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Brewed by Birrificio Italiano
Style: Schwarzbier
Lurago Marinone (CO), Italy

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Initially presented as Nigra 3.0, renamed as Nigredo in June 2013.
Bottom fermented, hopped with German hops used in typical Dark IPA quantity.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Birrificio Italiano Nigredo ].
Clear medium to dark brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, gras, roasted, chocolate, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140814]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (37603) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2014
33 cl bottle. Pours hazy brown to black with a small brown head. Aroma is roasted malty and light hops fruity. Bitter, liqourice and roasted malty. Dry and dark malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20895) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2013
Draft @ The Rake, Borough SE1. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma with hints of chocolate. Roasted malty chocolate caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (20074) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
25th August 2014
Opaque black - brown beer, decent pale tan head. Palate is crisp and dry. Fine crispness. Mild dark malts, some roast and a little tangy coffee. Very light pine hops with an equally light amount of generic fruits, slightly candy like. Dry finish. Not that CDA like in character but it’s pretty drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (19033) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 7, 2013
keg at the bat .... deeep brown ... thin tan lacing ... soft dry roast malt nose ... too fizzy ... dry roast malt ... luight charcoal ... zezty lime ... little too soapy ... ok

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (18697) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Draft. Very dark brown color, almost black, thick beige head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of burnt toast, lots of roast. Taste is rich roast and resiny bitterness. Very tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (17494) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 1, 2013
Draught at the brewpub
Black color with brownish head. Coffee aroma, nice. Smooth mouthfeel with very good coffee flavor, lean body, strong hopping with some hop resins.
Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16065) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2015
On tap at Kick. It’s a dark brown beer with a small, dense light tan head. The aroma is very citrus fruity, with some yeast and spices in the back. Some sourish hints too. Roasted notes, pine cones and some resin notes. It’s full bodied, smooth and dry with lots of delicious flavors. Resin, pine cones, citrus and some faint roasted malts. Nice bitterness and a lasting finish. Rather weak all the way, but it’s sure a fine one. 151219

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (15029) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle shared at Chriso’s post GBBF minidig, 16/08/14. Light black with a moderate off white covering. Nose is pine, earthy hop character, spice, light roast, red berry snap. Taste comprises liqourice, dark malt, pine, bitter tropicana, spice, light roast. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close peppered with earthy hop bitterness. Adequate CDA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (14909) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Tap @Luppolo 12, Roma 20.7.2013
Almost opaque dark ruby-black color, good creamy beige head. Light coffeish, hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Citrusy hoppyness, coffee with some caramel. Quite short finish. Label said "schwarzbier" but this tastes more like a black IPA.


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