Brewed by Birra del Borgo (AB InBev)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Borgorose (RI), Italy


on tap

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RATINGS: 210   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Ingredients: water, malted barley, candy sugar, yeast, hops and spices. Non-filtered, non- pasteurized beer, refermented in the bottle.
Brewed with bitter orange peel and raisins.
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tandembrauer (1315) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 13, 2017
Shared bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy brown with off-white head. Aroma of raisins, caramel, some chocolate. Tastes sweet with little bitterness. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ddesprez (60) - Saint-Marcel, FRANCE - JAN 30, 2017
Au nez, elle nous dvoile des armes de fruits rouges et noirs, de raisin, de pruneau, de prune, dagrumes, de malt et de caramel. En bouche, on y retrouve des saveurs douces et complexes de fruits comme les pruneaux ou les raisins, de malt, de grill, de caramel, de levure et dpices. Son corps est huileux et sa carbonatation lgre pour un final doux et fruit. Amertume moyenne.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markoijelena (2846) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - JAN 9, 2017
Draft sample at Bir&Fud Roma, Italy. 17.12.2016. Ciaone Alberto. Pour it dark amber color with small white head. Aroma figs, raisin, orange peel. Taste starts with sweet candy sugar, roasted nuts, spices, figs, plum just a pinch, finish with caramel note, nice Belgian feel all the time, really good hidden alcohol, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish. Nice!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
fischersfriend (4) - Statesville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 1, 2017 does not count
Aroma is surprisingly weak. Appearance may be a turn off for some given it is somewhat full of sediments. Doesnt bother me but it may bother some people. Taste is good. Its is orange infused and flavorful. Quiet tasty. Leaves a very smooth refreshing palate. Overall a good selection but it is somewhat pricey . A good brew to try and have occassionally.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aleksander9 (1486) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 27, 2016
Hazy orange with white head. Spicy, ginger bread and coriander. Sweet, thick, and cloying finish. Not bad!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
matzou (147) - SPAIN - DEC 23, 2016
: sweet caramel, dried red fruits. A: opaque black body 1fnger white head T:candies orange, slight bitterness hint of sourness. P: medium body med low carbonation. O: great drink no hint of alcohol well rounded.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cervmagpt (734) - PORTUGAL - DEC 23, 2016
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 30A / 25C). Bottle 33 cl - Batch LS 309 10C (BBF 09/2018). AROMA: medium orange-like aroma with slight peppery alcohols and a meidum-low grainy-sweet malt background. APPEARANCE: ambar color and clear. medium ivory head with medium-low retention. some leg formation. TASTE: medium orange and raisin flavor, followed by a medium-low sweet and grainy malt background. medium-low bitterness with an almost dry finish. PALATE: medium-low body with medium-low carbonation. OVERALL: a nice and interesting variation of a belgian strong ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MaltMeister17 (1) - Myrtle Beach, North Carolina, USA - DEC 21, 2016 does not count
Love love the smell the taste the aroma I want more where can i find this beer would really like to purchase more

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (2093) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 15, 2016
On tap at Buskers in Rome-Italy with Mortlach. Chestnut skin pour, ivory foam with retention and many drafts. Nose: raisins, dates, dubbel character but fresher, cleaner and much better. Mouth: 9.5%? Wow! Fresh, clean, complexity of dry fruit with a sour pinch.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mmmbeer (1405) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 12, 2016
12.7 oz. bottle served in a tumbler- whelp, this is it... for now. I gotta quit smoking, and when I even have one beer, I gotta blow some smoke. See you fuckers on the other side... poured a barely transparent darkened brown color when held to a light source. Off tan ring about the vessel for a head, lively medium carbonation. Aroma of plums and raisins, handspun candi sugar, and tangerines. Hits the mouth with a medium body, malt is still present but is wrapped in a fine sugar coat with notes of molasses, middle has some great darkened fruits, finish is sweet but not cloying- its actually enjoyable for once! Good way to go out if this is my last beer- and least it sure in the fuck was one from TexUGHtuckyland!

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