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Brewed by Birrificio Montegioco
Style: Fruit Beer
Montegioco, Italy
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A belgian ale with "Volpedo Peaches" (well-known peaches from the town of Volpedo, near Montegioco) added during fermentation.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - DEC 14, 2011
Pours a hazy orange with a large bubbly white lacing head. Aroma of fresh peaches and other Belgians yeast fruity notes. Flavor had the peaches and Belgian yeast profile as well. No funk, would like better if it had some bugs.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
portableparty (2279) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 27, 2011
Bottle to snifter. Pours pale gold with a peach hue and shows a split second of white soapy head. Aroma is tart and barnyard with a sour peach scent. Taste is more of the above with a nice gentle sourness and there are some faint citrus and leamon notes. Palate is medium with a very dry finish! Not a bad brew, but will not go back to it due to price!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7916) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 29, 2011
Bottle thanks to Jebus13. Pours with a hazed yellow body and a small white head. Aromas of peaches, nectarines, juicy, fruity, honey, nutmeg and a bit of caramel. Flavors a a bit minerally, grainy, peaches. A touch thin and bland. Very low levels of acidity. Medium bubbles.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17162) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2011
On draught during Mes’ stag do at a BF in Rome. Peach and stewed apple aroma. Thin white head. Not really sour. But good balance on the sour front. Definite stewed apple

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrChopin (4303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 16, 2011
Thanks Gene! Hay colored, moderate cream head, medium-sized bubbles with light lacing. Herbal nose of perfume, caramel, and brown sugar, very well rounded. Flavor is fruity and vinous, sweet grapes ruling, but it’s a bit wartery and oddly balanced between heavy sugar/caramel and lighter, straightforward fruit. Short, lightly peppery grain finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Labove (427) - Rome, ITALY - JUL 10, 2011
Birra di indiscusso valore nonostante il rating basso, dovuto principalmente a unu esordio non brillantissimo. Le ultime quarte runa sono strabilianti. Il 4 è una media tra il 3 scarso delle prime cotte e il quasi 5 delle ultime. Forse attualmente la miglior birra italiana in assoluto.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jredmond (7402) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 22, 2011
Bottle at RnH during the Sours Gone Wild Event with Pat, Andrew, Dallas & Bobby. Pours a bright, bright hazy orange body with no head, but then again this sample is pretty small considering its from a bottle. Aroma is citrus and peach. Mouthfeel is dry with notes of pilsner malt, fruit, and bitter peach.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAY 21, 2011
At rattle n hum during beers gone wild. Light and fluffy... Tastes like peaches and tangerines. Best Italian beer I’ve had so far.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremytoni (3029) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2011
From a bottle poured a hazy orange color with a good amount of head. Malty flavor with a light tart peach quick finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 18, 2011
Pouring at the April Sours event at Jimmy’s 43. Pours a hazed toffee milk color with a thin white head. Soft fruit, light sweetness. Murky peach flavors, soft and light. Very faint fruit, but slightly empty. Soft finish with a light sweetness. Ok I guess, but seemed really empty throughout.


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