Terre - Riserva Teo Musso 2010 | Birrificio Le Baladin

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Terre - Riserva Teo Musso 2010Terre - Riserva Teo Musso 2010

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Birrificio Le Baladin

Style: British Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by ferrari29 on 11-25-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 30 |  Reviews: 9
Reviews by brother_kenneth:
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4.59/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

2006 Vintage. Pours a nice amber color, and is almost still. Really interesting appearance, especially after a swirl. Alcohol legs are noticeable, but there are also what look like little sugar crystals lining the glass. The nose is incredible, and like the taste, only continues to get better as it sits. Definitely give this one time to warm/open up. Lots of caramel and raisin in the nose. Also butterscotch. Perhaps a hint of that old cognac-like smell you'd notice when drinking Utopias. The beer tastes damn phenomenal. Super sweet, but not cloying. Caramel, dark fruit, some tobacco, cognac, etc. Really impressive stuff here. Actually opened a Muscat dessert wine beside this and the similarities were astounding. So, as you can imagine, there was quite a bit of complexity in this one. The mouth feel is a bit lighter than Utopias, and definitely not what I would call "syrupy." Overall, this is world class. Glad to have had the opportunity to try it!

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Photo of Bitterbill
4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Corked and waxed bottle. +$35 for 16.09 ounces.

It's a murky dark brown with no foam, no lacing.

It has a lovely Port smell that I noticed as soon as I removed the cork. A bit of a wine aroma peeks out.

The taste has the Port at the front as well though more of that wine aspect does shine..

The mouthfeel is as good as it can get without there being any carbonation.

Some would call this a non carbonated, oxidized mess but I have had them there flavours and mouthfeels before. Anniversary, Jubilees, Thomas Hardys. .and I am a FAN!

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Photo of freshflesh
3.86/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of justme
4.66/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured flat...no head. Very sweet. Complex flavors after a year in my cellar (2011 year on bottle bought in 2014) Not an average beer. Wants to be sipped slowly and savored.

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Photo of Griffith
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.89/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a deep cloudy dirty brown color ale with no carbonation. Aroma of oxidized sweet caramelized malt is very nice. Taste is a nice mix of caramelized malt with some residual sugar, oxidation with a light watery finish. Body is full with no carbonation. Very nice level of complexity and oxidation is actually quite well balanced in the mix. The only thing that bothered me is the watery thin finish.

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Photo of DavidHume
4.84/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jaydoc
4.26/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of enelson
4.52/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of campfirebrew
4.12/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of ShanePB
3/5  rDev -29.4%

Photo of liamt07
4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerBucks
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of ygtbsm94
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Dodgerrigo77
4.43/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow!!! Poured from bottle into teku glass @ Open, Rome.

Nice dark brown,like a still tripel. About 100cl pour never looked this good.

Great smell as it warms, brwn sugar, maple.

Lots of alcohol present in taste but doesnt dominate. I still taste faint roasted maple-pumpkin with brown sugar on top, very smooth, the alcohol doesnt burn on way down.

Damn this is a barleywine, would of never guessed it was aged in red wine barrels.
Wish we had this @ Barleywine fest in February.

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Photo of GregSemenza
4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Duncian
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of madnismo
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of BT_Bobandy
4.4/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of ferrari29
3.94/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Beer poured from bottle into a stemmed-Tulip glass; picked this up at LoSfuso - Turin, Italy.

