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Brewed by L’Olmaia
Style: Belgian Ale
Sant’Albino - Montepulciano, Siena, Italy

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Birra chiara ad alta fermentazione, gusto secco con una leggerezza sul palato dovuta ad una calibrata luppolazione, rendono La 5 molto beverina e ideale in qualsiasi occasione, con abbinamenti che vanno dalla carne agli insaccati fino ai formaggi e ai dolci più sfiziosi. Rifermentata in bottiglia Alc. 5,5% in Vol.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Draft from Proletariat in NYC. I was going to rate this, and then I read 3fourths’ rating and thought, "Why bother?" I quote, abbreviated: "hazed golden wheat body with a fine white head and lasting retention. very much nailing the Belgian farmhouse yeast character in the nose: all around seems quite soft and delicate but very well integrated: lemon oil and pith, soap, banana, peach skin esters, moderate peppercorn spice with a creamed wheat and uncooked dough yeast note that seems to be the one component that’s a little too present. the aroma hops seem similar to those in the Thiriez Blonde and De Ranke XX (though I haven’t had a bottle of that this year, it’s sitting in the fridge): musty, a bit goaty, sharply green, and almost smelling like the skunk of ultraviolet light contamination, but not quite. deliciously dry with a medium body and soft and creamy natural carbonation; takes an acidic turn across the middle with crystalline sugar, must, white pepper and Belgian pale malt toast. lush carbonation releases the acids and esters well to wash the palate in the finish."


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
artyom (629) - Osijek, CROATIA - MAY 5, 2015
0.33l bottle. Dark yellow color with white head. Aroma is fruits, yeast and spices. Sweet with light bitterness. Medium body, soft to average carbonation. Overall it’s great and tasty beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lello4ever (204) - ITALY - APR 10, 2015
Birrificio toscano L’Olmaia, è una ale colore giallo torbido. Ben luppolata e agrumata. Molto facile da bere.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (1025) - SWITZERLAND - APR 7, 2015
330ml bottle served in a pint glass. Pours a cloudy orange color forming a big creamy off white head. Excellent retention and tons of soapy lacings left in the glass. Strong pale malts and flowery hops in the nose. Fruity notes: grapefruit and peaches. Sweet upfront taste. Notes of pale malts and grassy hops mainly. Fruity notes, peaches and oranges. Strong hops notes. Grassy and flowery hops profile. Medium body and carbonation. Sweet malts and grassy hops in the aftertaste. Good drinkability. Nice ale with a strong hops character.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zwiebel88 (461) - GERMANY - MAR 11, 2015
Sehr dunkles Bier. In der Nase Rosinen, Honig. Malzig, honigreich, recht herb. Ganz gut.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (9688) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 11, 2015
Schwarze Farbe, schöne beige Schaumkrone. Geruch erdig, Kaffee, bitter. Geschmack trocken erdig, Schokolade, Kaffee.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielecamo (706) - ITALY - MAR 4, 2015
In bottiglia da 75cl. Giallo dorato, velata. aroma di miele, cereale, frutta gialla, ben bilanciata. Corpo leggero, scorrevole.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
markoijelena (983) - Belgrade, SERBIA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle 0.33l at Pivopija NBGD Belgrade Serbia.Taste with Vlada.Pour it hazy yellow/amber color with medium white head.On the nose Belgian note.Taste and aroma of malt, wot flavour, herbs, cloves, Beligan yeast on the back.Ok

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sandrobruni (18) - ITALY - FEB 19, 2015
ottima birra, bilanciata e gradevole, specialmente se si vuol bere una birra artigianale ai pasti. decisamente da bere, sempre!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MarcoGori (10) - ITALY - NOV 13, 2014
La mia preferita, e forse la birra più sottovalutata che mi sia mai capitato di bere. Belga di ispirazione ma più amara. Si sposa praticamente con tutto, aperitivi, pizza e carne.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (6422) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle from Domus Birrae, Rome. Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma of citrus, grapefruit, light apple, grapes. Flavour is light sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.


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