Alvinne Mano Negra - Picobrouwerij Alvinne

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32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: ricke on 10-17-2009

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Ratings: 32 | Reviews: 13
Photo of PapaEugene
4.41/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the many brews that I had on the AMAZING & GREAT Borefts Bier Festival 2009 organised by De Molen brewery.

Tasted this one while hanging out with the very sympathic Alvinne brewers Davy & Glenn.

A: Black color with a espresso like cream head.

S: Roasted malts, coffee, some liquorice and a bit woody.

T: Roasted malts, coffee, dark fruits and a winy woody taste. Slightly bitter and salty in the aftertaste.

M: Medium carbonation, viscous mouthfeel and a medium body.

D: Very high. Too bad that the bottles were sold out immediately at the Molen Beershop. Damm!!!

Photo of rvdoorn
4.46/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had this beer at the 1st Borefts bier festival (BBF 2009), personally served by the brewers from the Alvinne brewery, thnx guys!

Poured into a de Molen sniffer. The beer pours a black color, with a beautiful very long lasting espresso-colored head.

Smell: Coffee, roasted malts, liquorish and a bit woody. Nicely mixed sweet- and bitterness.

Taste: Roasted malts and coffee again, with hints of dark fruits. There is also a nice woody wine-like taste in the beer. The aftertaste has hints of liquorish, with bitterness in the end. When the beer warms up, also some hints of a well balanced sourness appears.

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation, the beer is thick, viscous and oily. So smoooth

Overall: Beautiful beer. Perfectly balanced. A master piece, brewed with love!

Photo of ricke
3.45/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Very dark brown with a small pale brown head. Some lacings.

S: Roasted malts, notes of chocolate and dark fruits.

T: The taste is better than the smell. It's fairly sweet and dominated by roasted malts. Notes of dark fruits and coffee. A hint of chocolate and a very mild spicy note.

M: Medium body, slightly sticky texture despite the very bubbly carbonation.

D: A decent beer, but I was actually somewhat disappointed in this considering the reputation behind this brewery and the fact that I usually like Belgian imperial stouts very much.

Alvinne Mano Negra from Picobrouwerij Alvinne
84 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.