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Imper Ale Ambrata - Birra Tenute Collesi SRL

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18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.32%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birra Tenute Collesi SRL visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: david131 on 10-12-2011)
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Reviews by jzeilinger:
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a clear amber color with a very delicate white foamy head and moderate carbonation. Poured into Collesi Imper Ale stemware, pretty cool to match the beer and the glass.

S - Aroma is a little earthy with toasted caramel malt and some very light, almost completely hidden white fruit aroma, overall light and delicately complex. This isn't the typical amber aroma that one would expect which makes it interesting.

T - Toasted malt is forward with some light fruit in the middle with a light bitterness at the end. On the palette, everything blends with some complexity but is very, without better words to describe it, "delicate".

M - Full body on the palette, a little thick, and viscously sticky.

O - Interesting, glad I had the opportunity to try this, but not my cup of tea. I would like to know how long this one has been sitting on the shelf. Delicate and malt forward.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2012 18:39:02 | More by jzeilinger
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ChristopherWIU-UTPA

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Italy's attempt to get in the craft beer market, it is a decent beer though. It pours an light orange color, with a light aroma of malt, with a compact foamy heady, and average carbonation. It has a sweet and mild hoppy taste, with hints of hops and wheat. It does have a minor edge, but still goes down smooth, and has a sweet and herby after taste. Comes in a bottle that is shaped like a whine bottle...

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 21:29:23 | More by ChristopherWIU-UTPA
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

04-12-2014 21:41:12 | More by jzlyo
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hopmandu

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

04-10-2014 19:40:09 | More by hopmandu
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

01-23-2014 02:14:51 | More by jrohrbacher
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.55/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

interesting series of italian beers here, maybe not the freshest anymore, but still worth drinking for their uniqueness i think. this amber version is well carbonated and full bodied with an interesting eucalyptus sort of sinus opening herbal aromatic. yeast and heady on the pour, rust colored, but it loses its fluff quickly. the taste isn't as alluring as the smell, which is full of floral and cool yeast characteristics different from any amber ale I've had. almost burnt red malt in the taste, not bitter or sweet, but sort of in the middle, charred a little, ashy, but still floral and summery. the ale yeast makes this, the malt is odd, stale, and needs some refinement. great carbonation makes this better than it really is, and that smell is just so different and delicious. funny slightly metallic finish doesn't add anything. still excited for the others in the series even though i preferred the blonde to the amber here.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2014 19:55:01 | More by StonedTrippin
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-20-2013 03:05:45 | More by HoistinBrews
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Darwin232

New York

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

11-29-2013 01:28:58 | More by Darwin232
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jscotthead

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

10-07-2013 14:27:11 | More by jscotthead
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RCLOHR267

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

08-08-2013 02:38:55 | More by RCLOHR267
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kguard

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

06-27-2013 04:08:41 | More by kguard
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-03-2013 15:37:52 | More by jrfehon33
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ste5venla

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-02-2013 20:11:52 | More by ste5venla
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Blind

Missouri

3/5  rDev -19.4%

12-08-2012 00:24:35 | More by Blind
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StevieDavie

Missouri

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-03-2012 17:05:51 | More by StevieDavie
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let8it8grow

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

07-05-2012 02:18:42 | More by let8it8grow
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aasher

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

05-24-2012 17:38:30 | More by aasher
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david131

California

4.4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours a luminescent orange liquid with numerous strains of carbonation rising to the top. The head is thin but creamy and has excellent retention.

S- Plums, grapes, apples, pears, bubble gum, and caramel. Unique, fruity, and intriguing.

T- Fruits and bubble gum make for a very interesting combination. Full-flavored and well rounded.

M- A smooth and full body gives way to a light and spicy finish from the abundant carbonation.

O- A very tasty take on the style. The alcohol is well hidden and it drinks very nicely.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2011 03:51:54 | More by david131
Imper Ale Ambrata from Birra Tenute Collesi SRL
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