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


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 480   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
romabrew99 (2) - NORWAY - MAY 12, 2008 does not count
Nice beer, obviously an American brewer was behind this one... Nice hop aroma great to see an Italiano who has the balls to dry hop!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
maxdarrigo (2) - Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2013 does not count
- Aroma Floral and hops notes extremely balanced. While in the glass keep changing - Appearance Great white head. Pale gold. - Taste Great work in the balance. The bitter is not overwhelmed and leave a space to the citrus note. I consider this beer one of the best IPA to pairing with food!!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ErasmusRome (14) - Barcelona, SPAIN - OCT 17, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2010 the best ipa i’ve ever had!! many types of american hops make the flavour unbeatable. taste great!!!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Diego79 (3) - Roma, ITALY - MAR 21, 2015 does not count
Birra favolosa, aroma fruttato schiuma persistente al palato un esplosione di agrumi.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Forcina (52) - Bellinzona, Rome, Brussels, SWITZERLAND - SEP 13, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 28, 2010 For the aroma is still the best ipa I’ve ever had by far. The complex flavour is a mix of everything you can image and more. Citrus, grapefruit, pomegranate. An amazing experience.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Zarin (202) - ITALY - DEC 29, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 6, 2011 Aroma: Citrus, herbs, floral, bitter hops, so various. Appearance: Dark lemon. Taste: Moderated bitter, herbs and spicy. Palate: Medium body, well carbonated. Drinkable. Overall: Good APA 20/20.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
neuronifolli (2) - - JUL 10, 2013 does not count
Una birra perfetta con i formaggi. Perfetta anche per un aperitivo a base di crudo di pesce.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2008
Cask at Ma che siete venuti a fà, Rome. Wow! Cascade, Amarillo, Tomahawk and Columbus are the holy quadrinity of hops used in this gorgeous amber brew which makes for a total American lupulin-fest on the tongue. The nose is like nothing else I’ve ever smelt before; citrus, rose petals, pine, resins, peachy fruit and simply gorgeously inviting. The flavour starts off with a huge blast of bitterness yet this recedes and allows the complexity and character through with sweet maltiness balancing pine needles, citrus, more Turkish delight-like tastes and a whole range of fruity, leafy and lemony hoppiness. The finish is the work of a true craftsman with the substantial bitterness being held in perfect balance by the juicy maltiness and incredible hop character with all the previous tastes coming through - pine, rose, citrus, even some tobacco and lime zest! Anyone can brew a beer with these four hops and make it "extreme", but it takes a lot of skill to make such a beer as excellently balanced as this is; Leonardo the brewer is an artist in beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (3128) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 31, 2010
Excellent beer! Poured with a huge, thick, foamy, frothy, sudsy, off white head that lasts a long time and lots of lace. Color is a clear medium amber. Aroma is hops, toffee, fruit, malt, yeast. Flavor’s like nose with perfect sweet - bitter balance for this style. Ditto the body & carbonation. Finish is a little sweet at first with a long tapering bitterness. No hint of alcohol except perhaps a teeny bit at the very end. Session beer for sure if you can afford it.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ceebs25 (503) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2010
On tap at the Bavarian Lodge in Lisle, IL. Right from the first sniff and subsequent sip, I was blown away here. This has to be the most drinkable ipa I have ever had. Its just truly incredible how velvety smooth and creamy this one is. The aroma is like strolling through a floral garden of hops. Nothing is too over the top, but it very subtly consumes your senses. There’s also some nice fruity esters here in the nose, especially apricot. The malt’s are in the background with a unique mix of biscuits and rice. On the pour, some creamy, milky white head with some wispy lacing, and a lightly hazed, blonde orange color. As previously mentioned, the smoothness to the feel is remarkable, but the hoppy bitter bite that flows in toward the finish makes the palate as close to perfect as it gets. Flavors start off with mixed tangy and sweet fruits, apricots, and pears. Florals galore and rice biscuits come soon after. The finish is then impeccably balanced with mild tropical citrus and caramel malts. Wow. Absolutely incredible!

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