Peroni Nastro Azzurro
Birra Peroni Industriale S.p.A.

Peroni Nastro AzzurroPeroni Nastro Azzurro
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From:
Birra Peroni Industriale S.p.A.
 
Italy
Style:
European Pale Lager
Ranked #315
ABV:
5.1%
Score:
66
Ranked #28,370
Avg:
2.83 | pDev: 22.61%
Reviews:
814
Ratings:
2,370
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 14, 2024
Added:
Jan 03, 2001
Wants:
  32
Gots:
  516
Peroni Nastro Azzurro is 5.1% in alcohol by volume, subject to slight variations in different parts of the world. The beer was crafted with typical Italian care, and designed with the Mediterranean palate in mind. Roberto is the third generation from the Cavalli family to be master brewers for Birra Peroni, ensuring the high quality and standards of the beer. Italian passion, attention to detail and craftsmanship are the ingredients that now, and forever, will ensure the superior and authentic Italian taste of Peroni Nastro Azzurro.
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

4.05/5  rDev +43.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
On tap at Fattey Beer Company in Rochester, NY.

This one pours a fairly clear straw yellow, with a small head, and lots of lacing.

This smells like some herbal bitterness, lemon, grain, corn, and a touch of breadiness.

This is significantly better than regular Peroni. It’s more bitter, cleaner, and less sweet – more pilsner-ish. It’s not like Italian-style pilsner in terms of hoppiness, but the fresher hop character is definitely nice.

This is light bodied, clean, and very crisp, with a great drinkability.

I liked this much more than I thought I would – it was cool to find it on draft.
Feb 14, 2024
 
Rated: 3.83 by louisnb

Feb 10, 2024
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Reviewed by bushbeer75 from Michigan

3.03/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25
11.2oz green bottle

Peronia Nastro Azzurro Pale Lager filled my mug with a clear light-yellow body. A small white head was produced. The head disappeared quickly with no lacing noticed. The smell was of light floral notes. The taste was crisp and clean with just a very little sweetness. Mouth feel is very light bodied and well carbonated.

Overall, the pale lager is easy drinking due to its light flavor and thin body – but I would like more taste.
Feb 04, 2024
 
Rated: 3.5 by n2492004 from Michigan

Feb 03, 2024
 
Rated: 2.91 by Supper1

Jan 30, 2024
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Reviewed by Whyteboar from Michigan

3.9/5  rDev +37.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Had on tap at Noto’s Italian restaurant.
Poured transparent hay colored with a nearly white head that took a while to dissipate.
Aroma was lost on my Covid damaged nose.
The taste was a little bready with malts and light hops and lighter yeast esters. Pretty mild taste overall, but pleasant enough.
The feel was light and crisp, seemed appropriate for the style.
OA, good if you’re eating Italian food.
Jan 25, 2024
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Reviewed by Lanoke12 from Michigan

3.02/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Look is light yellow. Smell is slightly sweet. Taste is light and inoffensive. Feel is light bodied. Overall, a decent euro pale lager. Light and inoffensive.
Jan 24, 2024
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Reviewed by Ant777uk from England

3.18/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Surprised I never reviewed this before...and this one is actually from Italy. No strong aromas when you open the bottle. And same in the glass. Looks very average.

The best thing about this is the mouth feel and the amazing after taste. It really really kicks in. I think, only in the Italian brewed version. Most are brewed in other places and do not compare with this.

Build bigger factories in Italy and stop making it in other places, please.
Jan 23, 2024
 
Rated: 2.44 by MrJones07 from Spain

Jan 14, 2024
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Rated by paylstep from Canada (ON)

1.94/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5
italian piss
Jan 01, 2024
 
Rated: 3.22 by StretchZep from Ohio

Dec 27, 2023
 
Rated: 3 by Dethark from England

Dec 26, 2023
 
Rated: 3.09 by swierczt from Connecticut

Dec 23, 2023
 
Rated: 3.88 by PaulMayer from Illinois

Dec 16, 2023
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Reviewed by Nath91 from Australia

3.65/5  rDev +29%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Bought this bottle at the Glenfield bottleshop, Sydney. Best before date is 7/8/2022….that’s over a year old. A touch worrying.

Appearance: classic European pale lager. Light golden straw, foamy white sudsy head, lots of carbonation which is typical for the style.

Aroma: Sweet biscuity malts, grassy floral hop aroma very prominent. More so than most pale euro lagers, lemon barley,

Taste. Lovely biscuity malt, smooth floral hops with a nice bittering of a finish. It’s crisp and refreshing.

Feel: light, crisp, highly carbonated. Highly drinkable and refreshing,

Overall: Peroni is one of the best European lagers, if not the best. It’s bright crisp bitter hop notes and characteristic make this a very drinkable lager in any scenario. Would go a Peroni over any Australian adjunct or American adjunct beer.

#️⃣6️⃣6️⃣
Nov 24, 2023
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Rated by Jule17 from Ohio

3.15/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Nice
Nov 23, 2023
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Reviewed by BubbleBobble from New York

3.3/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
Pours a crystal clear golden yellow, slightly less than 1" head, and tons of visible carbonation, small lacing. Nose is slightly corny with ample green bottle skunked hop (which I admitted kinda like). Taste is a little flat, but there's some mild sweetness and some grassy hop to balance it out; finish is slightly tannic and bitter. Mouthfeel isn't as crisp as all that carb made me think, as the feel is a little slick and weighty; still, quite easy to drink. Overall, this exceeded my expectations and is unfairly underrated.
Nov 22, 2023
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Reviewed by apollome from Louisiana

3.95/5  rDev +39.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Peroni emerges in the glass with a crystal-clear, pale golden hue, accompanied by a delicate and persistent white head. The aroma hints at gentle grainy malts with a whisper of floral hops. Upon the first sip, its light lager character is unmistakable—simple, yet satisfyingly flavorful. The palate is greeted with a subtle malt sweetness, harmoniously balanced by a soft hop bitterness.

This beer's true strength lies in its clean, uncomplicated profile, making it a refreshing choice. Each sip washes over the palate with a crispness that invites another taste. Ideal for those moments when you seek a no-fuss, straightforward brew, Peroni epitomizes the beauty of a well-made light lager—refreshing, pleasant, and undeniably satisfying.
Oct 31, 2023
 
Rated: 3.53 by cabsandking from Ohio

Oct 27, 2023
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Reviewed by JohRvs from England

3.66/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Look: Straw yellow lager.
Smell: Citrusy zonk up the nose.
Taste: Refreshing lightness trips over the buds.
Feel: Fizz and tingly.
Overall: Refreshing lightness.
Oct 27, 2023
Peroni Nastro Azzurro from Birra Peroni Industriale S.p.A.
Beer rating: 66 out of 100 with 2370 ratings