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Brewed by Birrificio Italiano
Style: Dunkler Bock
Lurago Marinone (CO), Italy

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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ambershock is an amber beer produced by way of infusion, with 7.0% alcohol by volume (17.7 Plato degrees). The wort boiling phase is prolonged in this case to obtain a certain caramelizing of the sugars in the wort. Strong, full-bodied and mellow, its marked yet well-balanced malt flavor mainly derives from a special bottle-conditioning process that lasts for approximately 4 weeks. Bear in mind that this is not a refermentation phase caused by adjunct sugar or wort, which happens with Trappist beers. It is an exclusive procedure adopted by Birrificio Italiano of Lurago Marinone. That is why Ambershock is only sold in bottles. If it were matured in vats and served on tap, it would have a completely different taste. Bottle conditioning also brings about perfect settling of the yeast, which makes it possible to have a perfectly limpid beer with a strong, bright amber color.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tommaso (20) - - AUG 20, 2010
Aroma marcatamente di caramello e leggero luppolo. schiuma ben presente e persistente. Il malto evidente allassaggio, con un retrogusto che definirei "piccantino" e resionso. Alcool non fastidioso. birra con un buon equilibrio


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (9982) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 3, 2017
Bottle at Il Punto. Glowing amber-orange-brown, clear, with a tall, airy head. Nose of rich toasty malt, bread, light caramel, a bit of cinnamon, raisin, and apple. Solid, malty flavor, dry finish with a touch of hop bitterness. Good bock, meaty, maybe a bit too bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
melush (3774) - SPAIN - FEB 8, 2017
33cl Bottle @ LaBIRRAtorium, Madrid, Spain. Amber colour with frothy white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, syrup, butter. Taste is malt, caramel, biscuit, grapefruit notes. Medium body, fizzy carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (2815) - Rros, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2017
Amber with off white head - Malts in the aroma - good malt body with some caramel and there is hints of hops as well - The malts goes into the finish - This was nice

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ulrikolsen (571) - DENMARK - JAN 6, 2017
[email protected] Locale. Pours clear dark amber with lazing beige head. Aroma has malt with caramel and some sweet fruity notes and grassy hops. Taste is semi-sweet yet surprisingly dry with malt, caramel and fruity notes. Finish is dry and malty with some hints of alcohol.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
adamnowek (2397) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 30, 2016
Deep brown with a spotty white head. Aroma is booze, malt, and barley. Taste is bread, malt, chocolate, and caramel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Flipp82 (19) - - DEC 13, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2016 Birra di uno splendido colore ambrato limpido e profondo. Ma il colore l?unica cosa degna di nota. Al naso si percepisce un po di caramello mentre in bocca l?unica nota che ho sentito un po di amaro sul finale vagamente associabile ad arancia.. Poco zuccherina. Insomma tutto poco. Non una bevuta indimenticabile.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
czar (8823) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 7, 2016
on tap at saint-bock, mtl. hazy medium dark brown, copper brightness, with a creamy light beige head offering good retention and lacing. sweet perfumey berries, candies - blue raspberry-flavoured if at all possible; some sweentess - spicy jam/jelly, red maltiness, chalky herbs, candied citrus zest. almost foamy carbonation, medium body - oily; gently warming, sweet, woodsy and spicy finish. plain sweet red malt and candies features. not for me.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
indrekr (502) - ESTONIA - SEP 30, 2016
Appearance: amber, slightly hazy, tan foam, disappers quickly. Aroma: alcohol, bread, straws, caramel. Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour. Palate: light body, oily feel, lively, bitter, slightly astringent, long finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (11423) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2016
Keg at the brewery restaurant. A clear ruby red amber colour pour with a sticky off white head. Aroma is semi sweet toffee and brown bread malts, tangy red berries, mineral, burnt sugars. Flavour is composed medium sweet rounded layered malts, toffee and brown sugars, dried raisin with a hint of rum. Palate is medium sweet, sticky, moderate carbonation. But sweet for me.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
daje (4257) - NORWAY - AUG 23, 2016
On tap at Cafe Sara, may 28th 2016.Amber body with a big beige head.Aroma is fruity with raw malt,toast. Taste is sweet candy and earthy hops, with a mild roasty end. Fruity and sweet aftertaste.


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