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Brewed by Brouwerij Alvinne
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Moen, Belgium

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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Land van Mortagne, aged on oak Pomerol wine barrels.

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KyotoLefty (9982) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 16, 2013
Bottle shared by tderoeck. Pretty dark brown with red and thick lace. Winey nose, dreid fruit, oak, vanilla, chocolate, spices (nutmeg), mulled wine, apples. Sweet and fruity, jammy, with chocolate, some leather, grape, apple, wine. Super original and very complex.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (9977) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours dark brown with a reddish hue, almost no head and a tobacco and dark fruit aroma. There is a raisin and red wine flavor, just like it says on the label, with a fruity finish.complex and very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (9941) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 23, 2017
Tap @ Gastropub Tuulensuu.
Pours hazy amber color with a large off-white head. Sweet ripe fruits on the nose, plums and raisins mostly, lots of caramel and molasses, subtle earthy notes and yeast. Flavor starts sticky sugary sweet, ripe fruits, caramel, molasses, faint licorice, spices and yeast, subtle sourish notes on the background. Some alcohol warmth at the end, lingering spicy and sweet aftertaste. Quite nice Quad with a mild sour twist.
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9909) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 15, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2016 Nouvelle rvision, mme bouteille que loriginal avec 4 ans de bouteille en plus; et un BB de 04/2017. Couleur reste bordeaux voire acajou, col pais et crmeux blanc-cass mais retombant plus rapidement. Arme au nez fin de vin rouge, retrouve plus de notes de malts caramel, sucre candy et effluves liquoreuse presque de rglisse. galement pas mal de fruits noirs; date et figue et de raisin sec, retrait alcool perant bien. Palais reste sur une effervescence moyenne-haute, sucre candy tjrs en prsence avec ce fini de sucre noir, vin rouge en retrait, le tout commence montrer un petit ct de soja, toffee, sirop/collant aux lvres. Rvis la baisse ma note originale. Reste correcte, mais retomb en qualit avec le temps

-------&# Glenn for the shares. Holy hell, found the holy grain of beer. A sipper for sure, but dman this is as close of wine being used to brinkg beer to a whole new level. Land van Mortagne was already enormous, but this takes it to a new direction. Couleur bordeaux, acajou voire pourpre sur un col lger beige. Le tout donne un bouquet norme de Pomerol dont les notes de vin sont accompagnes par un malt caramlis qcq sucres rsiduels. En bouche, on reconnat l ce mlange de barrique de chne franais et amricain avec un Pomerol divin laissant un profile de vin chaud, sucr prendre le dessus tout en laissant la bire toute sa place pour se dveloppe. Palais reste doux sucr avec de brves notes aigres fruites de grappes de raisins qui rajoutent un plus, cela se note aussi en fin de bouche. Se boit lentement, se dguste tavec des vagues de raisin, de vin de cerise caramliss qui attaquent le palais le tout est rchauffant donnant des notes de vin sur un lger bois. Vraiment une bire de dessert boire avec un bon morceau de chocolat. 9-4-10-5-19 le 07/05/2012

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JorisPPattyn (9878) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2012
Short-lived cream-pink coloured head over deep brown beer with a foxy sheen. Very fruity nose, part cherry, part sugared preserved cherries, roses-flowery. Quite vinous in character, as sweet dessert wine, if a red one. Still sweet, but with a bitterish woody streak. Fruity, with a little sourish edge, which brings it to a superb balance. Again red wine like, if way less sweet than suggested by the nose; Retronasal something like old carpets, but much nicer than that sounds. Very slick, medium to well-bodied, serious alcoholwarming. Aftertaste has again a sweet cherry & roseflavour. Great balance. Arguably the most complex beer Alvinne ever succeeded.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (9267) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle @ ZBF 2012 // dark brown going to black with close ton of head // smell is quite sweet & malt heavy, caramel, dark fruits, I am getting really gravy on this (vleesjus) // taste is gravy (definitely there in an amazing way), sweet, chocolate, thick malts, caramel, dark fruits, hints of liquorish & syrup, wood, warming sure but boozy no // slick, substantial body, low carb. , definitely a sipper / would have preferred this at home as opposed to a festival but excellent & among best things Alvinne (probably best) has done so far

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (9193) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 25, 2013
15/IX/13 - 50cl bottle @ post-Zwanzeday tasting at home - BB: n/a (2013-874)Thanks to Sofie VR for the bottle!

Clear ruby red to deep purple beer, aery off-white head, little stable, non adhesive. aroma: raisins, dried fruits, nutmeg, caramel, sugary, apple skin, sweet red wine, alcohol. MF: soft carbon, medium to full body. Taste: sweet start, sugary, dried fruits, nutmeg, little sour, red berries, soft bitterness, overripe banana. Aftertaste: raisins, dried fruits, red berries, alcohol, red wine notes, woody bitterness, tannins, bit sugary, grape skin, little sour, funky touch, alcohol, bitter hops. Lovely beer, this one!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (8819) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 24, 2013
@ ABT blind tasting. murky brown with a small light beige head, some retention. roasted caramel, oak - tad too present, smoke and fire, chocolate, some raisins, some phenols and plastic notes (!). soft carbonation, medium body - almost cloying. nice use of barrel, relatively complex.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (8776) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2013
Shared bottle at local tasting. Pours dark as Coke with a small light tanned head. Aroma of malt, molasse and berries. Taste of sweet berries, malts and even some nice liquorice. Very good one, complex but good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Plovmand (8127) - Helsinge, DENMARK - APR 1, 2016
On tap at Bierhuyske, Antwerp. Pours dark ruby with small faint head. Loads of old oak and wooden aroma notes. Some cobweb. Quite sweet flavor with berry and oaky notes. Again the cobweb notes. Not really my thing.


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