Brewed by Birrificio Barley
Style: Abbey Tripel
Maracalagonis (CA), Italy


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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
Golden color and creamy white load and foam, the Toccadibò reminds us once a golden strong ale. In the nose, is clean and dry with pronounced alcoholic sensations that soon evaporate leaving a magnificent triumph of fruity peach and apricot syrup that is well balanced with hints of hops flavoring reminiscent of the chives. In the palate, announced the sensation of "warming" is well contrasted by bold dryness that gives us a spicy aftertaste, clean and sharp that leads us, despite the strong alcohol content, just a second glass to be desired. More attentive the taster will not escape an unusual but pleasant hint of amaretto. A table can be combined perfectly with white meat, but may surprise and degrease elaborate dishes of game, fight fat cheeses with long ripening prove irresistible tarts and fruit syrup or amaretti. Ingredients: water, barley malt, hops, yeast, spices. Serving temperature: 10 ° -12 ° C

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12513) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 22, 2008
(750ml bottle) Medium white head atop hazy, flecked straw body. Aroma is grassy/straw, some skunk, light apricot. Taste is medium sweet, grassy, some honey, light skunk. Medium body, some stickiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - MAY 22, 2008
750mL bottle, courtesy of argo0. Thanks, Aaron! Pours a hazy, bold golden color; white head with medium-bubbled lacing. Lots of honey, yeastiness, and esters in the aroma; singular, honey-laden nose. Medium-to-full mouthfeel: honey, toasty malts, white pepper and soft spicing; an odd, messy tripel with a solid honey core; reasonably tasty stuff, but singular overall. Medium finish: honey, toasty and sugary malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crosling (1864) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 18, 2008
Bottle. Appearence is a near perfect light golden with a full head. Aromas hint of flowers, spice, polish and light fruits. Flavor hints of fruits and polish. A fairly good ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6825) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - APR 15, 2008
Sample Bottle 650ml
Appearance: Slightly hazed golden brew with minimal fizz
Nose : Citric , lemon grass ,anise , and candy sugar
Flavor/Palate : Soft , warm , full bodied ale. Short carbonation with sweet malt and golden barley. Smooth , cleanly brewed ale. Neat grainy finish. F-7+ 14-/20

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (7013) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 12, 2008
Bottle shared with IPFreely, DougShoemaker, Radek &friends at Coles Buffalo NY. Pours a slight;ly hazy light golden color. Aroma of funk & skunk immediate after opening bottle. Aroma turned towards light spice & pilsner aroma. Flavor consists of light fruit, coriander, belgian candi sugar & yeast. Crisp, nice to drink but not overly complicated or defining. Decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (5133) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - APR 11, 2008
Hazy/cloudy golden color with a moderate off-white head. Light wheat and spice aromas. Some hints of light fruit and mild citrus as well. Flavors are quite spicy. Mild pear and apples, mix with nutmeg and cinnamon. Alcohol also add quite a spice element. It shows a bit too much strength and not enough depth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 31, 2008
Pour is deeply hazed apricot with a thin sticky bright white head...smell is band-aid, feet, and lightly spiced with hints of pear...taste is sweet and thin with some pear, apples, pepper, yeast, feet...then a slightly hoppy bitter vegetal finish...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RblWthACoz (964) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - FEB 12, 2008
Pours a very slightly clouded gold and straw with a decent sized off white head. Nice, if not uneventful nose. Definite sugar and spices, and everything nices. Flavor is decent. Some definite fruit tones in there. Almost like drinking beer with a juice edge. A bit thin. So is the feel. Much thinner than I would prefer, but it is still a nice beer overall. It doesn’t kill it. This is an easy drinker. Too bad the body isn’t a bit more firm.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - JAN 15, 2008
15 DEC 07, Southeast YeHa. (A horse named Barley.) 750ml bottle. Pours golden. Grainy pale malt aroma. Pils hops in the aroma. Kinda grassy. Finishes a bit yeasty. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChainGangGuy (4602) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 4, 2008
Appearance: Pours a hazy, pale straw-colored body with a thin white head. Smell: Pale malt aroma with hints of lemon and fresh-picked flowers. Light whiff of dough. Taste: Light maltiness with a cereal sweetness. Slight doughiness. Floral hints and a nice zip of lemony citrus. Faint bitterness on the yeasty finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Sticky mouthfeel. Drinkability: A decent, if pretty basic tripel.

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