My Antonia (Birra Del Borgo & Dogfish Head) | Birra Del Borgo

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My Antonia (Birra Del Borgo & Dogfish Head)My Antonia (Birra Del Borgo & Dogfish Head)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Birra Del Borgo
Italy
birradelborgo.it

Style: American Double / Imperial Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jgasparine on 10-17-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
388
Reviews:
153
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
10.17%
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
63
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 388 |  Reviews: 153
Photo of SweetwaterTuonker
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheDoctor
3.91/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Crystal white gold color with finger of pristine white fluff. Settles at a healthy film some lace.
Aroma is mainly soapy hard water. Flavor is a big rich pilsner with a soapy and slightly herbal hop dryness and a layered toasty malt base. Dry and velvety puffy mouthfeel with a clean finish. Very nice. Would have again.

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Photo of Fabianno
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kitch
3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 330ml bottle with a best before date of October 2016 and poured into a Mikkeller pint glass.

Appearance: It poured a hazy golden orange colour with a two finger slightly off white head that had great retention and left thick sticky lacing.

Aroma: Citrus lemon and orange, some pineapple and a hint of grass and herbs.

Taste: Sweet honey, lemon and orange with a hint of grapefruit and herbal bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with light carbonation.

Overall: This was a great and refreshing Pilsner. Aromas were a bit weak but it looks and tastes good.

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Photo of Zazzi82
3.81/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of NilocRellim
4.37/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy gold/marigold colour. Light, crisp aromas of honey, and floral hops. Tastes crisp, quite light-bodied, honey, sweet, floral hops, citrus hops, refreshing even at a higher ABV.

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Photo of SafeBet
4.47/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BAsbill
3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of msondel
4.31/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Walbert_Neto
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chivermac
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of orangesol
3.34/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of toinoucos
4.58/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GrumD
4.01/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A quirky but moorish beer with a hazy yet inviting appearance and a decent thickish head. The initial taste has an intriguing balance of peppery and citrusy hops alongside rye bread. The hop bitterness comes through well, but there is a background finish that alludes to herbs.

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Photo of josanguapo
4.51/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From XXXII. In Teku glass. Reviewing CHTP10. Too much fruits here for my liking. Like a multifruits juice. Avg 2.

2 March 2017. In Teku glass. Playing Tehnobabylon. Much better than I remembered.This isnt the disgusting multifruits juice of the first time but a pleasant fruity hoppy brew. Dont seem a lager at all but an ipa.

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Photo of EdgarGerik
4.63/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CharlesK
3.49/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stevoj
3.53/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Although I really enjoyed the Dogfish brew, this one has its own merits. Malty, as is the norm for the style, without being overly grainy or sweet. Nice body without the chalky dryness of the usual Italian hard water.

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Photo of risenz
4.35/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EmperorBevis
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled
Slightly hazy yellow body with big foamy white head
Sawdust and slight muted citrus aroma
Quite an unusual flavour very woody then pine
more an oddfish than a dogfish
really worth a try tho

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Photo of OF001
3.67/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

pours golden to dull mango yellow with thick white micro head, light on-lasting lacing. fairly cloudy but not too thick or over abundant with sediment/lees, although some clumping towards the end of the pour.

rich nose, slight but noticeable appearance of increased ABV. herbal and floral notes with leafy hop tones on the top. sweet overtones with sweet yeasty quality lingering a little long for my taste, especially for a pils...clingy I guess, but not lasting...thick maybe.

sweet malty undercurrents with a light floral heavy leafy hops on top. pushy pils yeast.
bready depth up front with sharpish leafy hops to the end; with medicinal quality.

long clingy dry finish. leafy and

medium body. long dry finis.

nice over all but big, thick and clingy for a pils, imperil or not.
well balanced and rounded but lacks a crispness and cleanness I would prefer from a pils(comparative clean).

worth it for a late season lighter colourd beer for those in company who are not of the abby persuasion

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Photo of drmeto
4.38/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

L:
-pours a hazy golden-orange with a medium to big,frothy,white head
-medium carbonation visible
S:
-lemon,oranges,tangerines,mango,papaya,sulfur,slight pineapple
T:
-Follows the nose
-medium,lingering bitterniss
F:
-low to medium carbonation
-medium body
-slight alcohol noticeable
O:
Has nothing in common with a Pilsener.It's just a great hoppy Lager

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Photo of collk22
4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy orange, like a wheat beer. Sweet aroma; fruit, grass, hops...
Great hop flavor all the way through. Surprisingly not bitter.

Excellent beer; really enjoyed this one!

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Photo of Dazka
4.07/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

My Antonia (Birra Del Borgo & Dogfish Head) from Birra Del Borgo
4.03 out of 5 based on 388 ratings.
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