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Cuvee D'Erpigny | Picobrouwerij Alvinne

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26 Reviews
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26
Ratings:
78
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
9.85%
 
 
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Cuvee D'ErpignyCuvee D'Erpigny
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Belgium | website

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 15.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Added by aasher on 07-15-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 26 | Ratings: 78
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3.14/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a dark chestnut brown color that's completely opaque and almost completely still with a minimal bubbly head that immediately fades away. No retention or any lacing to speak of.

Vinous, boozy aroma with a strong barrel presence that's countered by dark fruit and sweet malt. Really boozy smelling with some dry oak and a prominent red wine presence. Some toasted oak with a strong grape character followed by burnt sugars, cinnamon, caramel, toffee, plum and fig.

Medium bodied and slightly syrupy with a blast of sweet, boozy heat that gives way to the barrel character and sweet malt notes as it warms. Subtle toasted oak and coconut but the wine presence is really strong with lots of grape, currant and other dark berries. Underneath, there is some burnt sugar, caramel and toffee with some more vinous dark fruit toward the finish. As the palate adjusts, the heat becomes less intense but it remains incredibly sweet.

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Cuvee D'Erpigny from Picobrouwerij Alvinne
89 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.