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Lambrate Porpora

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Brewed by Birrificio Lambrate
Style: Doppelbock
Milano, Italy

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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Porpora is an interesting Bock hopped with Styrian Golding, Perla and Cascade and dry hopped with Styrian Golding.
Lager in the Hopped Bock style. Bright red colour with ruby reflections. On the nose, caramel notes are neat and followed by clear herb notes from hoppers, finally surmounted by winy and dried fruit scents. It tastes of syruped fruit but it never becomes sickly, thanks to the perfect balance ensured by the hopper. As a whole, this beer has an extraordinary balance which makes it extremely easy to drink. 18°

Previously 7.8%.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mortlach (1775) - Rome, ITALY - MAR 26, 2016
On tap @Mad for Beer (Rome). Pours amber/reddish with a medium and persistent off-white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, toffee, bread crust, light esters, light metallic. Flavour is medium to heavy sweet well balanced with a light bitter end, alcohol is very well hidden. Medium body, medium carbonation. ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VamboladeTolly (1234) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 23, 2016
Bottle @ deTolly, Tartu. Pours clear reddish brown with huge fluffy-sticky yellow head. Aroma: hay, dark berries, malty, caramel. Taste is a bit sweet, bread, berries, malty, caramel. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Nice beer. Sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (5332) - Reval, ESTONIA - MAR 20, 2016
330ml bottle. Hazy amber color. Huge size, thick white head, stays. Malty, grainy, farty, caramel, sweet in aroma. Sweet, hoppy roast, citrusy esters, sourish in taste. Soft acidic fruits coated in sugar in aftertaste. Soft carbonation. Too sweet again. But there is some beauty behind it. Hopping is nice. Lovely brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markoijelena (1930) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 4, 2016
Draft 0.25l at Craft & Draft Amsterdam Netherlands.18.01.2015.Pour it hazy dark brown color with medium white head.Aroma nothing.Taste lots of banana,some chocolate,smooth milky,pleasent bitterish finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (12722) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 16, 2016
330ml bottle - Thanks Kairi!
Lovely sweet malty aroma, classic dunkel or doppel bock. Deep red, small brief off-white head. Lovely bocky malty taste, rich and bready, some almond and even bitter almond once the lovely noble hops have kicked in. Finish drying and bitter, but some lovely dark caramel and malt. Very nice strong dark bock, and the hops have put a real kick behind it, this ain’t so sweet sticky boring thing at all. Yay - where’s the bottle? I’m finishing this!

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomer (2684) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - JAN 13, 2016
At a tasting, thanks, small bubbly beige head, cloudy very light brown to orange color, aroma of strawberry jam and brown bread, jammy flavor with some nuttiness and oxidised notes in the back, light bitterness and a light sourness which feels out of place, Not too good, probably a bit old.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (10542) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 11, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks Stas & Max. 8%. Murky amber-brown. Aroma of malt, caramel, toast, dark bread, some fruitiness, yeast, oxidation, a bit of alcohol. Sweet flavor with malt, caramel, dark bread, some oxidation, some fruitiness, a bitterish finish, and a bit of alcohol. Medium-bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (9193) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2015
Draught @ Lambrate Pub, Milan. Pours dark amber with a creamy light tan head, lacings. Aroma of malt, belgian yeast, candy sugar, dried fruit, raisins. Flavor is sweet, malty, yeast, candy, sweet dried fruit, little citrus. Medium body, average carbonation, sweet finish with light warming alcohol. 111215

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (3809) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2015
Tap at the Italian job, deep dark reddish brown with a lacing head. The candy sugar and dried fruit aromas are almost misleading, as along with lightly toasted caramel, the body brings dryness plus unexpected notes of liquorice and an earthy, almost wormwood bitterness. Fascinating.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (6918) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2015
Sampled draft @ Delirium Hoppy Loft. Deep brown amber, solid off-white head. Nose is metallic, strongly herbal, sugary sweet. Taste is herbal, sugary, licorice, leaves, overly sweet, some Belgian characteristics,… Body is thick sugar & some yeast. Overly sweet & simple, not really into it. I never seem to get these highly rater bock’s.


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