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Stoner - Birrificio Brùton

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StonerStoner

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BA SCORE
83
good

47 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 47
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.3%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birrificio Brùton visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 07-03-2008)
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notdan

Ontario (Canada)

4.2/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tried this tonight at Pub Italia in Ottawa.

This required an aggressive pour to develop much of a head, but resulted in a nice dense white layer of foam sitting on top of a lightly hazy golden body.

Smell was pretty classic for the style. Citrus fruit, light peppery spice, some pineapple, and a touch of musty yeast. Very pleasant.

This beer tasted more complex than I expected. In addition to what must mentioned above, I got apple and plenty of grapefruit. The hops seemed to become more and more evident as the beer warmed, revealing an intense floral character.

Carbonation was a touch low, but the beer itself was nice and creamy.

Overall a great beer. Complex, easy to drink, and delicious. Took a bit of a risk dropping $32 on a bottle at a restaurant, but certainly don't regret it.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2011 04:25:11 | More by notdan
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Smell: Fairly aromatic florals, phenolic spiciness, and a hint of banana bread atop pilsner maltiness. Additional hints of menthol, muddled yeasts, scant citrus, stonefruits.

Taste: Lightly bready pils malts and a honey-tinged cereal sweetness. Rather perfumy floral tones early on. White grapefruit, apricot, and subtle banana. Generous pinch of coriander. The beer becomes a bit sourish midway with an encroaching taste of camphor, and, then, the beer quickly dries as you approach the crispish, lightly warming finish.

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A - Pours a hazy orange/straw color with a billowing creamy white head. Cool bottle but takes up space in the cellar.

S - Yeasty, dusty hay, white pepper, floral/grassy hops, fruity but dry aroma with apricots, pear, muted honey and Belgian yeast. Light retention with zero lacing.

T - Fruity yeast, cantaloupe and mango fruit, pureed white peaches, hints of sweet grapefruit and lemon. The pale malts are sweet, firm and marry well with the fruit character. Some floral peppery bitterness mingles with light notes of salt and a hint of acid. Sweet upfront but the hops round out the finish with light to medium bitterness. Finishes dry.

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Stoner from Birrificio Brùton
83 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.