Brewed by L’Olmaia
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Sant’Albino - Montepulciano, Siena, Italy


on tap


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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Aromatized with roselle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (11810) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2012
Draft at Gingerman. Pours rose orange with white head. Nose/taste of florals, bubblegum, peach and hings of sugar syrup. Taste is almost straight peach bubblegum with some florals. Odd, but not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (8318) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 16, 2012
Notes from my iPhone. On tap @ Purple Pig. Medium golden, delicate white head. Aroma is lightly perfumey hibiscus with pear. Really nice aroma! Lightly fruity palate (pear, white grape) with floral nuances and a slightly tart finish. Very refreshing, very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (8141) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 16, 2012
Draught at Open Baladin Roma. Pretty watermelon pink with a tall white head. Fruity nose, dry and somewhat restrained, grapefruit and herbs. Tart, tangy flavor, and dry. Sour but lightly so, floral and herbal. Crisp and refreshing, dry, light, and clean. Great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Plovmand (7185) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2010
On tap at Open Baladin. Hazy reddish orange with a medium off white head. Light acidic aroma with notes of yeast and fruit. Caramel, light acid, fruit and yeast in the flavour. Bit sour finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daniele (6927) - ITALY - APR 11, 2010
ta schiuma media discreta persitenza naso floreale leggero fruttato un poco di metallico un tocco acidulo non molto corpo

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2012
On tap at Rustico Alexandria. Served in a stange. Pours a somewhat-cloudy medium peach color with a very thin white head that quickly subsides to a thin collar around the edges. The nose carries some nice notes of flowers and perfume with a faint touch of light stone fruits. The flavor takes everything to the next level in a beautiful blend. The floral notes take front stage with a slight earthiness behind in addition to some light, yet fresh, notes of apricot. Perhaps some slight melon notes. Body is really quite nice and delicate with moderate carbonation and a very smooth finish. Just the tiniest bit of chewiness. Overall, a fantastic brew. Well integrated flavors and spice without going over the top.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2012
Draught at TJ’s: Aroma of hibiscus, Saison yeast, and some grain. Poured copper/orange in color with a small, white head that greatly diminished but lasted throughout as a film on top of the beer. Cloudy. Not sparkling. Full of tiny, small, medium, and large-sized particles throughout. Flavor is medium sweet. Tastes of hibiscus, grain, must, and a hint of tartness. Medium body. Lightly dry texture. Soft to average carbonation. Saision yeast, grain, hibiscus finish.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4907) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 16, 2012
No aroma. Clear orange, thin head. Tart, lemony with a slight orange pulp character. Enjoyable, but timid when chilled. Herbal notes of oregano are more discernible when warm.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (3895) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2012 Pale golden-wheat colored body. Thin white head. Quickly crashed leaving a thin film and no lacing. Strong floral presence, accentuated by some lemon and orange citric notes, mild spice. Assertive carbonation. Light to medium bodied. Dry finish. Clean. [TAP@Alla Spina]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2909) - New York, USA - APR 25, 2012
Tap at Gingerman. Pours yellowy. Tastes of banana, herbal, floral, vanilla, peppery, dough, lemon, and quail egg. Yea I said quail egg mo fo. It’s kinda watery and sweet and not much finish

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