A - Beer pours with no head, but a deep dark brown colored body; has a nice dark reddish hue around the edges; no lacing; opaque with no visible carbonation; has a dark scotch color look to it; cool case and great shot of Teo on the container

S - Wet Ricotta cheese smell, moldy; white bread and rice; touch of red win; barely any malt nose to it, making it rather unique due to the re-fermentation process in wine barrels; sour cream cheese spread; touch of sweet syrup followed up with a oak smell

T - Sweet maple syrup; malt flavor of caramel comes up at the middle of the tongue; red wine-Cabernet taste; sour cream sourness; Laughing Cow light cheese spread flavor; dry oak flavor; cream cheese

M - Light and sweet; not much body; not bubbly, not very effervescent; red wine and moldy aftertaste, lingers for quite a while too

D - Easy to drink as a great dessert beer; cream cheese taste and smell presents a very unique type of beer, probably best tried by those who aren't afraid to dive into something new

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Photo of DoubleJ
3.63/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Seja bem-vindo para uma nova availação do DoubleJ! That's Portuguese by the way, and I have a treat for you. We're going to experience the magic of Brazil's first lambic, Vivre Pour Vivre. And why not, I'm already experienced enough strange beers in my life. I mean, I've done Cantillon, I've done Le Baladin, I've also ha...whaa...yeah, I did do some Baladin, it must have been a few years back at Beachwood's Italian Beer Festival. I'm going to make some jokes about dental floss bikinis and feijoada, it's all good people....Uh yeah, I'll show you my reviews, I did Del Ducato, Pausa Café, um...Del Borgo, Piccolo...Almond '22...então, que merda! I've never had anything from Le Baladin...fuck.... lose the drums Zé, and somebody stick the Vivre Pour Vivre back on the shelf. Fuck it, we're going to do Le Baladin, and Guillerme is even generous enough to provide this bottle of Terre. Ok, on to the beer!

Its look isn't really what I was expecting to get. It's just a creamy brown liquid, and there's no head or even legs. It looks more like a liquor than a beer. The nose is more like it. Sure, it's strange, but it is likable. There's milk chocolate, a little kick of sourness, and even a note of leather.

The aroma was strange enough, but that was just the start. The flavor is even stranger than the nose, yet like the aroma, is likable. The tastes of milk chocolate and coconut are pleasant. Dark wine notes make themselves present, a result of the wine barrel aging this beer undergoes. A shot of lactose further distorts this beer, but in a good way. The body is medium-full, and there is no carbonation to speak of. It feels more like a wine than a beer. Nonetheless, it is fun to taste despite the lack of bubbles.

The Italians seem to love their oddball flavor profiles, and my first Le Baladin, Terre, examplifies that characteristic. André informed me that this is a "dose" beer, one that can be opened and closed like a bottle of wine or liquor, which this beer acts much like. It is a unique experience, to say the least. Who would have thought that my first Le Baladin would have occured in São Paulo? At least São Paulo has a very high concentration of people with Italian ancestry.

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Photo of Claytonbrewsby
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of corby112
3.62/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark copper/chestnut brown color with mahogany edges when held to a light source.  No head or lace to speak of but has lasting legs.

Almost all booze in the nose st first. Takes a while for it to open up with some chestnut, caramel, almond, toffee and vinous fruit.  Only the faintest of barrel presence with little to no oak.  It's all in the red wine and vinous fruit with hints of grape, fig, date and dark cherries.  Has to sit for a while before opening up but once it does, it smells pretty nice.

Medium bodied with lots of sweetness from the booze, malt and dark fruit.  As it warms it becomes more complex and the barrel character starts to show.  Nice toasted oak and vinous red wine flavor.  Nice malt backbone with hints of caramel, toffee and nut followed by fig, date, raisin and plum.  Some nice heat which is expected for the style but the high abv is relatively well balanced.  Definitely a sipper though.

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Photo of Knapp85
4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This poured out as a muddy looking amber color with no head or carbonation (as expected). The smell of the beer has some big port wine-like notes on the nose, very sweet with some rich caramel in there. The taste of the beer is once again much like a fine port wine, decedent fruity sweetness to it with some more caramel in the finish. The feel is medium bodied. Overall these are really interesting beers, it's not my personal favorite from the ones I've had but it's still quite exceptional. Expensive but fun to try at least once.

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Photo of brbrocc
3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

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Terre - Riserva Teo Musso 2010 from Birrificio Le Baladin
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