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Brewed by Birrificio Toccalmatto
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Fidenza (PR), Italy

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - SEP 8, 2012
Birra assolutamente fantastica! Bevuta alla festa dell’unità di Bologna, quindi deduco sia la GRAND CRU riveduta e corretta. Non posso fare termini di paragone essendo la mia prima volta per questa birra, com era buonissima, molto bella da vedere, naso fruttato, fruttatissimo futta matura, il gusto non è alcoloco nonostante i suoi 9% gradi, completissima in tutto dolce amaro fantastico! Retrogusto ottimo che permane a lungo! Birra in stile fantastica!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (20818) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2012
27th September 2010
Cloudy mud brown beer, little off white head. Light and semi dry palate. Sweetish malt, traces of bubblegum and banana. A whisper of milk chocolate and a pinch of spice. Well integrated orange. Finishes dry with more sweet esters.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (14133) - DENMARK - APR 25, 2012
Bottle. Unclear amber/orange with medium off-white head. Aroma is is malt, fruit, yeast, dried fruits, berries, caramel and toffee. Flavour is malt, fruit, yeast, dried fruits, berries, hops, caramel, toffee, and a little bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (22626) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2011
Bottled at Monk’s Café Wallingatan, Stockholm. Hazy ruby/amber, coarse head. Distinct almondy nose. Mid sweet with medium-full body. Mild and cottony with leather and marzipan. Soothing caramelly finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2011
Bottle@Home. Malty and fruity aroma. Brown colour, beige head, good lace. Very sweet, light bitter, very malty, honey. Sticky, full and warming.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (24346) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2011
Bottled. Hazy orangeish golden colour with a small head. Aroma is fruits, spices, sweet malts, some yeast and mild notes of alcohol. Flavour is very similar otherwise, but the alcohol is rather well-hidden.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2011
[750ml bottle courtesy of cgarvieuk] Deep brownish amber pour. Decent, fluffy white head. Aromas of sweet, fruity malt. Quite light on the palate, the malt balance is really nice. Sweet, caramel finish. Reminds me of an English bitter or Brown Ale – except its 9%! Really hides the alcohol well [02062011]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 2, 2011
An orange beer with a fruity nose and palate. Also a nice blend with the caramel and yeasty flavours, Not bad, well balanced and quite drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (3884) - California, USA - JUN 2, 2011
2 June 2011, bottle at one of CGarvieuk’s legendary tastings! nutty amber colour, clear, no bubbles. nose is caramel and red fruit and amber ale. full body and mildly fizzy. I actually like this. it tastes better than it smells. big alcohol, cold cooked cherries, yeastiness is balanced with sweet malt. very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (19761) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 2, 2011
Bottle at home ... copper ... thin tan head ... soft sweet toffee malt ... light yeasty banana nose ... very soft and juicy ... yeasty bananan ... light caramel ...


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