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Geco Barabba

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Brewed by Birrificio Geco
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Cornaredo (MI), Italy
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Very Robust Porter
La luppolatura a freddo (dry hopping) fatta con luppolo americano dona note aromatiche agrumate che ben si sposano con la tostatura della Barabba.
Nel bicchiere si distingue per un colore tonaca di frate, sormontato da un cappello di schiuma fine color cappuccino.
Al palato si rincorrono i sapori del dolce maltato, della liquirizia, del caffè, del cioccolato amaro, delle noci e del rabarbaro


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
giorossonero (7) - - JUL 25, 2013 does not count
Una super porter dal colore tonaca di frate. Al palato si scontrano con armonia il dolce maltato e il sapore caffettoso dovuto alla stessa tostatura dei malti. Ottima con un buon cioccolato fondente o per un dopocena.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5765) - ITALY - DEC 28, 2012
Scura schiuma media non molto persistenta nado tostato malto liquirozia leggermente luppololo con una nota agrumata poco.gassata vellitara buon amaro piuttosto srcca buone tostature

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 15, 2011
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a cloudy black with a vague tint of orange and a creamy beige head. Heavy roast nose with some dark dried fruit and a little phenols. Medium body, some hard roast, dark dried fruit, yeast and ashes. Hard roast finish, some malt bitterness and a whiff of licorice. 150411

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oliodnb (384) - ITALY - APR 2, 2014
Almost black, thick brownish creamy head. Heavy aroma of roasted malts, coffee and some citrusy sweetness. Strong roasted porter taste, with again coffee and bitter chocolate. Finishes lighter than expected. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 15, 2011
Bottle @ Ulfborg Easter Gathering, 2011. Pours dark brown with a small creamy beige head. Nose is sweet roast, caramel and chocolate. A bit of yeast and rubber. Smooth ..

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (8232) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 15, 2011
Bottle 500ml @ fonefan
Pours almost black with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of chocolate, caramel, malt, and coffee. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 7, 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 to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, light grass, orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate malt, dark malt, smoke notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110415]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14115) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 15, 2011
Bottle, courtesy of fonefan. A clear, dark brown beer with a dense, dark beige to tan head. A fruity touch in the aroma, sort of unusual but pleasant, coffee, licorice and something smoked too. The flavor has licorice, roasted malts, hints of coffee, a nice hoppy bitterness and fruity touch. Full-bodied and dryish even though it’s quite sweet. Some sourness and alcohol. Overall, a pleasant and tasteful, slightly unusual, but I like it. It would be nice having it again diving deeper into it. 110415

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ambro206 (146) - ITALY - JUN 25, 2014
Birra scura dal cappello di schiuma pannoso e persistente. Aromi nettamente tostati di cioccolato e liquerizia. In bocca si legano bene dolcezza ed amaro. Finale lungo ma leggermente astringente.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (11192) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2011
bottle. Black colour with a tan head. aroma is fruit, coffe, licorice. flavour is coffee, hop, alcohol, roasted malt, smoked, licorice. Full bodied nice beer.


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