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Rubus - Birra Del Borgo

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BA SCORE
86
very good

168 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 6
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Birra Del Borgo visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 06-27-2009)
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Photo of gtermi
4.4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Beer pours a dark orange body with a thin white head that quickly fades away. The smell is of tart raspberries, lactobacillus and a tiny bit of sweetness. Tart raspberries that quickly fades into a malt sweetness. The beer has a nice tart tingle on the back of the throat and on the tongue. A very delicious beer

gtermi, Yesterday at 01:50 AM
Photo of amex_platypus
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Bought at Eataly Milan. Moderate acid, substantial body, a little salty.

amex_platypus, Saturday at 03:16 PM
Photo of Josephjp
4.2/5  rDev +9.7%

Josephjp, Sep 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

mythaeus, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

baybum, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of macrosmatic
4.07/5  rDev +6.3%

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 11.1 oz. bottle into a Cigar City snifter.

A: Pours a pinkish copper, moderately hazy. Forms a thin white head with low visible carbonation. 3.25/5

S: Fruity raspberry, lactic tartness, acidic, and modestly funky. There's a light malt presence in the background as well. 16.5/20

T: Follows the nose - funky lactic tart, underripe raspberries, acetic undertones, a delicate light malt and what seems like wheat as well. There's a bit of funky barnyard with a touch of feet to it. Tartness lasts into the hang. 34.5/45

M: Medium body, very low alcohol presence. Carbonation sensation a bit on the low side. 8/10

O: I found this to be enjoyable. Doesn't compete at all with some of the best fruited sours, but a serviceable change of pace. The balance of between sourness and complexity left something to be desired. 16/20

Estimated final score: 4.07
Calculated final score: 78.25/100
Old BA score: 3.91

macrosmatic, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

texasspottedcow, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

craft_shannie, Aug 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

MystikCelt, Jul 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

KG710, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

DrBier, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

archero, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Yeti1979, Jul 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

bccocx, Jul 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

jeffaroo95, Jul 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

PJLMusic, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Georgiabeer, Jun 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

LTreezly, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of JohnGalt1
3.51/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Bittercreek's 2014 Funkfest... Hefty pour into a large goblet... orangish with a definite pinkish tinge... fairly long lasting white head... nice lacing.

Nose is big bretty funk.. damp basement and wet hay/wet leather... fruit is tart and emerges more toward the end.

Flavor is dank funk with a pretty bracing sourness that is punctuated by fermented out raspberry tartness and a bit of fruit tannins.

A lot of stuff going on in this one... I enjoyed it, but doubt I would buy it again.

3.75/3.5/3.5/3.5/3.5

JohnGalt1, Jun 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

ncstateplaya, Jun 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

TX-Badger, Jun 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

Hoppy_McMalt, Jun 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Shandycan, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

jrfehon33, Jun 01, 2014
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Rubus from Birra Del Borgo
86 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.