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Rubus - Birra Del Borgo

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BA SCORE
86
very good

186 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 186
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 5
Gots: 16 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Birra Del Borgo visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 06-27-2009)
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On tap at minder lambic. Enjoyed this framboise just not as much as the Cantillon

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

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4.22/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the Brick Store.

Pours a hazy copper color with a cream-colored head that leaves decent lacing.

Smells of grainy medium malts with good amounts of mildly tart raspberries and smaller amounts of grassy funk.

Tastes more complex than it smells. Moderately dry medium malts up front are joined quickly by solid amounts of lightly tart raspberries. Midway through hints of breadiness come through before being pushed aside by wet hay and grassy funk. The funk fades out into a crisp and mildly bitter ending. Mouthfeel is good, with smooth carbonation.

Overall this was an interesting beer that is very well balanced in the flavor profile. Worth a shot.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

first hits the noise with raspberry, juicy fruit and leather.... followed by minty, floral, Olive notes. finishes Olive strong. with fuzzy white pillowy head that dissipates quickly...

taste it's raspberry sour sweet....with leather and malt, followed by again olives... very much like the nose.

mouthfeel is very medium , medium light.... slight sweetness, but finishes dry... very drinkable...

overall a well done beer... delivers a classic sour character...with a raspberry twist...

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the 11 point something ounce bottle into a teku.

Creamy off-colored head almost a finger thick. Persists well. Carbonation is healthy in the plum skin colored body. 4.5

Huge fruity nose. Raspberry, earthiness and some Brett-y yeast. Slight hints of acidity on the nose. 4

Pretty lemony on the flavor initially before taking an earthy, saison-like yeast. Mid-palate emerges the tart raspberry that then gives way to a bit of funk. There's a peppery quality that adds some character to the already interesting mix of flavors. 4

It's sour and acidic and funky and yeasty. It drinks very cleanly despite the mouth-puckering sourness. 4

This is good. Acidity is high and quite lemony but the fruit shines and there are plenty of flavors playing around here.

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3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Blue Monk. Pours pinkish with a wisp on head. Sour aroma with a drop of brett. A full mouthfeel is striking from the first sip until the palate gets used to the frontal attack of the raspberries, malt, and enzmes. Very nicely drinkable, a deep taste of raspberry thoroughness and fruit sugar. This is the real thing.

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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Pours amber with a quickly fading head.
Nose shows raspberry, soft funk, light clean malt. Delectable.
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Could use more carbonation.

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RB

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

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Rubus from Birra Del Borgo
86 out of 100 based on 186 ratings.