Brewed by Birra Oro di Milano (Alina)
Style: English Strong Ale
Vimercate, Italy


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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
Riserva speciale Brown Amber Ale, Alc. 8.2% by Vol. Oro di Milano™ RISERVA SPECIALE is the highest brew expression of Oro di Milano™. It is a double malt beer with a captivating amber color, full taste, persistent spicy and liquorice flavors and a perfect balance between body and alcohol.

Old Description: Strong Ale. For sophisticated food combinations or a quiet and relaxing night, Riserva Speciale offers unique sensations. It is a double malt beer with a captivating amber color, full taste, persistent spicy flavors and a remarkable alcohol content (8.2%), delivering incomparable sensations to those who have adopted beer as an integral part of their lives.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
batneil (496) - - JUL 13, 2013
Sweet tasting strong ale. Pale amber coloured with a little head. Slightly fizzy. I quite like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (39783) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2013

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium amber orange colour with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light to moderate hoppy, moderate yeasty, riped fruit. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130225]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11588) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2013
clear brown, small white head. aroma si nutty, slightly boozy. flavor is boozy, slightly nuffy, slightly fruity.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (13535) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2013
Bottle at Chriso Easter "Flags of many nations" Tasting, 31/03/13 thanks to Leighton for this one (I think). Clear amber with a thin off white head that clears edgeward. Nose carries pale malt notes, sugars, light caramel. Taste comprises light caramel, sugars, light bready dough. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Ok - drinkable but wouldn’t recommend or re-visit!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (18996) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2013
31st March 2013
Tasting at ChrisO’s. Clear amber beer, little white head. Light dry palate, crispy. A touch of dried fruits. Sweet apricot and peach. Light dry finish. A bit sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (18091) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2013
bottle at chris O... golden amber ... soft yeast ... soft fruits ...dull toffee fruits ... mellow toffee fruits ... light yeast

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlackerMads (2275) - DENMARK - MAR 10, 2013
Bottle. Clear yellow/orange with a minimal white head. Aroma is caramel, grain, a bit vinous, oxidized sherry notes. Taste is medium sweet with hardly any bitterness. Medium body, oily/sticky texture, medium carbonation. Sweet and light dry finish. Ok soft and drinkable, but not that interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (14612) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2013
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear amber - white head. Amber malts, sweetness, some candy, chocolate, cocoa powder, light hoppy notes, spicy, overripe fruits, caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 28, 2013
Botella. Amber brown unclear colour, small off-white head. Sweet well toasted caramel malty dark fruity like aroma. Ok mouthfeel. Sweet flavour, well toasted caramel and malt, some dark fruit, bit alcohol, "old" like.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndreasJaeger (505) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2013
Gyllene i färgen med vitt skum. Doftar söt ljus malt, jästiga toner, söt citron, gräs, hö, alkohol. Smakar söt unken malt, alkoholsötma, torr alkoholig avslutning.

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