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Brewed by Retorto Birrificio Artigianale
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Podenzano (PC), Italy
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Birra speciale ad alta fermentazione, India pale ale dall’aroma agrumato con amaro intenso e persistente; luppolatura continentale ed americana. Degustare a 8-10 gradi


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (6169) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 30, 2015
330ml bottle. Cloudy, brown colour with huge, frothy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, off-white head. Minimally bready, caramel malty aroma, slightly grassy and minimally citrusy hoppy overtones. Taste is moderately bitter hoppy, slightly citrusy, a touch of grapefruit, slightly bready and nuttily, caramel malty basis. So so.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (5164) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2015
Brown with thick foamy head. Aroma of piney, resinous hop with light tropical fruits. Interesting touch of caramel sweetness on the palate. Light bitterness and a soft finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pils70 (124) - - OCT 27, 2015
Color ambra. Vaghi sentori di agrumi, ma sicuramente troppo caramello e dolcezza

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (7724) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2015
(Draught at In De Wildeman, Amsterdam, 28 Aug 2015) Hazy amber colour with creamy, beige head. Malty, fruity nose with caramel, citrus, resin and orange peel. Malty, fruity taste with notes of caramel, citrus, orange peel and a generous citric bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Tasty and well balanced IPA. Nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sjorsvdg (376) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2015
Deze IPA heeft een fruitige geur, waarin onder andere citrus en doerian te herkennen is. De kleur is kastanjebruin en er is sprake van een mooie schuimlaag. De smaak is fris en aangenaam fruitig. Niet te bitter, maar wel het aangename van een IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Douberd (4622) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2015
(Retorto Krakatoa) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a teku, ABV 6.5% Dark amber colour on the body, tall and thick, creamy, tan head with excellent retention. Aroma has chestnuts, almonds, light grass and faint hops. It doesn’t smell bad but it’s not what I expect from an IPA. Taste is also nutty, with some grains and nuts, faint caramel. Medium thin body, good carbonation, very dry on the palate. Drinkable but it needs improvement.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (655) - ITALY - SEP 3, 2015
On tap. Pours hazy reddish amber with a creamy off white head. Aroma is sweet malts, caramel, light citrus, strong resinous hops. Is similar, good malty base followed by a strong hoppy bitter finish. Medium body, good bitter hoppy aftertaste,medium carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dutchbeerpages (2181) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2015
Another one that doesn’t agree with me. Too resinous and malty. Not my style, well made though

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wiosna (591) - - AUG 25, 2015
0,4l hanasta @ BQ Milano. Tumman kastanjan värinen, lähes kirkas. Tuoksussa raikasta hedelmäistä humalaa, mallasta. Maussa suht katkeraa humalaa, selvästi havuisuutta, mallasta, hiukan paahteisuutta. Raikkaan katkera jälkimaku.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scotty001 (481) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - AUG 24, 2015
Poured deep brown with a tan head. Aroma of dark fruit and sweet malt. Medium body, flavour is medium sweet berries, lightly bitter and spicy.


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