Birra Moretti La Rossa | Birra Moretti (Heineken)

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Birra Moretti (Heineken)
Italy
birramoretti.it

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Moretti La Rossa Birra Doppio Malto

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,227
Reviews:
471
Ratings:
1,036
pDev:
13.5%
Bros Score:
3.83
 
 
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23
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4.57/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JoeyBagadonuts
3.61/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

It's no Celebrator but it'll do in a pinch when a Doppelbock is in need. Better if served a tad on the cooler side tho.

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Photo of beergoot
3.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark amber body topped with a one-finger thick head, dense and creamy. Big aroma of caramel malts; pecans. Classic doppelbock sweetness; flavors match up with the aroma; a slight bit of alcohol; some low-key hop bitterness. Heavy body; smooth and velvety; plenty of heavy residual sugars coat the palette.

I would not think of an Italian doppelbock product, yet here one is and it does the style justice. Dense, malty, with just the right edge of booziness. Fine stuff...

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Photo of COBEERHUNTER
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Johnnyz86
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of prisdefer
2/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of BlunderfulGuy
3.87/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a shaker glass at an Italian restaurant, can't tell how fresh or old it is from the bottling codes.

Finger and a half off white head, nice clear chestnutty red with coppery highlights. Little lacing, not much.
Nice assorted caramel malts, biscuits, fresh brown bread, light spiciness. A little raisin and nuttiness come through after a bit. Overall very faint, though, making me wish I had a better glass.
Similar palate with more biscuity malts and a little licorice. The flavor opens up a lot more once it warms and the caramel aftertaste lingers a lot longer with a hint of coffee, or maybe more like black tea.
Medium-light bodied, only a bit of a chew to it.

Good, crisp doppelbock on its own, but very good with spicy pizza and cannelloni.

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2.25/5  rDev -38%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of VivaTheHate
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Briancooper45
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Roasted!

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Photo of Curt3
4.01/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bobv
3.61/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Moderate pour yields an almost two inch light tan head over a mahogany body with nice lacing. Nose of very subdued roasted malts and nondescript dark fruit. Taste follows nose unwillingly with a good feel. Overall, a solid "meh" for this one. Cheers?

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Photo of Afeo
3.61/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heerboth
2.65/5  rDev -27%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 11rufus11
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rostie
3.49/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of onabikechris
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Luig
3.29/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ObiBeerCanobi
2.83/5  rDev -22%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Tone
3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear mahogany color. 3/4 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of pale malt, sweet malt, Euro yeast, alcohol, and a hint of roasted malt. Fits the style of a Dopplebock. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level and elevated dryness. Tastes of pale malt, sweet malt, Euro yeast, hint of corn, alcohol, hint of nut, and a hint of roasted malt. Overall, good appearance, feel, and blend, but adjunct presence diminishes quality.

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Wolvmar
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ADKbeerguy
3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kevintaraross
3.62/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Initially turned off by the Peroni Brewery and their vile Lager - their Doppelbock (La Rossa) in a bottle via a tulip was shocking pleasant!!

When in need of a doppelbock (a rarity for me - nonetheless) with a great authentic pizza pie on a Friday night - La Rossa is the way to go - beer-wise!!



Peroni Brewery

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