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

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Oyster Stout
Si chiama Perle ai Porci ed è una Stout realizzata con l’impiego di ostriche. Avete capito bene, proprio ostriche, utilizzate in grande quantità per regalare alla birra aromi e profumi davvero unici. Per quanto possa sembrare stravagante, l’uso di ostriche nell’arte brassicola è una soluzione ben conosciuta, che in passato ha dato vita a un sottostile preciso: quello delle Oyster Stout. La nostra Perle ai Porci si ispira proprio alla ricetta classica: abbiamo aggiunto la bellezza di 15 kg di ostriche su un totale di 500 litri di mosto. Ostriche buonissime, tra l’altro: Fin de Claire N2, arrivate a Borgorose direttamente dalle coste della Bretagna.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SHIG (3449) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Draft: Poured a thick black with light brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, salty oyster. Taste is a dry roast malt, salt oyster, hint of bakers chocolate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9081) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Tap at Monk’s Cafe. Pours opaque black with a small, frothy tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is roast and chocolate malt with oysters and dark fruits. Flavor is malt dominant with light oyster notes, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewBoxer (1764) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Draft at birreria eataly NYC. Deep black color with a great oyster stout flavor. Very good paired with my pork shoulder. Delicious ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tcane7 (1576) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Draft at Alla Spina. Pours near black, deep brown, with thin mocha lead and not much lace. Nose of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, sweet dark malts. Medium body, light carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tia (849) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Tap @ Secco. Very dark with thin mocha head and light lacing. Smells earthy, chocolaty, and smoky with a hint at metallic. I am influenced by the server who said briny, I agree. Also chocolaty and a hint roasty. Big but still clean and dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6324) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 10, 2013
Bottle 750 ml
Aroma quiet mild. Roasty front with earthy backing. Notes of chocolate. Fairly straight.
Appearance
Top: creamy mid cap with off white shade.
Base: clear brown.
Palate : soft textures. Quiet drinkable with lighter carbonation.
Taste: slight leaf like notes. Caramel and chocolate. Fairly mild.
Other notes: Straight easy going ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (1806) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 5, 2013
Pours black with a small tan head. Nose shows roasted amlt, toasty hints, cocoa, coffee, and a briny note. Heavy roasted malt as a flavour too with liquorice and toasty characters. Nice medium-thick body.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Draft. Medium tan head atop cola-black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, some roast, light nut/salt. Taste is moderately sweet, chococaramel, some roast, light nut/salt. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Damico (2355) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Aroma brings rich, roasted, lightly sweet, earthy briney malts. Pours dark unclear brown, but pur, no cloudiness. Flavor brings similar briney and sweet malts on a bit of a thinner body.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (1390) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Draft at Monks. Opaque pour. Khaki foam ring. Juicy strong well blended stout. Coffee/chocolate. Liquorice. Hint of oysters but much less so than other Oyster Stouts I have had. But wait ... shouldn’t it be "Pearls before swine"?


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