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Madamin - LoverBeer

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MadaminMadamin

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BA SCORE
86
very good

106 Ratings
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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 7
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
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Italy

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Oak amber ale. Fermented and maturated only in oak vats. The name "Madamin" is a piedmontese word meaning "young lady". Available in 375 ml or 750 ml bottles.

(Beer added by: glid02 on 07-24-2010)
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Chicagospur773

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.2%

02-03-2014 07:45:18 | More by Chicagospur773
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +30.2%

11-14-2011 16:19:48 | More by Jspriest
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +30.2%

07-22-2012 05:59:59 | More by msarver16
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FrankyLikesIt

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

12-31-2011 00:52:07 | More by FrankyLikesIt
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3agle87

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

01-19-2013 22:14:09 | More by 3agle87
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Kasie


4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

12-23-2012 19:53:27 | More by Kasie
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champ103

Texas

4.4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a dark amber/red/brown color. At first a two finger white head forms and recedes quickly. Light lace.
S: Tart cherries, oak, light vanilla sweetness. Toasted grains, crackers. Everything works well together.
T: Like the nose, everything works together in balance. Tart, slightly acidic, cherries, apples, and pears. Big wood and oak flavors. A great balance with the tart fruits and toasted grains. I love it.
M/D: A medium body and carbonation. Crisp, clean and smooth at the same time. So easy to drink. It is a shame this has to end.

I really enjoyed this. A great treat that I find has exceptional balance. A lot of beers in this vain are overly sweet and vinegary. This has a great balance of tart, fruit and grains. Love it, and perfect for a hot afternoon in NOLA.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2012 04:57:43 | More by champ103
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mctizzz

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

01-05-2014 03:24:44 | More by mctizzz
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IronTom

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

01-14-2014 00:32:26 | More by IronTom
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anhigdon

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-10-2013 19:22:51 | More by anhigdon
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BeerBuddy2122

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

12-16-2012 09:16:04 | More by BeerBuddy2122
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

07-22-2013 03:17:27 | More by nosavingsaccount
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

08-09-2013 14:21:06 | More by Ilovebrew
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Thomas_Picton

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

01-31-2014 01:23:53 | More by Thomas_Picton
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pohldogg356

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-16-2012 21:50:47 | More by pohldogg356
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

08-12-2012 16:26:04 | More by YobroitsJoe
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IRONRakkasan

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

02-17-2014 03:23:33 | More by IRONRakkasan
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KrisBeerndt

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-02-2014 06:47:25 | More by KrisBeerndt
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glid02

Georgia

4.22/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle shared by Alex at Bir & Fud in Rome - big thanks! A commercial description translated by free translations: Produced to High Fermentation. Beer from the amber-colored color and from the wine taste, fermented and ripened only in vats of oak. Produced following a Belgian prescription of inspiration. L' acidity just pronounced and l' bitter very restrained, give back this versatile beer in the linkings and suitable to the typical dishes of the kitchen. This may be better classified as an American Wild but either way it's delicious.

Pours a murky brownish-amber color with a half-finger slightly off-white head. The head recedes into a wispy layer on top leaving decent lacing.

Smells of grainy yet nondescript malts with good amounts of tart fruits - currants and dark cherries. Also present are mild hints of raisins and funk.

Tastes similar to how it smells although not quite as complex. Grainy and robust malt flavors serve as a backbone for tart cherry and currant flavors. The flavors sweeten midway through the sip before mild amounts of funk come in to carry through to a crisp ending.

Mouthfeel is good. It's got a solid thickness with active carbonation.

Drinkability is very good. I finished my glass quickly and could easily have a few more.

Overall this was a very solid beer - complex with everything present in very good levels. Well worth a shot if you see it around.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2010 01:15:03 | More by glid02
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LittleDon

Texas

4.22/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased in Milan mid-June, consumed 9/20.

Another subtle sour from Italy. Cloudy amber with surprisingly long head retention but no lace. Lots of oak and sour fruit in the aroma. Taste is fermented sour apples and a touch of oak. Light body and lively carbonation. Some malt in the middle and light hop bitterness and a bit of alcohol on the finish.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2011 21:30:19 | More by LittleDon
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ferrari29

Illinois

4.2/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Beer poured from a bottle into a Snifter shaped glass - Brewed in 2010

A - Beer pours with a copper-reddish colored body; opaque body; little head formed from the pour; sediment was visible and floated around in the beer; no carbonation; no lacing

S - Sour; champagne/sparkling wine notes of white grapes; sour yeast; vinegar; apple; oak; cork

T - Apple; oak; white grapes; flavor profile of a sour champagne wine; vinegar; light touch of herbal flavors round out the sip; heavy astringent sour flavors

M - Thin body; slightly effervescent; dry tangy aftertaste; oak taste lingers for a while after the sourness fads

D - Overall, a very good sour beer; heavy on taste and light on mouthfeel characteristics; smooth and easy to consume, would go great with some strong flavorful food, like pasta with anchovies and capers

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2011 05:02:28 | More by ferrari29
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metter98

New York

4.13/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: The beer is cloudy brownish orange in color and has a light amount of carbonation along with some yeast particles visible near the bottom of the glass. It poured with a finger high beige head that died down but never completely faded away, consistently leaving a thin head covering the surface.
S: The smell is quite sour and has a bit of funkiness; there are aromas of oak in the nose along with notes of cherries and grapes.
T: Similar to the smell, the sour stands out in the taste—but not in an overpowering way. There are flavors of cherries, grapes and oak; the fruity flavors are a bit stronger compared to the aroma. The sourness lingers in the aftertaste.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and rather tart on the palate with a moderate to high amount of carbonation. There is some in the finish from the oak barrel.
O: Despite the strong amount of sourness, this beer is very easy to drink.

Note: 2010 vintage

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2011 13:16:46 | More by metter98
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corby112

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft at Alla Spina in Philadelphia, PA.

Pours a dark ruby/chestnut brown color with a two finger yellowish-beige head that slowly settles into a thick lasting ring.  Spotty lacing left behind.

Musty, funky aroma with lots of dry, earthy oak, funky bugs and vinous dark fruit.  Toasted oak and vanilla with bretty and lactic funk followed by tart cherry, raisin, grape and other dark berries.  Decent malt presence along with acetic vinegar but not a trace of harsh solvent.

Medium bodies with a tart, puckering mouthfeel that's decently tart/sour without becoming overly acidic/acetic.  Lots of toasted oak, sweet malt and vinous fruit for balance.  Vinegar acetic quality throughout but its cut by vanilla sweetness and dryness from the oak.  Sweet malts provide nice balance along with vinous grape, a strong tart cherry presence and other dark fruits.

Serving type: on-tap

08-05-2012 23:50:34 | More by corby112
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bigoten13

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On draught at Novare Res Bier Cafe

Poured a clear copper/brown color with a small, feisty head. You get some good lacto sourness in the nose, followed by mild malt and fruit flavors. The taste is a bit less sour than the smell, a more mild and pleasant version of the lacto funkiness with some berry fruitiness emerging. Mouthfeel was mild and pleasant again, with medium carbonation. Overall it was a very drinkable beer with good tart and lacto character.

Serving type: on-tap

05-29-2012 15:56:10 | More by bigoten13
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Keene

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-09-2014 01:14:12 | More by Keene
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Madamin from LoverBeer
86 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.