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


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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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.
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zaf's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
zaf (259) - - 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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (5708) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle (75 cl) from Systembolaget. Clear chestnut, medium beige head. Fruity, slightly sugary, nutty. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry, medium bitterness. Pretty neutral.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (3768) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2015
On tap at Pipes of Scotland. Amber with off white head. Aroma of bubblegum, candy, light nuts and bready malt. Taste is similar, bubblegum, candy, light minty flavor, nuts bread with low bitterness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma with weak yeasty hints. Fruity malty spicy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel finish with weak yeasty hints.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (1395) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2015
@ Röhällavägen 150217. Bottle (750 ml) from Systembolaget. Malty and fruity with caramelly notes, spicy and yeasty, dried fruits, sweet with candy sugar and honey notes, warming alcohol, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, bitter, fruity and spicy with alcoholic notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Linnet (1192) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2015
Yeasty, spicy, malty and earthy hops, ABV noticable but well integrated. Deep copper colour, lovely beige head, lots of lacing. Medium bite (heavy for the style) noticably sweet, slightly, slightly salty. Medium/fullbodied, soft carbonation, bitter finish. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2588) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JAN 23, 2015
1/23/2015. 12 oz. bottle. Dark brown with a tan head. Sweet dried fruit aromas, malt, caramel, brown sugar, light spiciness. Not a lot of hops. Finishes off with a bit of warming alcohol mixed with sweet fruit

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pilsnerrogge (2577) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2015
Dark amber with a mid sized head.
Sweetish aroma with notes of red currants, caramel and alcohol.
Vinous taste with notes of red currants, toffee, raisins and alcohol. Bitter finish.
Smooth and balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1820) - - JAN 18, 2015
Draft. Dark brown with little head. Dominated by chestnut, raisin, spices and a touch of citrus. Pretty unique and tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamTheBarrel (522) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2015
750ml dark olive-green bottle with the breweries embossed logo and a sealed cap, poured into a Tulip glass. Appearance is cloudy dark brown with a medium sized foamy beige head with good retention. Aroma of orange peels, raisins and caramel. Flavours of orange peels, caramel, raisins, muscovado and loaf. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter. Palate is full bodied, slightly sticky texture and average carbonation. Overall a good beer, but a little too sweet and unbalanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4782) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Some booze, some bitterness. Some oak in here with dark fruits. Pours dark red with ok head and lacing. Candy sugar evident. Finishes bittersweet. Fizzy carbonation. Tap.

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