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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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3.6
sebletitje (10080) - Enghien, BELGIUM - DEC 10, 2011
bottle 66cl from Alvinne Biershop. Batch#2, from 2009, bottled in June 2010. Ambrée brumeuse, presque pas de mousse si ce n’est qcq bulles le long du verre. Arôme de barrique et vin rouge, léger malt et caramel. En bouche, agréable et très léger, avec la levure Morpheus qui se fait discrète.Ressent un profile moyennement aigre le tout sur des notes boisées avec ce profile fruité rouge/raisins agréable. Petite pointe d’épice sur la fin.

3.7
JorisPPattyn (9982) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAR 6, 2009
Good dark, off-white head, creamy, over well-carbonated, amber-orange beer. Alcohol and fusels, vanilla, even to the impression of ice cream, and fresh, new oak. Vanilla, fresh greenery, enhanced by very obvious carbonation. Fruity finish, with strawberry, apples, raspberry and more vanilla - anything but grapes, it seems. Quite OK body for the ABV, on the verge of overcarbonated, which is kind of strange for a B-A beer. Nice, drinkable.

3.7
77ships (9798) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - APR 22, 2013
Obtained in a trade with Klaas. BBF 2014 – 2009 Vintage? 75 cl. bottle shared. Pours a darker fox amber with only some bubbles on the sides. Old lactic yoghurt grapes on the nose, yoghurt grapes, sour malts, lightly fermenting, moldy barrel,… Sour grape mash in the taste, light lactic, touch yoghurt, mash, sour barrel, light brett, rotting malts,.. Lightly fizzy, bit too high carb. Okay stuff not too bad.

3.9
tderoeck (9656) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 25, 2013
22/IV/13 - 75cl bottle @ Rampkrot (Deurne) - BB: II/2014 (2013-349) Thanks to 77ships for sharing the bottle!

Little cloudy amber to orange beer, small white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: sour, vinegar, bretta, grains, bit sweet, caramel. MF: ok carbon, a bit much maby, light to medium body. Taste: sour start, green apples, lemony, bretta touch, some alcohol, woody, oak, little bitter. Aftertaste: woody, red wine vinegar if not so sour though, a nice sourness, bit bretty, dry, little bitter. A very nice and balanced sour beer!

3.3
Skinnyviking (9569) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2009
Bottle. High creamy and lasting white head. Hazy orange body. Malt grapefruit caramel brett sour aroma and flavor with low carbonation and a long aftertaste.

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)

3.9
douglas88 (9177) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 12, 2011
An interesting beer we got from Belgium. Pours a dark copper color with a medium white head. The aroma is very vinous with some strawberries and tartness. A sweet vinous brew with some caramel and dusty yeast, a bit of lacto and sourness but very smooth. Dry. Quite nice.

3.6
daniele (9063) - ITALY - MAY 24, 2009
ambrata discrta schiuma non molto persitente note fruttate leggeremnte acetiche legno in bocca piuttosto acida leggero tocco di caramello legno un poc di speziatura leggero vinoso

3.3
Ibrew2or3 (8614) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 25, 2011
Tasted at the big “SeaBass has got to go” tasting courtesy of fogdog. Pours murky deep copper with thin white head. The aroma is tart and berry like along with some sour and tart crushed aspirin. The taste is thin on the palate and pulls up notes of berry tartness or maybe cranberry along with tart and drying and almost chalky tart crushed aspirin.

3.4
nimbleprop (8377) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 20, 2012
3oz pour is a clear, copper amber which is almost purple in color with no head. Nose is tart, berries, woody, cognac, red wine, black berry. Flavor is tart, strawberry, red grapes, pinot barrels, bitter greens, light lemon. Medium bodied, tart finish.


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