Brewed by Birrificio Toccalmatto
Style: Imperial Stout
Fidenza (PR), Italy
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Aged 13 months in Sagrantino di Montefalco (red wine) barrels.

CaptainCougar's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 17, 2013
50cl bottle: Pours an oily opaque black with a stringy-lacing beige head. Has a lightly sweet toasted dark caramel and roasted malty nose with some chocolate notes and a touch of tart fruits. Starts with pretty good fullness and well-dissolved carbonation with some semi-sweet dark caramel maltiness, dark chocolate and light horseblanket funk. Finishes slightly drier and bittersweet with a touch of vinous tartness. Has pretty good complexity and balance throughout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RexTalionis (2403) - FINLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours black in color with a small tan head. Oak and barrel at first, notes of fruity red wine, roasted coffee and darker chocolate in aroma. Both tart and smooth mouthfeel. Chocolate, vinous and sour notes mixed with some barnyard. Interesting combination and seems to work quite well for that matter. Chocolate and notes of red wine and dark berries in aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Humlehode (78) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
Pours black, almost no head. Vinous, lightly smoked, roasted character with some coffee and oak. Very good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2024) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is funky, vanilla, toffee, roast malts, taste is dry roast, tart, sweet, vanilla.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (1135) - SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Clean oily black, wisp of a tan bubbly head. Lovely fishy grilled tang to the sugary nose. Balsamic buzz throughout without being overly tangy. Lush peaty padding throughout without being overly smoky. Really well tapered on all counts. Cooling thick mouthfeel. Clean savory finish. Lovely and in a clear bottle.

Bottle, Fancy Al Fresco Tasting, Cheers Sevvvvvvvvvv11

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2239) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle. Black with no head. Aroma is off the wall, very funky and slightly winous. Taste of rich licorice and red wine with some funky noted. Sweet and a little tart. V nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (3217) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2014
(backlog) RBSG ’11 GT Bottle. Black pour with very slight tan head. Wine, dark malt, some light oak aromas. Chocolate, roasted, mineral, wine and oak flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (10872) - DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle, #1004. Black with tiny brown head. Aroma is roaated, malts, brett, red wine, oak, wood, sour and a little vinegar. Flavour is roasted malts, brett, red wine, wood, oak, sour, vinegar, berries and medium dry-

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (5793) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle @ Christers. Pours black with a fading brown head. Aroma of malt, brett, redwine, little sweet, berries, little chocolate. Flavor is malty, caramel, brett, redwine, wood, berries. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, some alcohol. 110614

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (10841) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Black with a small brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, bretty and red wine. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish. 110614

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle no 1004. Small head with short duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are brett, red wine, roast malt, chocolate, fruits, wood and has a nice fruity finish.

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