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Birra Moretti - Birra Moretti (Heineken)

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BA SCORE
68
poor

927 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 927
Reviews: 432
rAvg: 2.89
pDev: 18.69%
Wants: 5
Gots: 41 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birra Moretti (Heineken) visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 06-17-2001)
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Shasty


5/5  rDev +73%

07-30-2012 05:49:15 | More by Shasty
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putnam

Michigan

4.6/5  rDev +59.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

The liquid that emerged from this bottle looked different. It had a soft, thickness that made the cascade of gold and bubbles seem to occur in slow motion. A tall, melting frame of mousse settled down efficiently allowing me to bring it to my nose.
The aromas were subtle and deep with resonant, bass earth notes dominant while allowing for a suggestion of nectar to spiral upward. But this isn't necessarily a beer for smelling.
It's for serving cool and letting the liquid warm up in the mouth while it releases a gorgeous alpine incense of sun-baked grasses, plump storage grains and pressed flowers. Subtle, but enchanting...and emminently drinkable.
Here's the test: As the drink gets warmer the balance seems even more sure. And the finish! every sip begs to be followed by another. A natural puzzle of lilting, serene deliciousness wants me to solve it! Another sip. Now a generous drag from the glass. That's great lager man!
I credit the greatness of this beer to the fact that Friuli was once ruled by the Hapsburgs. It should be compared to other great beers from that empire such as Pilsner, Budweijc, and Vienna Lager.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2003 22:03:25 | More by putnam
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AdrianR

Illinois

4.53/5  rDev +56.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my first beer review, so I am not quite sure yet what the format you guys prefer (or method/terminology ). However, I've been a beer fan for over two decades and truly enjoy many different varieties.

Birra Moretti is a fine example of a Eurpean Lager. Its fresh and well cabonated with a strong hops flavor, not bitter, almost creamy in your glass, and with good lacing sticking attractively to the sides of your glass. (I only drink beer out of glass imperial pints). This is a FAR BETTER specimen of an Italian beer lager then Peroni which is weak and without character in my opinion.

Its greatest caveat though is its drinkability. With its delightful moderate alcohol amount, this 'dangerous' beer can be easily downed to intoxicating levels rapidly and yet remain tasteful the whole time!

I find it an example of an almost perfect balance between authentic robust beer flavor and character (body), yet light enough to drink many of them in one setting.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2009 14:18:30 | More by AdrianR
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jmacs2

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +55.7%

12-12-2013 01:31:54 | More by jmacs2
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GoldHorde

Minnesota

4.45/5  rDev +54%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This is a perfect champagne breakfast buffet beer. Loads of burp from a very clean, light golden fizz and a nice hopped edge on the aftertaste. What's NOT to like for this style? Certainly won't stand up to serious beer for beer competition BUT this is the type of refreshing hot summer beer that's best served very cold for thirst quenching. My wife was very happy when I introduced her to this beer. Like I say THIS is the BEST choice for a breakfast bar beer - nothing else.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2010 15:38:45 | More by GoldHorde
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aty11b

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +47.1%

05-14-2013 01:42:44 | More by aty11b
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disruptor32

New York

4.25/5  rDev +47.1%

06-15-2012 01:33:41 | More by disruptor32
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cottonkoozie

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +47.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

A - Very light straw yellow color. 2-finger head with moderate retention and very low lacing.

S - Sweet smell and slightly skunky, lots of cereal grains.

T - Surprised at this one, but pretty good. One of the best I have had of this style if not the best. No overpowering flavors, just a very clean smooth taste.

M - Slightly above average, but nothing special.

D - Exceptional. Could knock these back all night, clean and smooth all the way through the palate.

