Brewed by Birra del Borgo
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Borgorose (RI), Italy


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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Ingredients: water, malted barley, candy sugar, yeast, hops and spices. Non-filtered, non- pasteurized beer, refermented in the bottle.
Brewed with bitter orange peel and raisins.
Plato 18

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2012
DEC11: Orange color with small head. Fruity flavoring. Tart fruity flavor with notes of prunes, lacks carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (14184) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2012
Bottle. Sourish roasted aroma. Muddy dark brown colour. No head. The flavour is fruity. Not clean. Some brown sugar in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7595) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2012
Bottle. Low fluffy off-white head. Clear dark brown body. Dried berries caramel herbal aroma. Mild sweet roasted malt honey caramel cocoa flavor. Very sweet. Log carbonation. Short sweet aftertaste. Alcohol well hidden by the sweetness of the beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy amber with a medium off-white head. Sweet orangey aroma with herbal/earthy notes. Sweet caramel malt flavor with more herbal/earthy notes. Very light and the alcohol is well hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (4143) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 12, 2012
Tap. Pours deep, nutty brown with thick creamy beige; good retention and some lacing. Aroma is toasted malt, black pepper, earthy hops, figs, and pine. Flavor is malt dominate with light supporting hops and fruit esters; dry finish. Medium body, carbonation, and warmth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (10612) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 12, 2012
Tap at Max’s. Pours clear brown with a medium, creamy light tan head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is cookie and toast malt with dates, earthy and woody hops, and light sourness. Flavor is malt forward with medium sourness, oak and dark fruity esters, cinnamon and nutmeg with a sweet finish. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smith4498 (3224) - Miami, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2012
Pours dark reddish brown color with tan head. Aromas of dark fruits and Belgian yeast. Raisin and plum flavors with some candy sugar and dough and caramel. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maverick34 (2514) - New York, USA - APR 5, 2012
Draft from the Diamond. Pours dark nice uniform lacing with small lasting head. Aroma is malts with hint of dark fruits. Taste is same. Light citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11387) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
Bottle, bought @ LIVA, Kolding. Pours deep chestnut with some red notes. Tiny, off-white film head. Aroma has raisins, caramel, vinious, light nutty. Very low carbonation, oily and fairly light mouthfeel. Flavour has caramel, light toasted, nuts, a bit roasted, vinious. Elegant, but a bit simple really.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (22910) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2012
Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear orange-brown coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and dried fruits with notes of alcohol. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and dried fruits. Sweet finish.

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