Brewed by Birra del Borgo (AB InBev)
Style: Fruit Beer
Borgorose (RI), Italy
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Una tira l’altra.
Chiamata così dal nome botanico del frutto – Prunus Avium o Cerasus in base alla varietà – la Prunus è stata ottenuta aggiungendo in infusione a fine fermentazione alla Duchessa circa il 20 per cento di ciliegie fresche con tutto il nocciolo. Diversamente dalle classiche kriek di scuola belga, è una birra non eccessivamente acida – mantenendo una certa morbidezza caratteristica della birra base – e per nulla stucchevole, visto che ad un ingresso dolce-acido segue un retrogusto amaro molto bilanciato.

Duchessa with fresh cherries infused. February release.

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JonasRaakjaer (36) - - JUL 27, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2017 Bottle shared with friend. Beautiful blood orange color, non existing head. Aroma is yeast, fruits, cherries. Taste is pretty tart, almost vinegary, lots of funk, lots of cherry and some metallic taste. Sweetness comes along nicely. Long lasting after taste. Very nice attempt at a kriek.

alex_leit (4829) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUL 23, 2017
Bottle. Golden amber color, thin white foam. Aroma: fruit vinegar, cherry, sweetness. Taste: sour cherry with fruit vinegar, light sweetness and a bit of "wild".

herrklemann (386) - Graz, AUSTRIA - JUL 7, 2017
Bottle. Rating by my girlfriend, I was only allowed a sip. Leather, sour cherries, plums, a bit yeasty, quite funky and very clean. Taste is dominated by tart notes of cherries, lightly sweet with nice bitter notes and a tarty slightly funky finish. Creamy, medium body, with soft carbonation. Very good.

kaserov (887) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 29, 2017
Color dorado, ligeramente turbio, con capa de espuma blanca de dos dedos de grosor (rápida formación, burbujas amplias y poca retención). Carbonatación suave. Textura acuosa y ligeramente chispeante. Violento aroma, muy ácido, casi vinagre por completo, se nota la madera, y tiene toques como de sulfuro. En boca, todo acidez. Cerezas por un tubo, madera. Recuerdos de sidra (aunque la acidez es casi más elevada). Postgusto ácido mínimo (se puede paladear la madera largo rato). Nada elegante, aunque tampoco creo que estuviera pensada para serlo.

melush (4341) - SPAIN - JUN 26, 2017
33cl Bottle @ LaBIRRAtorium, Madrid, Spain. Amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma is tart, berries, yeast. Taste is tart, berries, malt, sweet, yeast, white wine. Medium to light body, moderate carbonation.

colui72 (1071) - HONG KONG - JUN 25, 2017
Pours reddish amber, fizzy with a quite a small white head and good lacing. Very sour to the nose, with strong cherry. Tastes quite sour, in a pleasant way, with strong notes of cherry. Medium sweet to balance, little bitterness to finish. Light bodied ale, thin feel, lively carbonated, astringent finish with some bitter after taste. Enjoyable fruit beer, properly made.

tfredvik (2017) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2017
Cloudy, deep orange body with a small, frothy, short-lived, off-white head that leaves some lacing. Very strong aroma of barnyard, manure, horse blanket, leather, tart berries, vinegar and solvent. Very strong flavour of barnyard and other funky stuff, leather, fermented and rotten fruits, with cherry pits and caramel in the back. Very little sweetness, moderate sour and acidic. Mid-bodied, dry, moderate carbonation. I guess this is what you grownups like, but this is too special and violent for me.
[33 cl bottle, enjoyed 4 months before BB date, from Vinmonpolet Online]

RickFifty (1334) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - MAY 31, 2017
Amber peach color, off-white head. Sour berries, cherries, cherry pits, vinegar, wood, floral, spicy and funky notes. Sweet and sour taste, cherries, cherry pits, wood, hints of vinegar and marzipan, balanced and smooth finish. Medium body, soft to average carbonation.

fonefan (50011) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2017

Bottle 330ml. @ The Hoppy Pub, Nikiforou Foka 6, Thessaloniki, Greece 54621.

[ As Birra del Borgo Prunus ].
Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, light to moderate hoppy, moderate yeasty, barnyard, leather, funky, prunes, wood. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light to moderate acidic with a long duration, tart prunes, wood, funky, farmyard, prune. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20170428]

kraddel (8619) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - APR 28, 2017
pours clear blonde . small white head. Smell is sour, bit funky. fruity, but not clearly recognizable as cherries. taste is sour, very lactic, dry, bit fruity. nice intensity, yet not truly complex and deep.

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