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


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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2009
Bottle 75cl.
Clear medium to dark orange amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, nutty, spicy, moderate hoppy, orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and shell bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090901]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31624) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2008
75 cL bottle. Pours slight cloudy orange with a slowly collapsing white head. Dry malty and light yeasty aroma. Classic del Borgo house character. Flavour is medium sweet followed closely by a mild dry wooden bitterness. Light spiced to herbal hops finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29661) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2006 [Re-rate in Copenhagen from bottle, brought by the brewer] An undlear orange beer with a nice off-white head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of yeast, but also light notes of oranges, while the flavor is sweet with lots of citrusfruit notes: oranges, lemon, and grapefruit, but also notes of caramel. The body is thin. As I expected in London, something must have been wrong over there - it is still nothing special - but it is far from bad.

[At GBBF 2005] An unclear orange beer with a white head. The aroma stings the nose with acidic notes combined with notes of yeast. The flavor is off - acidic with a few fruity notes of peaches. I hope it is the transportation to London that put this beer off. [3/3/2/3/4]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 28, 2006
(Bottle 75 cl) Hazy amber with a thick, retentive, off-white head. Lightly fruity nose. Medium body with lots of fruit, lightly caramelish notes and then a rather bitter hoppy finish. 280406

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (21291) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2006
Bottle. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized beige head. Acidic aroma with notes of fruits, yeast and sulphur. Fruity flavour with notes of malts and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20821) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2009
Bottled (thanks omhper). Hazy reddish amber colour with mediumsized beigeish brown head, nice lace. Aroma is nuts, some flowery hops with minor pine and apricot notes. Flavour is bigtime fruity and flowery hops along with some caramel malts, nuts and mild herbal notes. Pleasant brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19797) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2006
[Bottled at Københavnske Øldage] Cloudy pale orange, creamy head. Aroma of grapefruit and melon. Sweet and fruity with near full body, but somewhat mellow mouthfeel. There’s notes of licorice, before it’s finished of by salty bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17201) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear copper color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with hints of citrus. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15824) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2012
24th July 2010
Very hazy amber beer. Little white head. Semi soft and semi dry palate. Creamy malt, dry grapefruit orange hops cut through. Minerals. Mildly bitter dry finish. A tad overdry but an all right beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (15060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 11, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2008 <i>2008-12-02, draught at Pig´s Ear Festival 2008, London, 7-4-7-5-15=38</i>
Cloudy amber color. Strange beer: very strong perfumy aroma, like the perfumes in Indian shops, and oranges; then the tangerines and oranges take over, and it gets better. I like the flavor more, with some good malt, medium sweet, and a good hopping with fruity touch &&#35;40;bitter oranges&&#35;41;. Confusingly complex, very good.

<i>2006-05-20, bottle, 7-4-7-5-15=38</i>
Hazy amber color. The aroma has some malt and hop. The flavor has a lot of malt and toffee hop, strong bitterness, well mixed. Strong final. Very good.

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