Brewed by Birra del Borgo (AB InBev)
Style: Porter
Borgorose (RI), Italy


on tap

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RATINGS: 243   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Porter aromatised with tobacco.

Il fascino del tabacco Kentucky Toscano.

La birra di partenza è la Re Porter a cui vengono aggiunte foglie di tabacco Kentucky Toscano, quello utilizzato per i celebri sigari azionali. Il risultato è una birra scurissima, nera, impenetrabile, con un naso molto ricco, che offre sensazioni di tostature, tabacco,speziato e mallo di noce.In bocca ritroviamo le tostature, una leggera acidità e il tabacco che regala toni pepati, quasi piccanti. Molto ampia, lunga, complessa, specie rispetto al basso grado alcolico.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jado (757) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - APR 8, 2015
From 330 ml bottle. Pours a solid black with a thin tan head. Aromas of coffee, dark fruit, chocolate, tobacco and a touch of red wine. Taste starts out with a burst of black coffee bitterness with plenty of roast. Smooths out to some dried fruits and dark chocolate in the mid palate. Ends with the merest hint of smoke and more coffee. Medium bodied with a distinct astringency. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deepeary (405) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 28, 2015
On tap at Open Baladin Roma. Bitter toasted malt, tobacco, smoke, chocolate, yum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
flemmingwillum (1169) - Nysted, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2015
Sort med rødbrunt skær og rigtig flot, tæt, holdbart beige skum. Dejlig ristet aroma med masser af kaffe samt lidt chokolade. Lidt tam i starten af smagen, men bliver hurtigt mere kompleks med en anelse syrlighed der drejer over i kaffe/chokolade og derefter bliver mere sød. God bitter afslutning som trækker ud i rimeligt lang tid. Blød og cremet i munden, men ikke overdrevet tyk. Fin øl!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
peponi (1326) - Mainz, GERMANY - MAR 4, 2015
Aroma: roasted dark malts, roasted caramel, tobacco. Appearance: black color, nice cream head. Taste: low bitterness (herbs), intensive tobacco notes (slightly acid and astringent), coffee, bitter chocolate, semi-dry, balanced. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, roasted finish. Overall: Really balanced porter, tobacco delivers nice taste. Recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TET (2496) - Kaarina, FINLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Almost black beer with a medium and light brown head. Aroma is surprisingly mild, roasted malts, coffee, some peppermint and dark chocolate, clear sweetness. Taste has black coffee, some weird spices and peppermint. Quite smooth, medium bodied but maybe a stronger body would be better. There is something unique, maybe that’s the tobacco even I can’t find that. Basic good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zodiac (60) - - FEB 26, 2015
Not a bad beer but expected more. Probably the worst from birra del borgo (i ve had 4 before). A bit acidy, not balanced. Sweet as well. Ok to drink but not on their level. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iznogud (2068) - CROATIA - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle, 750 ml from Vrutak, Zagreb. Pours black with light brown head. Roasted coffee aroma. Sweet, roasted malts and chocolate in flavor. Light bitterness. Didn’t detect tobacco.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjik83 (1312) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 1, 2015
0,33cl flesje via Raadhuisplein, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 5,2% Uitgeschonken in Keyte glas Uiterlijk: zwart met weinig cremekleurig Aroma en smaak: koffie, chocolade, gebrande mouten, caramel, bitterzoet Conclusie: aparte porter door het gebruik van tabak, niet slecht ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
StevieT (1448) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 1, 2015
From a bottle. Pours thick and black with a thin tan head, interesting aroma that is hard to place, roasted flavours as expected, quite smooth, worth a try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (3374) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 29, 2015
Bottle. Very dark brown with a tan head that never quite disappears. Many years ago I smoked Senior Service cigarettes, and yes the deceptively mild fruity tobacco aroma they had (before lighting) is there along with some dark sugars, light roast and plums. Damn, now I want one. Silky texture, quite light bodied. Dark fruits and sugars, a touch of roast, dry moderately bitter finish with some tobacco. Interesting beer.

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