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

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with chestnuts and chestnut and acacia honey.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21437) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 7, 2012
Bottle shared with the Richmond guys at Churchkey. Muddy brown color, small tan head. Aroma of honey and graham crackers. Taste starts sweet, honey and malto meal. No detectable hops. Not bad as chestnut beers go.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (14090) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 22, 2011
Bottle from Wine & Cheese in Clayton, MO. Pours dark amber brown with a 3 finger creamy/bubbly beige head. Aromas of nut and honey. Med body. It’s lightly sweet, and it has that chestnut flavor with some mildly spicey honey behind it. Honey flavor, tho not sugar particularly, comes forth in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (10872) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 2, 2011
Brown pour. Tan head. Odd sour and malty aroma and flavor. Weird. Sparky and Walter say yoyoyoyoyoyoyo.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ungstrup (34334) - 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 (11495) - 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 (14941) - , 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 (10884) - 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 (4022) - 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.


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