Brewed by Birrificio Toccalmatto
Style: Barley Wine
Fidenza (PR), Italy
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Aged in grappa barrels.

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caesar (7393) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2010
Bottled @ Dutch "the Good, the Bad & the Ugly" tasting. Thx to one of the guys at Toccalmatto for this special treat. Clear orange color, short head. Aroma of raisin, grappa, hint of caramel. Slight sweet taste, fruity, grapes. Nice stuff.

NoiZe (2394) - Zeist, NETHERLANDS - NOV 11, 2010
Unofficial Dutch RB Meeting. Amber, orange colored brew. Aroma is vinous. Flavor has hops, dried fruits, grape and some vinous sourness.

dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2010
Bottle @ meeting. Aroma is grape, wine, light sourness with some malt. Flavour is quite Belgian with some grape, fruit, some yeast and faint hops. It’s strong all right, but not my thing.

Borresteijn (7595) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2010
50cl Bottle at The Good, The Bad & The Ugly tasting, ABV 10%. Deep amber colour, thin white head. Aroma of grapes, alcohol, fruits, light sour, wood. Flavour is alcohol, sharp, grapes, sweet fruits, bit floral, light malty, wood, light sour. Medium bodied. Very interesting stuff.

jerohen (2379) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2010
Dutch Ratebeer Meeting Baarn. Brown colored, small head. Caramel and raisins in aroma. Sour and fruity flavor. Pretty good.

meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2010
[email protected] Grapes, raisin and juniper aroma. Amber colour, off-white head, good lace. Very sweet, grapes, complex fruit flavours. Alcoholic.

Vaiz (4460) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2010
Bottle at Unofficial Dutch RB Meeting. Clear deep orange pour, no head. Aroma is slightly alcoholic and somewhat with liquor. Somewhat aged and with grapes. A bit too boozy for me.

SHIG (4965) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - SEP 25, 2010
Bottle: Poured a reddish orange almost rusty with off white head. Aroma is mix of barrel wood, faint grappa, fruits, and malts. Taste is very fruity with more wood and malt. There is a nice bite in the finish from the grappa. I personally do not like grappa, however in this beer it does things one would never imagine.

Christian (13927) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2010
Amber with a lasting white head. Complex aroma of fruit, raisin, port, grapefruit-peel, caramel and toffee. Dry, vineous, fruity flavour with fresh grapes

Travlr (26406) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 6, 2010
Bottle courtesy of Bruno (grazie signore!), shared with SHIG. Decanted into a large beer glass, leaving behind a cloudy brown suspension. Clear copper color. Aroma of port wine and brandy. Taste is similar to a barrel aged quad, very smooth, with port wine flavors, and alcohol at the finish. Amazingly good - I love grappa, but never would have thought to put beer into a grappa cask!

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