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Rubus - Birra Del Borgo

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BA SCORE
86
very good

180 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 5
Gots: 15 | 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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4/5  rDev +4.2%

itracy63, Oct 17, 2014
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4.14/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

markgugs, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

ArtZan, Oct 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

blue-dream, Oct 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Very good raspberry wild beer! It's one of the few beers of this type that gets and maintains any kind of a head. It has a clear medium amber color. Aroma is it first mainly yeast, but then Mellows out into malt and raspberry. Flavor is Like aroma with a true natural raspberry taste soft bitterness and acid are all well balanced. Body is perfect. This is just a superb beer of its type.

drpimento, Oct 06, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev 0%

Johnct, Oct 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

zestar, Oct 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

Nuggetz, Oct 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

Liberatiscioli, Oct 01, 2014
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3.55/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

375 ml bottle poured into a teku glass

Appearance: Pours a dark golden color with 1 finger of a white soapy head. Body is hazy but transparent with some light suspended sediment and visible carbonation.

Smell: Fresh raspberries, funk, lacto and hay.

Taste: Same as the aroma. Raspberries dominate the flavor, followed by some mild funk and slight oak character. Pretty straightforward, but nice. Sourness is medium.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied and somewhat watery mouthfeel. Carbonation on the lower end of medium.

Overall: Nice sour ale that makes good use of the added fruit. Not terribly complex, but worth a try.

Jonada, Sep 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

gfg0020, Sep 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

On tap at minder lambic. Enjoyed this framboise just not as much as the Cantillon

Scott414, Sep 20, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +14.6%
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, Sep 19, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +9.4%

belgbeerdrinker, Sep 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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

amex_platypus, Sep 13, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +9.4%

Josephjp, Sep 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

mythaeus, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

baybum, Aug 20, 2014
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4.07/5  rDev +6%

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 +4.2%

texasspottedcow, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

craft_shannie, Aug 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

MystikCelt, Jul 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

KG710, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

DrBier, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

archero, Jul 13, 2014
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Rubus from Birra Del Borgo
86 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.