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Brewed by Extraomnes
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Marnate (VA), Italy

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Editor’s note: 13% in winter 2011, 12% in winter 2013, 10.5% in 2016

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3.8
fonefan (49293) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 10, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

[ Vintage 2011 ]. Unclear hazy medium orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy yeasty, fruity - berry, sweet yeast, candy yeast, alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, sweet yeast, candy yeast, spicy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20120324]

3.5
anders37 (26605) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy pale amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy aroma with weak hints of yeast. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty finish.

3.3
fiulijn (20491) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 24, 2012
Courtesy of Jan (fonefan); vintage 2011
Cloudy orange-amber color; creamy head. Thye aroma is quite spicy, a bit fruity, with an impression of plastic. Good body, with strong carbonation; sweetish; the fermentation produced some byproducts, like a feeling of cabbage; the alcohol is too present.
Too much.

3.7
chrisv10 (17418) - DENMARK - APR 25, 2012
Bottle, vintage 2011. Unclear orange/brown with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, little brett, dried fruits and spices. Flavour is malt, fruit, dried fruits, little brett, medium sweet, little acid, little dry, caramel, little candy with notes of alcohol.

3.9
Dedollewaitor (16158) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle @ Miss January / AA Meeting Afterparty Tasting, March 2012. Pours cloudy golden with a creamy head and lacings. Yeast, fruit, brett and spices. A bit of vanilla. Full bodied. Prickling alcohol. Nice.

3.6
Rune (12736) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2012
The 330ml 2011 vintage bottle with lotto 214-11 was bought in late March 2012 at Johnny’s Off License (Via Veio) in Roma. Cloudy amber coloured body, slightly off-white head fading to a patchy surface. Spotty lacing to the glassware. Spiced fruity aroma, hints of apricot and herbal hops. Subdued vapour of alcohol. The taste character has got a bittersweet citrus peak with candy sweetness and yeasty fruitiness beneath. Lingering bittersweet ending with noticeable alcohol. Soft in the mouth. Full bodied. Enjoyed for about an hour at home in Tromsø, 30.12.2012.

3
rosenbergh (11532) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 21, 2013
330 ml bottle. Vintage 2012. Lotto 212 12. BB 07/2017. From Italy. Courtesy of brandman.
Hazy brown colour with a tiny tan head. The aroma is very weak... surprisingly weak for a 10% barley wine... very sweet. The flavour is also super sweet with some alcohol and mild... nothing... Very sweet and not much more.

3.5
KyotoLefty (10254) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 17, 2013
Bottle. Nose of caramel, peaches, esters, marmalade, alcohol. Orange-brown with lace. Flavors of pineapple, orange, peach, lovely flavors but still far too alcoholic and not integrated. Very tangy, but mostly hot. Should have waited 5 more years.

4.1
sebletitje (10080) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 18, 2014
Bouteille 33cl de Roy’s Beer, Milano. Reserva 2013, 12%, bottle #3912, BB 31/08/2018, lotto# 231/13. De couleur orangée-ambrée, col fin blanc cassé. Arôme est profond au niveau fruité fermenté, petit bouquet de barrique tirant sur le vin blanc. Rétro-nasal mielleux et complexe avec une petite touche surette. Palais rappelant une bière de DeDolle avec une influence très belge, les 12% ressortent fort bien, fruité fermenté rappelant l’abricot, miel et pointe de barrique. Le tout est un peu liquoreux, collant au lèvres sur des notes sucrées (brun?). A déguster à son aise, complexe et intéressante, très belge dans l’inspiration mais avec ce petit plus italien fort appréciable.

3.8
daniele (9063) - ITALY - DEC 21, 2012
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