Brewed by LoverBeer
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Marentino, Italy
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Fermented and maturated in oak vats. No adding yeast. Spontaneous fermentation because of adding freshly pressed Barbera grapes juice that contains the skins, directly from a viticulturist near Alba. Brewed once a year at vintage time obviously. Available in 375 ml or 750 ml bottles.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (9142) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2015
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Low and quickly disappearing white head. Hazy yellow body. Acidic lemon berries aroma. Acidic to sour cherries lemon marzipan flaovr with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berntholer (1611) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 5, 2015
light beige head. redbrown colour. aroma is lots of red fruits, yoghurt. taste wood, red fruits, yoghurt with a slight wry finish. medium body and carbonation. bottle @ ACBF 15

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (2869) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2015
Pours red brown no head Aromas of sour cherries, oak, caramel, citrus Taste has nice sour notes of cherries, grapes, apples, caramel

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nocturne (1917) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
Keg at the Grove Inn, Huddersfield. Reddish brown shade with absolutely zero head. Nose is lightly spicy, hedgerow fruity. Taste is a nice combination of cherry and grape with some light chocolate notes lurking. Only mildly sour and quite drying. Fairly intriguing but not amazing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (2210) - - APR 12, 2015
Draft. Unbelievably acidic. Vinous with some oaky notes. Intense but tasty. Definitely not an easy sipper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PlutonowyMan (591) - POLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Piana niewielka, krtkotrwa?a. Aromat przenosi nas na wie? w pe?nym znaczeniu tego s?owa, jest tu troch? stajni, serw ple?niowych, mo?e nawet lekko zje?cza?ych, s? te? wi?nie i kompotowe truskawki. Smak Beerbery to kwa?ne wi?nie, troch? czerwonych owocw. Ca?o?? okraszona jest zapachami wsi, obor?, stajni?, wilgotn? ?ci?k?. Piwo jest wytrawne bez wyra?nej goryczki. To piwo jest po prostu "dzikie" i to s? w?a?nie moje smaki. Troch? teraz ?a?uj?, ?e nie zatrzyma?em si? na d?u?ej przy piwach z Loverbeer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (4821) - BELGIUM - MAR 11, 2015
At ACBF. Highly unusual sour ale, in that this is apparently semi-spontaneously fermented with yeasts sitting on the peel of the grapes that are being added. Needless to say, the result is an extremely vinous beer, with a medium, yellowish white head and dark burgundy colour; extremely fruity taste, esters - grapes, wine vinegar, candied orange, spicy notes, utterly vinous mouthfeel, fruity acidity increasing and drying the finish along with woody tannins and some warming alcohol, like an old sherry. Very interesting - and confirming my impression that the Italians, or better put, the new generation of Italian craft breweries, are becoming the masters of vinous, barley wine and grape-influenced beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamChandler (4778) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 7, 2015
reddish purple color, small head that faded quickly. Lactic acid, cherry, raspberry and peach. Lots of sour up front but that fades quickly. loads of berriess and fruits.thin oily body. a strangely unique beer but maybe too sour for my tastes.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElManana (2011) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle at ACBF. Plum, very fruity, kind off sour but not too. This is probably the best Loverbeer I've had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strife21 (338) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Pours pink grapefruit color no head looks chunky like a smoothie. Smell is sour, cherry and yeast. Taste is sour red wine, cherry, funk and vinegar. Delicious Light body, light carb.

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