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Birrificio del Forte La Mancina

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Brewed by Birrificio del Forte
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pietrasanta (LU), Italy

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pemman (7) - , GREECE - MAY 24, 2015 does not count
750ml Bottle. Gold hazy color, little cloudy. Aroma is fruity and estery. Taste is malty, caramel and spisy. Too sweet for my taste, but not bad. Good job.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
didierlewallon (229) - ponferrada, SPAIN - DEC 8, 2014
Cerveza de color amarillo dorado con buena espuma. Aroma a lúpulo y afrutado. Sabor frutal, lúpulo, malta suave, especias, un poco de amargor, notas de alcohol, final dulce y picante. Cerveza compleja y fuerte.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (18127) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2014
11th October 2014
Hazy gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth and dry. Good fine carbonation,. Smooth malts, light and a little dry. Typical saison mild herb and sweetish floralness. Mild but very sweet generic fruits. Light dry yeast and a few grains of white pepper. Smooth semi dry finish. Tasty and interesting!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
msbernac (1110) - Krakow, POLAND - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle Aroma-herbs, fruits Appearance-golden, cloudy, white foam, Taste-medium bitterness, light sweetness, Palate-medium body, slick feel, lively, long finish, Overall-very good

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Baramba (418) - ITALY - SEP 7, 2014
75 cl bottle. Orange modest white head, Belgian eastery yeast aroma, apple, sweet flavour, dry finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (15042) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle from GBBF 2014 and drunk at home. Gold very slight haze, lasting white head. Estery Belgian yeast aroma with a touch of biscuit. Touch of peach and orange. Rather pleasant to be honest. Some hop on the finish. Rather drinkable. Very Belgian authentic. Quite dry. A dry blond Belgian ale. Rather likeable as I say. Just the right level of hop, fruit, esters and dryness. I liked it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jonas (6100) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle. Dry orangepeel and spice aroma Cloudy golden, offwhite lace Apple and grapepeel, dry fruity yeast flavors, light salt. Dry full mouthfeel, sparkles break it up. Fruity yeast aftertaste Great stuff

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brandman (2417) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 1, 2013
Semihazy golden body, white head. Aroma has sweet malt times two, very fruity yeast. Flavour is way too sweet but otherwise nice. Fruits alcohol and sweet malt. Very Nice Beer but there is so much more if this would be bit dryer. Too sweet tripel. I quite like this.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (8527) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 1, 2013
750 ml bottle. L13045. BB 09/14. From Italy. Courtesy of Brandman. The colour is deep golden. There's a small white head. The aroma is nice. Soda, mild Belgian yeast, some malt, mild sourness and a touch of yoghurt. Nice I say. The flavour is a... wait a minute... it's quite bad. Alcohol, malt and fruit juice. A total collapse after the really promising aroma. There's potential but it's not fully fullfilled. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2869) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 11, 2013
75cl bottle courtesy of JustinK, batch # L13003. Very good attempt at a Belgian. Aroma and taste are spot on. Finish is very abrupt. Taste is butterscotch, caramel, toffee with velvety smooth mouthfeel. Nice job, Italy!


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