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Brewed by Birrificio Lambrate
Style: Smoked
Milano, Italy

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Ale in Smoked Stout style. With an interesting colour of a friar’s frock, this beer is characterised by a thick cappuccino-coloured foam. On the nose, it has smoked notes recalling scamorza and toasting notes recalling coffee. In the mouth, it’s more delicate and features notes of liquorice, cocoa and dried fruit (carob) which come along with a delicate bitter taste due to the toasting of malts. 12.5°


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (9166) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - MAR 5, 2013
Bottiglia: Very dark amber coloured with a ruby sheen and a medium-sized persistent tanned head, mild - but distinctive - aromas of burnt wood and charcoal in the fruity-dark-malty nose; moderate bitter-sweet flavour, pretty light bodied; lingering dryish fruity and smoky finish. Pretty good, but a bit thin...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
molly75 (300) - (Madrid - España), ITALY - MAR 5, 2013
[ASPETTO] nero mogano; schiuma color nocciola, buona presenza, fine e buona persistenza [OLFATTO] domina il profumo affumicato, a cui fanno da contorno altre note torrefatte con note di cioccolato, un leggerissimo tocco di caffè. [GUSTO] inzio non contundente, con un torrefatto dosato che non regala immediatamente l’affumicato ma lo lascia uscire gradualmente; nel frattempo appaiono note dolci di cioccolato al latte ed una leggera astringenza. Il finale acquista un amaro leggermente più evidente, compare appieno l’affumicato e , nonostante la bassa alcolicità, si avverte una legegra sensazione alcolica. Leggera sensazione allappante che perdura nella bocca. [TEXTURE] corpo medio, morbida e vellutata nonostante una carbonazione vivace. [COMMENTO FINALE] stout affumicata, con un livello piacevole che subentra gradualmente. Mantiene una buona struttura che la eleva rispetto ad una stout classica, nonostante la bassa alcolicità.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (3568) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2013
Clear reddish black colour, tan head. Aroma of smoke, roasted malts, sweet touch. Smoked, sweet malty flavour, roasted malts, light chocolate. Sweet chocolate finish.
(From 75cL bottle @ ZZT VI. 4.6% ABV. Courtesy of IluvatarMilan. Thanks for sharing, Milan!)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (5135) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 20, 2013
Bottle @ Kiss The Kitchen Floor or better known as ZZT VI (2013): kindly shared by IluvatarMilan: Medium sized light brown colored foamy head, changes with regular speed and leaves a thin lacing on top of deep dark brown colored beer with black tints. Aroma’s of bay leaf, liquorice, roast & smoke, darker barley malts, some darker hops and dark herbs. The flavours are a mix of liquorice, bitters, bay leaf, roasted barley malts, smoke and toasted/ roasted herbs. Aftertaste is light bitter with some bay leaf. Medium carbo, blown creamy and airy mouthfeel, good medium body and a light watery texture. Pretty good beer, specially for such low ABV.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (4180) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ zzt. Aroma is molasses, roasty malt, chocolate, dark chocolate. Flavour is deep roasty malt, liquorice, molasses and more. Long lingering roasty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IluvatarMilan (280) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2013
Zzt bottle. An unsurprising strong smoky aroma, some liquourice in the nose. Taste is balanced and drinkable. Much milder smoke, hint of meatiness. Pleasant.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (9779) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2013
Sampled from bottle @ ZZT VI. Opaque pitch black color, no head just a slight off-white lacing. Smell malts, coffee and lots of smoke. Taste malts, smoke, bitter, coffee. Balanced taste imo. Medium body and carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchDrebus (4598) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ ZZT VI thx to illuvatarmilan. Dark brown to black colour with a lightbrown head that doesn’t last long. Smells smokey, bacon, roasty, sweet. Tastes smokey, bacon, roasty, some coffee, slightly salty. Medium body, soft carbo.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JefVerstraete (1967) - Ghent, BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2013
Dark with brownwhite foam. Low carbonation. Aroma of sour coffee, burnt malts, bitter. Good but a bit watery. Where is the smoke?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
armando629 (2442) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 12, 2013
0,75 l bottle, Csakajosor, Budapest.
Poured black as midnight, creamy small beige head. Aroma of smoked ham, ash and earth, leather, wood and some oak.. Taste of some caramel, ash and smoke, earth and dead fallen leaves. Interesting one.


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