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Brewed by Birrificio Grado Plato
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Chieri (TO), Italy

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Birra di castagne, stagionale, ambrata, prodotta a bassa fermentazione (Alc. 8.% circa). Il sapore e l'aroma di castagne sono il tratto distintivo di questa birra originale. Si accompagna ai cibi mediamente saporiti della cucina autunno-invernale.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (16462) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 5, 2006
Cloudy brown color, better head than the Melissa. The aroma shows some malt and a very light fruitness and hop. Medium body structure, with enough malt flavor; the chestnut flavor is subtle but clear, adding some complexity. A quite good Ale.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (16429) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Draft. Murky amber color, small tan head. Aroma of lightly spiced caramel. Taste of licorice and caramel. Interesting, but I couldn’t drink very much of it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (14488) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2008
Bottle, 8%. Hazy amber colour. No head. Very malty flavour. A bit oxidized but OK. Good alcohol level with creamy notes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (14393) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2010 Bottle, once at a tasting and once at Swift. Pours a cloudy, light brown with a substantial white head. Nose is all spice and sweet malt. Flavor is dynamic and mostly sweet. Lots of honey and chestnut, along with some less discernable spices. Nice and pretty unique.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (14267) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 10, 2010
Swing top bottle 750ml@HBF
Deep amber-brown color, small creamyy beige head. Alcohol, wood, birch leaves in the nose. Medium-bodied. Toffee, chestnut, herbal notes. Like European Strong Lager with the vibe and toffee.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2009
(750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy burnt orange body with a small beige head. Aroma of chestnuts, nutmeg, leather, florals, dried dark fruits, toffee, and apricot. Flavor of caramel malt, chestnuts, fruitiness, and herbs.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (12055) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 4, 2008
Bottle from River’s Bend. Poured clear brown color with a large frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate toasted nutty malt aroma. Medium to full body, sticky texture and thin particles. Medium sweet spicy flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Balanced drinkable beer that I shared with freinds.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11806) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2009
Brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of malt and fruit, with a vineous alcohol note. Strong, sweet and malty flavour, with a slightly drying warm alcohol finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11555) - Kolding, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle, bought @ Beer City. Pours caramel sweetness, mild freshness. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has Sweet malts, caramel, light malty bitterness. Okay finish. På

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (11237) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 5, 2012
A hazed reddish copper ale with a thin lacing light mocha head. In aroma, a nice sweet spiced malt with dark fruits, banana esters, light smokey notes, very nice. In mouth, a nice peaty malt with prunes, bananas, a bit of cloves, rich and smooth. On tap at Birreria, Dec. 27 2011.


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