overall
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60
style
Brewed by Brouwerij Alvinne
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 27, 2011
On tap. Pours with a hazed deep brown body with a small tan head. Aromas are jammy, grape, sour, red wine, vinous. Medium esters and medium acidity. Dimetapp. Flavors of Dimetapp, grapes, medium sour, very vinous. Light leather notes. Lively bubbles, medium-dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (7763) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7602) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2011
Churchkeys menu says "Sour Ale Aged in French Burgundy Wine Barrels w/ Dutch Blue Boskoop Glory Grapes" - so Im assuming this is it. Poured a brown color with a small tan head. Aroma was sour grape notes, yeasty funk, touch of berry Id guess. Pretty enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (7498) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle. Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma of grapes, funk, lemon, some caramel and lime. Flavor is sour and sweet with some lemon, malt, funk and cocoa. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (7187) - Utah, USA - DEC 11, 2011
750ml bottle from Belgium
Appearance: Clear dark golden with a small off-white head and spotty lacing
Aroma: Tart, dusty caramel and grapes
Taste: Tart grapes, spices with a dry finish
Very nice and drinkable

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2009
A Mes rate. Bottle at home.
An awesome clean golden brown colour. Amazing calvados / apple aroma with caramel, burnt sugar, excellent fruity notes and just the right amount of barrel. The flavour is even better. Again the barrel notes are stunning and in perfect harmony with the fruit, wine and tarty sourness. Excellent dry mouth feel makes it hugely drinkable. Not brimming with complexity but what it does, it does exceptionally well. Basically its superb wine barrel notes with a simple but excellent base beer. Alvinne continue to go from strength to strength.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (6853) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - APR 30, 2013
thnx to 77ships, shared at rampkrot. pours hazy orange, almost no foam. smells very sweet, much barrel-scent. light carbo, sweet, syrupy, prety nice!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (6812) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2009
Bottled from de Molen. Hazy brownish color, short head. Aroma is vinous, some vanilla, bit malt, bit fruity. Sour taste, fruity. Didnt know it was only 5.5%, was expecting a heavy bomber, as they are usually double barrel oak brewers reserve stuff :P

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (6765) - Reval, ESTONIA - SEP 9, 2012
750ml bottle. Mahagony colour. Small beige head. Sour, dark fruits, raisins, very faint melon in aroma. Watery, sour, some prunes in flavor. Thin texture.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6521) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2010
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, orange amber color with light wine and sour cherry aromas, flavors of wood, dirt, funk fruit, sour puckering finish


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