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Birra del Borgo ImperiAle


Brewed by Birra del Borgo
Borgorose (RI), Italy
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable | Ratings: 19 | Spring Seasonal | Alcohol: 6.1%
An Imperial Stout inspired by the traditional Imperial Russian Stouts that were created in London in the XVIII century by the Thraleís Brewery, especially for Catherine IIís court in Russia. With its deep dark colour and an important ABV, Imperiale itís the perfect beer for the coldest months thanks to its round, rich and creamy body and itís roasted coffee and liquorice notes that softly mingle with the honey ones. Uniques features given by the different variety of malts we used, but also by the three month ageing in wooden barrel.


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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

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resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

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alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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