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Brewed by Birrificio Montegioco
Style: Belgian Ale
Montegioco, Italy

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Strong blond ale spices with the herb "salvia sclarea" - clary sage.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 24, 2009
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, cloudy orange with light white foam, aromas of sweet sugars, caramel and honey, flavors of honey, beef bouillon, buttery and yet grainy also, smooth finish

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cavie (3746) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2009
Bottle courtesy of bu11zeye. Murky orangish color with lots of chunky sediment in it. Sweet aroma with grain and perfumy spice. Flavor of grains that turn sweet later in the sip. Earthy and natural with a fading finish. Incredibly smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 24, 2009
Pours a cloudy orange color with a thin white head. Nice aroma of fruits, spices and some funk. The flavor is fruity, spicy and funky, interesting. The body is light with an oily texture and lively carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2009
From the Bottle at the GBBF Earl’s Court, London 08/08/2008 Sour fruit aroma. Golden coloured and hazy in appearance. Strong in alcohol fruity and a little rich on the palate. Crisp and slightly dry malt finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Cloudy amber with a small white head. Yeasty aroma with exotic fruits. Sweet and yeasty fruit flavour

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (8781) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2009
Bottle (a gusher)... Hazy orange ale with a trillion little floaties tooling slowly about my glass. Small, creamy, white head that hangs around for a good while. I’m not able to pick up much from the aroma other than a little topical fruit, peach and spice. Medium to full-bodied with soft carbonation. Sweet, fruity flavor – honey, peach and tropical fruits. Finishes mildly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redlight (2316) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2009
thanks to Solan for sharing this one! Sweet sugary malts on the nose, with an herbal earthy note. Pours golden blonde with a thin white head. Sugary upfront, sweet malts, light honey notes, sage, fruity, earhty herbal flavors, with hints of spices. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - APR 25, 2009
Notevolissima birra di Montegioco, l’ideale per far ripartire la serata dopo il viaggio in macchina Nervi-Leivi.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2009
From tap at bir and fud. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Dry phenolic and malty aroma. Fruity yeasty and phenolic flavoured with a light spice note. Sweet and fruity finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2008
<b>Bottle 375ml.</b>
Unclear light to medium amber orange color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, sour fruity malts, orange, moderate yeasty, barnyard, wood notes. Flavor is moderate sweet, light to moderate acidic and sour with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft to flat. (080808)


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