Brewed by Birrificio Lambrate
Style: Smoked
Milano, Italy


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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   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°

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (5034) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (4162) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (9575) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchDrebus (4515) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JefVerstraete (1892) - 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?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
armando629 (2438) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dutchbeerpages (1738) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2013
Let’s start with the negative side: the beer is watery, especially for a stout. Other than that this is one of the best beer I have ever had from Italy. A nice smokey stout with a great lingering taste. Bottle from Van Erp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogreface (1388) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 14, 2012
csakajosor.hu Igen sötét, vörösesbarna színe van, ami ha nem fény felé tartjuk, akkor teljesen feketének tűnik. Habja igen termetes, kapucsínó barna, tele van buborékkal és közepes idő alatt tűnik tova. Illata enyhén füstölt sajtos, kissé húsos, pörkölt magvas, tőzeges és kávés. Ízében is folyamatosan ott van a füstös aroma, de nem olyan erősen, mint a híres Bambergi rokonainál. Mellette van még pörkölt maláta, kakaópor, kávé, vanília, kis szalonna, túlégetett szotyi, sajt és egy adag komló. Könnyű teste van és apró kis buborékokkal van telítve. Utóíze kormos, kesernyés és száraz. Engem meggyőzött!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3390) - Radom, POLAND - NOV 11, 2012
Dobre piwo choć spodziewałem się więcej dymnego posmaku wędzonki. Przeważa palony słód, wędzonego jest mniej. I zdecydowanie mniej niż w słynnej Schlenkerli z Bamberga. Na spory plus zasługuje wygląd to mamy bardziej czarne jak guinness piwo z brążową pianą. Piwo jest na finiszu bardzo wytrawne i palony aromat dominuje podczas każdego łyka. Ogólnie polecam.

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