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Brewed by Birrificio Toccalmatto
Style: Barley Wine
Fidenza (PR), Italy
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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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DUDES: si può leggere in italiano tal quale e signifca in dialetto locale DODICI….oppure all’inglese RAGAZZACCI…… è un Barley Wine Classico di ispirazione britannica (i suoi ispiratori sono BASS N.1 e Thomas Hardy’s). Maturato in bottiglia per un minimo di 9 mesi prima di essere messo in commercio. Si tratta di una birra di 12 gradi alcolici di colore ambrato carico. Caratterizzato da una buona secchezza e beverinità nonostante i 12 gradi alcolici. Birra da meditazione calda e raffianata,ottima in abbinamento a formaggi erborinati importanti (Stilton, Rochefort, Gorgonzola stagionati….). Note aromatiche prevalenti sono: datteri, frutta secca, rabarbaro candito, salsa di soia…. E’ il capostipite e la base di tutta la linea Barley Wines di Toccalmatto.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, - OCT 2, 2012
Bottle @ Odense Tasting, Oktober 2012. Pours ruby amber with a bubbly head. Nose is dried fruit, alcohol and mild spices. Soft with a low carbonation. Warming alcohol. It’s tasty but perhaps it lacks a bit in complexity. Sticky and oily.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
26th September 2014
Borefts VI. Bottle. Clear red - amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth and light, modest fine carbonation. The malts are light but rich in flavour, Creamy toffee - caramel. Light dried fruits. Touch of Port Wine and wood. Airy finish. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bergstaden (1376) - Røros, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2014
amber with light brown head - Sweet malt aroma - Sweet malt body with some hints of alcohol - Long sweet malt finish with hints of alcohol - This was good

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (3555) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2014
Tasted @ BBF 2014. Very malty, dried fruits, smooth and sweet. Lovely thick body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (11192) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 22, 2014
Haand 2014. Brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is sugar, malt, alcohol, dried fruits, caramel. Flavour is sweet, sugar, malt, hop, alcohol, caramel, dried fruits. Full body. Nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle at BBF 6, 26/09/14. Mahogany brown with a decent beige covering that clears to edgework. Nose carries a woody rinse, caramel, dark berry notes, vanilla. Taste comprises rich dark fruits, spice, bitter notes, light balsam, boozey tones, toffee. Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent offering, quite tarte in places for a barley wine but never gets sweet and cloying as some do.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2383) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2014
Draft @ Borefts 2014. Strong grainy taste of malt, with some nice sweet fruits like raisin and grape. Quite a rich and long taste, tasty barley wine.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (3802) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2014
Borefts 2014. Poured a lively dark reddish brown. Aroma of sweet, smooth bourbon. Full body, flavour of liquorice, dark fruit and lots of booze.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (5729) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2014
Tap at Borefts 2014. Pours murky brown wit a ring tan head. Aroma is massive malty, caramel and toffee. Flavour is heavy sweet. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ShivanDragon (1796) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2014
@Borefts 2014, helder robijnrood met fijne kaki kraag. aroma is enorm (honing) zoetig en redelijk wat graan. Smaken: honing zoet, redelijk granig maar niet in een vervelende manier waarop Barley Wines wel eens willen zijn. licht bitter, kruidig, en een iets pittig karakter. Afdronk is honingzoetig, redelijke body, lage co2, mooie honing die vrij lang blijft hangen..

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (8924) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2014
Sampled @ Borefts 2014. Clear Amber to red brown color, no head. Smell and taste lightly malts, sweetness, alcohol, dried fruits and sugar. Decent body, flat carbonation.


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