Brewed by Cittavecchia
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Sgonico (TS), Italy


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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Una birra forte e specialissima ad alta fermentazione. Uno stile tra la Strong Ale e la Birra DAbbazia. Ha un colore scuro ed una schiuma densa e persistente. Nonostante lalta gradazione alcoolica caratterizzata da un corpo non eccessivo che la rende facilmente bevibile. Va servita attorno ai 15, temperatura che evidenzia il gusto di frutta matura: ciliegia e marasca, liquirizia, legno e un leggero affumicato. Accompagna molto bene le carni saporite i formaggi stagionati, i dessert ed il cioccolato, in particolare la torta Sacher. 18.5

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (47592) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2010

Bottle 750ml.

Gusher and unclear medium amber color with tiny to small body particles, a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity - berries, sulfur, sweet prunes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet, light acidic and bitter with a average to long duration, caramel, brown sugar. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100910]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (43032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2010
75 cL bottle. Pours murky brown with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is fruity and mild yeasty. Sweet fruity, mild peachy and mellow yeasty. Smooth lingering fruity and mild citrusy into the finish. Nice and mellow.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (36411) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2004
An unclear amber beer with a huge off-white head. The aroma is spicy with notes of butter. The flavor is sweet spicy with notes of berries leading to a dry hoppy end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (27245) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2005
Bottled. Cloudy red brown colour with a small beige head. Nice flavour with lots of malts, dried fruits and sweetness. Malty flavour with notes of tobacco and dried fruits. Strange acidic finish. A nice attempt of making a belgian ale, but not quite succeeded.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2010 Bottle 75 cl. Pours a hazy amber with a lively off-white head - comes gushing. Sweet aroma of caramel and brown sugar. Medium body, sweet burned caramel, dried fruits and a little yeast. Theres a vague underlying tartness and combined with the gushing it indicates an infection - just like the bottle I had 5 years ago!! No real bitterness. 100910

Bottle 75 cl Dark, reddish amber, unclear with a light brown collapsing head. Fresh, tart, fruity nose. Has some of the same rustic, earthy malty notes also found in the Baladin beers. Weird underlying sourness - I wonder if its intentional or a sign of infection? Interesting if not exactly formidable. 6/3/5/2/12= 2.8 180505

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (24616) - Tyres, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2005
Bottled. Mahogany colour. Aroma of burnt malt and strawberries. Sweet, fruity and richly malty with rounded, soapy mouthfeel. Theres grass and licorice in a tarry bitterfinish. Really good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (20218) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 17, 2007
Beautiful dark amber color; persistent creamy head. Aromaof malt and cereals. Good body strength, medium sweetness, good malt and caramel taste, supported by a good bitterness level. A solid and very pleasant Strong Belgian Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (15905) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2010
Bottle @ Paps-Grand-Tasting, September 2010. Pours cloudy amber with a off white bubbly head. Nose is fruit and caramel. Quite vinous nose and flavor. Full bodied. Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (13336) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2010
Cloudy amber with a small white head. Malty aroma with complex vineous dried fruit notes. Sweet fruity and malty flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (12030) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2010
clear brown, small offwhite head. aroma is fruity. flavor is caramelly, buttery, spicy.

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