Brewed by Birra del Borgo (AB InBev)
Style: Fruit Beer
Borgorose (RI), Italy
Serve in Flute, Shaker


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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Una tira l’altra.
Chiamata così dal nome botanico del frutto – Prunus Avium o Cerasus in base alla varietà – la Prunus è stata ottenuta aggiungendo in infusione a fine fermentazione alla Duchessa circa il 20 per cento di ciliegie fresche con tutto il nocciolo. Diversamente dalle classiche kriek di scuola belga, è una birra non eccessivamente acida – mantenendo una certa morbidezza caratteristica della birra base – e per nulla stucchevole, visto che ad un ingresso dolce-acido segue un retrogusto amaro molto bilanciato.

Duchessa with fresh cherries infused. February release.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (2621) - NORWAY - NOV 3, 2015
On tap at What’s Brewing 2015
Copper/ruby, thin beige head. Smell of funk, caramel, tart berries. Light to moderate sweet, funky, tart moderate sour, berries and oak. Quite complex

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Heather_B (245) - New Hampshire, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Smells good - very cherry and fruit forward. That’s where the positivity ends. Tastes like moldy cherries and has a bitter aftertaste. Looks like sewer water. Never again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdamChandler (4189) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Small bottle split two ways at fridge temp. Dark red appearance. Smells nice. Taste is very sugary and fake cherry. Not going to finish. There is a little tartness at the finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (15588) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 11, 2015
Deutlich saurer Fruchtantrunk. Marmelade, würzig, erfrischend, konstant saurer. Vollmundig, gut. 10/11/11/12//11

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (2818) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Aroma: Mild Bitter Raspberry, Mild Cranberry Appearance: Reddish Hue, Passes Mild Light, White Head Ring, Minimal Lacing Taste: Mildly Tart Raspberry, Mild Cranberry Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Bitter, Mildly Watery

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (7713) - Georgia, USA - JAN 24, 2015
1/24/15. Sour Beer Day hanging out with Mrs. Owl between two trips! 375mL bottle from Chan’s, Destin. Hazed neon red pour with a very small pink khaki head that fades to nothing and doesn’t lace at all. Funky aroma, wood, something that reminds me of a spirit barrel, lots of cherry, cherry pie spice, a bit of tartness. I dig the flavor, though, a little funky, vanilla, oak, lots of cherry/cherry pie, a bit of a lingering metallic chalkiness. Otherwise tasty!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scooterbub (955) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - JAN 1, 2015
11.1 ounce bottle. Pours a reddish brown with a thin white head that fades. Taste is of tart cherries, wood, grass, malt and spice. Tart cherry aroma. Has a nice body with a dry and bitter finish. Has a nice sourness to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (17990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 23, 2014
Handpump at Lambic Zoon, Milan
Hazy red-amber color with frothy head. Delicate fruity/cherry aroma. Dry but soft mouthfeel, lowly carbonated; delicate flavor with nice fruity touch; low bitterness; mild astringency in the final.
Elegant beer; the handpump reduces the carbonation and boosts the flavors; excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (4536) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle thanks to lukaduke. Small format bottle poured into a snifter. Pours a clear red with a light pink head of foam. The aroma has fruity acidity, cherry pie filling, and a bit of oxidation. Taste has papery dry fruit. Not much fruit presence, though. Medium body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
obguthr (5243) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Currants, subtle oak and cheese underneath. Clear maroon, medium pink head. Currant, sour cherries at midpalate, plum finish. Cask-like carbonation, light body, pleasantly tart. Expensive, but I don’t exactly feel cheated either.

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