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Baladin Nora - Birrificio Le Baladin

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

247 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 247
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 46
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Birrificio Le Baladin visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Egyptian inspired brew is spiced with ginger, myrrh, and orange peel ... very complex.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-01-2002)
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champ103

Texas

4.28/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Avenue Pub in New Orleans

A: Pours a murky, cloudy golden/orange color. Almost no head and no lace forms. Kind of lifeless.
S: Lightly tart and acidic. Herbal tea like aromas, ginger, other spices. Passion fruits like mango and papaya. Really interesting, and everything works together.
T: Love it. Tart and acidic apple skins. Almost apple cider like. Herbal tea, ginger, and passion fruits. Lots going on that all intermingle perfectly.
M/D: A medium body with crisp carbonation. So smooth at the same time, with a nice dry bite. So easy to drink. Something I can enjoy all day.

I am really glad to have come across this. A great beer, and something I will grab in the future if I see it. Recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

10-04-2012 20:35:03 | More by champ103
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jessicapreuss

Brazil

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-19-2012 17:21:17 | More by jessicapreuss
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

08-26-2012 18:15:10 | More by PeteRiz
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andrewlampert

Illinois

5/5  rDev +24.1%

08-20-2012 13:37:14 | More by andrewlampert
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let8it8grow

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

08-15-2012 01:27:15 | More by let8it8grow
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masonkessinger

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

08-13-2012 19:29:58 | More by masonkessinger
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fbc24

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-29-2012 00:11:54 | More by fbc24
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jburchett

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

07-28-2012 19:02:44 | More by jburchett
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-22-2012 02:06:25 | More by rolltide8425
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pohldogg356

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +24.1%

07-14-2012 02:32:29 | More by pohldogg356
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Jordanbryan10

Delaware

3/5  rDev -25.6%

07-13-2012 00:00:46 | More by Jordanbryan10
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-01-2012 22:22:26 | More by WanderingFool
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wesley14

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

06-22-2012 23:47:46 | More by wesley14
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-07-2012 01:58:29 | More by jwat
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-02-2012 19:12:04 | More by hoppymcgee
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KevinTK


4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

05-30-2012 15:17:35 | More by KevinTK
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capuozzo84

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-21-2012 21:23:21 | More by capuozzo84
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stortore

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-19-2012 15:55:26 | More by stortore
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songoose

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-07-2012 23:57:44 | More by songoose
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shleepy

California

3.63/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served from bottle into snifter glasses.

A: Hazy yellow, small head.

S: Honey, bubblegum, a little floral, maybe coriander or some other standard spice.

T: Bubblegum and the other flavors mentioned above shine through. Candy sugar. It's like a mix between Fantome and Orval, but with a little sugar left over.

M: Less dry than I would like. Carbonation is low; body is light-medium.

O: A bit too sweet for my liking, but complex and interesting.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2012 03:37:01 | More by shleepy
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jdense

Oregon

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared with The Usual Suspects 4.21.11.

Golden orange clear body, a finger of quick dissipation head, some visible carbonation. Cedar dominates the nose, significant myrrh backbone with orange pith not peel citrus notes, floral hops. The ginger is prominent taste-wise though the cedar and especially the myrrh adds complexity, not very hoppy, more botanical than spicy IMO. Mouthfeel is medium, decent effervescence. A nice end to a epic day of beer tasting, pairs well with Italian cookies :)

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2012 04:11:07 | More by jdense
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-29-2012 23:01:44 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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Jimbolikesbeer


4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-17-2012 03:14:41 | More by Jimbolikesbeer
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MichaelDobbins

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-13-2012 03:42:32 | More by MichaelDobbins
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Gary779

South Africa

3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Beer is bright yellow. Pours with suspended particles and a big head that doesn't stay at all or leaves lace. Beer looks like orange jell-o with a white head.

S: Elements include turkish delight, peaches, orange rind, stale urine and underripe apricot. Some aromatic herbs make themselves present at the back of the nose.

T: Slight taste of stale urine, underripe fruit (apricots and green grapes), pomegranate and strawberries. Utterly complex taste.

M: Very smooth. Full mouthfeel with soft carbonation.

O: An odd beer. Nice to taste but immensely difficult to analyse.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2012 18:11:58 | More by Gary779
Baladin Nora from Birrificio Le Baladin
90 out of 100 based on 247 ratings.