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

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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
La prima birra 100% italiana.

Beer produced with ingredients 100% Italian (barley and hops are locally produced).
The first batch is planned for Autumn 2011.


fiulijn's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - FEB 1, 2013
2012-08-20, courtesy of Jesper; Raccolta Luppolo 2011, L050/120 Apr 2014, 6.5% ABV, 5-3-5-2-9=24
Cloudy blond color. This beer has a character of puke, straws, yeast. Bottle shock or real poor beer?

2012-06-17, bottle from Eataly, Bologna; Raccolta Luppolo 2011, 4.5% ABV, 7-4-7-3-14=35
Cloudy bond color with creamy white head, persistent. Mild aroma, some spicy malt and fruity hop, apricots. The mouthfeel is quite astringent because of the high yeast presence; spicy malt flavor, very Belgian, with a moderately sweet and fruity final.
Yeasty and spicy Ale.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (10382) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
Frischer, leicht süßer Antrunk. Deutliche Kräuternoten, hell malzig, deutlich fruchtig. 10/9/9/9/9/9

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dexcansino (446) - Andalucía, SPAIN - AUG 11, 2014
Cerveza rubia con una espuma blanca con textura de mousse. Bastante artesanal. Presencia de levadura, cuerpo medio y turbio. Ligeramente especiada, romero, también cítrica, y fondo amargo. Buen equilibrio de gas.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MikeKeller (834) - Kemi, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Hazy, bright orange beer with a frothy white head. Yeasty and fruity aroma. Flavour is dry with yeast, spices and light maltiness. Quite bitter too. Somehow not really my cup of tea.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (7779) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 18, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Coriander and bergamot are well balanced within delicately honeyed malts in a refined, silky mouthfeel.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A ring of foam falls into the clear golden.
-Aniseed or licorice appear too when warming.
-Bergamot helps the taster imagine social tea cookies in the finish.
-I don’t understand why they advertise this as being all Italian malt and hops when the dominant aromas and flavours are all coriander and bergamot. Whatever, it’s still a very well made brew and nicely drinkable.

On tap at Open Baladin Roma.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joakgust (866) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden yellow beer with a large white head. Aroma is spicy with notes of caramel, citrus, herbs and apricots. Flavor is spicy with notes of caramel, citrus, passion fruit and hay. Very well balanced.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (5586) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2014
Bottled from Systembolaget Hazy golden with a white head. Yeasty, spicy Weiss-like aroma and flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ST247 (372) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle @home. Pours pale golden with a white creamy head. Aroma is spicy, fruity, apricot, fresh. Lively carbonation. Taste is spicy, fruity. Thin body. Spicy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bygers (735) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle 0,75l. Pours hazy pale with white carbonating head. Aroma is spicy Belgian yeast, banana, mango and some caramel. Spritzy and fruity palate. Aftertaste is fruity yeast, pepper, citrus, banana and lingering floral hop bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (4261) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
bottle at mondial 2014, mtl. pours cloudy pale golden-greyish with a small off-white cap, some retention and lacing. belgian yeast - spicy and fruity esters-plenty, dusty too, very peppery, fruitiness - dusty oranges, sweetened apricots, apple juice concentrate, citrus, pale spicy cereals - hint of sweetness - honey. lively to average carbonation, light body - some texture, drying and lightly astringent herbal-grassy-spicy-peppery finish. interesting and quite nice italian-belgian ale.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vignale (2031) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2014
Flasks från SB. Gyllen färgad, stort vitt skum. En blond i belgisk stil med jästkaraktär, lätt fruktig, frisk, örtig, lätt kryddig, lite vitpeppar. lätt beska, stor drickbarhet, frisk, relativt torr, mycket kolsyra. Fin smakbild, ganska lätta men välbalserade smaker. Riktigt fint sommaröl.


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