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

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Porter aromatised with tobacco.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2008
Bottle 75cl.
Clear medium red brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, coffee, fruity, tobaco, acidic notes, also some date notes. Flavor is moderate sweet, light acidic and moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. (270608)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2007
75 cL bottle (sample). Pours brown-red. Aroma is hard roasted malt and tobacco. Taste is watery and smokey. Rather thin watery finish. I honestly don’t get the tobacco thing but I’m not a smoker.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29207) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2007
Bottled. A hazy brown beer with a brown head. The aroma is sweet with notes of tobacco, malt, and herbs, as well as a slight acidity from roasted malt. The flavor is slightly acidic with notes of roasted malt, and notes like an early morning in a smoky bar. More interesting than really good - probably good for smokers.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2007
(Bottle 75 cl) Pours a cloudy, opaque, dark brown with an orange hue and a beige head. Lightly burned, coffeeish aroma. The body is medium with sweetish, roasted malt notes and then an ashy, burned edge. Very bitter finish deriving from the malt. 220207

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joergen (20640) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2007
Bottle. Hazy red brown coloured with a beige head. Smoked aroma with roasted notes and notes of smoked meat. Smoked flavour with roasted notes and notes of smoked meat. Hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2009
Bottled@Monks Cafe, Wallingatan, Stockholm. Pitch black colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is tobacco (snus), smoked wet wood and lots of malts. Flaour is leathery, smoked wet wooden, tobaccoish and also has some slight coffee and mild grassyness in the finish. Pleasant. As it gets warmer it gets some slight glueish notes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19307) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2008 Bottled at Monk’s Café, Stockholm. Very black with beige creamy head. Fruity aroma with coffee and tobacco. Sweet and light to medium bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Very fruity - I get more molassess and plums than coffee or other roasty flavours. Drier dusty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2012
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with hints of tobacco. Roasted malty chocolate and tobacco flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14691) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2012
13th September 2009
Opaque dark brown beer. Softish palate. Tangy rich porter. Great flavour for it’s modest abv. The tobacco seems to add richness and body and are most noticeable in the aftertaste. Finishes soft and tangy. an intriguing porter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 6, 2012
Bottle at Danske Ølentusiasters Ølfestival 2012, Copenhagen
Dark brown color, almost black. Very nice aroma of chocolate, rich, spices, lightly dusty, light vanilla. Good body, although the mouthfeel is quite dry; strong chocolate flavor, with a herbal and lightly astringent touch from the tobacco; correct bitterness.
Wonderful aroma, and a good beer overall.


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