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

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Almost unhopped brown ale, the base beer for Morpheus Wild and Kerasus, undressed for the fans of the true "oud bruin" style.

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3.2
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2013
From bottle. Poured redbrown with a large white head that quickly disappeared. Aromas of caramel, malts and yeast. High carbonation and a sour finish. An OK beer but not for everyone.

3.2
Bart (2936) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 16, 2013
33cl Bottle at home. Brown coloured beer with quite some carbonation and a medium but fast diminishing brown head. No head left after few seconds. Enjoyable refreshing sour sweet balanced slight wooden noted aroma. Medium to full almost dense palate. Finish is special, starts out slightly sour fruity but develops into a more tart sour ending, rather dry slightly woody. Atypical brew.

3
RuneStumo (2696) - Haugesund, NORWAY - APR 4, 2013
16.03.2013. Bottle. Cardinal, Stavanger. Brown colour with a thin layered head. Very sour at first with fruity flavours of red berries. Moderate body with almost no bitterness. Flavours of red currents (rips). Aftertaste is sour and leaves a dry mouth.

3.2
Ratman197 (15200) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 2, 2013
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of carmel, plums, grape, tobacco and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of toffee, tobacco, grapes, plum and light earthiness with a crisp dry lingering tart earthy finish.

3
keanex (1799) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - MAR 29, 2013
No bottling information.
Appearance: The body is a murky and placid brown that looks very unappealing. The head is tall and velvety in texture, but is very thin in density which is apparent by how quickly it dissipates leaving no trace of a head after a minute.
Aroma: The aroma is restrained with hints of cherries, tartness, sweet cocoa, and a touch of caramel.
Taste: The sourness is moderate, but not very strong even for a beginner to sours like me. The sourness is similar to a stronger Shock Tart candy, with blue raspberry and cherry flavors. I taste a bit of cocoa lingering with the sourness.
Palate: Medium bodied with lively carbonation.
Overall: I’m new to sours so I’m probably not judging this right, but I think this is a fair assessment of this since my score isn’t far off from the others.

3
Thorpe429 (5035) - , Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Fair acidity and dark fruits. Light body with a touch of sweetness underneath cherry and mild acidity. Could use some funk.

2.6
Holmen1 (6296) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2013
Fra flaske en hyggelig lørdagskveld på Cardinal: "noko syrleg" og vel så det, men ikke av det ekstreme slaget. Bringebær og mye rips. For slank maltkropp til å bære syrligheten. Ingen bitterhet å spore i det hele tatt. Smaken kom seg når den ble litt lunken.

3.4
gunnar (9390) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 17, 2013
Shared bottle at Cardinal. Pours clear dark amber, no head. Aroma is sour, vinegar and milk. Taste is strong sour, vinegar,fizzy rapberry tartness saves this one, nice overall.

3.2
abemorsten (3652) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - MAR 16, 2013
0,33 l shared bottle at Cardinal. Clear deep ruby colored body with a beige film. Ripe dark dried fruits and pickled cherried on the nose. Complex. In the mouth it fall through. Some fresh raspberries but it shuts down quickly. Not much more body to back up the acidity which is intense but short.

3.4
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Draft, at Max’s Belgianfest. "Aged on Oak." Crystal clear dark brown body, minimal head. Aroma is moderately sweet, funk, some lemon, grape, light cookie. Taste is medium sweet, grape, sour, some lemon. Minimal carbonation, light-medium body, light stickiness.


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