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Fortunato - Tri-City Brewing Company

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40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 15.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tri-City Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Viggo on 08-28-2009)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark mahogany/caramel appearance with a nice amount of head. Decent lacing, overall a pretty nice looking beer.

S: Smells very tart with citrus and orange peel. A pretty bitter smell, probably my least favorite part of the beer.

T: Best part of the beer. Nice belgian qualities - candied sugar, orange peel and a slightly sweet finish. I'm worried that some past reviewers got infected bottles, because this tastes nothing like cardboard as one reviewer said. Very nice taste, fairly authentic.

M: Nice feel, not overly carbonated but still crisp and clean.

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3.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served from bottle into goblet at refrigerator temperature. Pours with little head and lacing. Colour is dark golden to brown with a very thin head that dissipates quickly; this is probably better on draught with a thicker head. The aroma is pleasantly biscuty with a malt that doesn't offer much of the annoying malt sweetness that the colour would have suggested. Even at 7.5%, there is no alcohol or ester flavour present. Pleasantly drinkable, this beer offers a lingering aftertaste of lightly roasted malt which appears only after the mouthfeel and initial flavour vanishes. This would be a good beer to pair with food such as sausage. There are probably better examples of the style, but this is worth trying.

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Purchased a 12oz bottle at Woodstock Wine and Cheese.

Appearance: Open up to a beer that pored with very little head, after a couple of minutes, a very small ring around the top. Deep bronze in color.

Smell: A lot of caramel smell. I'm not getting much more then that. Musty

Taste: A little bit of everything in the taste. A little tart, raisen, dates, sour, yeast....

Mouthfeel: Good mouthfeel, not light, ever slightly alcoholic.

Drinkability: Drinkability is good also, but not because of the taste or smell.

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Fortunato from Tri-City Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.