Brewed by Retorto Birrificio Artigianale
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Podenzano (PC), Italy


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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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Black Lullaby: Belgian strong ale dall’inaspettato aroma di cacao e vaniglia, scura, dal carattere morbido e sensuale.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Silvan7 (852) - Samarate, - SEP 2, 2013
On tap @ BQ Navigli. Non è una strong ale. è una stout, neanche imperial, solo un po’ più alcolica. Profuma di salamoia delle olive, di caffè e di malti torrefatti. nera impenetrabile con schiuma color nocciola. gusto tostato, di caffè, il grado alcolico non è avvertibile. Appiccicoso e pastoso il corpo. A mio avviso, non una buona birra.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (30267) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2015
Bottled. A black beer with a lazing dark brown head. The aroma has notes of over ripe fruits, straw, malt, and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, metal, and straw, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (7642) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2015
33 cl. bottle. Black with muddy brown colour witb a beige head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, spice, fruit, hops and malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (23375) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown colored with a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and dried fruits with notes of licorice. Sweet and fruity flavor of caramel, licorice and dried fruits. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (34875) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2015
33 cl bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a small off white head. Aroma is roasted, light yeasty and phenolic. Overripe fruity. Toasted malty. Bitter and roasted. Dry and roasted malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pumpmaster (1266) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Draft sample at BQ bar in Naviglio Grande 44, Milano, Italy 5/5/15. Very good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danielecamo (775) - ITALY - MAY 15, 2015
In bottiglia da 33cl. COlore marrone scuro, schiuma fine e beige. Aroma di frutta secca, vaniglia, cacao, leggero tostato, fenolico, banana. Al palato il fenolico ricompare e distruba la bevuta. Poi di nuovo frutta secca, cioccolato e vaniglia.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2015
Poured dark amber with an off white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, sweet candy, dark fruit, roast malt. Medium to full body, flavour is medium sweet, moderately bitter and astringent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19148) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel bitter chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brasco1973 (25) - Turin, ITALY - NOV 1, 2014
Colore inpenetrabile schiuma densa color nocciola. Profumi di caffe e vaniglia. Poco corposa e retro gusto basso.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brianza_ale (185) - ITALY - OCT 9, 2014
33cl bottle in teku. Pours a large brown rocky and frothy head; deep black colour. Smells dark fruits, cane sugar, belgian yeastyness, vanilla, milky. Tastes dark chocolate, malty, toasted/roasted, fruity and slighlty licoricy; the initial almost medium sweetness is well balanced by a fairly bitter toasted finish. Full bodied, soft to average carbonation, discrete drinkability. Very "stouty", especially on the tongue, for being a belgian ale. That’s a nice example for such a complex and traditional style!

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