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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   IBU: 46   EST. CALORIES: 208   ABV: 6.94%
"Bootleg" or "bootlegging" usually refers to illegally producing, transporting and/or selling alcohol; the terms draws from the act of hiding flasks of liquor in the legging of one’s boot.

Gold coloured California Common style beer, lightly spiced with coriander and cane sugar.

Inspired by stories of the Prohibition era, and by the way in which this project came to life (in secrecy, without the approval of the company direction), we decided to name this beer "Bootlegger".

Starting from malted barley and a small amount of wheat, we add Amarillo, Perle and East Kent Goldings hops for bitterness and taste.

The use of lager yeast for the fermentation, brought to a higher temperature (25 C) complements it’s unique taste. The distinctive bitter aroma and the strong carbonation contribute in making it pleasantly refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1632) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - MAR 4, 2014
Appearance: Light golden, clear. Bubbles. Some fizzy off-white head. Aroma: Citrus, hops. Some spices. Taste: Citrus fruit, hops. Good amount of bitterness in there. Info: 330ml bottle, 4/3-2014, BB: 31/12-2014

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DarkSideOfBeer (47) - Padova, ITALY - JAN 25, 2014
Presa in spina al Drunken Duck,interessante freschezza con una sferzata di gusto nel finale,beverina e adeguatamente luppolata,da bere a secchi!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sissio (891) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JAN 5, 2014
Pale clear golden color, clear with white head. Sweetish aroma with nice hops, citrus and coriander, malts with brown sugar. Sweet with bitter ending, winey, bread crust, brown sugar and sweet licorice, carbonated.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niko100 (2241) - Illinois, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Hazy golden color; Medium body; Aroma of slight sweet malt, some caramel, & floral hops; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel, hops, some grain, and citrus; Dry finish; Not too bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Silvan7 (863) - Samarate, ITALY - DEC 10, 2013
On tap @ DIECI, Busto Arsizio. Schiuma beige abbastanza fine colore ambrato carico limpida. Profumo erbaceo, fruttato (agrumi) e speziato. Ci sono anche note di liquirizia/zucchero di canna. Gusto abbastanza intenso, dolce amabile e contemporaneamente amaro. caramello, erbaceo del luppolo. Finale secco abbastanza improvviso. equilibrata ed armonica

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
L_inconnu (64) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 11, 2014
Belle couleur jaune-dorée, trop peu de mousse à mon goût, et le peu qu’il y en a part trop vite. Par contre, la carbonation est bien travaillée à mon goût : beaucoup de petites bulles, un tsunami rafraîchissant en bouche. Au nez, elle est assez plate, peu parfumée. En bouche, on sent directement une touche très citronnée accompagnée de coriandre. Le tout laisse un finish très doux sur le palais (intervention du sucre de canne, on le sent bien) assez fruité. Très sympa, sans être incroyable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sfuen03 (357) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 19, 2014
Pale yellow color, average sized white head, short duration; good lacing. Grassy, acidic aroma. Soft carbonation, oily mouthfeel, medium body. Smooth dry finish. Taste is grass, sour fruits, simple but nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - AUG 10, 2014
On tap at La cerveteca, Bacelona. Cloudy yellow with white head. Lemon, citrus, some yeast and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Buongiorgio00 (933) - - JAN 26, 2014
Birra insolita, come è insolita in europa un’apparizione di questo stile che infrange i cliché sulle birre americane ultraluppolate. Prevalentemente dolce, con sfumature fruttate molto apprezzabili e una punta amara leggera. Da provare!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
junon (429) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Seemingly light. Deceiving. Lager up front but evolves into a more full bodied and flavoured beer. Apple cidery. Very interesting. The perfect style really.

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