Brewed by Le Baladin
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Piozzo, Italy
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
The amber version of OPEN, OPEN RISERVA combines the features of caramel and amber malts with the aromas of American hops. The result is an explosion of well-balanced taste, where the biscuit aromas coming from cereals and the notes of dried fruit blend perfectly with the bitterness and the aromatic scents of hops. The body is strong but never excessive, to ensure it is easy to drink. The head is thick and creamy. 16.8°, 33EBC.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (2004) - NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
Hazy orange. Dense off-white head. Refreshing aroma of oranges and orange marmelade. The same can be said of taste. High drinkability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5833) - Tau, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
Shared 750 ml bottle at local tasting. ABV is 7.5%. Orange colour, moderate white head. Nice aroma of biscuits, raisins and other dried fruits, hints of chocolate. The same elements in the flavour, but the beer is not too sweet. Good stuff, Teo!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (3290) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
0,75 l shared bottle at local tasting. Misty orange body with an off-white head. Pleasant spicy grainy fruity malts nose,. Smooth and mellow. Citrus fruitiness and a well balanced sweetness and bitterness. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2014
Flaske 0,75l delt med flere under seanse i Tårnrommet 3 Jun 13. Aprikosfarget. Søt blomsteraroma. Brukbart skum med litt lacing. Smaken er syrlig frukt - men litt tynn. Antydning til malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2951) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle at local Italian restaurant. Lightly bitter, citrus, hints of tropical fruit. Nice and refreshing with a hint of booze. Malty sweetness comes through later on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15605) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle, 75cl. An unclear, orange golden beer with a small, off-white head. The aroma is mostly citrusy, orange zest, with some herbal hints. Notes of forest and white sugar. There’s some alcohol warmth in the mouth, it’s full bodied and quite carbonated. Oranges, zest, some sweetness and a pleasant bitterness in the flavor. A herbal touch too. Citrus peel bitterness in the finish. A pretty nice one, but I’m not really impressed. Perhaps it needs some proper food. 140131

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IPAgutten79 (804) - Skui, NORWAY - DEC 25, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Fin mørk gylden farge med medium høyt skum. Aroma av malt, gjær, sitron, annen søt frukt og humle. Ikke veldig pågående, kunne godt hatt litt mer "sting" å by på. Smaken er fruktig, med søt frukt og malt, samt mild karamell. For søt. Savner endel på bitterhet. Munnfølelelsen er grei, men litt anonym. Vag bitterhet i ettersmaken.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (8524) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle from SuperBest, Rødovre. Dark amber colour with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of spice, fruit, malt, yeast, hops and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (4086) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 26, 2013
[18-OCT-2013] Draught at Open Baladin in Rome. Pours brown to orange with a small head, aroma of honey, toffee, caramel, flavor is heavy on the malt, some spices, slightly acidic, medium bodied

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (8665) - Tel Aviv, - OCT 25, 2013
[10/18/13] Draught at Open Baladin in Rome. Amber-colored with a beige head, a bit creamy. Malty aroma, fruity, caramelly, with some buttery notes. Sweet flavor, malty, caramelly, fruity, with light buttery notes. Medium-bodied.

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