Sottobisio IPA (2018- )

Brewed by Birrificio Sottobisio
Balerna, Switzerland
6% · India Pale Ale (IPA) · 0 Ratings · 70 IBU ·
This is a very innovative beer crafted with the latest american hops types. Technically it’s an ALE (High Fermentation). It’s a cloudy (due to the use also of wheat malt) dark orange beer under a long lasting and creamy pale beige foam. This is really fine and persistent due to a soft carbonation. We have choosen a very complex malt recipe to create the right frame for the hopping. This frame enhance the freshness and the aroma of peaches apricots and also rose grapefruits. What will be really amazing and for sure will surprise you is the aroma that you will perceive already from distance: citrus, rose grapefruit, mango, just to mention some sensations. The drink is also dominated by the hopping. Strong bitterness (about 70 IBU) without being aggressive and with notes of bitter orange. Still in the mouth you’ll continue perceiving mango, pink grapefruit and peaches rounding the bitterness.. This new version has the same malt backbone of the previous one but different hops and the introduction of a step of dry hopping.

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Beer Rating Assistance

Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
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Liquid
clear hazy cloudy sparkling

Head
rocky frothy minimal white tan brown
Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
light medium heavy

Bitter
light medium heavy

Sour
light medium heavy

Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

Body
light medium full

Texture
thin oily creamy sticky slick thick

Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

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