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Brewed by Birrificio Toccalmatto
Style: Imperial IPA
Fidenza (PR), Italy
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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3469) - Copenhagen, - NOV 12, 2012
09-NOV-2012, bottle from Fish & Beer, @Ulklřbben meeting @my place. Hazy amber with tan head. Malty sweet aroma with heavy hops. Taste actually much hoppier than aroma. Very malty even for an IIPA. A barley wine? Never had a bad Toccalmatto and this i very fine again.


3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
King_Alex_II (528) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 3, 2015
A dark ruby brown color with very thin foam. The smell is quite malty and has a certain sweet note. The taste is sweet malty and has a oily finish. The aftertaste is creamy oily and has a certain sweet malt note.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (975) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Hazy brown-amber color with big beige head. Big caramel and citrus fruits, peaches. Lots of soothing piney juice, hop and malt kick, very sirupy sweet mouthfeel. Warming peach finish, Amarillo typical. Very nice, but a bit too sweet to be over the top.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oliodnb (523) - ITALY - APR 18, 2015
75cl bottle shared. Pours muddy orange with one finger of creamy beige head. Aroma is some tropical fruits, citrus, sweet malts, alcohol. Taste is sweet malts overwhelmed by a ton of hops. Strong vegetal dry bitter finish, medium body, a bit too watery, medium carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Robybusta (8) - ITALY - APR 10, 2015 does not count
Ottima IPA dal colore scuro. Il gusto classico e forte della IPA. 8.5% ed č perfetta.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarpa (1088) - FINLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle 75cl @ Danilo. Pours hazy dark amber, beige head. Sweet caramel, fruits, resin in the aroma. Resin hops, sweet fruits, caramel in the flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (7431) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 31, 2015
75 cl bottle @ hotel room, Rome. BBE 10.12.2015.
Pours dark amber color with a large lasting head. Lots of sweet fruits on the nose, caramel, some resinous hops and some malts. Sweet fruity flavor, mango and orange mostly, caramel malts and resinous hops too. Maybe a tad too sweet but still a good fruity DIPA.
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (7263) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 31, 2015
75 cl bottle @ hotel room, Rome. BBE 10.12.2015
Aroma is somewhat musty with strawberries, toffee, caramel and hay. Flat palate, low on CO2. Flavour has strawberries, grapefruit, caramel, toffee and gluey notes. Finishes with woody notes and tobacco(!). Too much strawberries here.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danielecamo (775) - ITALY - MAR 23, 2015
Alla spina. aromi molto intensi di frutta esotica, mango, pompelmo, agrumi. al palato orzo e caramello seguiti da intensi agrumi. Profumatissima e con il grado alcoolico ben nascosto

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2684) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 22, 2015
Keg at Gar Eden. Aroma is big hoppy, boozy fruit. Taste is good, dry, tropical fruit, marmalade, bit of spikiness. Good stuff. Easy drinking in spite of percentage.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
steomeroni (3) - - MAR 20, 2015 does not count
Fantastico prodotto by toccalmatto quasi una ipa da meditazione Consigliatissima!


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