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95
50
style
Brewed by Birrificio Barley
Style: Imperial Stout
Maracalagonis (CA), Italy
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale brewed with Cannonau grapes and orange peels

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3.8
ippopotamo36 (2455) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 10, 2017
0,75 bottle at Baccusardus (Villasimius-Sardinia). It pours a very dark brown, almost black color. Ivory/brownish foam with medium retention and lacing. Nose: very complex aroma of torrone, cellar, wine must, berries, cocoa. Mouth: same complexity, talks to a quadruple, flatter, easier, much cocoa and red fruit.

3.8
PowY (883) - AUSTRIA - AUG 30, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 6, 2017 750 ml bottle, as Barley BB10. Pours a dark chestnut brown with a creamy, beige head. Aroma of mildly roasted malt - toffee, caramel - quiet fruity, red fruits, prunes, slightly floral with some herbal hops. Medium to full body with a light to medium carbonation, a light to medium sweetness and a medium bitterness. Flavor of dark fruits, prunes, dates, some toasted malt, some coffee, wood, vinous. More like a barley wine.

Aroma: 7
Appearance: 4
Taste: 8
Palate: 4
Overall: 15

3.7
klm1 (1729) - Bled/SF, - JUL 14, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2017 4 years 0.75l bottle, vintage [email protected]: pours dark purple brown, with fluffy dissipating pink-ish brown head. Aroma: intense sours cherries extract, grapes, malts...flavours just follows aroma...full body, soft texture, moderate carbonation. With hoppiness crew....

3.4
kraddel (8576) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2017
Sampled at LIBF 2017. Thnx for sharing, everyone ! Pours dark brown, not much head. Smell is rich, creamy, sweet malts (chocolate ) Taste is full, rich, sweet, complex dark sugars. OK MF and carbo.

3.8
PlutonowyMan (824) - Baardegem, BELGIUM - JUN 7, 2017
LIBF2017. Kolor ciemno brązowy, prawie czarny. Na powierzchni piwa tworzy się średniej wielkości, beżowa piana. Zbudowana z drobnych pęcherzyków redukuje się w średnim tempie. Aromat ziemisty, ziołowy, delikatnie palony. Jest wanilia, nut owocowych raczej brak. W smaku ponownie pijawia sie ziemistość i nuty palone, są pwoce, głównie ciemne. Smak jest nieco wytrawny. Alkohol schowany, niema po nim ani śladu. Wysycenie średnie

3.8
mike_77 (6876) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2017
Very dark brown colour with thin head. Aroma has loafs of dark caramel malts. Flavour is similar. Very sweet.

3.4
anstei (2449) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - MAY 8, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2017 Bottle at Erzbierschof Monday Club. Pours hazy brown. Aroma is caramel, nuts, lots of residual malts, sweet, maltose, Ovaltine. Body is heavy, sweet and rather strong, with a very soft carbonation. Lightly fruity, orange. Sweet palate. okay.

4.1
Wolfbass (1186) - Firenze, ITALY - MAY 7, 2017
Il colore è un bel tonaca di frate con un bel cappello di schiuma. Il naso è semplicemente fantastico, direi sognatore. In bocca secondo me è meno incisiva della parte olfattiva, ma nonostante i gradi ha una gran bevibilità, giù il cappello.

4
RW80 (2628) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2017
0,7 l bottle. Apperance: An a llmost black with a nice cream coloured frothy head. Aroma :is very complex, roasted malts, coffee, grapes, hints of chocolate. Taste: Is quite complex, grape and vinous tones, prunes and a bit of zzest combined with the dark malts, roasted malts, coffee and chocolate hints. Finsish is a bit too sweet, but it does have some nice bittereness, also the aftertaste is a bit short. Medium body,gentle carbonation. Nice and interesting hybrid between beer and wine. backlog rating.

3.5
jw0406 (1299) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 1, 2017
2008 bottle. 5 oz pours a dark black color with almost no head. Aromas of chocolate malt, dark fruits, caramel. Full bodied, a little past its prime, but a nice beer.


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