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Sally Brown Caffe Baracco - Birrificio Del Ducato

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Sally Brown Caffe BaraccoSally Brown Caffe Baracco

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BA SCORE
83
good

17 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 10%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birrificio Del Ducato visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Viciousknishs on 07-22-2011)
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Photo of metter98
3.8/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is very dark brown in color—lighter shades of brown are visible near the edges of the glass when it is held up to the light. It poured with a thin tan head that died down but left lots of bubbles on the surface and a thick collar around the edge of the glass.
S: There are moderately strong aromas of coffee in the nose along with notes of chocolate.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the coffee flavors are more dominant.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a bit thin on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has an enjoyable smell and taste but seems like it would be a lot better if it had a fuller body. It is very drinkable.

metter98, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of ygtbsm94
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

ygtbsm94, Dec 09, 2013
Photo of XmnwildX12
3/5  rDev -16.7%

XmnwildX12, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of mendvicdog
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

mendvicdog, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of corby112
2.98/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a dark caramel brown that appears pitch black and opaque in the glass with a one finger beige head that quickly fades into a lasting ring. Streaks and spots of lacing left behind.

Roasted malt aroma that is dominated by deep roasted gourmet coffee that doesn't smell burnt at all. Slight lactic presence along with hints of dark chocolate, toffee and toast but this beer's aroma is all about the coffee.

Medium bodied but on the thinner end with a decent balance of deep, roasted coffee and sweet malt notes. The coffee isn't as dominant as the aroma suggests and it's a bit more acrid as well. Lots of roasted coffee up front with a subtle astringency giving way to burnt malt notes. Hints of burnt toast, dark chocolate and toffee but it's still a bit harsh. The lactic presence from the nose is there but very faint. Not as bold or flavorful as I was expecting, especially after the nose was so promising.

corby112, Oct 27, 2011
Photo of dbrauneis
3.9/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: Pours an opaque very dark brown in color with some reddish brown highlights when held up to the light, light amounts of visible carbonation near the surface, and a moderate amount of visible yeast sediment. The beer has a creamy quarter finger tall light tan head that reduces to a very thin film covering the entire surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: There is a light presence of roasted malts but the dominant smell in this beer is freshly roasted coffee (not in the least bit burnt). There are some very faint hints of chocolate as well.

T: Similar to the smell, the taste of this beer is dominated by the flavors of freshly brewed espresso like you find all over in western Europe. There are also moderate amounts of milk chocolate flavors and a light presence of roasted malts. Light to moderate amounts of lingering bitterness.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin and there is a light amount of dryness in the finish.

O: The taste and the smell of this beer are really good but unfortunately the mouthfeel is just a little too thin for me. This is a really tasty beer and very easy to drink. I would recommend this beer to folks that really like coffee but want a lighter bodied beer.

dbrauneis, Sep 16, 2012
Photo of CrazyDavros
3.9/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours black with a large lasting head.
Nose shows complex heavy roast and roasted coffee. Quite enticing.
Very similar flavours. Quite roasty but with little roasty biterness. Some sweet malt and a fair whack of coffee.
A bit too much carbonation.
Gets a bit too sweet later.

CrazyDavros, Feb 11, 2013
Photo of st9647v3
4/5  rDev +11.1%

st9647v3, Jan 24, 2014
Photo of ShemRahBoo
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

ShemRahBoo, Dec 27, 2013
Photo of HopStoopid120
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

HopStoopid120, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of safaricook
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

safaricook, May 16, 2013
Photo of Budinetz
2.96/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Budinetz, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of PeteRiz
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

PeteRiz, Oct 31, 2012
Photo of Viciousknishs
3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- pours a rich eboney with some dark brown highlights when held up to the light. A finger of tan khaki colored head is produced from an average pour. Retention is decent with some minimal lacing.

S- The nose on this beer is incredible. Intense Italian roast iced coffee that brings to mind side street cafes and cappuccino. Dark chocolate and soft roasted malt comes out which just seems to highten the coffee aroma and add some complexity. Finishes with a dry cocoa and a touch of oat.

T- dry roasted malt flavors with an ultra creamy mouthfeel from the oat. Oat flavor also comes out and adds a slight grainy note. Lots o' coffee flavor with a smooth softness comes out with an Italian roast quality. It's an Italian brewery if they did the coffee wrong I think they would have to just end it all. Finishs dry with a powdery cocoa note and a long lasting coffee aftertaste.

MF- smooth creamy(from the oat) mouthfeel. A little to carbonated which makes the body seem a bit thinner than it is.

D- A very drinkable stout that does the coffee with grace and intensity. If your a big coffee stout fan this is not one to be missed.

Viciousknishs, Jul 22, 2011
Photo of Liquoric3
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Liquoric3, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of MikeHRayn
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

MikeHRayn, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of Doshkin
3.98/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

bottle

a - murky brown, like a medium roast coffee. on the lighter shade for a stout

s - delicious and very good coffee aroma

t - staying with the coffee theme, the taste is quite enjoyable. this is a very drinkable brew.

m - quite effervescent for a stout. normally i like less carbonation, but the mouthfeel fits the light, dry stout going on here

o - unfortunately the price kills this beer for me. i will never again spend even half of the $9 i spent on this bottle. the beer is good, but nowhere near that quality for its price

Doshkin, Sep 28, 2011
Sally Brown Caffe Baracco from Birrificio Del Ducato
83 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.