Birra Moretti La Rossa | Birra Moretti (Heineken)

BA SCORE
83
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984 Ratings
Birra Moretti La RossaBirra Moretti La Rossa
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
Ratings:
984
Reviews:
459
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
13.32%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
149
For Trade:
1
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Photo of justintcoons
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of serhankoray
4.5/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JamesLeung
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.09/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Brown in color leaving the flimsiest and thinnest of head, no lacing. Aroma was some waterlogged wood and mild roast/prune notes.

More dark fruit in the taste, some caramel, brown malt, hid alcohol decently. Average viscosity. Don't know what to pair this with. Red wine? A little bit of char to the mouthfeel. Still some dark fruit notes. Nutty stuff.

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Photo of JratBones
3.36/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.74/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Guppy314
3.53/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From a bottle, pours a deep amber with a dense khaki head. Malt-forward with caramel and toffee flavors. There is OK carbonation and mouth-feel has an indistinct syrupiness. Decent, but expected more for the price.

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Photo of redsoxjim
3.23/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NodakEric
3.85/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of neil2me
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of newbeeraday
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of animal69
3.73/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pstanek
3.85/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

First doppelbock Heavy malt flavor not bitter

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Photo of GlennWB
4.08/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DavesBeerReviews
4.07/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An excellent Doppelbock from Italy goes great with steaks

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Photo of Squire123
3.66/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jason_cs
3.59/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThreeBeersWalkedIn
3.72/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrsqc7
3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The best looking beer I have ever seen. It's young Pam Grier levels of amazing beauty. The smell is.... not bad but hey at least I didn't make a weakest link joke. Tastes sweet and malty and its smooth too yeah and it's smooth too.

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Photo of tigg924
3.92/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours clear, caramel in color, with 1/2 inch head. Taste is caramel, toasted malt, with light chocolate and smokey notes. Smooth and light for the style. Really enjoyable and way better than their lager.

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Photo of kjkinsey
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beertraveler08
3.3/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Agonma
4.77/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of muchloveforhops3
3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spikester
3.82/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Clear dark brown with three fingers of tan head. Drops to a ring of foam about the ten minute mark. Spots of lace.
Smell is pretty muted. I would say dark brown bread.
Taste is sweet plums molasses dark cherries and brown bread. There is a hop presence but in is mostly at the end.
Hops are herbal mostly.
Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. You can renew the head with just a swirl of the glass. Finish is quite light and mostly sweet.
Overall a very tasty beer that I suspect my bottle was fairly old. I will track down a fresh version to try to get a bit more hop flavor.

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Birra Moretti La Rossa from Birra Moretti (Heineken)
3.68 out of 5 based on 984 ratings.
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