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L'Olmaia La 5 - Birrificio L'Olmaia

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BA SCORE
81
good

12 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 14.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birrificio L'Olmaia visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hoegaardenhero on 06-06-2008)
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Ratings: 12 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Hellrob:
Photo of Hellrob
2.63/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

too bitter in my opinion and with a big carbonation as unexpected.
too bitter in my opinion and with a big carbonation as unexpected.
too bitter in my opinion and with a big carbonation as unexpected.
too bitter in my opinion and with a big carbonation as unexpected.

Hellrob, Feb 28, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of Griffith
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Griffith, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of Sammy
3.88/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle sample at Mondiale 2010. Medium yellow colour with a white head one-quarter inch. Creamy easy mouthfeel. Orange and yeasty aroma. Lace coating as I drink an orange citrus yeasty and spicy melange.A little acidic finish, though not bitter, making it not very drinkable though good tasting. A good Belgian pale nevertheless.

Sammy, Jun 06, 2010
Photo of campfirebrew
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

campfirebrew, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of Scott_McCool
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Scott_McCool, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of ROGUE16
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

ROGUE16, Sep 06, 2013
Photo of DrunkinYogi
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

DrunkinYogi, Jan 11, 2014
Photo of hoegaardenhero
3.2/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a: golden body with thick white head and light lacing

s: some appley malts; a little bit of citrus hops and some raw wheat

t: raw grain and some hoppy bitternessl hints of apples and sweeter fruits with a bit of spiciness; sort of a wacky citrusy sharp bitterness

m: smooth light carb

d: interesting and defninitely worth a try but not a beer i would go out of my way to try again

hoegaardenhero, Jun 06, 2008
Photo of GarthT
2.18/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Very white colour in the glass.

Nose is soapy, cheese flavour, not particularly pleasant.

Very bitter on the palate but quite one-dimensional. Like chewing on aloe. Offputting.

I'm not familiar with this style but would not seek this beer out again.

GarthT, Dec 24, 2013
Photo of Poupae
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Poupae, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of alysmith4
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

alysmith4, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of stcules
3.68/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Straw colored, light, with greenish reflexes. A little hazyness. White, creamy, beautiful foam.
In the smell fresh hop, grassy and floral. Hay. Quite dry, with light note of citrus fruit, and a hint of camomile.
Good bitterness in the mouth. A malty start, and then the dry bitterness, with strong citrus fruit notes, grapefruit, maybe.
Good bitterness in the aftertaste too, again citrus notes, fresh.
Pleasant and fresh.

stcules, Dec 27, 2009
L'Olmaia La 5 from Birrificio L'Olmaia
81 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.