Brewed by Birra Amarcord
Style: Belgian Ale
Apecchio (PU), Italy


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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Brewed by Amarcord Brewery in the small medieval town of Apecchio, Italy, AMA Bionda is a beer made specifically for the Italian dinner table. Designed by Brooklyn Brewmaster Garrett Oliver, AMA Bionda is a golden beer with a soft but complex floral and fruity character, born of aromatic malts, three types of hops, Italian Orange Blossom honey from Sicily, and water from springs that date to Roman times.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17352) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle from Terre de Boissons Calais. Clear copper amber colour big lasting cream head. Hoppy aroma with some Belgian yeast ester. OK in mouth a light hoppy Belgian ale. Some peach and Sherbet. Yes a pleasant light Belgian blond. Good hops though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (2543) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle from Seiyu 150 yen with a best buy date of June 2016. Value is excellent. Poured into a Duvel tulip. Pours a fairly clear orangish golden color with a huge off-white soapy head that dissipates and leaves a nice rim around the beer. Very floral notes of apple, pear and orange with some clover honey as well. Light to light-medium body with lively carbonation. Very bright and floral on the palate with a nice dry and lightly sweet finish (the honey I suppose). Very solid Belgian.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jananise (85) - - MAY 6, 2015
Tried in bottle. Bought in Austria. Colour is hazy yellow/ amber. Thin white head which goes fast. Aroma is floral, malts, yeast and fruits. Taste is spicy, orange, honey, floral and some bitterness. Very light beer, slight oily mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Nice sweet/bitter balance in finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartlebier (3496) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - APR 30, 2015
355ml bottle, bb? - from Mondial de la Bičre, Mulhouse 2014. Beautiful design and label, on this rare occasion mercifully to be had for less than a modernistic design premium. - Honey golden, white bready pour, good lacing. Some herbal orange blossom, wild honey, special pale ale malt aromatics and a tiny whiff of alcohol - more delicate than many an ester-pungent BE Belgian ale. Flavour is nothing less than spectacularly subtle, delicate (again), fluffily layered: diluted mandorla biscotto, indeed orange peel and honey blossom, gorgeous German noble hop profile, integrated like a miniature gastronomic dish (caramel cantuccini dunked in aranciata, jazeker). Just the right strength, excellent drinkability and silky mouthfeel like a corduroy caress by your favourite long-gloved Italian cornuta. Lingering pollen-floral finish. Wish I’d opened this sooner...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ramboraffe (1861) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 10, 2015
330 ml bottle at Old House Inn, Lysekil. Cloudy yellow with white head. Smell is floral fruity and a bit sourdough and Belgian yeast. Taste is sweet fruity with spices orange peel and floral. Sweet with low bitterness and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (5603) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 31, 2015
330 ml bottle at Arlanda airport, nice surprise. Clear golden with white head. Aroma malty, yeast, dry grain notes, sweet and herby. Taste is medium sweet, estery, grain, herbs, flowers, nice bitter bite in the finish. Nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
la_monica (7) - ITALY - MAR 31, 2015 does not count
birra ad alta fermentazione dal colore giallo chiaro leggermente opalescente, schiuma pannosa. profumi freschi/citrici/ che ritroviamo anche in bocca: inizialmente acidula e fresca, viraggio sull’agrumato leggermente abboccato (dal miele), finale secco, "simile" ad una blanche . eccellente prodotto, strepitoso aperitivo

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (6207) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2015
Bottle at Paolos in Örebro. Fruity yeasty smell with some hops, tropical fruits. Similar taste. Fresh and easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sandrobruni (18) - ITALY - MAR 3, 2015
BEERATTRACTION 2015 bionda molto limpida con schiuma bianca, fine e persistente, floreale, fruttato, leggermente agruamata e mielosa

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenkiGonzo (1069) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle from Seiyu. Clear, pale gold, well-carbonated head. Floral, fruity aroma, classic Belgian yeast. Flavour is very light with a nice honey finish.

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