Enkir | Birra Del Borgo

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Birra Del Borgo
Italy
birradelborgo.it

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Suds on 05-01-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
46
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
11.76%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.97/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Birra Del Borgo "Enkir"
on tap @ No.Au, Rome, Italy on 1 December 2015
5€ / 33 cl. glass

Notes: Brewed with 55% Triticum Monococccum, the first domesticated corn. Clear amber body. Bright white head. Very good head retention and lacing. Aroma: malty, fruity (apricot), coriander, yeast. The flavor follows. 30-40 IBUs. Drying finish as malt erodes. Medium to medium-full body. Interesting and enjoyable.

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Photo of patre_tim
3.55/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Hazy honey gold, with no visible carbonation and a half finger of off white head.

Smells of peaches, caramel, and hints of coriander.

Tastes of peaches, roses, caramel, coriander and hints of Belgian yeasts.

Medium, slightly syrupy body, with moderate, spicy carbonation.

Got online, and I'm drinking it in Chiang Mai, January 17th, 2017. Okay brew, good, just not awesome.

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Photo of rolltide8425
3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Krey213
3.92/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DJ-Hophead
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tap @ Lupollo 12, Rome - Pours Cloudy amber with a large white frothy head. Medium carbonation. Smell - Yeasty, bready, fruity. Taste - sweet, fruits, light yeast, crisp finish. Very refreshing well presented saison.

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Photo of FLima
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazy golden color with a huge somewhat fluffy head with good retention.
Funky and sour aroma with notes of pineapple, barnyard, leather, oranges, lime and sulfur.
Mildly tart flavor, not as funky as the nose with lots of yellow fruits, spices, chamomile, herbal hops, tangerine, lemon peel, honey, pear, wheat and pineapple foam juice. Dry aftertaste with a residual tamed acidity.
Bordering medium body with champagne like carbonation.
Refreshing Saison with nice citrus and yellow fruits notes, not too acid, nor too sweet. Not sure I captured any difference related to the Triticum Monococcum, supposedly the first domesticated cereal. It must be the wheat like taste.

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Photo of Catalin90
4.1/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DispyDnb
3.77/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drrone
4.09/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hblaze66
3.2/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrazilianAussie
3.64/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Andsav
3.24/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ph1ash
4.53/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of enelson
4.24/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of PatB1987
3/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of dgilks
3.29/5  rDev -12%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Clear amber colour with no head. Disappointing.

Spicy phenolic nose. Coriander and pepper. Stonefruit and banana. Good.

Delightfully light and fruity. No bitterness. Quite sweet.

Pretty flat. Lacking the carbonation that would give this lift. Medium body.

The flavour profiles are nice but the lack of carbonation severely lets this down. It needs something to cut the sweetness.

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Photo of Poupae
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of Vanz
3/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of Profchaos20
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Blanco
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of metter98
3.84/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: The beer is slightly hazy golden yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger and a half high dense white head that gradually died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light to moderate aromas of grainy malts in the nose along with some hints of fruity yeast.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the fruity flavors are a little more prevalent (including bananas and oranges) and there are also some notes of wheat and hints of coriander towards the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little smooth and creamy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a good summer beer that has the drinkability of a saison but a different flavor profile. I found the creamy and smooth mouthfeel to be its most unique characteristic.

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Enkir from Birra Del Borgo
3.74 out of 5 based on 46 ratings.
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