Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 536   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Danish: Brygget af basismalt og under msknngen og gringen tilsat enzymer for at opn en s hj forgrbarhed som overhovedet muligt. Til bde bitter-, smags- og aromahumle er brugt den New Zealandske humlesort Nelson Sauvin som er opkaldt efter sine druekarakterer, der bringer minder til den New Zealandske hvidvinsdrue Sauvignon Blanc. Af gr er benyttet bde champagnegr og brettanomyces og pga. enzymerne er llen gret meget langt ned og dermed er slutresultatet en meget tr l. Efter endt gring har llen ligget 5 mneder p hvidvinsfade fra strigske Weingut Kollwentz og opnet yderligere karakter. Til slut er den flasket p 750 ml champagneflasker med et ekstra hjt CO2 indhold.

English: Nelson Sauvignon is a New Year beer it is fermented with ale yeast, brettanomyces and enzymes. Then it has been aged three months in Austrian white wine casks. Very dry, very vinous and very delicious.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Sample at Jungle Jims Barrel Aged Tasting, from a bottle. Clear golden orange color. Little white head. Decent lace. Nice citrusy brett nose. Good soft carbonation. Medium body. More dry texture, light belgian funk. Citrus hops. Good zesty, sweet taste. Hint of baked apple. Very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 19, 2013
A - Hazy orange-copper with a finger of frothy off-white head. Fades normal. S - Grapefruit, tropical, pine, and lightly spicy hops, sweet caramel and bready malts, oak, white wine, vanilla, a bit of sourness, and a bit of booze. T - Grapefruit, tropical, citrus, pine, and spicy hops, bitterness, sweet caramel and bready malts, oak, white wine, some sourness and a bit of funk, champagne yeast, a bit of vanilla, and a bit of booze. M - Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a dry, bitter, tart, and warming finish. D - Excellent balance. The hops and the barrel character blend very well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
KingCecil (2084) - DENMARK - JAN 7, 2013
Bottle @ home...It pours hazy orange with a large fluffy creamy off white head...... The aroma is fruits, sour, bitter, citrus, caramel, white grapes and brett..... The flavor is so nice it is almost perfect! imo... :) very vinous, fruity, berries, brett, peach, light spices, caramel and sour....with a finish that is very nice! dry and light acidic.....Hope to have this fantastic brew again!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tyler_durden (116) - ITALY - JAN 1, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2013 Bottle @ Il pretesto. It pours golden orange with a tiny white head on top. Very fruity with orange hints... and then there it is the sour! But never covering the global complexity. A great beer!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
senormeneerhr (7) - - DEC 31, 2012 does not count
Great fruity aroma. Slightly sour and fruity taste. A great replacement for champagne.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tom10101 (5978) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle (750 ml). Hazy orange with a huge creamy/foamy mostly lasting off-white head and intense lacing. Aroma is winey with brettanomyces, wood, grape, fruits, belgian yeast and hops. Taste is also winey with fruits, brett, grapes, wood, malt and slight sourness. Slight bitterness. Mouthfeel is smooth and winey. Alcohol is completely hidden. This beer is fresh, complex, drinkable and truly enjoyable! Awesome beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
toffeeslot (119) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 14, 2012
Ridiculous beer. As in ridiculously good. Pours like a champagne, but is a burnt orange colour. Rapidly dimishing head. Bready, sour, sweet aroma. Taste is nelson, then sour, then sweet grape. Is this a beer? Finish is bitter sweet. Ive had nothing like this before. Could almost be a dessert wine. Im not a fan of Austrian or German wines, but this is just spot on. Would live them to do the same beer, but with dry New Zealand barrels. Totally out there.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burilom (16) - USA - DEC 14, 2012
@ S.Brevinga Alus Salons. Very interesting beer. First, pleasant aroma of Nelson Sauvin, but you cant feel a lot of hops in taste as well as 9ABV of alcohol, nice sourness and wine notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Huhzubendah (3698) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Bottle shared by Thorpe429. Thanks Mike. The beer is a honey orange color and has a thick, fizzy white head. Lasting retention and the tulip glass is coated with lacing. The aroma brings floral and vegetable notes, reminiscent of Cantillon Mamouche. Green peppers, plants, very vegetal. Medium bodied with plenty of carbonation. Hops emerge in the finish. Complex and intriguing, this is enjoyable in small quantities. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 01-01-2012

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndySnow (7501) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2012
Bottle @ NK. Hazy orange colour with a long lasting off-white head that leaves a heavy lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, caramel. Flavour is dry fruit, grapefruit, malt.

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