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90
51
style
Brewed by Brouwerij Alvinne
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 274   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aged in Burgundy wine casks.

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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kraddel (7715) - Antwerp, - OCT 7, 2012
@ bbf, realy dark beer, expected it to be a stout seeing it. smells sour, tastes a little sour, lemonade sweetness.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ironcontra (127) - POLAND - MAY 29, 2017
Pretty over the top tart with a lot of barrel-wine flavorings and lemon sourness and plum. No carbo, no head, somewhat syrupy. Some funky musty smells. What little carbo I feel could prolly round out the experience better.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
erikaraeb (69) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 29, 2017
Bloody, copper aroma. Sour cherry peaks throughout the flavour with a background of oak, wood, and earth. Aside from the pucker in which it leaves your mouth, a rather watery mouthfeel. Not sure if this was my thing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IndianaRed (4424) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 31, 2017
On Tap Hazy ornge wth no head. just a thin ring of fine bubbles around the edge. Cidery sourness, some vinnegar notes. Light pitted fruit and the wine barrels leave behind a nice flavor.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Muggus69 (2414) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - MAR 23, 2017
330mL bottle from International Beer Collector. Pours a brown brew, slight murkiness and temptation - ring of tan foam lets you know the score. Nose is vinous yet malty - cherry, dark toast & burnt sugars, plum, nuts, funky horse & old barrels. And...then we shift up a gear - body is far more immense than expected - very full, carbonation subdued but that’s a good thing at this juncture. Theres a richness at first, then it leads to vinous acidity, and tannin, ending sort of ropey (Pedicoccus?). Flavours are quite tremendous really - old wood, chocolate/cocoa, burnt sugar, roast nuts, black plums, cherry pip, horse in a barn possibly looking to take a dump or roll over not sure, citrus rind (that builds), that sort of herbal/leafy note you get with Brett (?), leather too also almost like saddle, too many horse references, blueberry in a weird way, stinky washed rind cheese. What journey - this is brilliant!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Huj (23) - BELGIUM - MAR 10, 2017
Bottle from geers dranken oostaker Dark color Cherry aroma Taste is Complex ,red wine,oak,cherry. Acidity is not too much present Alcool is good hide A very good beer

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
90 (416) - BELGIUM - FEB 28, 2017
Kruidige neus met toets azijn en rozijnen. Ik de smaak oud bruin met rozijnen en hout. Licht wrang mondgevoel en houterige afdronk.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
psilosophy (765) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - FEB 10, 2017
Bouteille de 33cl. Couleur cola, peu de mousse, peu de tenue. Arômes très légèrement fruités, vinaigre balsamique, sauce soja. Un bel équilibre du goût.Carbonnation moyenne. Trouvée à Vanuxeem - Ploesgtaert.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (14534) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2017
Stubby bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of toffee, soy sauce, dried fruit and funk. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry lightly tart finish. Flavors of toffee, yeast, funk and light soy sauce with a smooth dry lightly tart finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tapefuzz (431) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 14, 2017
12oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a barely-there off-white head. Aroma is cherry, vinegar, oak, and grapes. Taste is oak, vanilla, grape, cherry, and vinegar. Wood-softened sourness balanced out by a light sweetness. Dry, oaky finish. Some vinegar and bitterness linger. VERY wine-like. Medium body. Almost no carbonation. Smooth, puckering mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
flemdawg (561) - Rowlett, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2016
Dark brown body with a slight tinge of ruby and no head. Aroma of cherries grapes and oak wood chips. Tart funky flavors sour grapes cherries and some earthiness. Rather thin mouthfeel with lingering sour.


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