Very good euro pale ale, not skunky, and no odd taste. Just very smooth and very clean drinking. Don't expect some big flavor or some incredible beer, expect a euro pale lager, as it should be. Good beer that really should be a benchmark for the style.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2009 01:45:36 | More by cottonkoozie
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SilentSabre

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +47.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I must say, this has got to be one of my favourite brews. It pours a light golden colour, and has a delicate, snow white head about it. The head is a little quick to dissipate to a light, white haze over the surface that I would hesitate to still call the head. Delicate lacing of the glass, and a soft, "clean" smell (if that makes any sence at all; that's the only way I know how to describe it.) The taste is quite good indeed. Likewise, the mouthfeel is also pleasant. This beer isn't at all aggresive, and has a nice finish with a pleasant aftertaste I have trouble describing. As I mentioned before, this is indeed one of my favourite brews and I could drink these light weight Italians all night long. They also go well with Italian cuisine. A nice veal parmesan accompanied by a cool pint of Moretti is quite tasty!

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2003 03:27:23 | More by SilentSabre
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johnbosma

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +47.1%

04-07-2013 04:35:06 | More by johnbosma
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Toddv29424

District of Columbia

4.13/5  rDev +42.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

While not one of my fav's this beer went PERFECT with a piece of pizza (it was given to me while sitting an a pizza parlor outside the Vatican). Drank out of a bottle so I cant say much about the color, but the taste was what an American mass-produced lager (Bud, PBR) is supposed to taste like. Very heavy on the wheat which gives it a good grainy mouthfeel, but once swallowed this dissipates almost instantly. Kind of a dry aftertaste which warrents another. Very enjoyable for social events, when you aren't looking to examine for taste.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2005 21:06:16 | More by Toddv29424
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bunbury

Panama

4.1/5  rDev +41.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

i was expecting big about this beer when i saw it, since i got excelent enjoyment from La Rosa, apparently this is by far not even equal to la rosa, it tastes like a normal Lager beer that i can found in the corner store, but by no means im saying is bad, Birra Moretti, is tastefull, gold yellow colour, great head with mouthfeel desiring for more.

Birra Moretti is enjoyable to a great limit, but since is export i believe its price is not compare for what you are buying, i even had italian opinion saying that naztro azzuro is the best italian beer, and i agree

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2006 02:36:38 | More by bunbury
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Irish7r


4/5  rDev +38.4%

05-28-2012 01:11:48 | More by Irish7r
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Jerseyislandbeer

Jersey

4/5  rDev +38.4%

02-16-2014 22:30:06 | More by Jerseyislandbeer
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yankinwis

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +38.4%

01-17-2013 02:17:59 | More by yankinwis
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tfsimpkins

Florida

4/5  rDev +38.4%

02-10-2012 17:19:29 | More by tfsimpkins
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JohnnyForeign

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +38.4%

01-14-2013 00:38:02 | More by JohnnyForeign
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TheDoak

Florida

4/5  rDev +38.4%

07-09-2013 11:24:03 | More by TheDoak
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chapcat

Texas

4/5  rDev +38.4%

11-25-2011 02:58:50 | More by chapcat
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JCFinn

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +38.4%

03-19-2012 19:31:48 | More by JCFinn
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clvand0

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +38.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Was introduced to this beer at a special tasting on tap at a local pub, but the review comes from the bottled version. This beer pours a golden color with a thin white head that leaves little lace on the glass. The aroma was nice, but nothing special. The taste of this beer is very good for its classification - very satisfying and enjoyable. I've found the only problem with this beer is that it becomes skunky very quickly, so be careful if you're having it out of the bottle.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2003 20:53:19 | More by clvand0
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proc

Michigan

4/5  rDev +38.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I really enjoyed this beer. A friend brought a six pack over for a barbeque we were having. This beer complimented the grilled chicken quite well. Pours out to a darkish yellow in the glass with a decent head. Aroma is that of grains, but it also has a floral smell as well that is really good. This beer, tastewise, reminds me of beers from the Czech Republich, i.e. Budvar, Pilsner Urquell, Rebel,, etc., but might be even more balanced. A very surprising beer and one I will pick up again.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2003 01:19:10 | More by proc
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soonerlight

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +38.4%

02-24-2013 21:33:19 | More by soonerlight
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4/5  rDev +38.4%

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jsisko01

Michigan

4/5  rDev +38.4%

12-16-2011 04:44:01 | More by jsisko01
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