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


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RATINGS: 333   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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.

flying_pig's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
flying_pig (1205) - - JAN 29, 2013
330ml bottle from Brewdog (£5):
Citrus and pine malts and is quickly overtaken by a strong floral hop aroma, some sweet malts and a sort of perfume like smell. There is also some alcohol right at the end.
Deep, honey amber colour with a two cm bubbly head that gradually reduces in size. The beer is clear too.
Hops & a combination of pine and floral ones with some soft caramel malts and various fruits. Definitely a fruity one with some orange and citrus along with some apricot and various berries plus some toffee.
Lively carbonation and a medium body with a strong alcohol lacing at first before settling down some. There is a crisp, dry finish that hints at bitterness too.

Pretty nice beer and one that went down well without being an outstanding beer. Initially the floral notes and the alcohol seemed too strong but both of these quickly died down as the beer settled and I got further down the glass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pils70 (11) - - OCT 1, 2015
Ambrata. Evidente sentore di agrumi. Astringente e sbilanciata. Fastidioso e persistente amaro finale

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (1795) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2015
33cl bottle in Rome. Hazy amber brown with a medium slightly off-white head. Medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Well balanced sweet and bitter tones. Pine, caramel, malts, hay, yeast, ripe fruits and herbs. A very tasty pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rami_pl (636) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 14, 2015
Butelka w jakiejs knajpce. Aromaty dosc delikatne ale bardzo fajne, sa cytrusy i zywice sosnowe, ale na pierwszym planie zbozowosc, jakies slodkie przyrawy (az szukalem, czy czegos w browarze nie dosypali, wpadal mi do glowy kardamon), nieco karmelu... W smaku dosc pasujace do tego, slodkie, dosc pelne, z zauwazalna i dosc dluga, nieco przyprawowa goryczka. Fajne

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2655) - New York, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Draught via birreria. Orange red pour. Malt in essence and nice hops. Pretty good ipa really.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
frankcolub (78) - Ashbury, AUSTRALIA - SEP 3, 2015
Bottle: fruity aroma (grapefruit), a rich taste of malts , with a very long bitter and citrus finish typical of Cascade hops.Nice Beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4768) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle at Gollem. Pours dark amber, good and steady, creamy white head. Smell is ambermalts, with a bitter,hoppy touch and a sweet sidenote. Taste is Caramel malty (Very) and has a full-bodied bitterness next to it. Kind of sweet touch reminds of added sugar. Ok beer, expected a bit more though

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mircoas (237) - ITALY - JUL 29, 2015
33cl @ bottle. Ipa ambrata davvero ottima. Bell’aspetto, poco amaro e grande aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1929) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2015
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours hazy amber. Nose is resinous hops, caramel, tropical fruits, citrus. Taste is sweet fruits, citrus and caramel, resin. Light sweet, bitter finish. Works for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamestulloch (2334) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle from The Beerhive. Hazy amber body with a thick off-white head. Nice lacing. Aroma of caramel, orange and lime. Flavour of blood orange, grapefruit brown bread and honey. Medium body with an oily texture. Soft fizz. A delicious beer - probably an IPA rather than an APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (5900) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 4, 2015
355 ml. bottle sampled @ Gollem. Dark amber, very stable, one & a half or so finger off-white head. Nose is full grain bread mixed with malt, tad malt sweetish with pine resin & bitter grapefruit peel,… Taste is full grain, some sweetish caramel malt mixed dried mandarin & grapefruit peel + some pine resin, orange,… Med. malty body. Pleasant, not overly expressive & a bit too malt forward for what is is but drinks nicely still. Easy & enjoyable beer.

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