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


on tap

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RATINGS: 272   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Aged in Burgundy wine casks.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrnkMcDermott (3072) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUL 21, 2011
Draft at Bavarian Lodge. Guess we missed connections again, Alum. Color is just a shade lighter than the average stout. Thin scraggles of foam. The smell brings up sour cherries with a little roasted malt and chocolate, then notes of red wine. Taste is all about the sourness; I can’t find much of the dark malt at first. The cherry yields to cream sherry. Quite puckery. A fuller texture than the average sour beer. Now I’m picking up some chocolate roast malt toward the end. And at the very bottom, a sense memory of Pop Rocks. Definitely a sipper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IndianaRed (4320) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Muggus69 (2363) - 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!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Huj (21) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
90 (371) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
psilosophy (760) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (14380) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tapefuzz (375) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Korcz (2915) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 3, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (18050) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2016
On tap at The Bottle Shop Bermondsey. Dark brown beer no head. Malty toffee aroma. Some wild sourness on the finish some biscuit on the finish. Sweet up front turning sour later. Good flemish sour does what i want lacks a little fruit but some dark cherry. Good beer.

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