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Brewed by Le Baladin
Style: American Pale Ale
Piozzo, Italy

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Water, malt, hops and yeast. That’s it! Why? It took a simple beer to express a simple project. And it took an innovative beer to express an innovative project. This is how OPEN BALADIN was created: a beer with a “strong” personality and at the same time delicately captivating. And this is how this beer – the first “open source” beer in Italy – has slowly captured the hearts (and especially the throats…) of those who enjoy good, healthy and informed drinking. 27 EBC, 16.8°


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrGGen (308) - ITALY - MAY 23, 2009
Bevuta sia alla spina sia in bottiglia,questa IPA mi da veramente soddisfazione(ma dal maestro Musso non è certo la prima volta!). Colore chiaro.Schiuma bianca molto spessa.In bocca malto e luppolo con note floreali.Un pò amara nel finale.Ottima

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Paolo78 (7) - ITALY - MAR 5, 2010 does not count
Buona l’olfattiva, si presenta bene e lascia un buon sapore. Giusta via di mezzo per chi cerca una IPA senza andare sull’amaro estremo.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3181) - Radom, POLAND - NOV 22, 2012
Znakomite piwo. O wspaniałym słodowym smaku i mętno pomarańczowym kolorze. Piana wytrwała dość dłógo. Zapachy kwiatowo owocowe. Chmielone nuty także wyczuwalne. Finisz goryczkowo-słodki. Polecam

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tongaking (21) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 22, 2012
Cloudy golden colour with small white head. Peaches, barnyard, a little Belgian yeast

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ST247 (376) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 10, 2014
On tap @Baladin Milan. Pours dark amber with adhesive white head. Aroma is hoppy, fruity. Taste also hoppy and fruity with hints of caramel. Full mouthfeel, little bitter finish. Nice one.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcot (771) - Campomorone, ITALY - JUN 22, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2010 Bevuta in bottiglietta da 0,25 all’Irish di Quinto; sigh era davvero troppo poca, è buonissima questa IPA con un mix di dolce-speziato tipico delle baladin e un amaro molto forte dovuto anche al dry hopping. Visto che c’è la ricetta prima o poi provo a farmela a casa

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - MAY 19, 2009
Strepitosa nuova birra del Baladin, bevuta alla spina al Duca e poi me la sono presa anche in bottiglia da portare a casa... enorme

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (9443) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 25, 2009
courtesy of Laurent Mousson - cloudy orange colour with a persistent white foam; aroma of apricot and almonds, very hoppy, notes of yeast and cream; creamy mouthfeel and full-bodied, very bitter with lot of residual sugars and a long warming alcohol touch; very hoppy and fruity finish

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
3fourths (7977) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 29, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 14, 2011 75cl bottle. Unfiltered hazed honey colored body with a fine-bubbled off-white head. Nose of pineapple cake from the tropical/citrus hops and the cake-like bready malts, awesome. Unique and new, this beer like most Baladin does not fit in with any defined style, but is something new and interesting and stands alone. I am quickly falling in love with Baladin who has rejuvenated my once-stagnant interest in artisan beer thanks to their perfectly executed experimental recipes. The yeast character and structure of this beer are divine. Lovely throughout. Where’s my "hotel room rate taking in a foreign country" award? And bonus points if it were in Italian? :/

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kita (1040) - Koper, SLOVENIA - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle, 0.33l at PirFest Slovenija in 2010. Cloudy amber orange color with small creamy off-white head and good lacing. Aroma of tropical fruits, mainly citrus, caramel and yeast. Taste starts with moderate sweet caramel and honey, follows by fruity and herbal acidity, spicy mouthfeel, while finish is moderate bitter. Full body, thick and smooth texture with average natural carbonation in palate. When you open Baladin Open, it doesn’t last long...


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