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Brewed by Opperbacco
Style: Saison
Notaresco, Italy
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A saison/IPA hybrid developed by Opperbacco’s Luigi Recchiuti in collaboration with Birra del Borgo’s Leonardo Di Vincenzo. Produced at both breweries.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hawthorne00 (2830) - Melbourne, - OCT 5, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2012 Bottle with a label that made me feel underdressed, 11C. Pale amber with a large dense cream head. Vibrant aroma of apricot, peach, dough, spices, flowers, lime leaves. Bittersweet with firm bitterness kicking in straight away. Fruity, dough, slight tartness. Dryish bitter finish with lingering spices and citrus peel. More saison than IPA IMHO (certainly moreso than the Nøgne Ø / Bridge Road India Saison). Anyway, a really joyous beer. [4.0]

Growler. Oh, where’d it go? Heavier on the palate, sweetness and bitterness much more prominent. Nimbler in the bottle with spices and tartness playing a much bigger role. Much more IPA-like - and still pretty good, but more like 3.6. Leaving rating as per bottle.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
artemb (127) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUL 22, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2015 Aroma: spice herbs, fresh lemon, yeast ethers (black and white pepper). Moderate to light sweetness, light to moderate bbitterness light sourness. Flavour: herbs, black pepper, light fruits, yeasts, light mushrooms notes. Moderate grassy and zesty bitterness in the aftertaste. Very good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (3013) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 9, 2015
Draught at Porterhouse. Dark red with a medium head. Aroma of fruity malt. Flavor is sweet sugary malt, a little toasted, jam. Red fruit finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (5411) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 4, 2015
Thanks for sharing fux! Sampled draft as @ Tilquin English Beer Festival 2015. Copper, dark amber,… Sweetish malts, light herbs, sweetish, too much sugar, malt, light dough, orange,… Okay but too sweet for me. Touch sweet spice.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sandrobruni (18) - ITALY - FEB 27, 2015
ben carbonata, forse troppo, colore oro, attacco di saison e in bocca molto amara, bilanciata quanto basta, interssante. non la ribevo

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
paolo71 (112) - Alviano, ITALY - JAN 11, 2015
In bottle. White, frothy, rocky head, very persistent. Golden yellow, cloudy. At nose intense and persistent. Malt, citrus, grapefruit, spicy Medium body. Intense and persistent bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4829) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Open Baladin Roma.
Appearance: Copper colour with a white head.
Aroma: Citrus, oranges, malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Oranges, grass, citrus, spices, hops.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hooks82 (96) - ITALY - JUL 26, 2013
Saison ipa. Dorata. Schiuma abbondante e cremosa. Amara. Con sentore di lievito belga. Ben carbonata. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12737) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2013
Tap at Open Baladin, Roma, 21/06/13. Clear copper golden with a thin off white head. Nose is orange, citrus, hops, grass, farmy. Taste comprises orange rind, lemon, herbal notes, grass, light spice, background hops. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finish with bitter notes. Decent saison hybrid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (3752) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JUN 13, 2013
On tap at Open Baladin Roma. Body is hazy amber. Medium head. Nose is hoppy, bitter, floral. Taste is fruity, citrus, hops, oranges. Mouthfeel is smooth, sticky. Finish is bitter and of citrus. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - JAN 31, 2013
Odore presentazione e attacco da saison, successivamente si sente la commistione con l’ipa, strana decisamente ma molto molto interessante e beverina!


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