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Brewed by Birra Amiata
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Arcidosso (GR), Italy
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
From Birra Amiata, one of Italy’s most creative craft brewers, comes this marvelous Italian take on the India Pale Ale style. A delicately hopped nose marries perfectly with an assertively hopped malt character to give a beer that is full-bodied with a clean, bright finish. Re-fermened in the bottle.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (7643) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
75 cl bottle @ wPBF’13, BBE 22.07.2013
Aroma is somewhat fruity with peaches, some caramel and pineapples. Flavour has resiny hops, pineapples, some gooseberry bush and biscuits. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (3112) - FINLAND - APR 24, 2013
Draught at Viisi Penniä, Helsinki. Pours hazy pale amber in color with small off-white head. Pine and exotic fruits in aroma. Grapefruit bitterness in taste, not as fruity as the aroma would suggest. Leaves a nice smooth grassy bitterness in aftertaste. A bit of some mild soapy notes as well.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
S_Side_Smitty (602) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2013
Pours yellow-gold with a thick white head. Aroma is citrus, tropical fruits and honey. Taste is light syrup blended with heavy pilsener-like maltiness. The hoppy bitterness sneaks in for the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (4695) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 11, 2013
Aroma is citrus/orange, yeast, spices and a small hint of sweetness. The flavor is citrus, biscuit malts, fruit/tropical fruit and a mix of earthiness and tartness in the finish. Somewhat had a bitter mixed with IPA profile, pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (4766) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 9, 2013
Tap. Pours hazy amber with a large off-white head, creamy with nice lacing. Aroma is citrus, yeast, caramel, floral, honey. Flavor is the same, medium sweet, lightly bitter. Medium body, creamy, interesting take on the style actually.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (5598) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - APR 6, 2013
Draft at The Birch. Pretty, dense white head atop a cloudy amber body. Aroma is alive with floral hops, citrus fruit and hints of cat pee. Taste is bitter hops but not overdone. Lots of citrus, tropical fruit, floral hops and sweet malt notes. Body is medium and slightly sticky with a creamy dense carbonation. Ends with more ripe citrus fruit notes, sweet malt, floral hops, pineapple and wet hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (6149) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAR 30, 2013
Bottled from Systembolaget Hazy golden with a large, maroon-like, white head. Fruity aroma with tropical fruits and apricots. Medium bitterness, slightly harsh. Citic, fruity flavour. A bit alcoholic.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (10002) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2013
On tap. Cloudy golden with a frothy off white head. Cites, floral and pine. Tastes follow with a lighter sweetness to balance the bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - MAR 4, 2013
From a bottle, A nice golden body which was mostly clear but grew cloudy when the yeast was disturbed on the bottom. A nice aroma of bread and grass hops. Some nice bitter hops balanced it out. A nice hop presence, similar in my opinion to an esb. Flavor was well balanced, good malts slightly sweet but mostly bread/cereal. Nice hop bitterness. A nice crisp finish. Would make a great session beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Draft at Alla Spina. Pours a cloudy gold with average white head. Aroma of pennies and apples. Taste of apple juice and sunflower seeds, average body. I did not care for this.


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