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

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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Porter aromatised with tobacco.


Theydon_Bois' rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8746) - The ’Sham, Surrey, - OCT 5, 2012
Cask at Bir & Fud, Trasteverev Roma - 04/10/12. Dark black with a decent frothy tan head. Roast malts on the nose, some hops, sweet chocolate and light coffee tones. Big roast malt flavour, sweet chocolate and dark sugars. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation leading to a dry finish.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
__Rb81 (211) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle at home (batch LS14111, best before 11 2013). Pours very dark brown to black with a fizzle, but no head. Aroma is smokey, roasted malts, chocolate, hint of cigar, peaty. Taste is sweet, chocolate, roasted malts, smokey, cigar, peaty, hint of bitter with lots of chocolate and cigar in the aftertaste. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tania_nexust (165) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle from Mother Kelly’s. Unusual to have tobacco leaf in a porter. Roasted & cigar leaf aroma, slight spiciness on the palate, but finishes a little thinner than expected. Some more roast in the flavour would have been good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (1824) - BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2014
Tobacco beer with quickly dissolving, loose, off-white head and near black colour with yellowish brown hue. Smoky aroma, toasted, peaty single malt, raisins, pipe tobacco, sage, chocolate, leather; bitter chocolate and faintly sweetish caramel malts in the mouth, dry and spicy, explicitly smoky like a peaty whisky, hint of hot spiciness in the finish. Weird but very tasteful.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (1530) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2014
Tower-of-Pisa foam, tan, small bubbles. Black body with some clear mahogany tones. Aroma; oily roasted malts, tannic acid, power spices, chocolate, cocoa. Taste; roasted malts, cocoa, prunes, chocolate, mocca coffee, fruits, hints of peaches. Palate; too powerful carbonation. Slightly dry. Cocoa-mealy finish, chocolate, nice fading end. Session@Finn’sPlace.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (4210) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2014
Flaske 750ml fra Vinmonopolet, Bestillingsutvalget. Delt med djoeye på Nerstranda 16 Aug 14. Svart. Så vidt gjennomskinnelig. Høyt litt farget luftig skum som varer. Aroma av røstet malt & lakris. Smaken er sjokolade & kaffe. Skjemmes av for mye kullsyre som ødelegger litt av den gode smaken.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RW80 (605) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2014
75cl bottle Appearance:Black with big beige head. Good retention. Head will leave some light lacing. Aroma: Roasted malts, herbal tones, nuts Taste: First caramel followed by some smoke cold coffee with a light sournessand and the more roasted malts and herbal notes and a hint of cardboard in the finish Light body, soft carbonation. The nice thing is the super easy drinkability while it has some nice complexity. Interresting at least.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1615) - Varberg, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2014
Flaska från Domus Birrae, Rom. Svart öl med givmilt beigt skum. Dofter av choklad, aska, rök och kaffe. Smakinslag av choklad, lakrits, rök, kaffe och rostad malt. Torr munkänsla. Medelstor kropp. En trevlig porter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ST247 (382) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 31, 2014
On tap @King Grzzly Pub. Pours black with light brown head. Aroma is a bit sour. Taste little sour, some bitterness, little caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Piero1987 (686) - Iglesias, ITALY - JUL 10, 2014
Black with big persistent beige head. Nice aroma of vanilla, tobacco, coffee and herbal. Light sweet with medium body.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oliodnb (310) - ITALY - JUN 17, 2014
75cl bottle. Pours black with a fine, creamy beige head. Very light smell of roasted malts and caramel. Taste is roasted malts with a cola-like sweetness. Very easy to drink without being watery, light carbonation. Sweet aftertaste. Can’t feel the tobacco at all, absolutely not what I was expecting.


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