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Cotta 74 - Mastri Birrai Umbri

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Cotta 74Cotta 74

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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 17.61%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mastri Birrai Umbri visit their website

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: crnipeter on 06-21-2011)
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Interesting bottle and ingredient-lentil! Big plus for that.

A - Coffee,caramel color,lots of bubbles,white one finger foam,lasting minute.

S - Mostly caramel malt,decent aroma in the nose.

T/M - Creamy,good balanced,earthy aroma from lentils with some caramel and coffee. Medium carbonation. Maybe a bit unpleasant bitter finish,but just maybe..

O - They invest lots of work in this beer,real microbrewery product.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 10:20:15 | More by djura
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3.25/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

pour is a dark copper, active bubbles, tight fluffy light tab head. Nose is on malt side, biscuit, toasted caramel popcorn (thanks kayleigh), a touch nutty, faint herbal hop, a touch flat and choppy in the nose. Taste is toasted caramel popcorn, a bit sweeter on the caramel and smoother in the malt body, still a hint nutty, faint herbal and oily hop in the finish. Body is medium and a touch slick with an assertive carbonation. Hops linger for a moment.

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08-21-2012 14:03:37 | More by cpetrone84
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1.73/5  rDev -42.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

750ml bottle poured in a mug.

A: Pours a dark amber to brown clear color. Small beige head with small retention and no lacings

S: Very biscuity. Ashes. Annoying

T: Malty, biscuity and ashy

M: Light body and low carbonation. Mild bitterness

O: Disgusting for a beer that comes in a quite nice bottle. In the end, I've started to have the impression that it was rotten or something due to its bad quality. To be avoided

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2.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

According to the brewer, Cotta 74 is an artisanal double-malt dark ale refermented in the bottle. Pours mid sized beige head with good retention that slowly sets to a firm cloth atop of slightly hazed dark amber to coppery body with deep reddish hue. The beer is said to contain 15 % of lentil and indeed the distinct legume scent is easily perceptible and at least initially dominates over the caramel-like malty sweetness and esters of raisins. The aroma profile gets rounded by mild spiciness in the background and a whiff of alcohol. The legume flavor is not distinguishable as the scent is; the beer is slightly tart on ther palate, with raisiny fruitiness over the toasted malt foundations with a hint of dark chocolate and mild hoppy bitterness toward the relatively dry finish. There's a faint spicy touch to the flavor. Medium to full bodied with moderate but soft carbonation. (750 ml, best before 16. March 2013, into tulip.)

Overall, an easy-drinking Italian interpretation of Dubbel brewed with lentil.

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06-21-2011 22:59:33 | More by crnipeter
Cotta 74 from Mastri Birrai Umbri
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