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Brewed by Birra del Borgo (AB InBev)
Style: American Pale Ale
Borgorose (RI), Italy

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   IBU: 41   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Birra ambrata di alta fermentazione ispirata alle tradizionali India Pale Ale inglesi, molto luppolata nell’aroma e nell’amaro. Al naso si percepiscono sentori agrumati principalmente di pompelmo e sentori speziati, in bocca il malto fa da padrone, segue poi il fruttato ed infine l’amaro che rimane molto persistente. La gasatura medio bassa tipica dello stile ne consente il servizio con la tradizionale pompa inglese.
A brand-new beer from a brand-new, very promising head-brewer. India Pale Ale following the American Pale Ale style with a fruity aroma (grapefruit), with peppery notes (East Kent Goldings), a rich taste of malts (Maris Otter and Crystal), with a very long bitter and citrus finish typical of Cascade hops.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vanvenlo (1731) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - DEC 29, 2015
Il Birrificio bottle(29-Dec-15)Light funk,berry herb aroma.Light cloudy brown,white head&fluffy lace.Malt citrus herbal flavour.Light sour finish&grass fruit aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lunkie (1782) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - DEC 29, 2015
Hop spice malt aroma. Murky Amber colour great head and lacing. Malt fruit herbal spice flavour. Smooth palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (2049) - Granollers, SPAIN - DEC 27, 2015
Cervesa molt suau on destaquen tocs afruitats tant en aroma com en gust, en gust també destaca el caramel. Cerveza muy suave dónde destacan toques frutados tanto en aroma como en sabor, en sabor también destaca el caramelo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (1219) - New York, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Bottled, Vice Versa restaurant, Manhattan. Pours light golden, white head. Aroma is slight dankness, but maybe that’s just malt. Citrus, orange, not bad, very pronounced biscuit malt backbone. Flavor is sweet orange, caramel, biscuit malt. Nice. Malty ipa but pleasant.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AnG_BrgNor (479) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2015
Aroma of caramalt, fruit, pine and spice. Taste is more bitter with sweet cara and hops. An overage and a little boring APA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjogro (2445) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2015
Oerol. Bij Bram’s caravan. Lekker frisse pale ale bij de barbecue. Backlog from 2015/06/17.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
smau33 (33) - - DEC 17, 2015
Birra ambrata, decisamente luppolata, ma estremamente squilibrata. Banale, e non particolarmente gradevole.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Juggernaut84 (217) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 15, 2015
Bernsteinrot wenig Schaum. Aroma ist Maracuja und Etwas Harzig, nussig auch und leicht krautig. Der Antrunk ist würzig leicht pfeffrig, trotzdem ist es weich und fruchtig und vor allem sehr nussig würzig. Der Abgang ist süß-holzig.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (4420) - BELGIUM - DEC 14, 2015
Borgo’s well-known APA, at Gollem. Loose, irregular, off-white, moussy head, hazy orange blonde robe, cloudy with deposit and a bit murky. Aroma of red apple, animalistic horse sweat, mouldy orange, overripe peach, mango, acacia honey, biscuit. Fruity, crisp onset, peachy, hint banana, orange freshness, light green olive-like umami touch, soft carbo, light bready malts with a subtle toasted edge, long dry finish of aromatic citrus peel hoppiness, gentle and not too earthy, but there is quite a lot of yeastiness in the end as well, mildly bittering. Notably less clean than the Extra version I hugely enjoyed, probably not fresh enough for this style either, but still a very pleasant Italian craft beer, from, it must be said, a very elegant bottle again.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drmet (784) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - DEC 10, 2015
L: -pours a hazy copper-red with a small to medium,frothy,offwhite head -almost no carbonation visible S: -soapy,peach,oranges,caramel,resin T zest,peach,resin,caramel -medium to high bitterniss for the style F: -low to medium carbonation -light to medium,creamy body O: More of a West coast-style IPA to me than a Pale ale. Good overall


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