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

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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jensgam (143) - , DENMARK - DEC 19, 2013
Pours hazy copper with white head. Aroma is maltysweet with a low hoparoma with notes of peach and and citrus. There is a sight note of yeast as well. Flavour is sweet, fruity, low hopcharacter and bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (1916) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
Backlog rating. it pours a lightly hazy deep amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of caramel, grapefruit, pineapple, and light pine. Flavor of caramel malt, grapefruit, peach, apricot, and pineapple with a dry, moderately bitter finish. Very good

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (761) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Keg at the Beer Tempel, 10th December 13. Poured with a large, fluffy head. Aroma is floral hops, some sweetness and alcohol. Taste is rich, well balanced, lots of hops, good bitterness and malt balance. Nice

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Idiosynkrasie (3264) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - DEC 8, 2013
750ml bottle [8.5% abv]. Hazy dark amber colour with average to huge, frothy, fully lasting, moderately lacing, orange-ish off-white head. Citrusy hoppy aroma, notes of blood orange and grapefruit, caramel malty basis with nuttily touch. Taste is sweet-and-sour, bitter and citrusy hoppy, notes of blood orange, grapefruit, hints of pine, resin, orange zest, nuttily caramel malty basis. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebeertourist (4662) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle from BQ Via Losanna, Milan. Deep hazy brown copper with a stable head. Nose of orange zest, some alcohol, Some dark fruit flavours, raiusins, good dryness, hints of nuts. Good complexity.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhillyCraft (2851) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Draft at beer temple, pours plum red with medium, creamy off white head with good lacing. Aromas of sweet malt, candy sugar, dark fruit and bitter hops. Flavor is ashy hops, fruity and sweet malt and sugar. Medium body with a sticky feel. Don’t like these kind of IPAs at all.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4292) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2013
Draft sampled at Beer Temple. Pours hazy brown with a tan head. Aroma of grapefruit, citrus, orange peel, caramel malt. Flavour is over moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (2586) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2013
Poured deep reddish brown with a huge beige head. Aroma of light citrus and caramel malt. Medium body, flavour of roast malt, dark chocolate, bitter orange with a bitter sweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7005) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2013
Cask at Borefts ’13, listed as 8.5%, 28/09/13. Hazed orange amber with a good sized off white head. Nose is caramel malt, bitter hops, grapefruit, pine, orange. Taste comprises bitter hop notes, sugar, light pine, grapefruit, orange pith, light booze. Full end of medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi aggressive hop bitterness in the finish. Decent DIPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (2520) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 29, 2013
On tap at Archive. Strong hop aroma and flavour. I only had a small glass but I think I would have struggled to get through a large glass.


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