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Brewed by Cittavecchia
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Sgonico (TS), Italy

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Una birra forte e specialissima ad alta fermentazione. Uno stile tra la Strong Ale e la Birra D’Abbazia. Ha un colore scuro ed una schiuma densa e persistente. Nonostante l’alta gradazione alcoolica è caratterizzata da un corpo non eccessivo che la rende facilmente bevibile. Va servita attorno ai 15°, temperatura che evidenzia il gusto di frutta matura: ciliegia e marasca, liquirizia, legno e un leggero affumicato. Accompagna molto bene le carni saporite i formaggi stagionati, i dessert ed il cioccolato, in particolare la torta Sacher. 18.5°


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14086) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2010
Bottle @ Papsø-Grand-Tasting, September 2010. Pours cloudy amber with a off white bubbly head. Nose is fruit and caramel. Quite vinous nose and flavor. Full bodied. Nice

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (10906) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2010
clear brown, small offwhite head. aroma is fruity. flavor is caramelly, buttery, spicy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2010

Bottle 750ml.

Gusher and unclear medium amber color with tiny to small body particles, a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity - berries, sulfur, sweet prunes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet, light acidic and bitter with a average to long duration, caramel, brown sugar. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100910]

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2010
Hazy deep orange with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, caramel and deeep fruits. Finished sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31625) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2010
75 cL bottle. Pours murky brown with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is fruity and mild yeasty. Sweet fruity, mild peachy and mellow yeasty. Smooth lingering fruity and mild citrusy into the finish. Nice and mellow.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (5594) - ITALY - OCT 28, 2008
chiara buona schiuma sentori leggermente speziati malto in bocca molto leggere spezie non molto intensa

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slayer85 (1051) - Firenze, ITALY - DEC 7, 2007
750 ml bottle. A hazy amber beer with a medium sized disappearing beige head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of dark fruits, caramel and light licorice. Fruity flavour with some spices, quite sweet but balanced by the right grassy hop bitterness in the finish. Medium body, quite long finish with medium bitterness. There is something in both aroma and flavour taht keeps this beer from being better. However more than drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FrankJohansen (3604) - Sabro, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2007
Bottle. Clear amber colour with a medium beige creamy moslty lasting head. Weak malty arom and taste with notes of caramel and berries.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - SEP 21, 2007
Assaggiata a Cheese 2007; forse non era molto in forma, ma mi ha proprio deluso: aroma ottimo, malto, miele, un poco di liquerizia e vaniglia. Ma il sapore oltre ad essere sbilanciato sul dolce (e a offrire ben poco di quanto promesso dal naso) culmina in un’insistente nota metallica che manda tutto a remengo. Peccato, sarà per la prossima volta.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7177) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2007
Bottle. High creamy lasting light brown head. Hazy dark brown body. Mild roast malt aroma with caramel notes. Mild caramel coffee flavor with nuts and little hops. Low carbonation. Long sweet aftertaste.


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