Birra Peroni - Birra Peroni Industriale S.p.A.
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2.86/5 rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
A 330ml bottle with a BB of June 2014. Acquired a little while back from a B&M store.
Poured into a straight pint glass. A clear golden-amber colour with good carbonation. Forms a large head of creamy white foam that lasts for a minute or two before reducing to a surface layer. Aroma of cooked grain with hints of DMS, faint yeast and a twinge of stewed leaves. Slightly sweet. Fairly clean but doesn't whet the appetite.
Tastes of watery, grainy malt with a mild finish. Notes of cooked grain, weak malt, yeast, mild DMS and stewed leaves/overdone veg. A faint bitterness upon swallowing, with a harsh, dry character. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with prickly carbonation and a thin, watery body. Slightly astringent, followed by an acrid aftertaste of stewed leaves, cardboard and grain.
Not particularly nice. It looks pretty good, however the aroma is a non-event and the flavour is weak and plagued by unpleasant off-notes. Average body for the style. Too much grain in the flavour - where is the crisp character and spicy noble hops that distinguish a quality lager? No need to hunt this down; spend your money on something good....
Serving type: bottle
01-09-2014 21:15:20 | More by jazzyjeff13
Birra Peroni from Birra Peroni Industriale S.p.A.
65 out of 100 based on 145 ratings.