Scires | Birrificio Italiano

SciresScires
BA SCORE
3.68/5
45 Ratings
SciresScires
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Birrificio Italiano
Italy
birrificio.it

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly named: Sciresona, a sour cherry beer using sweet black cherries "Durone di Vignola" - a typical Italian variety.

Added by clvand0 on 10-09-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,920
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
45
pDev:
14.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
2
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 45 |  Reviews: 23
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4.16/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.86/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bitterbill
4.16/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

After some gushing from this 2006 bottle, it pours a cloudy colour of rust. The foam is small but long lasting. The lacing. .superb.

The smell is dry and musty. Very much wine like for the dry and musty as in there's a lot of Brett character. Pretty amazing aromas in my book.

The taste is just as good as the smell. Strong Brett complimenting a super dry wine like taste. Mildly tart, earthy as all hell, a treat to drink.

Good mouthfeel. .the carbonation is a bit high, imho.

9 years old and quite entertaining.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.34/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bobv
4.21/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This was a 2006 Vintage bottle.

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3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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4.1/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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2/5  rDev -45.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -38.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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3.74/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into the tulip with a dirty kriek reddish brown color. Mild white head.
The nose was pretty odd. I think I was expecting something kriek-ish, but this is somewhere between that and a sour. Cherries, funk, medicinal, bandaid. The nose was surprisingly intriguing.
What was promising to be a somewhat sweet taste turned into tart cherry and the continued medicinal bite. While tart, the ale never quite reached into sour at all.
Mouth was full of carb...almost champagne like with a dry light body.
All around a unique experience. This one defied what I thought it would be and left me with a new take on what you can do with a style. Would be very interested in getting another bottle and aging it for 5-10 as the label suggests the ale is "eager to be aged for years and years."

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4.32/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brownish red color with nice cap of frothy light brown head, good retention and lacing. Scent brings tart cherry, lightly medicinal, strong red grape, aggressive funk, light acidity and hay like backbone. Taste brings all of these qualities together nicely, funkyness and tart cherry play together well, wine grapes present with a fresh dried wheat hay background, finnishes lightly tart. Medium bodied, great levels of moderate carbonation from an aged bottle, dry finnish. A really nice beer from an unexpected source.

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Scires from Birrificio Italiano
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 45 ratings
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