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Brewed by Birradamare / Birrificio Ostiense Artigianale
Style: Schwarzbier
Fiumicino (Roma), Italy

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 41   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Caratteristica de ’na biretta nera è il colore impenetrabile. Intensa ed ampiamente profumata, porta al naso sentori di malto tostato e cioccolato fino ad una punta di liquirizia e caffè senza estremismi. La schiuma si presenta densa e cremosa, il corpo rimane equilibrato, morbido e persistente. ’na biretta nera si sposa egregiamente con arrosti, affettati affumicati, carni e verdure alla brace.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (3105) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Total Wine, Fairfax 500ml ($5): Pours black with tan head. Aroma is heavily chocolate and coffee. Taste is much the same. It be nice and bitter. Roasted malts are pretty powerful in this one. Body is a little light, but way more substantial than that of other beers of this style. Very drinkable. Minor aftertaste. Quite good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (2733) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 22, 2012
On 33 cl bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika,Oslo. Black color, offwhite/brownish foam. Good roasted aromas , and coffee, licorice slight leather Medium body & high complexity Good bitterness, well balanced very enjoyable

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TommyTilt (67) - Maryland, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Bottle from local Italian market. Poured super dark black. Little head no lacing. Aroma of toasted malts, coffee, chocolate. Sweet like a good and plenty, light but watery. Definitely worth another shot with a fish dinner.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rangi (508) - NEW ZEALAND - JUN 16, 2012
This was a surprisingly good beer! The beer poured jet black, any head quickly disappeared. The aroma was like a stout nice roasted malts, coffee and chocolate but was subtle and retrained with no significant after taste. Had it with an Italian meal which it complemented extremely well.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darwenus (485) - Virginia, USA - JUN 11, 2012
This stuff is very dark. Jet black, even. There’s a significant head, but it fades fast and doesn’t leave a lot lacing down the glass. The smell is like a stout, there’s burnt toast and coffee and anise, and more of that in the flavor. A little sweet chocolate, too. But the flavor is all in the front. The finish is light and crisp and maybe a little to watery. I found the flavor was fading before I’d even finished swallowing each sip. Not bad, but but really what I want.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2012
From tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a small, dense and tan head. Aroma is dark malty and liqourice. Bitter, dark malty and liqourice flavoured. Dry and roasted into the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5045) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 24, 2012
Bottle. Black bodied with a short brown head. Roasted malt, ash, smoky wood and coffee in the nose. Taste is roasted malt, smoky wood, burnt coffee, dark chocolate and earthy hops. Body is medium with a soft, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more roasted malt, smoldering wood, coffee notes, burnt caramel and chocolate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
paranoid74 (2) - ITALY - MAY 18, 2012 does not count
Ottima stout. Sentori di cioccolato, liquirizia e panera si combinano perfettamente.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours almost black with a small beige head. Sweet malt aroma with some roasted notes. Very thin and weak flavor of roasted malts with a hint of chocolate. Weak but slightly roasty finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (10770) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Made in Spain, Esbjerg.
Pours all black with a small, creamy, beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light roasted and a bit of apple. Medium carbonation, rather thin and frothy mouthfeel. Flavour is subdued, dry, light bitter, chocolate, kinda burnt and light roasted. A bit thin but okay bitter finish.


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