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Sigma - Picobrouwerij Alvinne

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Reviews: 9
Hads: 57
rAvg: 4
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Picobrouwerij Alvinne visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Stum-pub on 08-10-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 9 | Hads: 57
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Photo of chinchill
3.67/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This dark saison is a malty ale with hints of figs, raisins, and dark fruit cake.
Complex and interesting. Only mildly funky. (125 characters)

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4.44/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

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4.35/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.85/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bugs318
4.09/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: pretty dark brown, crazy foamy tan head.
S: fruity, slight balsamic, lacking wood due to steel aging
T: like mildly sweet balsamic up front, while moderately tart in the finish. Slight ethanol taste but less than one would expect for 10%
M: Medium body and pretty sharp, bold, carbonation
O: pretty good but odd without the wood. (334 characters)

Photo of jheezee
3.52/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Highbury09
3.5/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cwd
3.78/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.92/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.94/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Immortale25
4.21/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Haw River Farmhouse Ales teku glass. Bottlecap says Jun 2017.

A- Gusher alert, but not too bad. Pours a dark brown color with a full two fingers worth of light brown head that retains decently before quickly popping away to a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a wispy pattern of sheer surface foam. Not-so-resilient lacing leaves small clots behind.

S- Incredibly musty, funky aroma full of wet hay and a metallic smell. Also some dark fruit, molasses and fig. Very unique.

T- Pretty strong sourness with more of that metallic note found in the smell. After the palate acclimates, a high drinkability is achieved as I find myself craving more and more sips. The alcohol is superbly well-hidden behind the acidity of the wild yeast. Notes of red grape, blackberry and even a bit of blueberry.

M- Dry almost to the point of being chalky. Medium carbonation and a body that leans toward the fuller side.

O- A very original take on a Flanders Oud Bruin. Has a tannic red wine characteristic to it that you don't find as often in the style. Surprisingly smooth for how strong and complex it is. (1,129 characters)

Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of metter98
3.81/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is hazy reddish brown in color. It poured with a short off white head that died down a bit but consistently left a short head covering the surface.
S: Light to moderate aromas of oak and Balsamic vinegar are present in the nose along with faint hints of chocolate.
T: The taste follows the smell, having flavors of vinegar and oak along with hints of dark fruits. Bits of sourness become noticeable once the beer warms up a bit.
M: It feels light- to medium on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. Faint amounts of tartness are perceptible.
O: This beer is a good representation of the style and has nice amounts of oak and vinegar in the smell and taste.

Serving type: bottle (710 characters)

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4/5  rDev n/a

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4.1/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev n/a

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4/5  rDev n/a

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3.54/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.4/5  rDev n/a

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3.75/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev n/a

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3.79/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.78/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Sigma from Picobrouwerij Alvinne
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