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D'uva Beer - LoverBeer

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BA SCORE
86
very good

75 Ratings
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.16%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
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Italy

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 12-26-2010)
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.5%

04-22-2013 03:12:31 | More by mdillon86
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spycow

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

03-31-2013 16:59:48 | More by spycow
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

10-23-2012 01:12:13 | More by t0rin0
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RES

New York

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

12-04-2012 21:55:24 | More by RES
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DaveHS

California

3.33/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-Pours rusty burnished orange with a thin khaki head. No lacing.

S-Vinous tartness. Musty old wine barrels, watered down balsamic vinegar.

T/M-Vinous tartness on the tip of the tongue, but it fades almost instantly into fizzy carbonation driven bready malt sweetness. A thin line of white wine grape acidity carries through to the finish. Medium bodied.

O-Way too expensive for what it is. Just okay.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2011 01:34:51 | More by DaveHS
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Geuzedad

Arizona

3.45/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Shared this beer with Galengeueze courtesy of Matt from Capones in Philly. Poured into a tulip.
Poured a hazy reddish brown with a minimal head that quickly faded leaving no lacing.
Smell was tart with funk noted as well as grapes, oak, and vinegar.
Taste was that of cherries, oak and sour, although somewhat watered down. A subtle bitterness noticed in the finish.
Mouthfeel was tart, dry, and slightly acidic, with very minimal carbonation noted, almost like drinking a wine as opposed to a beer.
Overall this was a very interesting beer although it does not quite live up to its Belgian cousins or the wild American ales like Russian River. For the price (20 dollars for an 11 oz bottle) I would take Cantillon or RR over this any day.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2011 00:07:04 | More by Geuzedad
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stcules

Italy

3.48/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

With Freisa grapes must.
Red color, quite dark and hazy. Almost no foam.
In the smell strong notes of grapes. Interesting. Raspberry notes. Even wood, and probably a bit of oxidation.
Same notes at the taste. Grapes, must. Very peculiar and interesting. Touch of lemon, a bit of astringency.
Maybe just a bit too sweet, but pleasant and interesting.
Raspberry, strawberry, berry fruit.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2010 14:44:03 | More by stcules
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

12-14-2013 16:15:58 | More by acurtis
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

12-18-2012 05:11:53 | More by GRG1313
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Kroehny_Loves_Hops

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-18-2014 11:47:45 | More by Kroehny_Loves_Hops
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campfirebrew

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

11-09-2013 13:38:33 | More by campfirebrew
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-17-2013 14:19:01 | More by mendvicdog
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matthageman

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-02-2012 20:17:18 | More by matthageman
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LambicKing

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

09-15-2013 01:26:28 | More by LambicKing
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N_Schleret

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-06-2014 20:39:50 | More by N_Schleret
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LoveStout

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

12-15-2013 23:44:39 | More by LoveStout
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ObeMaltKinobee

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

09-18-2012 05:04:57 | More by ObeMaltKinobee
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magictacosinus

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-27-2014 01:10:07 | More by magictacosinus
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.53/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap for the 2012 Peter Reeves Memorial Sourfest at Churchill’s Pub & Grille in San Marcos, CA.

Pours a clear orange-brown with a foamy beige head that fades to nothing. No lacing on the drink down. Smell is sour and tart with some berry, grape, wine, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with a woody finish. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty and drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

09-18-2012 01:39:03 | More by UCLABrewN84
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a goblet at Local Option.

Apparently this just translates to "Grape Beer". Fair enough. It pours a clear amber topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises light vinegar, wheat, light cinnamon, and a pinch of brown sugar. The taste brings in more of the same, along with some maple syrup and and sweet raspberry. The sweetness and tartness seem to struggle with each other and ever really coalesce all that well. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry, sticky finish. Overall, a nice little sour thing, but one that really doesn't do much for me.

Serving type: on-tap

10-08-2012 16:08:45 | More by TMoney2591
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womencantsail

California

3.58/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The pour is a hazed reddish/amber color with an off-white head. Smell is surprisingly catty, but very tropical as well. Lots of melon, some grass, and a definite sweetness like all their sours seem to have. The flavor is moderately tart with some of the same tropical and melon notes. Not terribly complex, but there is a little bit of grass and oak, some berries, and maybe a bit of apple.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2012 20:45:39 | More by womencantsail
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Etan

Wisconsin

3.64/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

750ml bottle purchased in Rome.

A: Pours a reddish auburn with a frothy beige head.

S: Pretty funky aroma. Mild acetic acidity, horseblanket, cherry-like sweetness.

T: Taste brings very gamey brett, light vinegary tartness, a bit grapey, some caramel maltiness.

M: Light-bodied with moderate carbonation.

O: This is a very funky beer, with the brett almost out of control. A bit more refinement would be good here.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2013 02:21:15 | More by Etan
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thanks to Brad for sharing this brew. Served in a Dark Lord mini-snifter.

Pours a muddy reddish-brown with a thin off-white head. The nose carries a bit of cherry plus a good amount of grapes. Moderate acidity; mostly lactic with a bit of an acetic character. Faint oak. The flavor focuses on the fruit and has some acid in the background. Light-medium body with a good bit of acidity. A nice brew.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2012 00:00:57 | More by Thorpe429
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mdfb79

New York

3.68/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 01/14/12 notes. Thanks to Brad for sharing this one.

a - Pours a murky brown orange color with two inches of white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of sour grapes, spices, fruity malts, sour fruits, and light wood.

t - Tastes of fruity malts, sour grapes, spices, yeast, and light earthy notes. Not as sour as the nose.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation.

o - Overall a decent fruit beer. Some nice sour grapes to it, especially in the nose. Would give it another shot.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2012 02:12:11 | More by mdfb79
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emerge077

Illinois

3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

D'uva Beer pours a murky reddish orange color when backlit, otherwise a dull auburn shade. All attempts were made to decant off the yeast, but a small amount snuck in. The surface foam is creamy and off white in color, and leaves no lace. It has pretty good head retention, and a thin veil of skim is ever present, fed by many tiny streams of rapid champagne carbonation.

Aroma has a soft acidic fruitiness, apple/pear and grape, with a hint of wine-like alcohol warmth. As it warms there's a fair amount of oak, and a tangy sharpness of alcohol only when swirled.

Medium bodied and fairly well carbed at first, the charge peters out and it gets a little flat towards the end of the glass. Tangy grape, minerals and dry bitter tannins, some apple butter traces. Finishes dry, initially moderately tart, though that seems to diminish also.

Interesting to try, not sure if it's really worth the pricetag though.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2012 20:48:30 | More by emerge077
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D'uva Beer from LoverBeer
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