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Mamma Mia! Pizza Beer - Pizza Beer Company

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Mamma Mia! Pizza BeerMamma Mia! Pizza Beer

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Ratings: 307
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 2.7
pDev: 30.37%
Wants: 67
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pizza Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
From the website: Pizza Beer is a debris free product. The Margarita pizza is put into the mash & steeped like a tea bag. A whole wheat crust made with water, flour & yeast is topped with tomato, oregano, basil & garlic. The essence of the pizza spices is washed off with hot water and filtered into a brewpot, where it is boiled for a long, long time. During the process, we add hops & spices in a cheesecloth type bag & filter the cooled liquid into a fermentation vessel. (big glass 6 gallon water jug). After a week or two, the beer is good to go. Keg it or bottle it.

(Beer added by: orbitalr0x on 02-22-2008)
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2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Smells heavily of a saucey pizza. Kind of like a lunchables pizza.

Taste of a bland heavily carbonated ale, with a finish of a bunch of spices with an oregano finish that stays in your mouth.

Interesting novelty beer. If i wanted pizza I would eat it and not drink a beer.

importedfromdet, Aug 15, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Big_Dave, Aug 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev +11.1%

ChrisKayler, Aug 14, 2014
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2/5  rDev -25.9%

rojapa, Aug 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +20.4%

cocoapuph, Jul 27, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Oakenator, Jul 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev +11.1%

BubbleBobble, Jul 13, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Bunuelian, Jul 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +29.6%

Zach136, Jun 29, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Keith_R, Jun 28, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

dsreeves, Jun 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev +11.1%

DonDonLongJohn, May 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev +11.1%

markcp, May 19, 2014
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2/5  rDev -25.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -44.4%

amalburg, May 03, 2014
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1/5  rDev -63%

Dirty_Island, Apr 27, 2014
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2.9/5  rDev +7.4%

(the last bottle of this at Free Bridge Wine & Spirits - $2.99! - poured into a Chimay goblet)

A: hazy amber liquid - yeast-like sediment, but didn't notice anything chunky floating in it... a head forms, sort of, but quickly recedes into the beer - leaves a weak swirl in the middle... no lace

S: pizza sauce - no joke - oregano, tomato paste, a touch of garlic powder... not much basil, if any... a sort of pale ale base beer is detected mildly in the background... the aromas are moderately potent at first, but then later fade and the beer ends up smelling kind of bland

T: not as pizza-y as the smell... the oregano may stand out the most... sort of a hint of lightly-oily tomato paste... garlic is luckily almost nil... if the beer was sweet, i don't think i could've finished it all - thankfully, it's just a bland, dry, unhoppy/unspicy pale ale

M: quite light-bodied, weightless... perhaps a mild foamy wash - carbonation is relatively mellow

O: interesting to try - a novelty at best... this could actually be a lot better if they jacked up the spicing (this was likely an older bottle - this ain't flying off the shelves), maybe added a touch of sweetness and perhaps some toasted malt to enhance crust flavors... who knows?

Bouleboubier, Apr 25, 2014
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3.35/5  rDev +24.1%

It looks like crap. There is what can only be described as "bits of crud" floating around in it.

It smells like BEER AND PIZZA.

The taste...I know it seems like it's what you should expect, but I cannot believe how much this beverage tasted like pizza and beer INDEPENDENTLY. Not beer-soaked pizza or a beer into which someone had dropped a slice. Beer...and pizza. I'm not even sure it was good--but it was amazing.

You can feel the crud bits in your mouth hole.

If I could go back and give myself advice last night, I would say "order it" every time (but just one, and only drink about 10 of the 16 ounces, which is exactly what happened).

MattBeer, Apr 24, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

ckollias, Apr 18, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

InspectorBob, Apr 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +38.9%

thatoneguymike, Apr 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +38.9%

jsisko01, Apr 02, 2014
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2.79/5  rDev +3.3%

I was visiting my parents and saw a bottle of this at a local liquor store, and curiosity got the better of me. I could only handle a few sips of this beer, and yes it does kind of taste like pizza. I mostly remember tasting lots of oregano and a bit of tomato. The flavor wasn't awful, but just not what I would want in a beer. On the other hand, my husband found this beer to be rather delicious.

iheartmyTHO, Mar 28, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -16.7%

khargro2, Mar 16, 2014
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1/5  rDev -63%

lonewolfcry, Mar 15, 2014
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Mamma Mia! Pizza Beer from Pizza Beer Company
64 out of 100 based on 307 ratings.