overall
81
75
style
Brewed by Birrificio del Ducato
Style: Stout
Roncole Verdi di Busseto (PR), Italy

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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Top fermented beer, a mix between Oatmeal Stouts and English Porters. Its character is defined by the 11 different types of malt aromas being used. Dark ebony, the nose is marked by roasted aromas recalling barley coffee, cacao beans and ash with a scent of caramel. It has a malty palate with creamy oats and hints of smoked flavor.
“To the traveler who will never reach his destination, to all those who don’t need reassurance to feel right”.

Although its recipe has dramatically changed with time, Sally Brown is the evolution of a type of Oatmeal Stout I used to homebrew. If A.F.O. is fully characterized by its hops, Sally Brown stands out for the use of 11 different types of malt including un-malted cereals such as oat flakes and roasted barley. Two years of investigation in the fascinating world of roasting resulted in the creation of a smooth, complex and balanced, drinkable beer. Its name comes from a Laurel Aitken’s song, one of Jamaica’s Ska forefathers, which was later covered by Bad Manners. In December of 2007, Bad Manner played a show in a venue close to Parma. I showed up during sound check to gift them a case of Sally Brown. They liked it so much they were drinking it on stage and while playing the song “Sally Brown” the lead singer said: “Sally Brown beer, the best!” .Those words filled me with incredible pride and satisfaction. That night was truly memorable.

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4.6
ricksivrea (11) - Ivrea, ITALY - JAN 16, 2009
bottle 33 cc dark brown with a persistend beige head great with roasted meat.

4.2
czar (9430) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 8, 2010
Fine porter. Nuts, roasted coffee. Slightly thin, but perfect body for a porter.

4
Travlr (26130) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 6, 2010
Draught at Churchkey, courtesy of Nahem - thank you sir! Chestnut brown, thin tan head, solid lacing. Aroma of Hershey bar, vanilla, cinnamon. Taste is bitter cocoa, milk chocolate, nutmeg. Hi carbonation, medium body. Very nice.

4
nuplastikk (6456) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Opaque unfiltered brown-black body. Nice respectable beige head. A really pronounced coffee taste. Interesting to see a coffee beer with a Belgian-like effervescence. Smooth and malt centered. Clean, drinkable, very enjoyable. Nice and easy. If you are a coffee beer fan, seek this out.

4
Teebaw (55) - - OCT 5, 2014
Perfect beer for breakfast ! The coffee flavour is strong without being heavy, the sweet and refreshing texture makes it very easy to enjoy, it’s really amazing to start the day. You can have regular brebreakfast, brunch or have it alone, but you should try that ! I only drank it very fresh and fizzy on tap, so i don’t if it works with bottles.

3.9
MrGGen (334) - ITALY - JUN 21, 2009
Nerissima porter con buona schiuma chiara e persistente,aroma di cacao con richiami di legna affumicata.Gusto cioccolatoso con note di luppolo e caffè.Direi una piacevole sorpresa.

3.9
thewolf (12803) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2010
Bottle, bought @ YNWA, Kolding.
Pours a fine, light muddy, dark brown with a big, staying, frothy, beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, wonderful soft coffee touch, light chocolate. Medium carbonation, great dry mouthfeel. Kinda light, but in the good way. Flavour has lots of good cold coffee notes, light roasted malts. Long, lingering, bitter coffee finish. Damn, this is real tasty.


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