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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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3.5
Plovmand (8312) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2009
Bottle. Unclear yellow body with a creamy off white head. Oak, grapes, sour fruit, citrus and sweet malt in aroma. A mix of sweetness and sourish notes from fruit, malt and grapes in flavour. Tart finish.

3.7
kraddel (8148) - Antwerp, 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!

3.8
radagast83 (8072) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2011
Churchkey’s menu says "Sour Ale Aged in French Burgundy Wine Barrels w/ Dutch Blue Boskoop Glory Grapes" - so I’m assuming this is it. Poured a brown color with a small tan head. Aroma was sour grape notes, yeasty funk, touch of berry I’d guess. Pretty enjoyable.

3.4
BMan1113VR (7931) - 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
Marduk (7694) - 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.

3.6
Geokkjer (7627) - 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
Sledutah (7527) - 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

3.5
caesar (7156) - 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

4.2
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 it’s superb wine barrel notes with a simple but excellent base beer. Alvinne continue to go from strength to strength.

3.9
Countbeer (6592) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Gueuze tumbler: Gusher. Small lively and quick disappearing off white to light beige foamy head on top of a hazy orange amber colored beer. Aromas of cellar, brett, some wood, some light vinous tones with grapes, some hay, old flowers and rope. Bit lambic like aroma. Flavour is like a mix of an Belgian Oud Bruin and a Lambi/Geuze beer: wood, grapes, older hops, herbs, light grainy cheese tint, some light tartness, a sprinkle of brown sugars, herbs, some light sharper citrus ish fruity tunes, dust, brett, some caramel and some malts. Aftertaste is light tart with wood, some malts, light bitters, sprinkle of brown sugars some nuts and herbs. Low carbo, light creamy mouthfeel, medium to fuller bodied and a light watery texture. Bit like a Lambic, also tones of a Belgian Oud Bruin, but not as powerfull as those two styles, but not even close to bad! Nice and easy drinkable!


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