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

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RATINGS: 178   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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Inbreak (2323) - 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 (913) - 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 (519) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
@borefts 2013 sick heavy double ipa... heavy bitter amarillo hops.. bittersweet

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (1111) - Barcelona, SPAIN - OCT 11, 2013
Tap at Borefts. Copper colour with off white head. Malt, caramel aroma with some hops. Bitter, malty, sweet and fruity taste. Medium body.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
weark (334) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle from Erzbierschof - Dark amber color, nice beige head - Grapefruits, citrus, lemon aroma, hints of caramel - caramel malt, citrus, resinous, really fruity hops flavor with hints of roasted malt - medium body, oily, medium bitterness,sweet, soft carbonation, medium bitter & malt finish - really good, bitterness well balanced with alcohol.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (3071) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Thick brown appearance. Caramel and zesty fruitiness. Hint of vanilla and some grass. Tried at BBF, 2013.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1346) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2013
Mooie caramelbruine kleur en een volle kraag. Zoetige vanille, creamy geur. Smaakt iets hop, bitter en in de nasmaak ook zoet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3308) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2013
Borefts 2013 - Aroma is a bit herbal. It’s very malty and sweet with quite a ’green’ hop taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
undercurrent25 (1460) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2013
Keg at Borefts Bier Festival 2013. Pours a dark colour, taste is hoppy and oily with high alcohol on the finish

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6849) - Enghien, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2013
Draft @ ML Fontainas. Couleur acajou-ambrée, col blanc cassé, doré au verre. Arôme offre ce bouquet agréable de houblons, impression de renfermé, agrumes et note de pin voire sève très agréable. Le tout se partage bien les caractéristiques du malt. Palais est malté moyen avec un niveau alcoolisé qui se fait présent sans être trop. Note houblonnée de pin, sève, léger picotement sur la langue avec un côté mandarine et purée d’abricot. Offre également un côté feuilles vertes et autres agrumes. Malt caramel modéré, le tout collant légèrement les lèvres avec un résiduel houblonné - vert fort sympathique.


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