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

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RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.
Plato 18

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (8347) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 26, 2014
had a small sample on draft while nobiing it up at a tasting .. . the lacing was super .. . candi sugar and mild alcohol, yet balanced .. . nothing special but it was nice enough .. . . my business card is just a picture of me licking the inside of a doritos bag..

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThreeCats (888) - ISRAEL - FEB 19, 2014
Clear dark amber with a small head. Aroma of raisins, orange liquor, vanilla, brunt sugar (candi sugar?), spice. Taste kinda sour, not nearly as sweet as the aroma or the alcohol content would suggest. Bitter-orange flavor really coming through at mid-palate.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
monk191 (1951) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 14, 2014
A very smooth, great beer. Had in bottle and on tap. On tap, its a deep orange with a thin white head. Smells of orange peel, a bit of vanilla. Taste is very smooth, cant taste the alcohol, with a sweet finish. In the bottle, has a more herby, spice smell, less alcohol. Taste is a bit lighter and smoother, with less alcohol, and a bit creamier. Had at La Trappes Italian event. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbones (116) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Coca cola in color Smells malty and great! Love the backbone and the great beer flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Buongiorgio00 (934) - - JAN 12, 2014
Birra profonda e intensa che augura un natale pieno di gusto. Variamente speziata e con note penetranti di frutta scura che avvolgono il palato con una dolcezza molto bilanciata e godibile. Calda e alcolica. Superba.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (6253) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Tria, Philadelphia tap: Pours reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is dark fruit, a hint of yeast, and some spiciness. Taste is a very subdued sweetness, with a hefty helping of delicate, dark fruits. Nice mouthfeel. Alcohol is well covered. Quite good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oelbas (274) - DENMARK - JAN 2, 2014
Meget mørk rødbrun. Uklar. Cremefarvet meget holdbart skum. Fyldig krydret duft med tørret frugt, malt, lidt lakrids og en smule alkohol. Smagen er fyldig, sukkersød med brændt malt og let bitterhed. Eftersmagen er domineret af brændt malt, sødme og en smule bitterhed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7906) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Draft at Rustico - Alexandria. Poured a amber color with a slight off-white head. Aroma was notes of light malts, some hops, sweet floral notes. Flavor was sweet malts, orange zest notes, some light sweet candi notes. Pretty good. Alcohol well masked.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (11968) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle @ Home. Pours hazy dark brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma of sweet malt, little yeast, orangepeel, dark fruit, raisin. Flavor is rather sweet with malt, yeast, candy sugar, dark fruits,plums, raisins, oranges, little alcohol. Medium body, average carbonation, light warming alcohol. 010114

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Habanero (4595) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2013
Bottled. Pours clear amber with a medium sized, lacing off-white head. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel, berries, raisins, some orange peel, spicy notes and yeast. Sweet flavor that ends up slightly bitter. Medium bodied, oily text. and soft carb. A nice brew.


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