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Brewed by Birrificio Rurale
Style: Dry Stout
Desio, Italy

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34741) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear dark red brown color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate, spicy. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet,light light acidic and moderate bitter with a long to average duration,licorice, dark malt, berry - fruit acidic notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110319]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2012
30th October 2011
Bottle in Rome. Opaque black beer, tidy pale tan head. Light dry palate. Dark malt, no roast. Just a little bitter. Mild lactose. Mild minerals and apologetic orangey hops. Dry finish. Meh!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13803) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle @ Norway/Denmark Tasting @ Ulfborg. Courtesy of Fonefan. Pours dark brown with a small creamy beige head on top. Nose is roasted with a vague note of tart fruit. Flavor is roasted and ashy with a hint of cold coffee. Medium bodied. Ends bitter, dry and roasted.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13350) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle, courtesy of fonefan. It pours a slightly unclear, dark brown body with a reddish hue. A thin, dense layer of dark beige bubbles on top. Roasted, coffee aroma with a little touch of prunes and toffee. Slightly buttery, but not at an annoying level. Coffee, toffee and bitterness in the flavor, some bitterness towards the end. Medium body, dry. A decent beer indeed, but nothing superb. Drinks easily and tastes good, along with some chocolate it would be very nice I guess. 110319

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12544) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle 330ml
Dark opaque brown/dark ruby coor, small beige head. Coffeish, black malt aroma. Light-bodied. Toasted malty, tobacco-ash in the flavor. Quite weak and watery, not a suprise for 4.2% beer. No faults but not much use for this beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (10769) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle at the hotel in Rome - sourced from Domus Birrae. Pours clear, dark brown with a fine beige cream head. Nose holds lots of dry roast coffee and milk chocolate. Light sweet flavor with mellow roast, some minerals, dirt, dry chocolate, mellow bitter earth.ight bodied with fine carbonation. Pretty smooth onthe finish, some dirty cocoa, mild minerals, earth, hints of baking cocoa. Very decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (10451) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2011
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, grain. Flavour is roasted, malt, coffee, grain, chocolate. Medium body. OK beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8276) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2013
Tap at Bir & Fud, Roma, 21/06/13. Mid black with a good sized frothy tan head. Nose is roast malt, chocolate, light soap. Taste comprises chocolate maltesers, decent roast bite, bitter dark chocolate tang, leather, tar. Light to medium in body, soft carbonation. Decent enough stout.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (5731) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 16, 2011
Bottle at a tasting. Thanks Dror. Black with a medium beige head. Roasty aroma with some chocolate notes, light fruitiness and light acidity. Sweetish roasty flavor. Medium-bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (5719) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle@Ulfborg tasting.Pours almost black with a tan head.Aroma of burnt and roasted malt, grains and chocolate.Flavor is slightly sweet with some burnt and roasted grains.Medium to thin body, average carbonation.Nice roasted beer.


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