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85
72
style
Brewed by Birrificio Toccalmatto
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Fidenza (PR), Italy
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrChopin (4304) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 16, 2011
Read-brown, heavy white lacing, head gone quick. Earthy hop, bit of burnt caramel, and mango. Front is fresh citrus but a bit thin, orange with no excess sugar. Mid is piney with light bark while the finish shows an earthy, stinging bitterness. Heavy freshness, drying, very balanced and controlled with appropriate attenuation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (19399) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 5, 2011
Fruchtiger Hopfenantrunk, deutlich holzig. Der Hopfen ist von Beginn an dunkel, dezente Rstnoten stoen im Mittelteil hinzu. Diese fallen dann fr lngere Zeit wieder weg und kommen zum Ende wieder. Davor wird der Hopfen milder, weniger fruchtig und suerlich. Dunkel, krftig herb, dafr aber vergleichsweise wenig bitter. 11/9/9/8/13/9

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (23604) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 4, 2011
Bottle from the source. Murky chestnut color, huge, thick tan head with good retention. I can smell this baby from across the room - lots of citrus and floral notes going on, and some rising bread dough. Taste is light pine resin, grapefruit rind, lime, nice malt balance. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kestral (506) - rnes, NORWAY - APR 15, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark, hazy orange with a large, frothy offwhite head, which clings to the glass like its electrostatic. Massive fresh fruity hop aroma. Man these guys knows how to hop a beer. Big on citrus, apricots, some resinous and spicy notes. Some malt sweetness in here too, not caramelly but not far from it. More burnt sugar, but its fairly faint. As expected, a hefty hop punch, but its not extreme. The sweetness balances it out nicely. Dry finish though. Doesnt quite live up to the aroma. Medium bodied, carbonation is pretty mellow. Solid, drinkable IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
2theraise (7) - Brescia, ITALY - APR 14, 2011 does not count
Aroma: floral and yeast. After a bit great floral herbs hops Wonderful. Appearence: amber, orange, cloudy. Frothy white head. Taste: At first light sweet, but soon after heavy bitter, but really weel balacend. Palate: medium to full body, nice carbonation, bitter finish. Really enjoyed, as soon as you finish the first glass you want another one, and then again. The label says "with uncontrolled use of american hops" and at first let me think it was the usual italian microbrewers experiment. I fear it because micro italian brewers usually exaggerate in strange aromas and tastes. But not this, its great, very balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (25572) - Malm, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2011
Bottle @ Paps. Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy spicy citrus aroma. Fruity malty grassy citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy grapefruit finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9908) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 23, 2011
Au ft @ Moeder Lambic. Ambre claire, mousse blanche. Arme houblonn/citron et rsineux de pins avec un clin dil aux IPA amricaines. Au palais, cette bire est lgrement houblonne allant sur le pin et le citron, on y note aussi cette balance de malt/caramel qui tend prendre un peu le dessus. Le fini reste sec et finement amer tout en conservant cet aspect citronn.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 9, 2011
On tap at Moeder Lambik. Medium brown with tall head. Very hoppy and bitter. Wonderul. Very good indeed.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Forcina (52) - Bellinzona, Rome, Brussels, SWITZERLAND - JAN 26, 2011
Andr contro il giudizio comune, ma a me non piaciuta affatto. Lho trovata estremamente piatta, banale e insignificante. La riassagger.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (9878) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JAN 7, 2011
Very good, cream-yellow head, slowly collapsing over hazed amber beer. Fruity hops, cakey malts, aromas of lytchee, orange, rosewater, pink grapefruit and rhubarb. Bitter, near-metallic, but yet fruity hopflavours & -oils. Grapefruit, orangepeel, but also slightly peanuts or Brazil nuts. Gets quite a bit earthy, later, even a bit of cacaopowder - melanoidins? Medium bodied, quite slick. Really nice, but not spectacular.


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