Brewed by Le Baladin
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Piozzo, Italy


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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
The first 100% Italian beer made with Italian ingredients. An intentionally simple beer: Italian water, barley malt, hops, yeasts and two Italian spices (bergamot and coriander) which combine to create harmony and originality. A beer which suggests more or less daring combinations, but more importantly marks a turning point in the Italian production of craft beer. Nazionale, is excellent as an aperitif and goes well with any dish. 13.6° EBC 10

77ships' rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (7680) - Antwerpen, - NOV 18, 2012
Bedankt Sebletitje. 75 cl. Italiaanse stijl fles gedeeld met Belgbeergeek & Sebletitje @ Belgian Ratebeer Winter Gathering of Ultimate Evil. Helder gouden met een redelijke, stabiele witte kraag. Ruikt naar zoete tarwe, redelijk veel yoghurt, Stille Nacht stijl, heel zoete kruiden, wit brood, kruiden en veel BE gist, overal redelijk Belgisch qua stijl, Italianen zijn de enige land buiten België uiteraard die bij mijn weten Belgische stijl bieren kunnen maken. Redelijk veel yoghurt in de smaak, tarwe, zoete kruiden, wit brood, veel BE gist, stro en lichte bloemen. Veel gist in de structuur eveneens. Geen slecht Belgisch bier ondanks de volledig Italiaanse ingrediënten en de stijl beschrijving op RB. Maar bij de vermoedelijke prijspunt van dit ben ik veel minder geneigd om hiernaartoe te migreren eerlijk gezegd.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (4156) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2016
20-AUG-2016, bottle @home, from Magasin, present from Marianne, thx.:-) Hazy golden with a huge, lasting, lacing, White head. Fruity, yeast, spice, even a slight brett? Huge carbonation, dry, bitter. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kustie (844) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2016
Bottle 0.75. Golden color with white head. Aroma has malt, caramel, fruits. Taste is malty with quite long a bit sweet and fruity aftertaste. Flavors of fruits, wheat malt, honey, spices. High carponation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mice (782) - FINLAND - JUL 23, 2016
Utuinen, hailakan kullankeltainen olut vaahtoaa runsaasti. Kupliva vaahto kuitenkin katoaa nopeasti kokonaan. Tuoksussa vahvaa mausteisuutta ja vehnäistä viljaa. Maku viljainen, hedelmäinen, runsashiilihappoinen. Hieman raskas yleisilmeeltään, vaikka maistuva onkin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
colui72 (648) - HONG KONG - JUL 22, 2016
Pours clear golden, with a dense white head. Aroma is malt, lager hops and hints of lemon. About the same in the palate, with a sweetish malty backbone. Decent ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (6317) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 20, 2016
330ml bottle. Minimally cloudy, yellow-ish golden colour with average to huge, foamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Fruity and minimally floral-spicy aroma, notes of yellow apple, apple purée, hints of oat flakes, bergamot, rose hip, a touch of coriander. Taste is minimally sweet oaty, fruity notes of yellow apple, apple purée, mild, dry overtones of bergamot; slightly curbed lively carbonation. Mild, well balanced, unobtrusive but pithy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (6332) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUN 29, 2016
33cl bottle from Alko. Clear, golden color, huge fluffy white head, lasting, high carbonation. Spicy peppery aroma, floral hops. Flavor has citrus, floral hops, dryness. Carbonation makes it though to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (1200) - Airvault, FRANCE - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A golden fizzy beer, light opaque ; medium white foamy head with a medium retention, ok lacing. Herb, light lemon, light biscuit, light spice. Light sweet, light dry bitter spicy refreshing. Light to medium body, thin texture, light silky, average good carbonation, dry spicy bitter finish. Overall, an enjoyable blond herbal spicy italian ale ; refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (9212) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 11, 2016
33 cl bottle. BBE 02/2018.
Pours clear pale golden color with a large white head. Aroma is quite soapy and wheaty, herbal hops, orange zest and some coriander. Surprised by the quite strong carbonation, wheaty and slightly grassy flavor, some mandarin and spices on the finish. As said, the carbonation is a tad too strong here, interesting spicy ale anyway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SNL (619) - - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle. Slightly hazy light golden pour, small white head. Fresh hoppy nose, with a slightly wheaty finish. Medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RexTalionis (3489) - FINLAND - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle. Hazy golden in color with a whitish head. Garden fruityness, dried fruits-in-a-box, funky hay in aroma. Some sweetness too. Floral notes and bittersweetness in taste. Mild bitterness too. Quite soft but bit too bland on the whole.

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