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Brewed by Birra del Borgo (AB InBev)
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Borgorose (RI), Italy

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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A top fermented ale brewed with gentian, a bitter flowering plant.

Una delle birre del territorio del birrificio. In questo caso lingrediente principe sono le radici di genziana che provengono dalla cooperativa Micillo di Consigliano. Le radici sono utilizzate in uninfusione della durata di 2 minuti durante le ultime fasi della bollitura. La birra al naso dominata da sentori pepati, di sottobosco e floreali. In bocca il primo impatto mieloso, seguito da sentori di radici, pepe e frutta a polpa gialla. Il retrogusto delicato ma molto persistente.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brugmanneke (283) - - NOV 3, 2012
(75 cl bottle) Orange colour, hazy, medium white head. Smells yeasty and spicy. Aroma is herbal and fruity with a touch of cough syrup. Taste is medium sweet and lightly bitter. Medium body, soft carbonation, a bit sticky. Interesting due to the gentian, but not one I would especially go looking for.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marko (5237) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 6, 2017
Bottle, Reggina del Formaggio, Split, shared with heavy. Murky amber body with almost no head. Light aroma, marmalade basically, light herbal touch, soft, quite Belgian. The taste goes along the same lines. Slightly thin, it carries lovely citric (orange), vaguely flowery notes and classic Belgian Blonde notes with a vague herbal touch. Very vague. Not sure what gentian brings exactly and how big an effect it has on the taste, but this is one of the best Borgos Ive tried, a pleasant, tasty, well balanced beer, just not flashy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yy0pp (1372) - - NOV 2, 2016
Bottle. Hazy amber color with creamy head. Aroma - Lemon, coriander, figs, caramel. Taste - Bittersweet, spice, grapefruit, toffee, malt.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mithe (1626) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 23, 2016
(tap 0,3l @ OP (Brno))
Aroma: Sweet, spicy, belgian-like.
Appearance: Hazy, light golden color. Medium, white head.
Taste: Medum sweet, spicy, light bitter.
Palate: Medium body.
Overall: Good. Belgian-like.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Baramba (1038) - ITALY - SEP 11, 2016
Bottle (2015 batch). Clear orange, small white head. Spicy aroma, yeast, sweet fruity flavour, spicy, sweet finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
albmoro (126) - BRAZIL - AUG 18, 2016
Muito aromtica, amargor equilibrado e malte bem presente. Lembra uma IPA, porm menos amarga. Excelente cerveja.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
HerrBierkoenig (1252) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 4, 2016
0,33l bottle from Damian Bottle Shop, Bratislava, BBD: 03 2018 Pours almost clear goldne liquid, small soapy white head, Aroma: spicy, herbal, root vegetable, after a while floral, Taste: medium sweet, light bitter, light to medium sour, lemony, herbal, flowery, body is caramel to grainy, strange, making me feel it gone bad - sour, but perhaps its beacause of the gentian, Palate: medium body - even watery like, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel, long flowery sour aftertaste, Overall: did not realy enjoyed. Interesting, but much on the sour side, body tending to watery, strange.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martin00sr (3070) - Haderslev, DENMARK - APR 1, 2016
Tap @Open Baladin, Roma. Cloudy golden, small offwhite head. Very malty, slightly grainy aroma. A touch of orange perhaps. Flavour has malt and orange. Nice and smooth but somewhat boring.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
krumbum (1073) - truckee, California, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Big soft round fruit aromas. Punch orange color ring of head. Tastes like dried fruity and wood. Nice full body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciocanelu (1724) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - FEB 15, 2016
Hazy orange color with creamy, white head. Aroma is grassy, herbal, like a herbal tea with camomile. Taste has very nice saison notes along the herbal component. Slightly sweet but overall really drinkable. Body is really soft and has medium to low carbonation. Really tasty and easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DerGantzel (380) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2015
Semi-clear golden appearance with fine white foam. Sweet malt aroma. Taste of marshmellow makes you thing of candy floss. High sweetness, not much bitterness. Soft carbonation, full body.


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