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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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.


jesperhammer's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3050) - Copenhagen, - NOV 12, 2012
09-NOV-2012, bottle from Fish & Beer, @Ulkløbben 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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawanna (2328) - GERMANY - DEC 26, 2014
0,75 l bottle from Biervana Dark amber - copper color, cloudy, rocky head, brown-tan foam. Aroma is citrus, orange, pine / spruce, some flowers / floral notes. medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium- full body, oily feel, slick feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (6305) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2014
Tap at Taphouse. Hazy brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, fruit, malt, alcohol, caramel and bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1380) - Røros, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2014
Amber with an off white head - Malt with a good hop aroma with fruits - Good malt to support a good hop profile withj fruits, grass and a nice bitterness - The hops and bitterness goes into the finish - this was good

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2014
Tap @ Christian Firtal. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are rich hops, flowers, caramel, grass, straw, malt and has a nice bitter finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Garrold (1724) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle. Brewtique, Macclesfield. 8.5%. Hazy, dark copper colour. Film of sticky, off white head. Big, minty, herby, toffee aroma. Fairly resinous. Dank, and fusty. Verges on the medicinal. Beautifully aromatic. Taste is light, spicy dry, with an orange pith, and orange zest, soft bitterness. Palate is rich, oily, and smooth. Finishes long, light, zesty bitter. So tasty. Beautifully balanced. Wow. I like this a lot!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skinnyviking (7235) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2014
Draught at Taphouse. Low and quickly disappearing white fluffy head. Cloudy red brown body. Sweet roasted malt strawberries aroma. Mild and sweet fruity flavor with a dry hops bitterness and some notes of grass. Low carbonation. Long bitter sweet finish. Alcohol well hidden. Well balanced. Lovely.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrik (288) - - SEP 20, 2014
Doften Dov något komplex lite jordkällare. Krämig känns den är jövligt Ofiltrerat. Inga speciellt fräscha Dipa smaker. Nya ok IPA man inte behöver dricka igen. 9% hindrar ju andra öl testas.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sblsimone85 (293) - USA - SEP 6, 2014
Fantascientifica imperial ipa, tutto perfetto equilibrio, sapore e profumi idilliaci. Note fruttate erbacee presenti sia al naso che al gusto. Amaro perfetto :) ---Rated BY Italianbeer85

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3570) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle at Appellation. Pours dark amber, nose is pine and toffee, taste is quite sweet, sticky pine.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (2939) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle at beer dudes tasting at Appellation Wines Comely Bank thanks to James Tulloch. Appearance - amber to chestnut with a thin head. Nose - earthy and spicy with some fruit cake. Taste - tobacco more fruit cake and candied fruit. Palate - medium to full bodied with a dry texture and a long dry finish. Overall - needs to be more bitter for this style I think. That said it’s a decent ESB.


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