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Brewed by Birra del Borgo
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Borgorose (RI), Italy
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 409   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Una variazione della normale ReAle, i luppoli sono diversi soprattutto nella quantità: elevatissima, ma quello che cambia maggiormente è la tecnica di utilizzo del luppolo. Tutto il luppolo viene utilizzato negli ultimi 10 minuti di bollitura, in una quantità 3 volte superiore rispetto alla Re Ale. Il risultato è un’esplosione di profumi che vanno dall’agrumato al resinoso (resina di pino ed incenso). In bocca secca, immediatamente arriva l’amaro per poi lasciare il passo ad una bellissima nota di mandarino che rimane estremamente persistente. Crea assuefazione!

Tipologia American Pale Ale
Colore Ambrato
Gradi 6,4%
EBC: 14
Temperatura 10-12° C
Formati 75 cl, 33 cl, fusti, cask

Note: Claims to be an APA. At this ABV and the IBU level, it’s not one.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Baramba (403) - ITALY - MAY 28, 2015
On tap. Hazy orange with long-lasting off white head. Grapefruit aroma, malt, caramel. Flavour i sweet malty with long bitterness. Dry hoppy finish

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Alengrin (3148) - BELGIUM - MAY 24, 2015
IPA from one of those interesting Italian micros, with a name which is apparently short for "rethinking ale". Comes from a very elegant bottle the shape of which I’d rather associate with something like balsamico or olive oil - Italians know how to be elegant, of course... Creamy, dense, snow white head leaving tooth-shaped lacings on the wall of the glass; colour is a hazy, warm orange blonde with a ’fog’ of minute yeast cells and calm fizz. Appetizing, fresh aroma, most of all citrussy and somewhat less ’dank’ or ’weedy’ than many other IPAs I had; elegance is again the key word here. I get fresh orange juice, fresh mango, lemon zest, vanilla, mandarin peel, moscatel wine, sweet honey, overripe pineapple, spring flowers, freshly cut nettles in spring, minerals too, hint of caramel. Smooth and utterly elegant flavour, extremely fruity at first, a whole basket of exotic fruits with tons of citrus juice and zest, pineapple, orange, papaja, gentle but very refreshing acidic lime juice accent, soft carbonation, supple and subtle caramelly malt backbone, minerals, bitter honey, gradually evolving into a long hop bitter finish, drying and mouth watering, very elegant again, very bitter but in a gracious, gentle kind of way, very citrussy, floral and spicy. Perhaps not the most complex IPA, but certainly one of the most elegant ones I had so far. Delightful, extremely elegant in presentation, aroma and flavour - I almost get a ’feminine’ feeling about this. Viva Italia!

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (1153) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Clear medium amber, good two finger frothy white head, diminishes slowly, good lacing; aroma of citrus, grapefruit, yeast, pine, floral notes; taste medium bitter, light sweet, citrusy; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, finish medium bitter, light sweet fruity notes; of course not an APA but a nice example of a smooth and mellow IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mister_Li (86) - GERMANY - MAY 11, 2015
Leicht trübes Orange mit festem Schaum. Grapefruit, Zitrus, Orange, unglaublich lecker, guter bitterer Abgang.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BLADT (680) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 7, 2015
From bottle at Eataly Milan. Pours opaque orange. Solid head with consistent lacing. Nose is white bread, apples. Hops kick in some resin. Pleasant and subtle. Flavor builds on these notes, layering in pine and orange zest. A bit oily. Tends towards the hoppy-sweet end of the spectrum, but never approaches cloying. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theisti (3451) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - MAY 5, 2015
~14 oz Teku glass draft at Birreria @ Eataly in New York. The pour is hazed orange golden with a smallish white head. Nice lace left on the glass. The aroma is a nice blend of fresh cracker biscuit malt and fruit citrus hoppiness. Very present nose. The taste matches the nose, blend of biscuit malt with fresh fruit and citrus hops. The palate is medium bodied with active carbonation and a dry clean finish. Tasty beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (733) - Krakow, POLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Aroma: honey, pine and resin. Appearance: hayz amber color, white head. Taste: medium bitterness (pine and citrus), malty, citrus notes, honey, semi-sweet. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Decent IPA without fireworks.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HerrBierkoenig (515) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 23, 2015
From 0,33l bottle, BBD: 122016 Pours deep cloudy pale golden to orange liquid, medium frothy white head, Aroma: very nice, exotic fruits, litchi, mango, berries, flowers, rather sweet aromas, Taste: medium sweet, medium to heavy bitter, dry, fruity, lot of exotic fruits, litchi, mango, yeasty, but overall less rich than aroma, Palate: medium body, creamy texture, average carbonation, medium long bitter aftertaste - thats one of the few mistakes, Overall: excellent beer, enjoyed

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Luca78 (22) - ITALY - APR 23, 2015
Good beer, but nothing of special. Not so flavored, but with a good mouthfeel. Good bitterness not so long at the end. Nice drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jyrsa (186) - - APR 18, 2015
Bottle BBE 9/2015. Pours murky orange with an overwhelming head. Grapes with a musky cellar aroma.Grapes, raisin and basic caramel. Would have likely been better younger.


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