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


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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Schiuma compatta, frastagliata, candida e persistente. Dorata con "vibrazioni" verdi. Naso intenso, prorompente, quasi aggressivo, con un netto fruttato maturo di pesca noce bianca, uva spina e litchi quasi a coprire una delicata speziatura. in bocca l’attacco è dissetante grazie al corpo leggero e all’assenza di zuccheri residui. Finale secco, tagliente e prolungato.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (5248) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2014
On tap at Hoppy Days. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of citrus, lemon, zest, light malty, some toast. Flavour is light sweet, malty, citrus, lemon zest, lemon, light soapy, bitter finish. Light-bodied. Nice, but was a bit snowed under by all the other great beers on offer that evening. Will have to revisit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley (4032) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 29, 2014
On tap at Hoppy Days. Clear gold pour with thick white head. Aroma is nice and zesty, tons of fresh grassy notes, light lemon grass, light biscuity notes. Taste is nice light bready malt, very lemony. Palate is light, dry, med carbonation. Really tasty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoGori (10) - ITALY - NOV 13, 2014
Birra di ispirazione belga con tanto citra in aroma e un amaro importante, una delle mie birre preferite

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (10218) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 12, 2014
from Fork&Bottle - pours a cloudy blond beer under a long lasting white foam; fair hoppy aroma of pineapples and litchies, lemongrass; medium-bodied, fresh, assertive and tasty; fairly bitter with some tart acidity; very dry and long fruity hoppiness (star fruits and pineapple) - a great and impressively accurate beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (6587) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2014
Draft at Hoppy Days. Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma of floral hops, citrus, saison yeast, pepper. Flavour is light sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (2095) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle at the Italian Bar, GBBF 2014. Light golden rusty orange, medium white head. Nose is lots of lemon peel, zesty lemon, some bitter grapefruit, lots of hop, and a bit of yeast ester or saison yeast aroma. Cereal grain malt character. Taste is sharp bitter lemon rind, sweetness, hop bitter, some pine, some of that saison yeast character, and then on the finish it’s got some nettle and pine. Decent body to it, full flavoured.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - JUL 20, 2014
A citrus accented IPA. A bit greener and leafier than modern American versions with a certain endearing quality, without ever sinking it’s hooks in.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (8396) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 18, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Passionfruit and lemon whirl around bread crumbs until herbal resins take control of the finish.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sheet of foam laces around the hazy shiny blond.
-It doesn’t feel as airy, dry and carbonated as their Blond, but it’s still very drinkable and refreshing.
-There is a lot of yeast in their bottles. Be careful when pouring.
-This gets more and more endearing with every sip.
-Green peppercorns appear in the finish.


   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvilCat (106) - FRANCE - JUL 18, 2014
Bouteille. La cervoise91. Robe dorée coiffée d’une mousse blanche dense. Nez citronné et malté. Bouche fraiche, maltée et fruitée sur le pamplemousse avec une belle note florale de houblon. Finale zestée et amère avec une pointe d’épices. Une bière rafraichissante très agréable. "She’s fresh so fresh, exciting"...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mircoas (187) - ITALY - JUL 8, 2014
Extraomnes birrificio del varesotto di qualità. Questa Zest è una birra dissetante e beverina. Buona.

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