Birra del Borgo Impirial Staut

Formerly brewed at Birra del Borgo (AB InBev)
Style: Imperial Stout
Borgorose (RI), Italy
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Brewed for Johnny Off License shop in Rome

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (13579) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2010
Black with a small tan head. Aroma of ink, licorice and smoke with a herbal touch. Sweet chocolate, ink and coffee flavour with an earthy note

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (20321) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2010
Black color; small head, not persistent. Mild roasted malt and wet cardboard aroma, very light alcohol. The body is not too strong; reasonable chocolate and roasted malt flavor, quite sweet, but also with a strange feeling of brown sugar that is not very much appreciated. Low bitterness; the final is not very exciting, there is just some sweet chocolate and traces of mild coffee. Too simple.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nickls (2512) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2010
Bottle. Thanks for the recommendation, John. Pours with a thinner dark tan head that leaves an oily looking tan film on top of a nearly jet black body that leans brown. Sweet, rich maltiness with some light roastedness. Sweet, fresh can sugar and caramel. Certainly pushes sweet in the aroma, but for some reason its really working for me. Taste is not nearly as sweet as suggested in the aroma. Some lacto-like sweetness, caramel, faint bit of smoke and tobacco. More savory finish. Viscous, heavy body with very soft (almost too little) carbonation. Tasty brew, but doesnt really compete with the top of the style range. Nice stuff, though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bov (12637) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 24, 2010
courtesy of fiulijn - very dark brown almost black coloured and with no foam left; aroma of licorice and dark cherries with a fair hop presence; chocolate and ashes; full-bodied and a low carbonation; creamy and smooth palate, some sweetness; sweetish aftertaste with notes of cane sugar - a bit weird

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (48161) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2010

Bottle 330ml.

Clear dark black brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100604]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2010
Bottle 33 cl. RBESG Rome 2010. Pours an opaque black with a light brown head. Hard roasted malt in the nose. Quite full-bodied, sweetish hard roasted malt and vanilla and licorice. Light malt bitterness in the finish. 040610

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (36943) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2010
Bottled. A dark brown beer with a lazing dark brown head. The aroma has notes of soy sauce and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt and soy sauce as well as lighter notes of bread and chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (24324) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2010
4th June 2010. Bottle in Johnnys Off License, Rome. Clearly marked as 10.0% abv. Opaque black stout, good brown head. Smooth palate, a little dry. Rich chocolatey malt. A little coffee but its not bitter. A little fresh minerals. Lovely smooth and very easy drinking Impy Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2010
Bottle at Johnnys offlicence. Black - brown head. Licorice. Chocolate. High malty. Sweetness. Boozy. Coffee. Vegetable. Oiley. Nice hoppy. Nice smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (16045) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2010
Bottle @ Johnnys Off License, Rome. Pours black with a small creamy beige head and lacings. Nose is roast, soy and dark fruit. Medium and smooth body. Lots of dry roast and a bit of ashes and soy. Sticky palate. Very nice

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