Brewed by Extraomnes
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Marnate (VA), Italy


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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 304   ABV: 10.12%
(ik haat B. C.) A Natale, Kerst in fiammingo, siamo tutti più buoni. Anche la nostra Kerst vorrebbe esserlo, ma non riesce a togliersi di dosso l’istinto naturale a far del male. Attenzione, dunque. Schiuma prorompente e cremosa, lo spettro olfattivo è dominato da un violento fruttato che ricorda le mele caramellate ed in secondo piano la pasta reale siciliana. Etilica in bocca, con un attacco morbido subito aggredito da una tagliente freschezza acida. Da abbinare ad una fredda serata invernale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (6884) - ITALY - DEC 24, 2013
spina oro schiuma media non molto persistente frutta secca mandorla buona nota maltata piuttosto secca amaro medio alcool piuttosto nascosto esce un po nel finake Bottiglia oro intenso buona schiuma discreta persistenza fruttato mela frutta secca leggero liquoroso frutta sotto spirito nota etilica discreto amaro piuttosto riscaldante

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mortlach (1453) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 4, 2013
0471272013 Ma che siete venuti a fà (330ml bottle). Ambrata scarica, abbastanza limpida, morbida schiuma pannosa, abbondante e persistente. Al naso sentori fruttati e di zucchero candito, mandorle e frutta rossa (ciliegie). In bocca l’alcol si sente parecchio, l’attacco è dolce, sul finale vira verso un leggero acidulo, complessa e appagante. Corpo pieno, carbonazione media. Non male! La versione Reserva ha qualcosa in più.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3732) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 22, 2013
Mild cover misty orange amber pour medium carbonation aromas spice vanilla cinnamon clove doughy nutmeg woody dried fruit gingerbread sugar the flavours brandy brown sugar gingerbread caramel cinnamon doughy taste vanilla dried fruits orage peel aniseed the finish good for the style nice and edible like doughy spicy alcohol taste very nice on palate

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zarin (202) - ITALY - MAR 21, 2013
A: Dried fruit, malt, cherry, some hops. A: red-amber T: very sweet with some sour and bitterness P: Fb-flat. O: 17/20

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stew41 (1821) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - FEB 16, 2013
Following the style playbook. All about malts, spice and cinammon. A good drink for a northern hemisphere Christmas I’m tipping. Light touch in the back palate, surprisingly so given the abv of 10.2%.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Labove (427) - Rome, ITALY - JAN 13, 2013
Gradino sotto la reserva, ma soo un gradino. E’ una birra spettacolare, belga fino al midollo!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (4507) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 5, 2013
On tap at Tippler’s Tap. A big ballsy Belgian strong ale with a mouth numbing alcohol content that sends an alcohol burn down your throat - in a good way. Packed full of spiced fruit aromas and flavours. This s a beer that needs to be sipped and appreciated. Light amber colour with a sticky residue of ace left on the glass. The Italians certainly know their beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (3044) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle, 10C. Hazy golden amber with a finger of cream head. Aroma of boiled oranges, earth, sweet black tea. Heavy but just creamy mouthfeel, low but useful carbonation. Rich macerated dried stone fruits, some light citrus and spice (cloves, some pepper) notes. Enough bitterness and leaning towards dry at the end such that the richness doesn’t overstay. Oranges - sweet and mouldering - linger. Not really my sort of thing, but lovely texture and balance appeal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (9661) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2012
330ml bottle, lotto 349-10, bought in March 2012 at Johnny Off License (Via Veio), in Roma and kept in my cellar for drinking pleasure this Christmas. Pours a firm off-white head and a near-clear, amber coloured body. Sediments to the last pour. No lacing. Aroma of dusty hops and fresh, sweet fruits. Earthy malts, dry lemon and overall a candy sweet fruity taste profile softened by spices and partially offset by bittersweet oranges to the finish. Warming and velvety mouthfeel. Mostly integrated alcohol. Nice, however, too sweet for a higher score (Saturday eve at home, Tromsø 29.12.2012).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - NOV 27, 2012
Buona ma non una delle mie favorite di extraomnes. Brutta ambrata e sporca, poca schiuma e poco persistente, uniche note negative, gran aroma sapore di canditi e frutta cotta! Alcolica ma alcol mascheratissimo retrogusto persistente.

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