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Brewed by Il Birrificio di Como
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Como (CO), Italy

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Brewed with chestnuts and chestnut and acacia honey.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2011
Bottled. A deep red beer with an off-white head. The aroma has light notes of plastic, fruits, and berries. The flavor is sweet with notes of burnt plastic and berries.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (7585) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 10, 2010
Sample at Buckeye Beer Engine. This brew is a cloudy brownish-amber color with a thin light beige head that diminishes to an outer ring rather quickly. Stringy lacing. Aroma of smoked honey ham and nuts. Medium body with smoked meat character and flavors of roasted nuts and sweet malt. The finish is smoky with a roasted chestnut aftertaste. Not really a bad beer I just couldn’t get into it.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAY 21, 2010
Massive bottle at Marea, Central Park South. Full bodied, chestnuts, smoked bacon. Very aromatic - delicous! Reminded me of a beer brewed by Aetch

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7900) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2010
Dark brown pour. Aroma and taste is chestnuts and spice. Dry finish. Rated 8/24/08

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009

Date: October 17, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Green’s, Atlanta
Appearance: cloudy amber, fine beige head
Aroma: dry malt aroma, hint of honey sweetness, light nutty character, big herbal presence with light mint, touch of fruity tartness
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor, nice honey sweetness, light herbal spicyness, nice nuttyness, light finishing bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mgumby10 (1856) - Jupiter, Florida, USA - OCT 22, 2009
Pours a hazelnut brown color, with a big foamy monster light tan head. Appeared to be huge carbonation famous in these Italian beers. Smells of nice chestnuts, dark fruits, and wood, very outdoorsy or by the fireplace smells. The flavor was big on the nutty side, you definitely got those chestnuts and honey in the flavor. Dark fruit, and heavy malt very ever present as well. I thoroughly enjoyed this and thought it was quite an interesting brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zach8270 (3370) - Henrietta, New York, USA - OCT 1, 2009
(bottle - 500 ml) Bottle exploded when opened. Lots of carbonation and off-white head. Light amber color once it settled. Aroma is sweet and very nutty. Can definitely pick up the hints of the chestnuts and the honey. Flavor is very smoky and sweet at the same time. Tastes like a mild rauchbier with a nutty and sweet finish. The two extremes in flavor blend well and finish very smoothly.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2009
Bottle 50cl.
Light unclear medium amber color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, smoke - rubber. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090813]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a slightly hazy amber golden with an off-white head. Aroma of a little smoke and burned caramel. Medium body, sweet burned caramel and distinct smoke accents. Subdued bitterness. 130809

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2009
1 pint 0.9 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy dark orange with a small, off-white head. Smoked and dry malty aroma. Sweet malty, light smoked and caramelish. Smoked and mild acidic to dry malty flavoured finish.


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