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

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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Birra del Borgo saison blended with Cantillon Lambic.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldMrCrow (1756) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 25, 2010
Bottle from Malt & Vine.

Gold pour, decent white head. Nice Cantillon funk in the aroma, but the flavor canít follow through. The saison might be a very nice saison in its own right (I havenít had it, so I canít say one way or the other) but the combination seems off because of the gap between aroma and taste. Mild spice, gentle cereal sweetness late, tolerably dry close.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2010
Hazy orange with floaties and a medium white head. Aroma had yeast, spices and malty notes. Flavour had yeast, spices, drying hops and malty hints. Finished dry and spicy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2010
375ml Bottle: Complex aroma of lambic, hops, pale malt, yeast, light grass, light Saison, slight fruit, slight citrus, slight coriander, and a hint of horse-blanket. Poured golden/amber in color with a large, creamy, lose, off-white head that diminished but lasted throughout. Cloudy. Very sparkling. Full of tiny, small, and medium-sized particles throughout. Flavor is slightly sweet and medium bitter. Tastes of lambic, horse-blanket, hops, wood, herbs, and yeast. Light to medium body. Dry texture. Average to lively carbonation. Lambic and wood finish is dry.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kinz (3251) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2010
Pours a clear light copper or dark gold, slight but decent head. Aroma is faintly nutty and a good bit of horseblanket. Flavor is muted pale malt, some horseblanket, and an odd hop bitterness that doesnít hang with the rest of the brew. Struck me as a watered down lambic. Now that I read the description, I see that is exactly what this is. Interesting experiment though.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JUL 4, 2010
Bottle. Pours an unclear and amber beer with a weak white head. The aroma is yeast, fruit, basement and lemon. The flavor is malt and fruit. The palate is dry. Overall an average beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense Nō, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2010
Pours cloudy golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet caramel, light acidic, light citrus, fruity and light barnyard. Flavour is caramel and fruity notes. Sweet at first, tart aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
thedm (4924) - Fort Wayne, USA - JUN 25, 2010
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a small sized head of foamy finely sized white colored bubbles that were mostly lasting and left behind a softly carbonated hazy . The aroma was musty and lambic like. The mouth feel was very tingly at the start and at the finish. The mild flavor contained notes of lambic like dough and hops. An OK brew just nothing special.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2010
Bottle @ Domus Birrae, Rome. Pours unclear golden with a small lasting white head. Nose is yeast, orange and some dry and dusty cellar notes. Mild Horseblanket and vaguely tart flavor. Crisp and dry. A bit more Cantillon Lambic would have been fine!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2010

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate yeasty, barnyard, horse blanket, tart notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light acidic with a average to long duration, leather - horse blanket. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100602]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2010
Bottle 75 cl. RBESG Rome 2010. Pours a cloudy and opaque golden with an off-white head leaving some laces. Dry lambicish nose - a little barnyard. Rather light in body, again dry lambic accents - hardly any residual sugars here. Sulphurous but not really sour though. Ends very dry. Quite interesting. 020610


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