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

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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Molto luppolata. Notre resinose decise dovute all utilizzo del luppolo simcoe, ma leggera e beverina.
Formally 4.5% ABV


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (4880) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 19, 2014
330ml bottle from The Wine Emporium 231213. Easy drinking this one, gives down well and doesn’t strip your palate. Nice and hoppy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Baramba (703) - ITALY - SEP 16, 2014
33 cl bottle. Dark mahogany colour with creamy head. Hoppy aroma, caramel,bitterness. Dry end

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gianthogweed (55) - Cracow, POLAND - NOV 19, 2014
first thing - a really nice bottle and label, it stands out. surprisingly, the beer isn’t black, but dark-brown - but I think it can be the case with CDAs. the best thing about this beer is the aroma, hoppy, with lots of esters, it comes out really nice. the taste is also very hoppy - not only in bitterness, which is quite high but very noble and short, but also in the taste as such. It’s really enjoyable. foam is nice, too. drawbacks? a bit too thin, I think it would be better with a slightly more ’full’ body. a bit soury too, but it’s not a problem for me - it’s got this estry-fruity character which not everyone might like, but for me it’s great. a good beer with a fabulous aroma.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heman (509) - Tychy, POLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Piwo ma barwę rubinowo-brunatną, piana tworzy się z łatwością, ładnie zdobi szkło i redukuje się do cienkiej warstewki. Po otwarciu butelki nasze nozdrza od razu atakuje chmiel. W głównej mierze mamy cytrusy, ale takie zielone, niedojrzałe, wyczuć można też trochę żywicy. W tle delikatne muśnięcie słodów, kojarzące się z ciemnym słodkim pieczywem. W smaku piwo jest niezwykle fajnie ułożone. Goryczka pojawia się już na początku i powoli wzrasta do poziomu średnio-wysokiego. Wyraźnie czuć cytrusy w postaci cytryn i limonki, a w tle lekki karmel, z tymże jakby trochę przypalony. Ale typowych nut od słodów ciemnych w tym piwie nie uświadczymy. W ustach po każdym łyku pozostaje posmak gryzionego albedo grejpfruta. Piwo niezwykle szybko znika ze szkła.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
frankcolub (83) - Ashbury, AUSTRALIA - SEP 3, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2015 Nicely shaped belly bottle with long neck , dark amber orangy to brown color,smallish head, Aroma:fruityhoney malty. Taste: Bitter hoppy sweet hint of caramel and citrus,nice hoppy bitter aftertaste. Great Beer

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lello4ever (510) - ITALY - FEB 10, 2016
Ambra scuro con buona schiuma beige molto fine. Grande aroma di liquirizia, agrumi, luppolo. La bevuta scorre benissimo con malto e note tostate, segue un bel sapore luppolato. Molto bene la carbonazione. Ottima Black piů ipa che Black.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cardofab (235) - Teramo- ITALY, ITALY - MAR 17, 2012
Colore marrone tobido, schiuma infinita non compatta ma durevole, al naso č veramente notevole con note di luppolo e malto tostato, leggermente fruttata e resinosa. In bocca č equilibrata, amara e ben luppolata con note leggermente resinose e tostate. Ottima.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (18101) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 17, 2012
Draught at Eataly, Bologna
Black color, or very dark mahogany, with creamy head. Very nice hoppy aroma, still fruity, with some caramel. Mild flavor of roasted malt, with good hopping; the body structure is good, but getting drier at the end.
Fresh and very good, more balanced that most other beers in the style.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3845) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2012
On tap at Open Balladin. Pours a clear dark brown with an off-white head. Quite hoppy with floral hopiness. Hints of earthy hops. Soft carbonation. Medium body. Long hoppy and floral finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (10295) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2012
Tap. Brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of citrus, caramel, malt and hops.


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