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Cuvee D'Erpigny - Picobrouwerij Alvinne

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Cuvee D'ErpignyCuvee D'Erpigny

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

70 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 16
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Picobrouwerij Alvinne visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This full-bodied dark ale has been aged in Monbazillac wine barrels for several months.

(Beer added by: aasher on 07-15-2011)
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Bottle: Poured a hazy dirty copper color ale with a medium size foamy head with OK retention and light lacing. Aroma of light Cognac notes with balanced sweet malt. Taste is a nice mix between some Cognac notes with well balanced sweet notes with a solid malt backbone. Light dry fruit esters are also pleasant. Body is quite full with medium carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Nice drink to end the evening.

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I had the pleasure of enjoying a bottle of this brew at Beer Table in Brooklyn. This is a mahogany colored brew very little head. The aroma is a collection of earthy, oaky smells and fruity alcohol esters. Leather and tobacco also seem to be in the mix. More of the same on the palate. Tartness and earthiness mix very nicely with fruity notes. There is depth and complexity to this thing. A wonderful after dinner brew. A very good and unusual brew.

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S: Sweet, grape-heavy, malty, and great. Lovely brown sugar and alcohol, with the latter being well within reason for 15%. Enjoyable in the extreme.

T: Follows the nose: rich malt, sweet dessert wine, and some dark fruit. Delightful.

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On tap at the Alvinne Craft Beer Festival in Belgium, March 2011. Reviewed from notes.

Body is translucent copper. Minimal head, just a ring of bubbles.

Smells malty, fruity, and of old wood.

Tastes of concentrated caramelized malt with a great vinous character. This is very sweet and definitely has the mark of a sweet French wine from it's aging in Montbazillac barrels.

Body is medium to slightly viscous from the sugars, and a rather flat mouthfeel. Definitely more of a desert wine.

An unusual beer that is pretty tasty but really only drinkable in small quantities due to its high sweetness and alcohol level. The alcohol tastes surprisingly low in this beer. I would not describe this as a quadruple, it is really more like an old ale or a barleywine.

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Cuvee D'Erpigny from Picobrouwerij Alvinne
91 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.