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Baladin Nora - Birrificio Le Baladin

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

266 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 266
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 11.97%
Wants: 55
Gots: 22 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Mesa512, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

KevMo84, May 23, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -37.7%

thegerm87, May 18, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

(L74-75/120 - poured into a balloon)

A: poured mostly clear at first, though a bit of sediment did sneak through, murkin' it all up... light, bright, orange-y amber... not much head formed, messy puddles of bubbles left behind

S: freshly-cracked green and/or black peppercorns, even a hint of dried hot red pepper, and orange flouride - the intensity and clarity of the pepper aroma is incredible - never smelled a beer like it... a little perfumy, like dandelion flowers, in the back end... later, super soft booze and a light caramel

T: quite an American IPA citrus fruitiness... the peppery aroma doesn't translate nearly as intensely on the palate - perhaps a little flare in the finish along with clementine rind, faint citrus acids, and a touch of granola-dusted taffy

M: broad and smooth - much more like pear nectar than malt beer... would be nice if it was a bit more sharp and alive on the palate... I suppose it's moderately dry - all that sticks back is the sediment, a bit... cozy, mellow, boozy warmth after it's all gone

O: hmmm... guessing this might be a tad aged... I would imagine this would smell and taste much more dynamic fresh... the way it stands now, I've had several American beers (IPAs) that taste quite similar to this, minus the peculiar peppery element... curious to try it again, just have to be willing to fork over the dough otra vez

Bouleboubier, May 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

PeakedInHighSchool, May 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Mphis, May 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

jryanj927, Apr 24, 2014
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4.96/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Dark, cloudy, unfiltered appearance. Orange-brown in color. Wonderful sweet smell. Delicious full citrus, spicy flavor. Minimal carbonation, fairly flat. Full bodied feel in the month; fairly heavy. Great flavor. Delicious. I had two glasses when at a restaurant tonight and want more!

sprat1960, Apr 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Biff_Tannen, Mar 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

jgunther71, Mar 02, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

a - amber in color (was drinking in a dimly lit bar)

s - Sweet smells of honey

t - sweet up front with a mellow finish. Honey and citrus were the main the flavors which were well balanced with light spices.

m Velvety and creamy.

o - very enjoyable if you like your beers on the sweeter side.

gonzo000, Mar 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

ubufan2112, Feb 28, 2014
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Baladin Nora from Birrificio Le Baladin
90 out of 100 based on 266 ratings.