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Brewed by Birrificio Lambrate
Style: Doppelbock
Milano, Italy

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unknown

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Porpora is an interesting Bock hopped with Styrian Golding, Perla and Cascade and dry hopped with Styrian Golding.
Lager in the Hopped Bock style. Bright red colour with ruby reflections. On the nose, caramel notes are neat and followed by clear herb notes from hoppers, finally surmounted by winy and dried fruit scents. It tastes of syruped fruit but it never becomes sickly, thanks to the perfect balance ensured by the hopper. As a whole, this beer has an extraordinary balance which makes it extremely easy to drink. 18°

Previously 7.8%.

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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
italybeer (5) - - JAN 29, 2013
Birra dal colore rubino con schiuma pannosa e persistente. Aroma maltato, caramellato e con note tostate. In bocca è lunga e persistente, molto ben equilibrata.


3.7
marcotetta (146) - - SEP 30, 2017
Drinked on tap at uva e menta in Trento. On the nose caramel notes, herbs notes and some green continental hops. In mouth is medium light bodied, very balanced, some caramel, some dry red fruits

3.6
rumore (704) - Rimini, ITALY - AUG 21, 2017
From the tap at FOB, Rimini, Italy. Pours a beautiful dark amber with red reflections. Aroma is weak, of malt. Body is relatively dense. Taste is sweet at first, with a nice bitterness coming up later. Finish is medium-long with moderate bitterness and sweetness.

3.4
phfyysik (1395) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUN 8, 2017
Tap @ Koht, Tallinn. Pours brown with high off-white head. Aroma is sour, grass, old berries, some juice. Taste is quite same, berry cake, sour, some fruits, light leaves. Nice beer!

3.4
Travlr (25846) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 12, 2017
Draft at the pub. This one was slightly more bitter than the regular bock, But still pretty tasty. Decent stuff.

2.8
Korcz (3389) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.6
GhostS (488) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - NOV 3, 2016
(tap at Lambrate Pub, Milan) under medium aroma - sweet malt, caramel, bread, cereals, yeasts. medium taste - herbal hop with a pleasant bitterness, caramel, flowers, a bit fermented fruits, a bit of sweetness, some yeasts. good and qualitative, well balanced.

3.2
L_Lovecraft (695) - - NOV 2, 2016
Caramel and fruits notes, clear reddish/violet with practically no head, light/medium body, law carbonation, too hoppy for the style for me...not bad but not great.

3.3
ThreeCats (1001) - ISRAEL - OCT 26, 2016
Clear mahogany with a tan head. Aroma is a mix of caramel, dark fruit, and zest, very intriguing. Taste is less of a double bock and more cascadadian brown ale. Doesn’t have the sweetness or fullness you’d expect from a double bock, rather it’s drier and hoppier.

3.9
MrTipple (6000) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2016
Toffee, caramel, light lactose, lightly salted, burn molasses. Clear, dark brown, medium, creamy, beige head. Medium sweet. More caramel, dark, toasted malts, sweet, dark fruits, soft carbonation, full bodied. Very nice Doppelbock, rich and sweet. Keg at The Italian Job, Chiswick.

3.6
R4N5H (1289) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2016
On tap at De Cervesia, Lucca on 20-Aug-2016. Reddish brown in colour with a small off-white head. Aroma of sweet malt, hops and dark fruits. Medium body and carbonation. Taste of sweet malt, caramel, tangy fruit and hops. Light bitterness with a dry bittersweet finish. Nice, enjoyed it.


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