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

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (7428) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 30, 2015
75 cl bottle @ Timo A. BBE 06/2016.
Pours clear dark amber color with a small head. Bready nutty aroma, some chestnut, mild berries, hops and dried fruits. Bitter malts on the flavor, some spice notes, yeast and bread. Decent, maybe a bit too sweet.
5324

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 15, 2007
Pours a transparent copper orange with a thin, wispy-lacing off-white head. Aroma of doughy, lightly sweet toasty Belgian malt and some earthy spices and nuttiness. Body starts semi-sweet and effervescent with some chestnut flavor and mildly earthy hops toward a drier finish. A nicely balanced and unique chestnut flavored brew.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2008
A Mes rate: bottle at GBBF.
A very attractive amber colour with a thin but stable white head. Sweet and spicy with notes of caramel and nuts. Can hardly detect any alcohol in the mouth given the reasonably high abv. Bittersweet finish that is quite roasty and eventual alcohol warmth.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (6876) - Ohio, USA - JAN 1, 2009
500 ml bottle shared by Tmonet99 and shigadeyo. Pours a hazy orange amber color with a med/lg. yellowish beige head. The aroma sweet malts, herbs, nutty, sour, and caramel. The flavor had more caramel malt, nuts, mild sourness, alcohol, and spices. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. Interesting but not my thing.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (6616) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 18, 2012
Bottle 500 ml ?
Aroma sweet malty notes, sugary hints. Mild alcohol that blend in nicely.
Appearance pours as clear red accented amber. Thin beige top. 3+
Flavor and Palate : medium full bodied. Overly sweet, cloying. Mid late not of carbonation. Late warmth of alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (6400) - ITALY - OCT 12, 2008
ambrata schiuma media discreta persistente note maltate miele di castagno abbastanza dolce e mediamente intenso in bocca morbida malto castagne miele

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6231) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2008
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, pours a dark gold and amber with a strong head, aroma is nutty and sour, flavor is a light sour, nuts, caramel and hothouse

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 4, 2012
In short: Caramelized roasted nuts in a bottle. Decent beer
How: From a bottle at Mondial De La Bière 2012
The look: Clear copper body topped by a tiny beige ring of foam
In long: Nose is roasted nuts, a bit of caramel and some phenols. Taste is like drinking caramelized roasted nuts. Very crunchy/husky maltiness sensation. There is also a spiciness sensation. Some wooden notes. Carbonation is a lot of small hard bubbles that made it hard to keep it the mouth, I think this beer could be really nice with softer bubbles. My last beer at Mondial 2012 festival, I had so much to drink during this week of Mondial+pubs festivities that when the week was over I thought that maybe not drinking beer for a few days could do me some good, but I guess we’ll never know.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2007
Bottle. Amber colour with a big white head. Caramel malty, lemon aroma and taste. Medium body with a sweet light dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (5999) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 15, 2012
Draft at the Birch. A reddish-brown beer with no head whatsoever. The initial impression borders on the sour region, but ends up being somehow sugary yet not very sweet. With little to no carbonation it is easy to drink and non-filling. Mellow drinker. (#4694, 7/14/2012)


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