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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 548   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Danish: Brygget af basismalt og under mæskníngen og gæringen tilsat enzymer for at opnå en så høj forgærbarhed som overhovedet muligt. Til både 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 gær er benyttet både champagnegær og brettanomyces og pga. enzymerne er øllen gæret meget langt ned og dermed er slutresultatet en meget tør øl. Efter endt gæring har øllen ligget 5 måneder på hvidvinsfade fra Østrigske Weingut Kollwentz og opnået yderligere karakter. Til slut er den flasket på 750 ml champagneflasker med et ekstra højt 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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4.5
alex_leit (5247) - Minsk, BELARUS - FEB 2, 2017
Bottle. Amber color. Aroma: oak, wine, floral, Chardonnay, a little sweetness. Taste: white wine, a bit sour and sweet, very good.

4.3
esp0r (2934) - NORWAY - JAN 31, 2017
Bottle enjoyed at home
Copper hazy, creamy beige head. Smell of sauvignon graoes, yeast esters, nelson hops, some citrus, light malts, spices, white wine!. Light sweet, spicy, white wine and sauvignon, oak, herbs, citrus, very complex. Dry mouthfeel, some wine acids, moderate bitter. World class beer

4.5
scirtes (748) - POLAND - JAN 1, 2017
Bottle. Pours amber, with dense white head and perfect lacing. Aromas of white wine, white fruits, subtly sweet, with some wild notes. Taste is lightly sweet, with well marked bitterness. Excellent beer.

3.5
Finn (8305) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2016
Flaske 750ml fra Vinmonopolet Tromsø - Langnes. Drukket i hyggelig selskap under Storflaskesesjon på Nerstranda 5 Nov 16. Aprikosfarget. Filmskum. Heftig aroma av aprikos & plommer. Smaken frisk syrlig frukt.

3.3
dysenteri (324) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2016
From bottleshare. Lots of apple, brett, yeasts, grape, a bit cidery. Vinous character.

3.8
Minderbinder (3469) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle 750ml. Pours copperish with high frothy off-white head. Good lacing. Aroma is of wine, fruits, peaches, slight hints of yogurt. Taste is of peaches, alcohol, bitterness, fruits. Interesting yeast. Palate: Medium body, soft carbonation. Overall: Good, but a bit weird.

4.2
mathieuc (4000) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 28, 2016
Pours a very clear amber with a medium-high white head that leaves very nice lacing. Nose is of grass, peaches, wine/icewine impressions with some (expected) alcohol kick. Taste is also reminescent of peaches and is only lightly sweet. Really juicy and fun to drink. Body is moderately light for a tripel, carbonation moderate and the mouthfeel is certainly vinous. A very light alcohol warmth concludes the experience. A very nice vinous tripel with some nice peachy white wine flavors.

4.3
czar (9609) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 27, 2016
bottle shared by mathieuc, many thanks bro! pours unclear copper-orange with a reviving off-white cap, some retention and lacing. juicy mangoes, tons of tropical nectars, fat golden white grapes, very very winey - californian chardonnay; candies, lots of bretts and other funky bugs; salt. bright carbonation, medium body - oily; semi-sweet woodsy-spicy finish. like a tasty succulent tokaji aszu.

4.2
ciocanelu (3109) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - SEP 12, 2016
Golden color with off-white head. Aroma has nice brett notes with peach, apricot, white grapes and pineapple. Taste follows with fruit notes, slight farmhouse funk and floral yeast notes. Light, dry body with medium carbonation. Really well made, dry fruity ale.

3.7
KansaiBeerLvrs (5500) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 21, 2016
A lovely brassy orange gold with a nose that is very wheaty, caramel, orange blossoms. Medium to full bodied. It’s got a musty flavor with orange blossoms accents. Good but not as great as most at FoFa.


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