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Brewed by Le Baladin
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Piozzo, Italy

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RATINGS: 261   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A demi-sec ale brewed with whiskey yeasts, from the island of Islay, creating striking dryness and lively effervescence. The nose showcases almond and tropical fruits. The palate is malty, with flavors of plum, dried apricot, and spice. It’s finish is dry and warming from the high alcohol. Rare on tap!

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3.3
HerrBierkoenig (1629) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 17, 2017
0,75l bottle, courtesy of my father, many thanks, Pours clear amber golden liquid, big frothy tan head, fell down immediately, Aroma: strong candied fruits, apricot, alcohol, light phenol Belgian notes, flowers and light citrus, Taste: heavy sweet, light bitter, light to medium sour, candied fruits, apricot, sugar, alcohol, Belgian phenol notes, some lemon notes, Palate: full body, soft carbonation, thick mouthfeel, long sweet dull aftertaste, Overall: not ballanced, too sweet, could be better. Aroma is fine.

3
dunklermessias (334) - GERMANY - MAR 15, 2017
On tap at Stone Brewing Berlin. Comes with a dark amber color and a thin, muddy white head. The nose is malty and sweet, some nuts and caramal, some raisins. Taste of raisins, belgian yeast and something undefined like toffee or caramel.

3.9
SeniorZozo (1875) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 2, 2017
@ Wien Craft Bier Festival 2016 November. // Darker clear amber in color. Sweetish aroma, some raisins and ripe plums too. Raisins soup in taste. Smooth one. Sweet brown sugar notes. As an aperitif this one works. Bit of bitters in the end. <<>>>>>> Beer tasting sessions in Budapest, Hungary >>>>>>>>>>>>&g www.facebook.com/beeroda

3.7
GhostS (516) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - FEB 18, 2017
Aroma - malt, some fruits a bit fermented, caramel, belgian yeasts. Taste - sweet malt, caramel, peach jam, honey with a bit of alcohol, some belgian yeasts. Good!

3.7
ALIBALI (2490) - Kiel, GERMANY - FEB 17, 2017
Würzig karamelig mit pappiger Burnattitüde. Kratzo lecker und malty Strong Ale. Lecker :).... 0,1/Bottle. BRAUKUNST LIVE 2017.

4
BeerandBlues2 (13821) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 27, 2017
Draught at Open Baladin Torino. Pours clear amber with a large, frothy off-white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy caramel, nutty and toast malt with dates and figs, and light floral hops. Flavor is sweet toast, caramel and nutty malt, light floral hops and bitterness with dates, figs and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

4.1
jesperhammer (4923) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2017
20-JAN-2017, bottle @home, from Magasin. Very hazy amber with a very short lived tan head. Wonderfull aroma of fruity malt, alcohol, sweet dessert wine - like a sweet red wine, and wood. Surprisingly dry, very lively carbonation. Bitter, alcoholic, some sweetness. Very nice.

4.3
alex_leit (5156) - Minsk, BELARUS - JAN 8, 2017
Bottle. Hazy, amber color, weak foam. Excellent aroma, shades of vanilla, malts, candy, dried fruits (apricots, yellow plum), raisins, sherry, a little fresh yeast cake with raisins. Taste: wine, sherry, sparkling plum wine, cake, toffee, vanilla. Very good one.

3.7
Lilja (3489) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2016
Flaska från SB. Smak och doft av torkad frukt, aprikos, russin, brunt socker, apelsinskal, karamell, kryddor med toner av honung och äpplen. Stor sötma, fruktig, rund och len, värmande alkohol, fin beska.

3.5
Erzengel (9504) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2016
*Bottle from Rudat. Very fruity beer with a nice and round sweetish grainy body. Caramel, dried fresh fruits and nice smooth and fruity yeast. Heavy intense thick but still easy to drink. Nice and viscous.


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