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


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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Flemish sour ale brewed with wild yeast, then aged on fresh cherries in French Burgundy wine barrels.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (20794) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2011
Bottle at CPK thanks to Thomas. Pours a slightly cloudy, bloody-ruby with no head. Aroma is all cherries and wood, slightly dank and funky. Light to medium sweet flavor, mild cherries and fruit, moderate sourness, some wood, a little stinging funkiness. Light to medium in body with soft carbonation. Finish is lightly dry with a wonderful, restrained sour character, nice wood, aged cherries. Very solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (20256) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 13, 2011
Courtesy of fonefan
Beautiful red-dark amber color; medium sized compact head. Aroma of cherry stones, then soap, light vinegar, caramel and cream; very interesting. The body is very thin, the mouthfeel dry and acidic; there is some light, dry caramel flavor, with light cherry flavor, some vinous character, fruits (grapes and plums). The final is a bit astringent and sour, dry, with light tones of roasted nuts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koelschtrinker (19720) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 23, 2011
Ausgewogen suerlicher Antrunk mit angenehmen aber milden Kirschnoten. Im Mittelteil fruchtiger, vollmundig, die dezente Sure macht das Bier auerordentlich sffig. Die Sure wird dann intensiver, das Bier gleichzeitig trocken. Dennoch ausgewogen und angenehm wrzig wobei die kirschige Sure immer im Vordegrund steht. Geringe Se zum Schlu. Gelungen! 9/11/11/11/11/11

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (18214) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2011
At ACBF 2011. Red colour clear no head no real carbonation. Some wood over the cherries on the aroma. You know it has more structure than regular Kerasus but I love the sheer vibrancy of the fruit on the original. Tasty though

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TBone (17271) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2010
Bottled 75cl "Kerasus Bourgogne Barrel Oak Aged" (Alvinne shop, BB 02/2015)
Hazy nut brown-reddish color, small off-white head. Sour fruity nose, tart fruityness probably from red grapes (Burgundy) together with sour cherries. Red wine is really evident in the flavor, red grapes and cherries mixed with sourness in nice balance. Very wineous with hints of vanilla. Lingering tart fruityness in the aftertaste. One of the best red wine barrel aged beers Ive tasted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (16017) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2011
Bottle @ Odense Tasting, Jan 2011. Thank you HallingHansen. Pours cloudy pink with a creamy white head on top. Cherries/berries and a bit of marzipan and oak in the nose. Sweet. Vaguely tart and refreshing flavor with oak and cherries. Smooth and really tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2010
Draught at Pre-ZBF 2010. Clear deep reddish - white head. Cherry, oaked, grainy, cereal, vineous, tartness, high fruity, high red berries, light glue, light soapy, thin body, light acid, light sour notes, light lacto. OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (14218) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2011
On tap at CP&K at Alvinne meet the brewer night. The nose is sour cherry, sweet strawberry, metal and nettles. The taste is tart cherry, granny smith apple, lemon sherbet, egg and farmyard. Its really smooth, slightly astringent and has a long dry finish. Another top quality sour ale from Alvinne.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (14106) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 18, 2010
75cl bottle, thanks Travlr. Still, clear plum body. Aroma is moderately sweet, wood, vinous, light funk. Taste is moderately sweet, vinous, some wood. No carbonation, medium body, faint acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (13956) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 8, 2011
Bottle shared at the 1st Israeli Sour Tasting. Hazy reddish brown with a bit of white foam. Aroma of oak, some brett, some fruits and a bit of slightly caramelly malt notes. Sourish flavor of oak, lactic acid and light sweetness. Medium-bodied with a smooth mouthfeel.

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