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Brewed by Birra del Borgo
Style: Saison
Borgorose (RI), Italy
Serve in Tulip

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Birra del Borgo saison blended with Cantillon Lambic.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thornecb (4712) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 6, 2011
Pours hazy, effervescent orange gold into a tulip. Significant off-white head slowly recedes leaving craters and spiders. Sweet lemony and sour grapefruity citrus aromas. Dry with tart lemon and sweet meringue upfront turining to mild, tart grapefruit and marshmallow finish. Nice blend of saison and lambic.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1220) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 27, 2011
375ml bottle. Pours a cloudy, light amber color, with a big white head. Aroma is funky, a little sour. Medium on the palate with fine carbonation. Flavor is sour, yeasty, with a tart, dry finish. More sour than saison for me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (18767) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity spicy yeasty aroma. Fruity spicy yeasty and slightly tart flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty sour finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 20, 2011
Amber coloured beer with medium carbonation and a small white head. Milksour fruity hints with some slight hoppy notes. Full refreshing palate. Finish is smouth bitter hinted, some herbyness (spelt). nicely balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (6217) - ITALY - AUG 8, 2011
oro discreta schiuma ma non molto persitente naso tendente all’acido con note fruttato leggero legno un tocco speziato in bocca acidità non troppo elevata ma ben presente

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beastiefan2k (2743) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2011
375mL capped bottle poured into a Melbourne Bros glass. I pop the cap, pour the beer, and signature Cantillon fills my nostrils. Despite 10% Cantillon its mostly wild and sour barnyard on the nose. I can smell if for a long time. Color is slicked golden with a medium-thick head. Flavor however is a tease. There is Cantillon but its overwhelmed by the Saison. This makes it come off as a buttery lambic, just not as wild or sour. So, basically I wish there was more Cantilllon and less everything. Its almost like honey and lambic mixed. Medium heft with a sticky feel. Its almost like a tease-jerk, why play with me like that beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 31, 2011
Nose of some basement, light funk, straw, dust, light herbal notes, a touch of lemon. Interesting. Pours hazy light golden, whispy head and lace. Flavors of lemon, dust, light herbal notes, lightly funky. Clean tartness - moderate but nice. Easy drinking and very flavorful. Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewBoxer (2366) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 27, 2011
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow color with nice head. Smells of lemon, orange and citrus. Very easy drinking, very yeasty. Absolutely delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2011
Reviewed from notes. Pours with an apricot body that is a bit hazy. Pretty nice white head that draws down to leave a little bit of lacing. Nose brings some light peach notes along with honey, grass, and a little bit of earth. The taste is ever so mildly sweet and fruity, but gives way to some drier, earthy elements and just a tad of funky leather. Mouthfeel is dry and a bit light. Fairly unique, and drinks pretty well overall. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 10-15-2010

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JAN 31, 2011
Thanks to Todd for sharing. Aroma is gueze like. FLoral notes, light acidity and muted dusty funk. Decent


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