Bart (2936) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle @ Gents Bierfestival. Dark brown coloured beer with no carbonation and a small off white head. Slight sour herby malty and roasted hinted aroma. Medium to full palate. FInish is stronger sour fruity. Not bad. madmitch76 (26440) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2012
4th August 2012Boutip (6628) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 21, 2012
ChrisOs Marvellous Pre GBBF Mega Tasting. Hazy brown beer, little pale tan head. Light dry palate, a little airy and frothy. Dry cherry and vinegar. Plums. A little pith. Mellow sourness. Slightly dry finish.
Bottle: Poured a deep dark reddish color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of oak and tart cherries with light sugar notes. Taste is a complex mix between some oak and tart cherries with light acidic notes and some light notes of residual sugar. Body is slightly above average with great carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Overall, a very solid offering that drinks very well with being quite sour. gunnfryd (15503) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 18, 2012
Bottle at Haandfestival 2012. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is sour, berries, roasted malt, yeast, oak , vanilla. Flavour is sourness, dried fruits, berries, oak, vanilla, roasted malt, yeast. full body. Nice beer. Martinus (4737) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2012
Brown colour, no head. Aroma of madeira, acidic, cherry, cherry yoghurt , caramel and fruity notes. Quite acidic flavour, malts, light sweet. Caramel, light coffee notes. Finish red fruit, lactic acid, quite sour, caramel and light leather.
Leighton (22820) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2012
(Sample from 75cL bottle @ GBF3, Gent)
Bottle at Chriso’s 2012 Pre-GBBF Shindig, London. Pours very foggy amber with a fine tan foam head. Funky nose rife with poop, some tangy berries. Light to medium sweet flavor, fairly bitter with some earthy and leafy character, moderate manure. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately sweet to finish with some leaves and tangy berries. It’s OK. tderoeck (10639) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2012
18/VIII/2012 75cl bottle @ 3de Gents Bierfestival (Gent) - BB: n/a (2012-953) 77ships (11482) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 18, 2012
Clear red brown beer, small light beige aery head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: lots of lacto acid, red berries, bit lemony, some caramel, fruity, earthy, leather. MF: soft carbon, medium bdoy. Taste: some caramel and mocha, nice sour touch, red berries, bitter hops, earthy, leather, lemony, sour. aftertyaste: pretty sour, lacto bacillus, lemony, some tobacco, caramel, red fruits, little bitter.
Unlabeled bomber sample @ GBF 2012 // colour is dark brown cranberries with a small tanned head on the sides // smell is not overtly sour even sweetish with lots of berries in it, small touch of sour malt, some sour cherries, light tang and wood // start out on the more mellow sour but does carry its tang, sour berries, cherries blended with light chocolate, some spices, wood, some jello, reasonable amount of dark sugar and some spices towards the end and vinegar berries // carb. is quite high on this // not bad but nowhere as good as I remember batch 1 being when it was fresh, maybe it needs maturing but age is rarely kind on Alvinne beers, even the sour ones // not a bad blend & I clearly recognize the 2 base beer, having had both JorisPPattyn (10121) - BELGIUM - AUG 18, 2012
Rim of yellow foam over hazed brown beer. Sourish, very lactic, wood & milk- + bitter chocolate; inviting. Sour-sweet, in excellent balance; pineapple, wood & chocolate in the finish. Better balanced than the first batch. Prickly carbonation, despite its lame visual aspect; medium bodied, slick. Right! Very good, especially qua balance. jackl (8557) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle @ Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig. Deep red-amber with a small tan head. The aroma’s of brown sugar, some cherry fruits, light tangy funk. The taste is harsh tobacco, some bitter green shoots and fermented grass. Stange, but not undrinkable. Medium body. Perhaps a mild infection?