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Baladin Birra Lurisia Otto (8)

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Brewed by Le Baladin
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Piozzo, Italy

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Birra ad alta fermentazione prodotta con la purissima acqua Lurisia.

In contrast with its two sisters, Lurisia Otto is brewed only with locally produced barley malt and no unmalted cereals; the exceptionals qualities of the water give greater balance, harmonized by the bitterness of the Gentian root. It has a deep amber color, hazy, and persistent foam. In the nose there is light alcohol, clear fruity aroma and a woody touch. Harmonious taste, with pleasant carbonation; the lean body guarantees the high drinkability. It accompanies greatly both meat dishes and cheese. (Translated by fiulijn from original Italian text)


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ronthechef (3) - - SEP 9, 2014 does not count
Hits you at the back of your head first sip and continues for the next few. It's got the Belgian whack fruity and too strong . I got like a honey wort water . There water is so good and beer not great , why? . I see the name baladin on the back his beers are good and these lurisia beers are a miss

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrJoller (62) - ITALY - JUL 20, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2014 The category is herb but this best suit as a strong ale/belgian strong ale. Dark amber, cloudy with a fast vanishing head, lots of clumpy yeast floating around and wonít dissolve easily. Medium body and balanced carbonation, good mouthfeel. This beer has a really white wine character to it, present in the aroma but even more at taste. I really donít know what gentian root taste like so i really canít comment on its flavor. Aftertaste is really sweet, yeasty, slightly fruity. The winey character in my opinion is a bit too present and the alcohol is not very well hidden although the beer is only 7.2% abv, i wonder if they used champagne yeast in bottle conditioning. Final note: i found this at 9.99Ä per 75cl, i think it is a bit overpriced and other people i read on this site feel the same way

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoshuaStranger (154) - - JUL 9, 2014
Pours a deep orange with thin white head. Aroma of sweet wine,oranges,peaches,yeast. Taste is sweet bread,yeast,oranges,some alcohol.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
birraiolo (201) - ITALY - JUN 11, 2014
Bottiglia da 33cl. Colore ambrato quasi arancione con poca schiuma bianca di scaraa tenuta. Al naso sentori mielosi e agrumati cge si riflettono al palato con un inizio dolcino, sulffinale lascia la bocca come dopo aver mangiato una caramella molto dolce alla frutta.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ColaKid (52) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 20, 2014
I was expecting more from this distant Italian beauty. An interesting spicy malty taste which could have had more of a hops presence. Smooth but lacking something. An interesting drop but didnít quite hot the mark.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (2892) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2013
09-NOV-2013, bottle @Hotel Metropolitan, Bologna, from Eataly. Pours nice hazy orange with lasting lacing off-white head. Aroma is fruit, yeast, malt, orange peel, spice. Taste the same. Very yeasty fruity. Also nice creamy bready malt with dried fruit. Creamy, soft carbonation. Long fruity aftertaste. Hint of alcohol but very fine drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2158) - New York, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Bottle at Del Posto. Pours kinda ugly muddy orange brown. Nose is of sweet malts and fruit stripes gum. Tastes of honey, malt, toffee, artificial fruit flavoring, and some wood. Creamy on palate. Sweet aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2095) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2013
11.2oz bottle shared by Scott! Pours a burnt orange color with almost no head. Aroma of citrus, caramel malt, and earthy hops. Taste of apricot, sweet citrus, caramel, and metallic.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4013) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle of overpriced Italian garbage shared by Scott during the goodbye jcwatts tasting. Poured a muddy ugly orange/brown with tons of floaties. Aroma is sweet, wort, caramel and molasses with raisnin bread dough. Flavor is "amber", notes of caramel, wet toast, nuts, almonds, old citrus and some card board. Palate has average to fizzy carbonation over a medium mouthfeel. Meh, this is why I hate Italian beers.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
erickok (3533) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - SEP 21, 2013
Cloudy brown body with small lace. Belgian yeast, light spices, red fruits, cake yet crisp and not very rich. Light sweet buy thin, low alcohol yet apparent. Sticky ending, fizzy. No its not my kind of beer. (Classy 33cl bottle from Eataly Torino)


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