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Bitter Love (Amaro Amo) - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Bitter Love (Amaro Amo)
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BA SCORE
86
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Dark ruby color, brandy soaked cherry aroma, cherry jolly rancher flavor, medium body.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 02-08-2012)
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Served in a tulip glass at the Clybourn brewpub.

Sounds like the name of a song by some Italian emo band... Anyway, it pours a clear garnet-amber topped by a finger of dirty cream foam. The nose comprises dank cherry, dark wheat, tangerine rind, light mandarin orange syrup, light maple syrup, and a touch of clove. The taste brings in more of the same, along with some light cinnamon and a bit more cherry. The body is a light-ish medium, with a light moderate carbonation, a slick feel, and a dry finish. Overall, a pretty nice cherry-centric brew. Good times.

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Bitter Love (Amaro Amo) from Goose Island Beer Co.
86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.