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Birra del Borgo Impirial Staut

Birra del Borgo Impirial Staut
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Formerly brewed at Birra del Borgo
Style: Imperial Stout
Borgorose (RI), Italy
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Brewed for Johnny Off License shop in Rome

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8102) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle shared at Borefts ’13, big thanks to whoever procured this retired number, and yes - definately "Impirial Staut", 28/09/13. Light black with a moderately sized tan head. Nose is roasty malts, lactic tang, dark fruits, spice. Taste comprises roast malts, liqourice, cocoa, earthy tones. Medium bodied, fine carbonation. Ok impy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Pours dark black with a very small tan head. Nose is chocolate, cherries, booze and coffee. The taste is sweet, well balanced. The mouthfeel is creamy, the body heavy and the finish long. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 14, 2012
In bottle, thanks Craig. Pours a very dark brown colour with a lacy light tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasty malt, caramel and alcohol. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2239) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 14, 2012
Bottle thanks Craig. Black with tan head. Aroma of chocolate and toast. Taste is a little fruity with chocolate and roastiness. Slightly sweet with a clean finish. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zarin (202) - ITALY - DEC 22, 2011
A: malts, sugar A: dark brown T: tasty and simple. P: mb Overall: 16/20. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrGGen (308) - ITALY - JUL 2, 2011
Versa un colore nero o marrone scuro con una media,compatta, schiuma marrone chiaro abbastanza persistente. L’aroma è moderato di malto, tostato, cioccolato, caffè. Il sapore è dolce nel lungo finale passa ad amaro. Il corpo è medio,leggera carbonatazione.Buona.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11053) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2010
Black with a small tan head. Aroma of ink, licorice and smoke with a herbal touch. Sweet chocolate, ink and coffee flavour with an earthy note

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2010
Black color; small head, not persistent. Mild roasted malt and wet cardboard aroma, very light alcohol. The body is not too strong; reasonable chocolate and roasted malt flavor, quite sweet, but also with a strange feeling of brown sugar that is not very much appreciated. Low bitterness; the final is not very exciting, there is just some sweet chocolate and traces of mild coffee. Too simple.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nickls (1824) - SE DC, Washington DC, USA - JUL 5, 2010
Bottle. Thanks for the recommendation, John. Pours with a thinner dark tan head that leaves an oily looking tan film on top of a nearly jet black body that leans brown. Sweet, rich maltiness with some light roastedness. Sweet, fresh can sugar and caramel. Certainly pushes sweet in the aroma, but for some reason it’s really working for me. Taste is not nearly as sweet as suggested in the aroma. Some lacto-like sweetness, caramel, faint bit of smoke and tobacco. More savory finish. Viscous, heavy body with very soft (almost too little) carbonation. Tasty brew, but doesn’t really compete with the top of the style range. Nice stuff, though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bov (9429) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 24, 2010
courtesy of fiulijn - very dark brown almost black coloured and with no foam left; aroma of licorice and dark cherries with a fair hop presence; chocolate and ashes; full-bodied and a low carbonation; creamy and smooth palate, some sweetness; sweetish aftertaste with notes of cane sugar - a bit weird

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