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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Birra Roma is inspired by the colors and flavors typical of Rome, the Eternal City. With its gold color, this beer has a strong malt taste, that gives it a sweet scent. With its light but persistent body, it stands out fairly and pleasantly bitter with a toasted aftertaste and a touch of smoked wood. Well matched with Italian dishes, in particular with Rome’s typical cuisine.
http://www.birraroma.it

Editor’s note: apparently the first bottles were called simply "Birra Roma", and as of 2013 "Birra Roma Ambrata"; Ambrata and Bionda can be separated by the ABV.

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davidm (2081) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Bottle from King&Godfree. Nice super-malty beer. Aromas of nuts, caramel, and resin. Taste is sweet, with light bitterness, and average duration. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Amber, with a frothy head.

3.6
jcweaver (770) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours light brown with a medium off-white head. Sweet malty aroma with notes of hay and light citrus. Slightly sweet malt flavor with notes of hay and a surprising pine/citrus hop bitterness. Slightly bitter finish with distinct smoke notes. Interesting and tasty for the style.

3.6
fiulijn (21506) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle from B.O.A., Ostia, bb 9/2014, batch 5016
Beautiful red-amber color with medium sized head. Aroma of malt, with some caramel. Good mouthfeel, round, with nice caramel and malt flavor, light smoke, correct bitterness.
Pleasant beer.

3.6
KansaiBeerLvrs (5498) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 1, 2013
Today’s 2nd beer is an Oktoberfest from Italy’s Birradamare: Birra Roma Ambrata. I picked up a six-pack on sale as some labels were scuffed, lucky me! 5.5% bottle from Rakuten. Drunk from a glass beer mug. An opaque nutty honey looking brown with a thick foamy head. Quite a fruity-wine like aroma reminiscent of Belgian yeast. A nice full bodied mouthfeel with some nutty, biscuity qualities & a touch of spicy smoke. I think Japanese people would call it "goku". The online reviews had me not expecting much so I was pleasently surprised! This is pretty tasty! A really solid beer.

3.5
Davros (3338) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 28, 2012
Explosive opening. Pours mousse-like, settles to dark amber with an off-white head. Nose shows caramel, bready malt, nutty notes and toffee. Similar flavours, suggesting nutty chocolate cream, caramel and toffee. Very sweet.

3.5
Palme (4856) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2012
0.33l bottle from #411. It’s a gusher! Saved by my kitchen sink. It has a nice deep peachy amber body packed with microscopic floaters floating about and a big, lasting light khaki-colored top. The smell has a smoky sweetness with caramel, red amber malts and a soft fruity touch as well. Not bad. It’s average to softly carbonated with a slick mouthfeel. Oh, really drinkable this. Soft red berries with a gentle caramel sweetness before a swiff of smoke finishes it off. There is also a hint of something acidic hidden in between the other flavors, and it also has something that reminds me of chocolate paper. A nice gentle tasty Italian. 19.10.2012


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