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

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RATINGS: 165   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4793) - 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 (3084) - 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 (7938) - 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 (3106) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 28, 2013
[18-OCT-2013] Draught at EurHop Beer Festival (EBF) 2013 in Rome. Pours red to brown hazy with a nice beige head, aroma of marmalade, orange and malt, flavor of malt, marmalade, hops and tangerine, medium to full bodied

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (5657) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 26, 2013
[10/18/13] Draught at Eurhop Beer Festival 2013 in Rome. Dark amber color. Piney and resinous hops aroma with some caramelly malt. Sweetish malty flavor with pungent resinous and piney hops bitterness. Medium-bodied.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gEUS (1001) - Linden, BELGIUM - OCT 23, 2013
Draught at BBF13 - Nice intense fruity double IPA. Rich flavours, nice full bitternss well balanced with sweetness, which makes it very drinkable...

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Inbreak (1897) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 28.09.2013, tap @ Borefts:
Big creamy longlasting head. Aroma is concentrated harsh grassy, lots of hops, leafs, bark, grass, soil, citrus peel, pine needles, sap. Taste is sweet and dry grassy, sap, leafs, bark, hop pellets, citrus peel, cardboard, pine needles, soil, grass. Longlasting bitterness, dry mouthfeel. Next!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJvd (811) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
Draft at Borefts 2013. Pours hazy dark organe with a medium tanned head. Aroma has lots of caramel with some tropical and piney hops. Taste has caramel, piney hops and a medium bitter finish. Medium body and carbo.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LomYst (461) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
@borefts 2013 sick heavy double ipa... heavy bitter amarillo hops.. bittersweet


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