Mamma Mia! Pizza Beer | Pizza Beer Company

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2.72/5
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321 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pizza Beer Company
Illinois, United States
mammamiapizzabeer.com

Style: Herb and Spice Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
From the website: Pizza Beer is a debris free product. The Margarita pizza is put into the mash & steeped like a tea bag. A whole wheat crust made with water, flour & yeast is topped with tomato, oregano, basil & garlic. The essence of the pizza spices is washed off with hot water and filtered into a brewpot, where it is boiled for a long, long time. During the process, we add hops & spices in a cheesecloth type bag & filter the cooled liquid into a fermentation vessel. (big glass 6 gallon water jug). After a week or two, the beer is good to go. Keg it or bottle it.

Added by orbitalr0x on 02-22-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
167
Ratings:
321
pDev:
30.15%
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
14
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 321 |  Reviews: 167
Photo of DubiousGopher
2.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.06/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

So my review is back when Sprecher used to make this beer, so if that means a lot to you, I dunno, maybe you disregard, maybe you pay extra close attention because you are doing some historical or anthropological paper and here you are with your research.

It looks like your standard beer, yellow in color, white head, 1/4" goes away maybe a little quicker. Nothing about it says pizza. Now the smell, that actually captures some italian seasoning and tomatoes. I mean, I'm ntot going to dock this points because it smells like it is intended to. In fact, props yo.

Taste, hey, it tastes like pizza. It has a weird way of not letting you go. I drank the entire 16oz of this, and while it is far from my favorite, I mean seriously, there's been over 100 beers I can't drink that much of, so this was nowhere near as bad as its rating or some of the other garbage I've come across in my time.

So much oregano, tomato, bread. I think everyone should try this because its unique and shit, Dogfish Head puts shit like this out all the time and charge you $12 for a bottle of it.

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Photo of Beginner2
2.9/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Listed on the "1001," I thought this was more interesting than the 2.79 average of ratings would indicate... but then I am a fan of Italian spices.

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Photo of italianstallion
2.36/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of richkrull
2.58/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
4.14/5  rDev +52.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Ok, I'm rating this as a novelty beer, and a novelty beer only.

It smells like pizza, tastes like pizza, unfortunately doesn't look like pizza though.

Is it a beer I'm going to go out and buy all the time? Probably not. Did they hit the nail on the head with a beer that tastes like pizza? Absolutely.

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Photo of wethorseblanket
2.57/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of AliPro131
4.9/5  rDev +80.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I like it! The herb-y aroma and actual pizza taste!

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Photo of Thatdude0000001
4.19/5  rDev +54%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Rating this not against other beers but more for what the aim was and this beer is spot on !!! Great paired with --- you guessed it pizza

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3.4/5  rDev +25%

Photo of corm44
2/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of kscaldef
2.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Tastes like pizza, if that's what you were looking for in a beer.

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Photo of lurfMalderFulder
2.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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2/5  rDev -26.5%

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3/5  rDev +10.3%

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1/5  rDev -63.2%

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1.75/5  rDev -35.7%

Photo of importedfromdet
2.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Smells heavily of a saucey pizza. Kind of like a lunchables pizza.

Taste of a bland heavily carbonated ale, with a finish of a bunch of spices with an oregano finish that stays in your mouth.

Interesting novelty beer. If i wanted pizza I would eat it and not drink a beer.

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2.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3/5  rDev +10.3%

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2/5  rDev -26.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +19.5%

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2.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3/5  rDev +10.3%

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2.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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Mamma Mia! Pizza Beer from Pizza Beer Company
Beer rating: 2.72 out of 5 with 321 ratings