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Beersel Mattina - Birrificio Del Ducato

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BA SCORE
89
very good

57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.68%
Wants: 9
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birrificio Del Ducato visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
New Morning blended with 18 month old 3 Fonteinen lambic and aged for additional 12 months in bottle.

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 06-04-2011)
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

The head retention is good for a (part) lambic. A light/orangy amber color

Tart aromas with plenty of apricot and nectarine. German hops suggest a soured tripel. Good funkiness, I should say.

The flavor increases in acidity throughout the taste. Plenty of hop flavor and some yeasty complexity. I’d like more spice/pepper in a farmhouse/saison and the sweetness is too intense for style and goes somewhat unresolved at the finish, regardless of one’s style expectations.

bruachan, Tuesday at 01:46 AM
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Rifugium, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

A very pleasant herbal/wheat concoction with nice citrus highlights.

Durge, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Griffith, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

thegerm87, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Shaggy9356, Aug 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

dcguitar, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

DrBier, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, Jun 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

ystazi, Jun 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

halo913, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

JakerLou, May 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Axnjxn, May 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

PEIhop, May 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

schnarr84, Apr 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Mattyb79, Apr 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

tobelerone, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

gillagorilla, Mar 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

HopStoopid120, Feb 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

tom10101, Dec 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Phillyz, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of corby112
4.11/5  rDev +2%

Pours a very hazy and very dark orange color that's almost brown with apricot colored edges and a two finger frothy, off-white head.  Excellent retention, only slowly fading into a thick, lasting ring.  Large chunks of soapy lacing left behind.  Some noticeable yeast sediment even with a careful pour.  Still looks great though.

Earthy, funky aroma with zesty spice, crisp fruit, barnyard character, dry oak and subtle acetic vinegar. Really nice blend of saison on lambic characteristics.  Lambic is a small portion of blend but is really strong in the nose.  Saison notes of peppery spice, flower petal, barnyard funk and bready yeast.  Citrus and light fruit notes with some apricot, orange peel and grapefruit.  Nice and musty with lactic acid and funky bugs but the lambic notes don't overpower the saison character .

Medium bodied with a tart puckering mouthfeel and and a nice balance of saison notes with a touch of lambic.  Earthy funk with barnyard must, straw and hay with zesty spice, flower petal and sweet acetic acidity.  Lots of coriander and pepper followed by funky farmhouse yeast, orange peel, curaçao and grapefruit before finishing with dry acetic acid and other lambic notes.  Dry and funky with oak and a lingering, subtle acetic vinegar flavor that leaves me wanting more.  

corby112, Sep 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

LambicKing, Jun 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

ygtbsm94, May 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

drummermattie02, Apr 29, 2013
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Beersel Mattina from Birrificio Del Ducato
89 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.