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

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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VonClausewitz (132) - Italy, - OCT 1, 2012
Dorata, opalescente, schiuma bianca pannosa e persistente. aromi agrumati e resinosi (scorza d’arancia, pompelmo rosa, cedro...) Secca, poco corpo, piuttosto amara.....fresca e beverina, ma non nelle mie corde.....


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJvd (1196) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2016
Pours hazy yellow with a medium white head. Aroma is quite citrussy with some citra hops and yellow fruits. Taste is zest with some yellow fruits, citrus and a medium bitter finish. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Werckmeister (2207) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - AUG 13, 2016
0,33l bottle at home. BB 30.06.2017. yellow golden clear shiny color, small white head. smells of forest berries, flowery, some sweet herbs, light spices, very light yeast. very lovely smell. medium body, medium carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes citric, spices, some sweet herbs again, hints of berries, a bit soapy, light fruity notes, light yeast. finishes lightly dry and a bit soapy with notes of herbs, citric notes and light yeast. quite nice beer, very well made, lovely flavours. enjoyed it very much.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (13867) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 24, 2016
330ml bottle (Koht Auction, Tallinn)
FIzzy pour, hazy straw. Pleasant belgian aroma, partly saisony. Light palate, crisp carbonation. Nice tingly hop bitterness, pleasant bitter bready body, a bit grassy. Finish bitter, more grassiness. A bit too fizzy, that’s its only flaw.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TET (2632) - Kaarina, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2016
A light yellow beer, a head is medium and white. Aroma has fruitness, lemon, some sourness of citrusfruits and spicyness. Balanced and fresh aroma. Taste has fresh fruitness, lemon, earthy sourness. Medium bodied, smooth carbonation. Refreshning. Lemony and tasteful beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (7485) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 25, 2016
10oz glass at The Sovereign DC. Pours a hazy gold with some tight, white head. Nose is inviting and pleasant, lemon zest, white pepper, straw, grass. More IPA than Belgian Ale. Flavor has a little bit of tropical fruit, lemon, dried white grapefruit zest, pepper, coriander, straw. Dry finish. Had one of these on a night when I had many sweet Belgians and this was a nice respite.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IlGagario (115) - Modena, ITALY - APR 18, 2016
In bottiglia. Colore ocra chiaro/bianco navajo, torbido. Testa soapy, di dissolvenza da rapida a media. Magnifico naso di luppolo, scorza d’agrumi, paglia umida e litchi. Carbonazione da leggera e media, sottile e solleticante. Buon aroma di scorza d’agrumi, luppolo amaro floreale, fiori umidi e lievito. Gusto mediamente dolce, poi amaro da leggero a medio, con recupero del lievito ad inspessirsi. Buona luppolatura croccante. Leggero alcool nel finale, breve e un po’ acquoso, per una beva essenzialmente pulita ma anche meno ricca del previsto. Corpo da leggero a medio, trama watery. Una birra non così intensa come mi aspettavo, comunque lodevole e davvero ben congegnata dal solito buon Extraomnes.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (3318) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 28, 2016
On tap at Novare Res. Pour is a really hazy golden with a small white head that leaves good lacing. Nose is of zest, citrus, pepper and not too phenolic overall. Taste is peppery again and moderately bitter, offers more citrus zest and juice. Body is a bit light and carbonation moderately high. A reallly refreshing belgian ale, a superior example of the style! A white wine BA version of this would rock I think!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (5978) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at B Side, served in a wine glass. Hazy golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of floral notes, herbs, spice, citrus. Tastes of herbs, spice, citrus fruit and peel. Medium body with a dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stine (1759) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Lightly hazed tepid yellow appearance with the thinnest of surface foam. Straw and rotting grass lead the pungent aroma, which swells with saltiness, pear skins, and honeyed dough malts. Cobweb yeasts cloud things appropriately, white pepper and dried herbs gathering the noble hops.

Light, playful fruitiness in the flavor offers overripe banana and yellow apple, with prickly herbs and peppercorns. Continuously quiet in disposition, but always observably complex; it’s mostly dried floral tones and understated field and farm funk. Clean yeasts, crisp malts, elegant noble hops.

Soft and zesty texture. Crisp and buoyant, while doughy and dense. A great approximation of the best Belgian blonde ales; hoppy, snappy, minerallic. The glass was finished before I knew what happened.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (7613) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 27, 2015
Some citrus and light hay. Pours hazy yellow with great head and carpet lacing. Light bitter finish. Easy drinking. Tap at pizza paradiso.


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