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Maledetta | Birra Del Borgo

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MaledettaMaledetta
BA SCORE
3.75/5
Very Good
62 Ratings
MaledettaMaledetta
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Birra Del Borgo
Italy
birradelborgo.it

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by John_M on 11-05-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,734
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
62
pDev:
10.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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Photo of QuakeAttack
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EMH73
3.43/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

What I really feel about this beer is that it is a sour and not a saison. Very unusual overall and would not have again.

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Photo of tykechandler
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of samEBC
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dleiner
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrazilianAussie
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Catalin90
3.59/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fabianno
3.92/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rolltide8425
3.97/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xtonytx
3.17/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drmeto
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L:
-pours a hazy orange-red with a medium,frothy,offwhite head
S:
-raisins,spicy,grassy,sour cherry,red apple,pineapple,plums,pomegranate
T:
-Raisins,pine,nettle,caramel,plums
-high,lingering bitterniss
F:
-medium to high carbonation
-light to medium body
O:
More of a Belgian IPA than a Saison.Pretty good

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Photo of geofort78
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of marcrech
3.91/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Walbert_Neto
3.87/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of George2744
3.97/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Risenhower
3.61/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcmchew
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brianmandell
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JaimeLondon
4.09/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Kind of a complex beer.
It has a turbid appearance, of umber color and a beige foam.
Smell is yeasty, with fruity notes of lemon and pear, with spicy notes like peper and with sweet notes like caramel and syrup.
Taste is similar in the beginning, gets sour after some time and then gets bitter and dry in the end, with some sweet honey notes in the lips.
Body and carbonation are a somewhat high level.
Yeah, that's a good and complex beer. But for some reason I didn't find it great.

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Photo of metter98
3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is slightly hazy dark yellowish amber in color and has some fine particulates visible floating in suspension. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that has good retention properties and hardly died down.
S: Light to moderate aromas of malts and yeast are present in the nose along with notes of pepper and hints of lemons.
T: The taste has flavors of musty and sweet malts along with peppery notes from the yeast.
M: It feels just about medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer feels a little heavier and maltier compared to other beers in the style.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of AlexFields
3.34/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrBier
3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

im not sure this one is retired, because i just picked it up off a shelf in a popular store last week, but never mind that. its a cool beer, probably not worth what i paid for it, but thats the gamble with all of this beautifully packaged italian stuff thats blowing up everywhere, its not all amazing, but when it hits, it hits hard. this is a saison type with a really neat yeast strain in it, short of what we require to be a wild ale here, but its moving more in that direction than the belgian or american saison yeast types. wheat base from what i can discern, and it tastes pretty fresh, refined, and somewhat rustic. its hazy and pale, with a ton of bubbles, a creamy feel, and frothy but dry finish with a light white pepper flavor, soft and unique. the flavor of the beer moves from rather neutral malt to european hops and then the yeast, which really is the star of the show, i wish i saved the bottle to culture some. farmy but tamed by the creaminess of the body on this one. i liked the beer, but is it way better than the basic american take on the style? im not sure, its definitely a little different, more yeasty and whole, but im not sure i would buy it again, even for half the price.

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Maledetta from Birra Del Borgo
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 62 ratings
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