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

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 11
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: n/a
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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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:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 02-08-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Dark ruby color, brandy soaked cherry aroma, cherry jolly rancher flavor, medium body.
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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 11
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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. (563 characters)

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This beer is a deep rich Ruby color with a just off white head. Good retention, but spotty lacing. I get some fruitiness from the aroma from the yeast along with a nice caramel and cherry aroma. Flavor does not have the same caramel notes but does have a nice fresh fruity cherry character that more closely mirrors fresh cherries. Moutgfeel is a but Fuller and carbonation a bit lower than I prefer. (400 characters)

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