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Baladin Open Riserva

Brewed by Le Baladin
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Piozzo, Italy
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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The amber version of OPEN, OPEN RISERVA combines the features of caramel and amber malts with the aromas of American hops. The result is an explosion of well-balanced taste, where the biscuit aromas coming from cereals and the notes of dried fruit blend perfectly with the bitterness and the aromatic scents of hops. The body is strong but never excessive, to ensure it is easy to drink. The head is thick and creamy. 16.8°, 33EBC.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1469) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - DEC 16, 2014
Appearance: Dark golden, clear. Some off-white head.
Aroma: Sweet, caramel? Some hops?
Taste: More sweetness, nice fruits, bitterness in aftertaste. Not your typical IPA.
Bought: Eataly (Genova), 250 ml, €3.30
Info: 15/12-2014, BB: 30/11-2014

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nordcore (1052) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle 75 cl. Orange, hazy with a nice offwhite head. Fruits and malt aroma, some yeast sense. Light bitter, medium sweet with a soft long fruit end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen1 (2763) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2014
Vi høyner innsatsen på rbhd-treffet hos Odd Gunnar: Theo Musso imponerer gang på gang, her med en lekkerbisken som gir ganglag for sjelen. Stor aroma og smak med massevis av tørkede frukter og appelsin. Stor munnfylde og myk som en kvinnehånd. Heldigvis en stor flaske, så jeg tar med glede en påfyll.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (5656) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
Shared bottle at local tasting. Pours hazy golden with a small white head.Aroma is fruity & malty, complex freshness. Taste is fresh, crisp, earthy malty notes, lovely barrel and wood, moreish and something more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (1221) - NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
Hazy orange. Dense off-white head. Refreshing aroma of oranges and orange marmelade. The same can be said of taste. High drinkability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5307) - Tau, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
Shared 750 ml bottle at local tasting. ABV is 7.5%. Orange colour, moderate white head. Nice aroma of biscuits, raisins and other dried fruits, hints of chocolate. The same elements in the flavour, but the beer is not too sweet. Good stuff, Teo!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (2895) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
0,75 l shared bottle at local tasting. Misty orange body with an off-white head. Pleasant spicy grainy fruity malts nose,. Smooth and mellow. Citrus fruitiness and a well balanced sweetness and bitterness. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4402) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2014
Flaske 0,75l delt med flere under seanse i Tårnrommet 3 Jun 13. Aprikosfarget. Søt blomsteraroma. Brukbart skum med litt lacing. Smaken er syrlig frukt - men litt tynn. Antydning til malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2179) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle at local Italian restaurant. Lightly bitter, citrus, hints of tropical fruit. Nice and refreshing with a hint of booze. Malty sweetness comes through later on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14008) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle, 75cl. An unclear, orange golden beer with a small, off-white head. The aroma is mostly citrusy, orange zest, with some herbal hints. Notes of forest and white sugar. There’s some alcohol warmth in the mouth, it’s full bodied and quite carbonated. Oranges, zest, some sweetness and a pleasant bitterness in the flavor. A herbal touch too. Citrus peel bitterness in the finish. A pretty nice one, but I’m not really impressed. Perhaps it needs some proper food. 140131

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