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Brewed by Birra del Borgo
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Borgorose (RI), Italy

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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A top fermented ale brewed with gentian, a bitter flowering plant.


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Labove (427) - Rome, ITALY - JAN 28, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2011 Sentori e sapori di malto, con spezie, la genziana non molto evidente, ma caraterizza bene l’aroma, che risulta incredibilmente complesso. Ottima in bocca, davvero una gran birra!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Zarin (202) - ITALY - JUL 2, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2011 Aroma: grain, grass, spyces Appearance: amber, cloudy Taste: like a spyced whit Palate: medium body Overall: 19/20

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Magnini (22) - ITALY - APR 19, 2011
Strepitosa weisse aromatizzata alla genziana, al naso sviluppa aromi possenti di malto e spezie, al gusto bilanciata e speziata.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - MAR 17, 2012
Ormai non ho piu’ parole per desrivere le birre di Di Vincenzo.... Anche questa ottima da morire, ogni volta che ne apro una nuova rimango sempre stupito ed estasiato! I voti parlano da soli, per sapere quanto e’ buona vi consiglio di assaggiarla!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
flavio_b (277) - ROME, ITALY - JAN 6, 2011
On bottle at bir&fud pizzeria. The first impact with this beer reveals a floral and honey taste. Finish light and not too much persistent. I like it.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FriendOfBeer (95) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2014
A cloudy, lion's mane appearance. Very floral (gentian root) taste in the beginning. Clove and bread taste. Light carbonation. Fantastic unique taste that the gentian adds. Similar to a Belgian tripel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
randy1301 (265) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 7, 2012
12oz bottle from Chan’s Wine World in Destin Florida. Pours a pretty golden , clear yellow with a creamy white head. Nose is yeasty and citrusy with a slightly musty nose. Taste is slightly sour, creamy and tart with a hop bitterness that shows through just enough. Wow. Really beautiful beer.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SSSteve (3879) - - JAN 18, 2008
pours a hazy gold with a small white head. nice fresh, tropical, white grape, hops, aroma. i could smell this all day! flavor of coriander, flowers, vanilla, peaches. a delicate, light bodied beer. reminds me a little of a white beer. this would be great in the summer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VertBaconStrips (2124) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 13, 2009
First of the expensive Italian beers found at Khoury’s in Henderson, NV. Gentain? First impression makes me wish that I had access to this in Edmonton.
Poured out a bright hazy gold brew with an ok amount of white foam, leaves lots of ropy lacing and has good retention as a skim. The aroma is great with a unique sweet fruity punch, very floral and herbal. Tangerines, unsweetened berries, wet grass and an unknown herbal aroma that is new to me. Good taste as well, very balanced with all these flavours: some sort of orange, berry, weakest of pepper (maybe), grass, flowers of some sort and the mystery flavour. Medium bodied, smooth throughout even with the fine, sometimes biting carbonation. Finishes with a bit of bitterness and more orangy fruit. This was a very good beer. Would be great on a hot day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Forcina (52) - Bellinzona, Rome, Brussels, SWITZERLAND - OCT 5, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2011 I bought a bottle in Open Baladin. I honestly LOVE gentiana liqueur but this beer is even better. The herbs aroma is deep and long, even fruity and floral (pin? resin?). The taste is complex, well balanced, the body is medium. Quite creamy. Perfect for me, I hope you’ll enjoy too.


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