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Birra Moretti Baffo D'Oro - Birra Moretti (Heineken)

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68
poor

35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 2.72
pDev: 19.12%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birra Moretti (Heineken) visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: eduardolinhalis on 09-04-2010)
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Photo of pin
1/5  rDev -63.2%

pin, Aug 16, 2012
Photo of Cozzatoad
1.85/5  rDev -32%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

660ml bottle, you only find this in italy and that is not bad for you

A- Light gold. No head at all, maybe just a little hint while pouring

S- Odd smell. Bitter hops but also slightly sour. Strange but not good, looks like a fake aroma

T- Little tasty. Not that there's any bad taste, it only has a decent hop flavour

M- Bleagh. Too much carbonation. If you live it in your mouth for more than one second this beer starts to hurt you. You'd better drink this as quick as you can (or you'd better not drink it)

D- It's not even that much drinkable. If you leave it in your mouth it feels bad, if you drink it quickly it is almost like water

Just in case i have not been hard enough: when a beer is really bad it gets you dizzy even if it has a low alcohol lew, this is one of those

Cozzatoad, Feb 04, 2011
Photo of MarkQ617
1.96/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

I was not a huge fan of this one, tried it out while on vacation. Really just a worse tasting Heineken. The color was an almost clear yellow and there was little body to speak of. Very little carbonation, kind of a watery mouthfeel. The taste was almost sour with a bitter aftertaste. Not great.

MarkQ617, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of Mattias
2/5  rDev -26.5%

Mattias, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of kojevergas
2.15/5  rDev -21%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

66cl bottle of green glass (feck's sake...) served into a Trappist Westvleteren goblet in Rome, Italy. Standard pressure cap lid. Reviewed live with Italians cooking sizzling vegetables in the background speaking a language I don't understand. I suppose this is how the beer is meant to be experienced.

A: One finger of soft delicate cream, good thickness, and average retention. Colour is a clear transparent dark yellow. Appealing because it's beer. Man like beer.

Sm: A lot more malt than expected to me chagrin. Clean barley underneath, but no cream. Not a good aroma, but thankfully only mild in strength.

T: Malted barley is all I taste. Some cream comes through on the finish, and the barley stages an uprising on the malt during the climax, but it's simple and uninspired. Built badly. Balanced. At least the malt is not as badly handled as in some of the Spanish macrobrew lagers.

Mf: Smooth and wet, but a bit thick and lumpy. Doesn't really feel at all tailored to the flavours of the body. Mundane.

Dr: It's easily downable, and it's cheap as all fuck. Quality is highly limited. This is a student beer in polite terms.

kojevergas, Jul 16, 2011
Photo of Kulrak
2.17/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours a pale golden straw color with about 1cm of white chunky head that sticks around for a while. Smells of lightstruck noble hops, a little citrus as well. Tastes of lightstruck noble hops as well, a little malty, but mostly it's the hop flavor. Might be good if it wasn't in a green bottle, but I review it as I get it. Mouthfeel is fairly heavy, but fizzy. Overall, it's drinkable, but not as much as it would be if it weren't so damaged from the green bottle. Damn marketing depts.

Kulrak, Jun 06, 2008
Photo of FreddieMercuryHayes
2.48/5  rDev -8.8%

FreddieMercuryHayes, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of ironman88
2.5/5  rDev -8.1%

ironman88, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of KeyWestGator
2.5/5  rDev -8.1%

KeyWestGator, May 22, 2014
Photo of braican
2.5/5  rDev -8.1%

braican, Jun 02, 2014
Photo of marvmoreno
2.5/5  rDev -8.1%

marvmoreno, Nov 08, 2012
Photo of eduardolinhalis
2.73/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

330ml bottle served in a pint jug.

A: Pours a golden and clear yellow color forming a medium white and bubbled head

S: Sweet grains and Heineken flowery hops, mainly. Lager brady yeasts

T: Strong taste of grains. Slightly sweet malts upfront. Considerable hoppy bitterness which is quite citrus and grassy Heineken style

M: Light body and reasonable carbonation. Malty and hoppy aftertaste

O: Medium drinkability. Not a big deal

eduardolinhalis, Sep 04, 2010
Photo of stcules
2.73/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Yellow color, quite intense, some bronze reflexes. Strong carbonation. White, average foam.
Malty smell, cereal, a bit of hop. Not bad, for an industrial lager.
Malty taste too, quite full, some perceptible hop.
Rounc, bodied, without defects. But also without any real interesting point. Drinkable.
Malty aftertaste, with cereals, and some hop.
Honest.

stcules, Dec 10, 2011
Photo of dcbeers
2.75/5  rDev +1.1%

dcbeers, Aug 28, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Pelicanrocks, Aug 30, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +1.1%

jmtpi, Jan 01, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +1.1%

zestar, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of dcmchew
2.75/5  rDev +1.1%

dcmchew, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of hoppecatania
2.75/5  rDev +1.1%

hoppecatania, Jun 27, 2014
Photo of jdhilt
2.8/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

From my notes 6/10/07 pours a two-finger white head that vanishes to a ring, leaving no lace. Clear amber color. Slight hoppy nose. Light-medium carbonation and light-medium bodied. Flavor is balanced with a slight bitter finish. 4.8% ABV. €11 ($15.07) for a 330ml bottle from the Gran Caffè Chioggia Venice, Italy. Yes it is expensive, that's 30 bucks for two beers, this is the big restaurant right on the corner in St. Mark's square in Venice - avoid. Vendors along the canal have cold beers for €3.

jdhilt, Jun 27, 2007
Photo of nitrokill
2.9/5  rDev +6.6%

nitrokill, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of mmmbirra
2.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

The bottle reads "100% puro malto italiano"(100% pure italian malt.) Ingredienti: acqua, malto d'orzo, luppolo(water, barley malt, hops.)
There is NO corn in this beer.
33 cl green bottle poured into a footed pilsner glass.
The carbonation looks extreme. Lots of bubbles rushing to the surface and retaining a fairly big head. Yellowish golden color, of course extremely clear.
A simple, grainy aroma, a touch of sweetness. Maybe a slight hop note in the background, spicy, but it's certainly underneath the graininess. Not all that inviting, but certainly not offensive.
Not much going on on the palate, but it's slightly sweet and, as in the nose, grainy. A little hop spiciness finds it's way through. Simple, but really not bad. Much better than expected, though there is a discomforting aftertaste that picks up as you go along.
Goes down easy. Not as carbonated as it looks, but that aftertaste that is so common to mass produced pale lagers knocks down my enjoyment of this. That said, I'll probably pick this up for some bbqing or parkside, riverside drinking this summer, in large part due to the favorable price(5 euros a 6-pack, or about 1.15 if you're buying it by the 66cl bottle.)
Very fresh bottle, which probably helped reduce the skunkiness from the green glass.
So much better than the standard Birra Moretti, which is, frankly, a disaster.

mmmbirra, Apr 26, 2013
Photo of ChipChaight
3/5  rDev +10.3%

ChipChaight, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of safaricook
3/5  rDev +10.3%

safaricook, Dec 21, 2012
Photo of David1975
3/5  rDev +10.3%

David1975, Dec 22, 2012
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Birra Moretti Baffo D'Oro from Birra Moretti (Heineken)
68 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.