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

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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Birra del Borgo saison blended with Cantillon Lambic.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (2377) - Melbourne, - OCT 4, 2012
Bottle, 11C. Slight gusher. Hazy gold with a white head. Aroma of apples, damp hay, stone and tropical fruit, lemon, pepper. Creamy, slightly slippery mouthfeel. Sweet, fruity and floral with grapes and pineapple, mellow funk, gently tart. Doesn’t finish dry which is a slight shame. But refreshing and engaging.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
suedehead288 (339) - BELGIUM - JUL 31, 2014
2014.07 - 75cl - gekocht in ’open baladin’ Rome - daarbij afgegaan op de vermelding ’lambiek cantillon’, een persoonlijke favoriet (en het eerder geproefde geweldige ’rubus’bier van dezelfde brouwer, schept bijzonder hoge verwachtingen) - gusher ! troebel oranjekleurig bier, weelderige witte schuimkraag - neus : bijt in uw gezicht, onaangenaam (of is er een probleem met deze specifieke fles ?) sterke geur van gist en het fruitig zurige van de lambiek - mond : start lichtbitter, beetje bloemig, de lambiek van cantillon komt er vervolgens deels door - hoge verwachtingen die voor mij niet ingelost worden. echt zonde van de verknoeide lambiek, dit heeft totaal geen zin.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
davey101 (655) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Stubby 11.1 oz bottle into a wine glass. Picked up last year and the code is LS3713, so possibly a September 2013 bottling? Pours a hazy amber body with an absurdly sudsy white head. Nose is stone fruits, grass, a light spice, and some funky musk. Earthy and deep. Taste is clean and refreshing with the saison notes of lemon, stone fruits, and grass balanced out by the funk and mineral quality of the lambic. Lightly sour and lactic, keeps you coming back for more. This is a really awesome blend.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (8823) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Bottle. Poured yellow color with a large sized head. Lively and bubbly body with a dry finish. Yeast, spices, some brett, citrus, and some earth.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4790) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Gold with a white head. Nose is cheese, funky tart, lightly acidic, lemon and yeast. Great palate, wood, funky, tart, lemon, smooth finish

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boisebeerguy (75) - boise, Idaho, USA - APR 17, 2014
This is a very good blended beer. Nose has some saison smell to it. It’s nice and tart, with some slight citrus. I could drink this everyday.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jesterdeal (1814) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - APR 2, 2014
2011 bottle shared with Chad. Aroma is dull cellar funk, grass, and rubber. Pours dirty blonde with nice carb and a small head. Taste is moderately hoppy with grass notes, some slight pez/bandaid funk, and dull cellar notes. Easy sipping and nowhere NEAR as funky as I was expecting. I could knock these back indefinitely.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rbrazell (1593) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle thanks to Paul! Hazy deep gold pour with a fluffy white head. Aroma of Brett funk, saw dust, almonds, lemon peels and oak. Flavor is similar with a sweet tart ending. Not too shabby.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
monk191 (838) - California, USA - FEB 14, 2014
A very interesting take on a lambic saison. Pours a basic orange. Smells like a sweet saison. Taste is very dry and a bit sour, not super sweet. Has a champagne finish. Had in the bottle at La Trappe's Italian event. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Rated on 5-03-2010 (Bottle) The appearance is a small white fizzy head that mostly diminishes, hazy golden body, fizzy carbonation, and a good amount of lacing. The aroma is tart, musty and fruity. The taste is tart, wheat and musty. The palate is light carbonation and this beer is medium bodied. Overall, I did not enjoy this beer’s flavor as it is somewhat bland and odd tasting.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Experiment_Ale (918) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2014
At my place with Patrick Ashley and Taylor while eating seared tuna. Pours light neon orange. Aroma is fresh citrus zesty Brett, with a ting or tartness. Taste is light soft tart citrus farmhouse Gueuze.


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