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Troll Shangrila

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Brewed by Birrificio Troll
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Vernante, Italy

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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Shangrila was the first creation from Birrificio Troll. It is of dark amber color and has a persistent head and with its 8.5 alc./vol. it warms the palate and the heart. Shangrila is brewed using malt, English hops and a mixture of spices from the Himalayas: tandori (Blend of coriander, cumin, garlic powder, paprika, ginger, cardamom, saffron), curry, pepper, anise. Shangrila is a complex full bodied beer with exotic scents and an intense flavor. Shangrila is a perfect companion for meats of every type, especially ones grilled over charcoal. It also pairs very well with fine cheeses.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1514) - Granollers, SPAIN - OCT 29, 2014
Cervesa torrada i amb escuma persistent, té un gust dolç i amb tocs a espècies que la fa molt agradable. Cerveza tostada y con una espuma persistente, tiene un sabor dulce y con toques a especias que la hace muy agradable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4104) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Bir&Fud, Rome.
Appearance: Golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Citrus, cinnamon, spices, fruit, hops.
Body: Medium body and carbonation..
Flavour: Spices, citrus, malt.

2.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
task (5) - mito,ibaraki, JAPAN - JUN 9, 2014 does not count
Dark amber color. Its head is nothing. Sweety and slightly spicy aroma. Tastes sweeeet. So so.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jmar33 (180) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 21, 2014
Tap. This was one of my first introductions to the barleywine style (or so I was told when I ordered it) and I have been hooked ever since. Uber strong malt flavour which is still well balanced by the bittering hops. Delicious!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ajcanon711 (35) - - JAN 3, 2014
Aroma is funky. Taste is malty and spicy. This is a delicious beer. Worth a try and probably a second or 3rd. ---AJ's Approval

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stew41 (1759) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - DEC 5, 2013
5.5 euro for 500ml at Hop in Milano. I should know the background to this beer (my store sells it) but alas I am tasting blind. Heavy set at 8.5% and seems to be in the Tripel territory or high abv Beglian IPA. I’m getting some spicy hop action late. Thickens with a treacle note and cooked fruit. Good for what it is.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wolfbass (937) - Firenze, ITALY - NOV 30, 2013
Si presenta con un bell’ambrato carico e una schiuma compatta e persistente. Al naso prevalentemente frutta e spezie. In bocca la componente alcolica si fa sentire un pò troppo e le spezie si sentono ma secondo me sono un abbastanza slegate fra loro. Sinceramente non mi ha convinto, anzi...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Silvan7 (749) - Samarate, ITALY - SEP 23, 2013
On tap @ slowfood Cheese, BRA. profumo intrigante, tra il dolce e lo speziato. Si avverte bene una dolcezza fruttata, come di mela candita c’è del caramello e sicuramente dell’anice e dello zenzero. Colore ambrato carico con schiuma beige scarico, poco persistente anche se abbastanza fine. Il gusto è altrrettanto dolciastro, ma si avvertono molto di più le spezie, che solleticano la lingua in vario modo. il gusto è intenso persistente,piacevolente corposa, rimane calda alcolica a lungo sulla lingua, pochissimo luppolata, ma con luppoli arumati...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiammanghilla (653) - Genova, ITALY - JUL 21, 2013
Spina @ Brew Pub Troll. Ambrata con schiuma persistente. Complessa, sul dolciastro con sfumature di spezie. Veramente un ottimo prodotto!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2462) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2013
Bottle. Hazy amber beer with an offwhite head. Fruity, sweet, hoppy aroma. Citrus and fruity, hoppy flavour.


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