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Brewed by Birra del Borgo (AB InBev)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Borgorose (RI), Italy
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Una delle ultime creazioni nate nel Vecchio Birrificio: una birra decisamente bizzarra, che fin dal nome ricorda formule magiche (ricordate il Salagadula magibula bidibi bodibi bu di Cenerentola?) e pozioni... da favola! Caratteristica principale, il massiccio uso di luppoli con un cocktail di diverse varietà che da’ luogo a profumi straordinari e ad una carica di amaro davvero notevole, con ben 100 IBU.
Birra del Borgo Big Body IBU


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (4836) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 24, 2012
750ml bottle from Archive. Pours a dark coppery red colour with a big rocky foam. Awesome hop aromas are very good, fall and piney. Strong flavour which is very intense. Full body ad strong aftertaste.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drjoeng (619) - SINGAPORE - JAN 10, 2016
7.1%ABV. IPA. Poured out a brown Amber. 16ºSRM. Nose has some nice pine, orange, tangerine sweetness but with a lemon tartness. Mouthfeel is soapy. There are full-bodied roasted malt flavors of caramel, toffee, and a wonderful creme brulee sweet richness, this is accentuated by some nice vanilla hints. There is a beautifully rich sticky date pudding sweetness. There is marmalade palate with bitter, sweet, tangy and even the briefly alcholic tang of a wonderful Orange marmalade that I had made in Tasmania. There is also the palate of a single malt whisky with a slightly cloying mouthfeel, then a subtle smoky sweetness then it’s all in the back of throat and nose.Nutty and sweet like freshly roasted chestnuts. The hop ride is bitter up front with a resinous hyssop like body, then sliding into bitter slightly herbaceous haze. Finish is short medium and has the aftertaste of a macadamia chocolate chip cookie. Goes on Favorites List! All times favorites list!! A real sleeper hit because I came at this one with zero expectations.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jesperhammer (3922) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2012
10-MAY-2012, bottle @DØE Ølfestival 2012. Hazy orange with lasting beige head. Hoppy, fruity and bitter. Creamy, long bitter finish. Sweet fruits and hoppy bitterness hand in hand. Nice malty fruity backbone. Really good. IIPA’ish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Istur (15) - ITALY - SEP 15, 2015
Una birra bilanciata e buona, gusto da ipa ricercata. Colore ambrato scuro e schiuma quasi cremosa e persistente.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bax (1311) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2012
(Bottle 15/08-2012) Large beige head, unclear amber color, hoppy aroma, good bitterness. BB date 12/2013.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (14133) - DENMARK - MAY 15, 2012
Bottle @ DØE Øl Festival 2012. Hazy amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops, little caramel and a little grapefruit. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, little caramel, little grapefruit, little sweet and medium bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (3163) - NORWAY - NOV 24, 2013
On tap at Open Baladin Roma, august 19th 2013. Hazy orange body, big beige head. Aroma of caramel, grapefuit, peach and flowers. Taste of lots of crystal malt, several tropical fruits, yeast. High bitterness and very dry aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (3320) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 20, 2014
Tap at Gar Eden. Very fruity, slightly funky barrel taste, gum tape. Light bitterness followed by funky sweetness. Peach, and something citrus. Bit of gin! Weird yeastiness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HKdIPA (611) - HONG KONG - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle from Craftissimo at home. Hazy/opaque dark amber pour. Hoppy - pine and fruit - biscuity aroma. Taste is similar - big bitter hops with healthy malt background. Very bitter finish. Much more traditional flavor profile than other Borgo beers - really good IPA. Big flavor, very bitter, but balanced. Yum.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westchesterco (1654) - mclean, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2014
On draft at rustico on Alexandria it is a clear amber with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and pineapple the taste is bitter and the pineapple resonates at the end


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