Brewed by Birrificio Toccalmatto
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Fidenza (PR), Italy
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Originally brewed with With Amarillo and Willamette hops.
The first batch was at 8% ABV, and later it passed also to 8.5% ABV.
Dry hopped for 15 days at 23C with Warrior and Summit.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pag977 (3) - Napoli, ITALY - OCT 14, 2012 does not count
imperial IPA eccezionale. ambrata con schiuma sottile e poco persistente. Al naso piacevolissima con sentori di mandarino e lieve erbeceo. in bocca esplosione di sensaziono. Ottima

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (758) - Lille, FRANCE - AUG 1, 2012
Color: hazy brown beer with a small brown head. Smell: caramel and hops. Taste: malt, hops. Aftertaste: bitter

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martinus (3183) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2012
Hazy brown colour, firm beige head. Aroma of American hops, citrus, grapefruit, tropical fruits, pineapple and guave. Hoppy bitter flavour, light sweet malts. Bitter, fruity finish.
Quite balanced, it’s a really nice IIPA.
(From 75cL bottle @ ZZT IV. 8.5% ABV Thanks for sharing, Benzai & DutchDrebus!)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
neuronifolli (2) - - JUL 24, 2012 does not count
Una birra eccezionale. Una volta provata la si cerca avidamente. Cosa per me piuttosto rara.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Albe (56) - ITALY - JUL 22, 2012
Dark amber body and frothy white head, releases a heavy hoppy aroma. Taste is moderate bitter, with a full creamy body and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - JUL 22, 2012
Una 2perIPA meravigliosa come non mi era mai capitato di sentire, Aromatica super saporita ma diversa dalle solite retrogusto ultra persistente, rossissima con molta schiuma quando si versa ma che svanisce in fretta. Talmente saporita, se bevuta alla temperatura giusta, da sopraffare Kimochi, roba koreana saporitissima, e il camenberth, e in grado di rivaleggiare con un paio di formaggi belgi erborinati!!! Semplicemente DIVINA!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Swaroga (1545) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 8, 2012
75cl bottle. Dark brown, can’t see through it. medium tanned head. Nose : tart, burned caramel and a bit toffee. Distinctive citrus notes like a grapefruit or orange peel but all that mixed into a tart overall aroma. Sip ; medium body with thick and oily texture. Full body with low carbonation. It’s sweet tart background with overpowering bitterness that reminds me of a coffee where I use to like drop some lemon juice in it apart that here I would replace it with some grapefruit. The taste and body is close to Shark Pants from struise brewers. Long aftertaste makes my lips become sticky. Intensive. Must enjoy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4833) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2012
Bottle @ZZT IV: Creamy light tan ish head, disappears really slow on top of a deep dark hazy amber colored beer. Doesn’t really look like a DIPA, but the long staying lovely head makes it still very nice to watch. Smell lots of hops (duh), citrus, pine, light grape, light creamy, resin. Taste is a pretty subtle mix of: fruity hop notes pine, citrus, mango, apricot, resin, hops, bitter, hop bitter, some creamy notes and a nice hint of malts/barley malts. Aftertaste of hops, grass, bitter and fruit. Very good aftertaste. Low carbo, soft mouthfeel, full body and a light creamy texture. Gentle, soft and smooth!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abio (1639) - Waasland, BELGIUM - JUN 30, 2012
Good hoppy beer, mostly citrus, but also grassy. Fruity combination, some mango besides the citrus. Misses something, but not bad at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Barrelbelly (655) - BELGIUM - JUN 30, 2012
Grassy citrus aroma. Taste grainy, grassy, citrus. Long bitter aftertaste but misses some complexity, especially in the aftertaste. Very decent italian beer dough.

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