Formerly brewed at Bryggeriet Ølfabrikken (Gourmetbryggeriet - Harboe)
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Roskilde, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
The winner recipe from the Scandinavian home brewers competition 2006. It was brewed by Eric Olofsson on Ølfabrikken in July 2006. It is based on a mix of Maris Otter, Pilsner and wheat malt, fermented with a mix of ale yeast, pediococcos, brettanomyces and lactobacillus and conditioned on whole organic blueberries. Pictures from the brewing session at Ølfabrikken can be found at: http://www.olfabrikken.dk/images/slideshows/petitblau. Of course unfiltered, unpasteurized and bottle conditioned like all of our beers.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aniela (4216) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle. Vintage from 2006. Deep amber beer with a small offwhite head. Sourish, fruity and rubber aroma. Sourish and refreshing flavour. No bluebeerietaste left :-( But a nice one :-)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle at Sweet&Sour in Sätila 20130810. Hazy reddish copper color with a small beige/yellowish head. Earthy aroma, leather, tart, rubber, grapes, grapefruit, acidic, notes of blueberries. Sourish earthy flavor, tart, rubber notes, rubber, floral, hay, solvent notes. Sourish finish with earthy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (4727) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle courtesy of tkrjukoff. Pours hazy deep blueish golden with a small blueish pinkish white head that quickly dissipates while leaving a small trace on the glass. Smell is fruity tart with buttered crackers, dry wood, bilberries, lemon juice, lemon zest, hay, dry soil, barnyard, horseblanket, blueberry hard candy and lemon zest. Taste is tiny sour, slightly bitter and slightly malty with crackers, white bread, bilberry jam, grapefruit juice, resin, moist wood, dark grapes, moist soil, hay, barnyard, blueberry hard candy and hints of horseblanket and butterscotch. Mouthfeel is dry, slightly tart and light to medium bodied. Finish is slightly sour with crackers, lemon juice, grapefruit juice, bilberry jam, hay, barnyard, leather, moist soil, moist wood and hints of butterscotch. Not much left of the bilberries but still OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4331) - SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle from Denmark. Pours cloudy red amber with a smLl off white beigish head. Aroma is stable horse blanket dry has slight fruityness with a touch of blueberries. Flavor is nicely balanced dry astringent very little blueberries a bit fruity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (11227) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle 750ml @ haakonm
[Courtesy of yngwie] Pours clear amber with a off-white head. Aroma is sour with notes of malt, tart and berries. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium sour with a long sour, fruity and dry finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft to flat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (7539) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2013
Bottle, courtesy of Meilby. Pours cloudy purple with a tiny head. Aroma of funk, blueberries, slight vinegar and sour berries. Flavor is sweet and sour with blueberries, funk, some milky notes and grapes. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2011
06 bottle. Pours a dark amber with small white head. Aroma is of light tart blueberries, lots of funk like horseblanket, leather, vinegar, some sour notes. Flavor is not that sour, but I gett brettanomyces character, blueberries, sour vinegar notes, funk in the way of horse blanket and leather. The body is light to medium with a dry mouthfeel. Overall a pretty interesting Sour, but I have had better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
chibuck (3511) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 19, 2011
bottle... murky dark purple, light purple head, good retention... super chemical lactic nose, only a bit of blueberries... tastes pretty boring, lacto, chalk, a bit of berry... meh

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jaksmart (454) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2011
Bottle, courtesy of Enjoyit, over 4 years old. Pink pour, small white head. Aroma has blueberry, more sour berries, leather, barnyard, strong yeast, lots of fruit and is generally quite subtle and well balanced. Taste is moderately sour with tons of fruits, berries, a bit of yeasty sourness, very dry texture. Sour apples as well. Nice and complex.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phredrik (1024) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - MAY 8, 2011
Bottle courtesy of Enjoyit. Consumed at 4,5 years of age. Thanks. Pours amber with a small head. Aroma has lots of tart horseblanket, leather, blue berries, brett notes, really nice berry sweetness. Taste is not as tart as the aroma suggests, nice brett profile, balanced tartness, sour apples, lots of horseblanket, and the blue berries provide a really nice sweetness to balance things out. Very nice and balanced.

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