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


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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Creedence (282) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 26, 2013
355ml bottle at Porterhouse Cork. Pours a deep ruby-black with a thin off-white head. Aroma is quite lagery, grassy caramel, bit of hop, quite acidic. Taste is medium sweetness and medium bitterness. Quite perfumed, floral rose overtones. Lively carbonation, floral aftertaste. Reasonable, but not a great representation of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marko (4068) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 29, 2014
Again, thanks to Mas Plenum people for cracking this one open! At Vinocom. Poured a brown-amber body with a small, thick beige head. Sweet malty aroma, apfelstrudel, pleasant fruity notes. Sweet, creamy taste, that what was in the aroma makes a repeat performance too. Mild for the ABV in a way and very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (895) - CROATIA - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle 750 ml in Zagreb. Pours dark amber with large off-white head. Malty caramel aroma. Sweet fruity, caramel, toast, bit spicy. Quite drinkable considering alcohol and style. Not my favorite style but pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9189) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2014
750ml bottle @ Italy in Disney World (yep, I dropped $30). Poured a brown color with an off white head. Citrus, caramel, chocolate, and some dark fruits.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2383) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle from Seiyu for 400 or so yen. Served in a pint glass. It pours a dark reddish brown. With a thick off-white head that lingers. The aroma is a solid fruity malt aroma. Medium to full bodied within a zesty mouthfeel. The taste is a candyish sweetness with sweet citrusy hop notes that has a thick malty caramel backbone. Perfectly balanced between citrus & malts - very tasty. Simple but sweetly good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (2437) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Small bottle in to proper glass at Samo Pivo, Belgrade. Sweet, candi sugar, molasses, banana. Sweet red fruit, balanced malts. Solid, good doppio malto and deep red-copper, solid off-white head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
darioklc (541) - Karlovac, CROATIA - OCT 3, 2014
Poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. Malty, spicy, yeasty, and some dried fruit. Nice dubbel aroma to the nose. Caramel and bready malts, spicy, yeasty, and dried orange marmalade. Smooth, low to medium carbonation, medium bodied, a little chewy, and a nice sipper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (693) - Belgrade, SERBIA - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle 0.355l at Samo Pivo Belgrade Serbia.Pour it dark red color with medium white head.On the nose strawberry.Taste of strawberry, red wine and malt.No carbonation very soft summer taste.Not bad

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (5751) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2014
Bottle at Mosto, Matera. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of overripe dark fruits, caramel, malt, brown sugar and spices. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6724) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle from Seiyu Dept. Store. Interesting find. Fruity nose, pear, apple, chocolate. Nice chocolate malt flavor, very refreshingly fruity as well. Spicy, rather light body. Pleasant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (7921) - Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2014
355ml bottle. BB 03/27/15. Pours an amber red with plenty of sediment. Smell is wine, vinous, tart dark fruits, malt, spells pretty springy. Was on sale at Beinnys so grabbed it. Flavor is a bit oxidized, bit of mint, some soy, floral notes, sweet malt, dark fruits, low body. The smell was really nice, flavor not as much, it does get better as you go with some almost tropical fruit notes.

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