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Brewed by Birrificio del Ducato
Style: Imperial Stout
Roncole Verdi di Busseto (PR), Italy
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial stout aged for at least 6 months in barrels of whiskey from Scotland’s best distilleries (each batch is bottled from a single cask of that year and the area of ​​origin is indicated on the label). It has aromas of vanilla, licorice, chocolate, wood and peat alternating alcoholic and ethereal nuances. In the mouth, warm and soft, complex but balanced: an unforgettable experience. Aged in Speyside Scotch barrels from 1969.

Ingredients: Water, malt, hops, yeast, spices.

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4.6
Buongiorgio00 (951) - - JUN 30, 2014
Birra quasi divina, con una torbatura morbida e avvolgente che si intreccia con le note di caffé, cioccolato, legno maturo e whisky per un risultato che è degno di stare nell’olimpo delle imperial stout invecchiate!!!

4.6
rossana (3) - - AUG 30, 2016 does not count
maturata in botti di spyside del 2003,selezione numerata,percezione del peperoncino meno evidente che nella versione classica ma dal caratteree piu tosto ,ottima per successiva maturazione in cantina

4.5
Labove (427) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 14, 2011
meglio questa della verdi classica. mi è parsa più bilanciata, più in palla, anche più corpo.

4.5
mergels (36) - Geuensee, SWITZERLAND - MAY 7, 2015
Bottle 246/3000 (Islay Scotch 2002) from Erzbierschof Zurich. Wow! Clear scotch aroma, could be a single malt whiskey. Light chocolate and coffee as well. Beautiful black appearance, dark, slightly oily with creamy brownish head. Taste: What a surprise - dark malts, scotch notes, medium bitter, light sweet. Feels rather thick, barely any carbonation, bitter finish. Very well balanced, although the scotch taste is noticeably dominant. One of my favorites since the first bottle. Very well done!

4.4
Alengrin (5722) - BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2015 Bowmore-barrel aged version of Verdi with added chilli peppers. Sticky, firm, beige head, colour very dark brown, near black. Powerful and delightful aroma of coffee powder, toffee, tobacco, tar, cherries, hardly any chilli peppers (not sure if this is a good thing or not)... Peaty, earthy and smoky profile, chocolate and sweetish honeyish malts, liquorice, light peppery finish from hops and for all I know from the chilli peppers, some warming, very agreeable, whisky-like alcohol. Another masterpiece from Ducato - ti amo!

4.4
Maksymiliant (80) - POLAND - FEB 1, 2015
Whisky baaardzo du?o whisky w aromacie, do tego gorzka czekolada, praliny nadziewane whisky;) w smaku podobnie, do tego delikatny lekko pikantny finisz (dodatek papryczek w pierwotnej wersji zobowi?zuje). Nie sprawia wra?enia ci??kiego piwa. Polecam!

4.3
jfb (6636) - GERMANY - MAR 9, 2011
(bottle) pours a pitch black colour with a frothy brown head. aroma has heaps of char and peat smoke, toasted malts and espresso, with light notes of cherries and earth. flavour is overwhelmingly peaty and roasty, with light notes of dark chocolate and honey and a medium sweetness which balances out the roasted-bitter finish wonderfully. thick body with soft carbonation. the peat smoke is amazingly integrated here.


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