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Brewed by Brouwerij Alvinne
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Beer, fermented with wild yeasts, with addition of grapes, lagered for months on Burgundy wine barrels.

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3.7
Ungstrup (37587) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2009
Bottled. An unclear pale brown beer with a lazing tan head. The aroma has notes of malt, wood, wine, caramel, and some lacto. The flavor is sweet and acidic with notes of wood, brettanomyces, wine, caramel, and malt, leading to a tart finish.

3.2
mabel (9246) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 20, 2009
[2412-20090801] Bottle. Barrel-on-the-floor aroma also suggests fruit and beans. Hazy, dark tan orange body with a quick foamy off-white head. Sweet fruity malt flavour has a long wood barrel aftertaste. Medium-full body. Average, didn’t really capture my interest.
(w/ others @ BCTC; Cooperstown, NY)

3.4
jercraigs (10374) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2009
2009-08-01. Hazy pastel golden body body, modest beige head. (3+) Interesting aroma, fruit/wood/bourbon? (6+) Flavour is a bit muddled, light sour touches, wood, mild malt is odd. Average palate. Meh. Okay, but muddled at times, doesn’t come together very well at times. Bottle at BCTC

3.5
fonefan (49332) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2009
Bottle 75cl.
Unclear medium amber orange color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, grape, red wine, cask wood, fruity, light yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate acidic with a average to long duration, light plastic. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090306]

4
marcus (10227) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 21, 2009
Bottle at the brewery. This copper ale poured with a decent beige head and a delightlful oak aroma. The wild yeast provides a delicious sourness to the mild base. It is a very subtle but well-crafted flavor that has benefited from 8 months in a burgundy barrel.

4.4
bhensonb (15194) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 17, 2009
Bottle at Alvinne. Pours amber with a nice yellow/beige head. Medium body with firm carbonation. Flavor is oaky and vinous.Malt and mild spice. Lightly (word in note is smudged). Flavors dance around. Finish is dry. It is an extremely tasty beer.

4
thebeertourist (5189) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2009
Bottle. Over-eager to get out of the bottle, the head died down somewhat after a dramatic start. Hazy, red copper colour with some sediment. Intense vinous aroma, quite a bit of woody notes, sour fruit. A lot of berry flavours, strawberries, hints of vanilla, sour fruit, an dry wood, especially towards the finish. Great stuff.

3.4
Madsnp (933) - DENMARK - JUL 3, 2009
Bottle. Cloudy reddish amber coloured brew with a big frothy white head. Aromas of spice, oak, fruity sweetness and slight balsamic. Flavour is tart and dry with notes of sour fruit, wood, spice and apples. A bit weak and thin.

3.1
Kåstå (1273) - Mol, BELGIUM - JUN 24, 2009
Copper coloured with a medium head. Very weak light sour aroma. I would describe it as a Rodenbach mild with a more bitter woody taste. It is however a bit thin.

4.2
Christian (13670) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2010 June 2009: Cloudy amber with a big and lasting off-white head. Strong aroma of oak, giving me both coconut and wine. Dry and tart oak flavour, rather vineous. Very American in it’s character.

Borefts Festival 2010: Has developed more brett character, more funk, and a touch of popcorn. Tart cherries in the flavour


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