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

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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tjoxen (167) - SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2013
Pours hazy golden with white fluffy head. Aroma is hoppy with citrus and grass. Taste of citrus, citrus peel, grass. The finish is dry and bitter with lots of citrus peel. Very nice!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavidWoodruff (390) - Windsor, California, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Dark gold with an orange tinge and white head. Aroma is citrus, mostly lemon with a little dusty old attic thrown in. Flavor is a great balance of malt and hops with a bitter finish which is less than aggressive. Overall a very good example of an APA, but a bit pricey.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (7395) - Illinois, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Maybe old bottle, not a bad price considerign other italian ipas go for the same price but for way less. THsi was a 750. It is decent but not super hoppy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5412) - Ohio, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Bottle shared by Tmoney99. Pours a hazy dark golden orange color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is citrus, floral hops, bready malts and lightly grassy. The flavor has orange citrus, toasted bread, grassy, and mild earth.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hoodman10 (1) - mary esther, Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2012 does not count
This beer is basically an IPA. If you like Sweetwater IPA this is almost the exact same beer. Slightly darker than sweetwater IPA and hoppier. I am going to try and find this and compare the two because I swear it cam out of the same building. :)

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TEJA (1294) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2012
Big pressure. Big fluffy lasting head. Clowdy golden color. Big piny citrus hop aroma. Big hop taste and fine sparkle and smooth maltiness. Big body and firm but not over powering bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2012
For Italy at Epcot. Full bodied and fully hopped. A really nice pale ale. Very good stuff ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ClubGonzo (4024) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2012
Botte @ VANØ Bergen’s Christmas Gathering 2012. Pours a hazy orange body with a big cloudy white head. Nose is citric peel, kiwi, straw, hints of red fruits and grapefruit. Taste is earthy leaves, citrus, straw and hints of green apples. Much more citrusy in the aroma than in flavor. Medium carbonation and body. OK, but not my favorite.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Draft. Clear light amber body, small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, some grapefruit, bread. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, grapefruit, light pine, bread/caramel. Light-medium body, some resin.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11069) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Bottle from Bottle Barn in Santa Rosa, CA. Pours amber gold with a white head. Light pitted fruit aroma. Near med body. Flavor is very fruity with a dose of floral. Finishes rather smoothly bitter. Excellent, arguably subtle, ale.


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