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Wild Ale
4.04 | pDev: 9.41%
May 20, 2021
Aug 11, 2011
Sour Ale w/ Plums
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

2.96/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
375 ml green bottle, vintage 2010, from Vinmonopolet Vika. ABV is 6.2%. Hazy orange to brown colour, very low off-white head. Strong sourish & sweetish aroma with notes of plums, wine vinegar and peaches, also hints of horse stable, oak and farmhouse kitchen. Sweet & sour flavour, notes of peaches, vinegar and oak again. Minimal bitterness, dry finish. Not really my cup of tea.
May 20, 2021
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Reviewed by JudgeRoughneck from Louisiana

3.05/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Sampled on cask at Moder Lambic in Brussels

AROMA - smells strongly like Luden's cough drops- in a good way, sugary swet with hibiscus and black pepper notes

APP - deep cherry amber with low pink-tinged head

FLAVOR - much like aroma, really reminds me of Luden's cough drops, soft sourness, kinda one-dimensional.
Jul 17, 2020
Rated: 3.88 by Sammy from Canada (ON)

Dec 15, 2019
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Reviewed by DJ-Hophead from England

4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
375 ml bottle, Moor Brewery, Bristol - Pours cloudy red plum with a minimal white foamy head which quickly dissipates. Medium/low carbonation. Aroma - Tart - ripe orchard fruits, more peachy than plum, vinous notes. Taste - Tart forefront - sour peaches/plums, vinous notes, oaky/wood feel, light sour finish. Nice fruit sour.
Oct 08, 2018
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Reviewed by zonker17 from Texas

4.31/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Draft pour to snifter, pale purple color, minimal head and lacing. Nose is candy-like fruit plum, hints of dank. Taste follows the nose, pleasant funkiness, plum, tart but contained. Dry and average carbonation.
Sep 29, 2018
Rated: 4.5 by kwjd from Canada (ON)

Aug 31, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by NickThePyro from Washington

Jul 19, 2018
Rated: 4.32 by smithj4 from New York

Jul 08, 2018
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Reviewed by Phineasco from Massachusetts

4.17/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
The beer pours a mahogany brown with a thin white head that recedes immediately. It is under carbonated. The beer smells of plum skins, apricots, leather, and oak. It is s tart, with plum skins, dark cherries, leather, and oak. The feel is light. A decent sour, but needs more carbonation.
Jun 28, 2018
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Reviewed by BGDrock from Canada (ON)

3.32/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Sparkling, fizzy head, petering out to nothing in half a minute. Body is deep amber, not quite clear, looking flat.
Plums and blueberry aroma, pie crust, mild.
Sour fruit flavours, wouldn't say strongly of plum, maybe some cherry, apple. Sweeter at first and increasingly tart through the finish, which is long and dry. Bitterness like you sucked on a peach pit. Under-carbonated, it's almost flat, but with just enough fizz and a good body that it's still enjoyable.

I'd say I got a bad bottle, but other reviews remark on low carbonation as well. Depth of flavour isn't what I'd hoped for, nor is there a distinct plum flavour. It's ok, but not worth spending the big bucks required to have it in Canada.
May 27, 2018
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Reviewed by Phyl21ca from Canada (QC)

3.73/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Bottle: Poured a clear reddish color ale with a medium size foamy head with limited retention and not much lacing. Aroma of tart notes with some cherry and oak notes also perceptible. Taste is a mix of tart notes with some cherry notes, some oak and subtle residual sugar notes with some hints of acidity. Body is about average with good carbonation. Enjoyable Flanders red style with just enough depth.
May 10, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

Mar 02, 2018
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Reviewed by Bluecrow from New York

4.12/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
-clear ruby-amber tap pour with minimal effervescence. The aroma is vinous with sour fruit notes. The flavor is of sour apple, grape and some stone fruit with oak notes. The acid-bitterness is moderate. The body is thin
Nov 14, 2017
Rated: 4.14 by DrewSnyc667 from Massachusetts

Nov 13, 2017
Rated: 3.91 by jaydoc from Kansas

Nov 08, 2017
Rated: 4.01 by vfgccp from New York

Aug 26, 2017
Rated: 3.92 by Dactrius from Netherlands Antilles

Aug 12, 2017
Rated: 4.51 by Bunuelian from Minnesota

Jul 15, 2017
Rated: 3.65 by lambiclove from California

Jan 02, 2017
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Reviewed by GRG1313 from California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
2011 bottling. This is a remarkably under rated beer in my opinion, although perhaps this site should have it broken down in vintages as are designated on the bottles. Pours a crimson read with little head and a real Italian cookie flavor concentrated cherry nose and flavor profile. The body is medium and perfectly balanced. This is a sweet yet complex and layered beer the likes of which one may not ever have tasted. It is delicious all around.
Sep 28, 2016
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