pours a dark deep reddish color with a pinkish white head. Has a fruity malty sour bretty berry aroma. Fruity sour tart elderberry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart elderberry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5944) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013. Reddish colour with a pink head. Arom and flavour of acidic, malt and elderberries.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pentaz (1240) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2013
Draught @ CBC 2013. Pours clear red/violet with a frothy pink head. Aroma is elderberry, grapes, tart fruit, brett, oak and black currants. Taste is light+ sweet and light tart. Body is light+, texture is watery/oily and carbonation is soft+. Finishes dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2013
From tap. Pours hazy dark purple with a small pink head. Aroma is herbal and citric. Elderberry fruity. Sweet, fruity and herbal elderberry. Fruity and medium dry to into a fruity elderberry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bragesnak (5387) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Tap, 040513. Amber with small head. Aroma of sourness and berries. Flavor with fruit and spices

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11343) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
CBC. Unclear red with a pink head. Aroma is sweet, malty, elderberries and brett. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate acidic. Dry and light acidic finish. 040513

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29477) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2013
Draft. A red beer with a pink head. The aroma has notes of elderberries and malt. The flavor is slightly acidic with notes of brettanomyces and elderberries, leading to a dry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (13548) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013. Clear deep red - pink head. Earthy, tart elderberries, light acid, glue - lots of barrel, oxidation, fruity, light body, acid, notes of grapes, dry earthy/mouldy finish.


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