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

bottled
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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


zaf's rating

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
zaf (270) - - DEC 9, 2012
aroma: caramel, toast, licorice, alcohol, apparenza: brown, hazy, minimal head, gusto: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, palato: medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, è da tempo che volevo assaggiarla e non sono rimasto deluso assolutamente..aroma deciso, classico di questo stile di birra (frutta secca,malto tostato,sentori speziati),gusto altrettanto speziato e piacevole,ma poco corposa e con poca schiuma..finale lungo e caldo bevuta all’elfo alla spina!


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (2130) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2015
Flaska från SB. Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell, brunt socker, jäst, örter, vita russin med toner av torkad frukt och honung. Lagom sötma, lätt kropp, lite spritkänsla, runda smaker, beska med smak av apelsinskal och russin.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (3611) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 25, 2015
375ml bottle pours out a amber topped with a small sand head. Nose is caramel sweetness toffee and some spice. Taste is more of the caramel malty sweetness and some spice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerRenter76 (291) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
A deep reddish brown color, with an off-white head that fades slowly and leaves spotty lace on the glass.The aroma is faint but contains caramelized malts, dark fruit, booze and touches of spice and hops.The taste starts out sweet with flavors of caramel, booze,fruit and some spice. The hops presence is mild but brings a decent balance.Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
peponi (783) - Krakow, POLAND - JUL 1, 2015
Aroma: melanoidins, roasted malts, peach, belgian notes, honey. Appearance: hazy copper color, nice creamy head. Taste: medium bitterness (herbs and alcohol), roasted malts, honey, alcohol is not well-covered, zesty, semi-dry, really smooth. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, roasted finish with warming alcohol. Overall: Very noble beer, smooth, drinkable, perfect.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nische (1190) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2015
Clear dark amber with a small head. Aroma of raisins, orange liquor, vanilla, brunt sugar, spice. Bitter-orange flavor really coming through with raisins, vanilla and some sugar. Quite light for the ABV.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alkolas510 (877) - Vänersborg, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2015
Mörkbrun med ljusbrunt skum. Doftar och smakar karamellmalt, russin och lite humle. Mycket bra!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (1830) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2015
Pours hazy plum with a medium foamy head. Aromas of caramel, figs, dates, roasted nuts, rye bread. Taste is caramel, figs, dates, roasted nuts, rye bread. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (2181) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2015
April 18, 2015. Bottle. Shared by AndySnow, thanks!
Hazy amber with a small tan head. Aroma is light spicy, sweet toffee, slight almond notes, dried fruits and some citrus notes. Taste is sweet toffee, spicy, nutty, light bitter with a light bitter finish. Medium bodied, soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teorn88 (3599) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2015
Backlog rating. 74cl bottle from Grand Cru, Rimini. It pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Aroma is quite sweet with notes of caramel, figs, biscuit, orange peel. Taste is again sweet with notes of caramel, toffee, candied orange peel and warming spices. Medium to full bodied with ok carbonation. Overall, nice one

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Baramba (418) - ITALY - MAR 30, 2015
75 cl bottle. Dark red with minimal white head. Malt and caramel aroma, notes of fruit. Moderate caramel sweet flavour, dried fruits, some bitterness


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