Birra Moretti La Rossa | Birra Moretti (Heineken)

BA SCORE
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979 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:
979
Reviews:
459
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
13.32%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
145
For Trade:
1
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of ckollias
3.86/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this beer in a pint glass at Brio Tuscan Grille in Annapolis, Md.

A: Pours a very dark maroon-ruby red hue with a 2-finger white head that quickly dissipates into a wispy lace.

S: Sweet aroma that is slightly buttery with toffee notes.

T: Very sweet dobblebock with a solid caramel backbone with hints of toffee in the background. Hops are blended in perfectly.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Decent Dobblebock – this is a beer I could have once in awhile and never more than one at a time.

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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

Another I tasted fresh in Italy.. Pours crystal clear maroon/chestnut brown. Nice-looking head dissipates rather quickly leaving behind no lacing. A lot more carbonated than expected. Flavors of mild caramel, vanilla, and stone fruit with some mild coffee flavors on the back end. More complex than I expected. Low hopping leaves this a little on the sweet side. looks and feels like an unsoured Flanders Red in terms of color, hopping, and background flavors.

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of frankiepop
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Good foam and good lace on a ruby red brownish hue.

Smell: Sweeet.

Taste: Sweet wonderful malty beer.

Texture: Smoooth.

I found this beer and I enjoyed it. A wonderful Italian beer sw what complements this beer? Well I had it in S. Sioux City at Trattoria Fresca while chowing on some fantastic grilled sea food. You know calamari, octapus, and scallops! I drank it while watching AC Milan playing soccer or while listening to Giorgio Gaslini's cd entitled - Plays Sun Ra - on my Ipod!

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of metter98
3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear dark amber in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high beige head that has good retention properties and consistently left a thin head covering the surface.
S: Sweet malty aromas of caramel and prunes are present in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste is very malty with some associated sweetness and has complex flavors of brown bread, caramel, prunes, raisins and toffee in the nose along with some hints of spices.
M: It feels medium- to full-bodied and very smooth on the palate and has a light to moderate amount of carbonation. There are some hints of alcohol warming and dryness in the finish.
O: Considering its strength and relatively full-bodied nature, this beer isn't that difficult to drink compared to other beers in the style.

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of coy
3.53/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance.- Pours nice brown reddish clear beer with two fingers of lit caramel foam.

Smell.- Malty with caramel notes.

Taste.- Fruit some alcohol present well balanced with the caramel.

Mouthfeel.- Medium body, nice carbonation.

Overall.- Good beer, a bit strong to have more than one.

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of dogfishandi
3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

11.2oz brown bottle at fridge temp poured into a standard pint glass.

pours out a fairly clear brownish red, more ruby red. a nice creamy off white head, good retention and some nice lace.

dark breads and lots of fruity esters. bits of dark fruit and alcohol.

fruity malts, fruity flavors of all kinds, dark fruits, dark bready malts, and some fruity esters as well. alcohol is a bit noticable, almost a bit menthol like in the finish.

medium to almost full bodied.

definatly not my favorite style, but not a bad doppelbock. better than most american takes on the style, but still nothing i would really come back to.

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +35.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Birra Moretti La Rossa from Birra Moretti (Heineken)
3.68 out of 5 based on 979 ratings.
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