Birra Moretti | Birra Moretti (Heineken)

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Birra Moretti (Heineken)

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Todd on 06-17-2001

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5/5  rDev +71.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +71.8%

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5/5  rDev +71.8%

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5/5  rDev +71.8%

Photo of Georgedisrespectful
4.75/5  rDev +63.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of putnam
4.6/5  rDev +58.1%
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.

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Photo of Ancora_Imparo
4.53/5  rDev +55.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of nicholas2121
4.52/5  rDev +55.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Birra Moretti brewed by Birra Moretti (Heineken), with an ABV of 4.60% This brew pours out a nice amber color with a nice white head. Birra Moretti is an filtered brew you can see right though it. The smell nice with grains and malts. You also pick up on some sweetness in the smell of this brew. Now for the taste, it is rich with with malts and a mild sweetness. This brew has a nice balance it it, there is nothing overpowering in this brew. The mouthfeel is is nice and clean. This brew is also relishing, Birra Moretti did a nice job with this one. Over all I'm giving Birra Moretti a 4.75 out of 5. I would buy this brew again.

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4.5/5  rDev +54.6%

Photo of AdrianR
4.5/5  rDev +54.6%
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.

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Photo of blues_fever
4.48/5  rDev +54%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Refreshing and delicious on a hot day.

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Photo of neptunesblood
4.41/5  rDev +51.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GoldHorde
4.36/5  rDev +49.8%
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.

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4.25/5  rDev +46%

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4.25/5  rDev +46%

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4.25/5  rDev +46%

Photo of GreggSr
4.25/5  rDev +46%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cottonkoozie
4.2/5  rDev +44.3%
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.

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Photo of SilentSabre
4.2/5  rDev +44.3%
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!

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Photo of Anderbrau_IPA
4.1/5  rDev +40.9%
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

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Photo of susanelectro
4.09/5  rDev +40.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Toddv29424
4.08/5  rDev +40.2%
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.

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Photo of trllte
4.03/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.5

oh boy, yum

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Photo of beerinabottle
4/5  rDev +37.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mick_cooper
4/5  rDev +37.5%

Tasty, strong for ABV, nice bite/kick. Does the job. An enjoyable evening lager

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