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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Molto luppolata. Notre resinose decise dovute all utilizzo del luppolo simcoe, ma leggera e beverina.
Formally 4.5% ABV


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (5657) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 25, 2013
[10/14/13] Draught at Open Baladin in Rome. Very dark amber-brown color with a beige head. Aroma of citric and piney hops, some maltiness and a fruity note. Flavor has some sweetish maltiness with a bit of caramel, light fruitiness, a light roasty touch, citric hops with piney notes and a bitter finish, a bit grapefruity. Medium-bodied. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5636) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 12, 2014
Draught @ Open Baladin, Rome. Pours slightly hazy brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel fruity hops, peach, citrus, grapefruit. Flavor is rich sweet roasted malts, caramel, fruity hops, peach, oranges, grapefruit. Medium body, soft carbonation, bitter finish. 070414

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5210) - ITALY - APR 8, 2011
piuttosto scura schiuma media discreta persitenza naso luppolato agrumato leggere tostature in bocca note tostate di medi aintensita una luppolatura aromatica molto piacevole secca poco corpo beverina

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5148) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2011
On tap at Open Baladin, Rome. Pours black as Coke with a big off-white creamy head. Aroma of dark fruits and resiny hops. Taste is fresh flowery hops, some fruity and resiny hops as well, all in all a moderate bitter black IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (4540) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2012
CBF;light hoppy aroma,brown, hazy, light brown foam, medium bitterness, light body, soft carbonation, long bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (4447) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2012
18/11/12 - 75cl bottle @ Horecaexpo (Gent) - BB: III/14 (2012-1286)

Clear dark amber to almost brown beer, small off-white irregular head, unstable. Aroma: lots of sweet sugary fruits, syrup, honey, sweet malts. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: some caramel, bit sweet, bitter hops, fruity, ripe peaches. Aftertaste: very bitter, dry, some grapefruit, lemon peel, little spicy, some alcohol coming through. Pretty good beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (4260) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle. Brown pour with an off white head. Lots of pine, roast, notes of chocolate, fruity sweetness, grapefruit, and moderate bitterness. My bottle says 5.8% abv. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - NOV 17, 2012
Pours a hazy and dark copper beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is malt and hops with citrus and grapefruit. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is bitterness. Overall a good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
erickok (3424) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - MAY 7, 2011
Great combo of hoppy taste and malty sweetness. Overall a full bitter (but not overdone) taste. Very dark red, solid lasting head. Long aftertaste, only a little astringent. Grass, cherry.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3284) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle in Italy. 5.8 % abv. Aroma is full of floral hops, resin, caramel and citrus. Flavor is bitter, fruity, slightly spicy and with a load of hops. Thick body, heavy carbonation. Impressive brew.


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