Picobrouwerij Alvinne

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Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Flanders Oud Bruin
Ranked #38
Ranked #13,608
3.95 | pDev: 9.11%
Sep 09, 2023
Aug 10, 2014
Sigma is a dark and strong beer, skillfully balanced between sweet and sour. Sigma is part of the “Omega – Phi – Sigma trilogy” which matures in stainless steel tanks where the Morpheus yeast imparts a refreshing sourness.
Sigma leans closely towards the traditional Flemish Oud Bruin, but is more robust due to its 8% abv.
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Ratings by Stum-pub:
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Rated by Stum-pub from Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.3%

Aug 10, 2014
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Reviewed by puck1225 from Texas

4.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
I had this beer at our local World of Beer after a memorial for a dear friend and hockey buddy.

Poured from a bottle into a tall tulip glass. Dark brown color with a thick effervescent beige head and decent lacing, slightly murky. Smell and taste of tart cherries, figs, raisins, tart apples and some dark chocolate. Wonderfully complex flavors. Good feel. Overall a very nice representation of the style and I would get it again.
Sep 09, 2023
Rated: 3.5 by altrio

Jul 25, 2023
Rated: 4 by edthehead from Maryland

Jan 20, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Nov 18, 2021
Rated: 3.5 by NickMunford from Wyoming

Jul 18, 2021
Rated: 3.9 by samEBC from Belgium

Apr 26, 2021
Rated: 4.22 by Antyk from Belgium

Dec 13, 2020
Rated: 4.21 by DvdP from Netherlands

Dec 01, 2020
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Reviewed by Beersnake1 from California

4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from fridge temp. Not a lot of head, which is a bit surprising for Alvinne. I have had quite a few bottle overflow upon opening. Pours a nice dark brown/reddish. Nose is sour grapes, citrus peel, funk, hay. Taste is blueberries, grapes, blackberries, sour candy, wheat, and oak. This is absolutely awesome.
Apr 23, 2020
Rated: 4.91 by igl from Russian Federation

Feb 20, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by Bruno74200 from France

Nov 27, 2019
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Reviewed by Pickngrin from Massachusetts

4.68/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
I purchased this bottle at The Bottle Shop in Bruges. I don't know if it is a year round, one off, or seasonal. I picked it out and the personable, knowledgeable employee told me that I made a good choice.

Poured from a 33 CL brown bottle.

Appearance: Dark, hazy, wine-like with almost no head

Aroma: Sour cherry, clove, vinous

Taste: Cherry up front, then notes of chocolate in the finish, lip smacking

Mouthfeel: Low carbonation. Alcohol is hidden.

Overall: I am thoroughly enjoying this and hope I can find more before I leave this beautiful country.
Aug 12, 2019
Rated: 4 by ajdemma from New York

Mar 04, 2019
Rated: 4.19 by BeardedWalrus from North Carolina

Feb 03, 2019
Rated: 3.5 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

Nov 12, 2018
Rated: 3.96 by Casey_L from Texas

Sep 08, 2018
Rated: 4.35 by Timberdude from Tennessee

Jun 23, 2018
Rated: 3.36 by jrfehon33 from Pennsylvania

Apr 15, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by a77cj7 from South Dakota

Oct 14, 2017
Sigma from Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 110 ratings