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Amarcord AMA Bruna

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Brewed by Birra Amarcord
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Apecchio (PU), Italy

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Brewed by Amarcord Brewery in the small medieval town of Apecchio, Italy, AMA Bruna is a beer made specifically for the Italian dinner table. Designed by Brooklyn Brewmaster Garrett Oliver, Ama Bruna is refermented in the bottle with brown candy sugar(7,5% ABV). Complex, but soft on the palate, the malt flavors are pronounced but subtle, with flavors of toffee, a touch of chocolate, pear and cinnamon as a result of the caramelized sugar.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (3484) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2014
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is malty caramel, some liquorice, spicy notes, boring beer but not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pentaz (949) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 13, 2014
Bottle @ Yespr. Pours unclear brown with floaters and a lasting small frothy beige head. Aroma is toasted, dried fruit, dark sugar, bread and hints of spices. Taste is mild, moderate sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. Finishes watery and light roasted. Flavour is quite bland and unmemorable.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cletus (6329) - Connecticut, USA - APR 7, 2014
Pours brown with a thin off white head. Smells of vegetal hints, some breaddy hints. Tastes of chocolate, chewable vitamins, some spicy hints on the finish. Thin mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
caesar (4716) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
Bottled @ The Hague Tasting, small sample. Dark brown color, medium head. Bit spicy aroma, caramel, hint of fruitiness. Bit sweet. Ok dubbel, which is not my favorite style. Balanced, but a bit boring though.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (2144) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle @ The No Creepy Country Ticks Tasting, courtesy of caesar. Pours a clear copper colored beer with a big off white head on top. Aroma is very malty, sugary sweetness. Loads of caramel and molasses in there. Slight fruity yeast also present. Flavor is light sweet, very malty and fruity. Quite sweet, but a bit boring as well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JulienHuxley (2520) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle at THT March edition. Hazy copper pour with white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, vegetal. Taste is malty, sweet. Nothing to write home about.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (2582) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
Poured dark amber with an off white head. Aroma of sweet grainy malt and vinous fruit. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, bitter sweet end.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (4679) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
Sample @THT. Courtesy of and shared with Caesar. Thin white head. Clear amber pour. An ok dubbel.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DocLock (7502) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle from Capone’s and State Line, Pours turbid chestnt with tan head. Nose is earthy caramel malt, hops, brown sugar. Tastes as it smells, with a rather fizzy and I dare say bland flavor and palate, which is champagney but somewhat limp, as such. At this price, Garrett Oliver owes me some money.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (1878) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2014
Bottle from the Microbar, Manchester. Drank at Uncle Tel’s abode. Brown pour with a white head. Aromas of raisin, chocolate and blackcurrant. Flavours of sweet spice, chocolate and raisin. Long malt finish. Tasty.


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