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Beersel Mattina - Birrificio Del Ducato

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BA SCORE
89
very good

51 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.17%
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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dcguitar

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-20-2014 14:55:55 | More by dcguitar
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-14-2014 19:39:24 | More by DrBier
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ELECTRONICAnonymous

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-24-2014 06:46:05 | More by ELECTRONICAnonymous
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ystazi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-20-2014 21:33:48 | More by ystazi
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halo913

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-15-2014 19:32:49 | More by halo913
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-30-2014 01:46:01 | More by JakerLou
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-14-2014 00:42:12 | More by Axnjxn
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

05-05-2014 02:12:09 | More by PEIhop
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-26-2014 16:45:22 | More by schnarr84
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-24-2014 17:22:50 | More by Mattyb79
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-20-2014 05:39:51 | More by tobelerone
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gillagorilla

Maryland

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-27-2014 04:04:01 | More by gillagorilla
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-24-2014 19:43:25 | More by HopStoopid120
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-12-2013 17:38:52 | More by tom10101
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-22-2013 14:18:52 | More by Phillyz
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corby112

Pennsylvania

4.11/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.  

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 02:51:48 | More by corby112
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LambicKing

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-22-2013 23:39:53 | More by LambicKing
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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brez8791

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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kjyost

Manitoba (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-10-2013 14:38:49 | More by kjyost
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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Cozzatoad

Italy

3.28/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

750ml bottle, found no dates stating bottled on or best before

A- Bright orange/amber colour, slighlty hazy. White head, about one finger. Decent retention (whichi is nice since it's part lambic) and lacing

S- Tartness upfront and pretty distinct though lambic is just 18% of the beer. A hint of funk and a slight fruitiness (pretty much lemon) on the back of things. Lacks complexity

T- Sadly, as the smell suggested this beer lacks complexity. The 3 fonteinen lambic is sure distinct, but what remains is pretty much just tartness, with no other notes. Sourness is mainly upfront. Some herbal/grassy hints, a slight spiciness, lemon and orange notes show up in the finish and in the aftertaste, but still pretty much subdued. It is tasty, but boring

M- Totally flat, no carbonation to speak of. Also very light in body. Feels like tart water if something like that exists

O- Overall still nicely drinkable, but just nothing really worth praises. Let's face it. You don't have to give it a good score just because you need to justify spending loads of money on it. This was the most expensive beer i've ever bought, and totally not worth it's price

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 09:13:10 | More by Cozzatoad
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Hanzo

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

10-04-2012 23:55:19 | More by Hanzo
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Beersel Mattina from Birrificio Del Ducato
89 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.