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

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65
poor
1,981 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Birra Peroni Industriale S.p.A.
Italy
peroni.it

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 01-03-2001

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Ratings:
1,981
Reviews:
696
Avg:
2.77
pDev:
22.74%
 
 
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Photo of fthegiants
1.98/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of gvickery
2.14/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Drank it from the bottle and poured some in a glass. Looks good, clear, golden, nice head. Smelled odd to me, kind of like hay or a feed store. I thought it tasted terrible, like dry dog food soaked in topo chico. My wife thought it tasted good. She described it as "fresh". I guess that goes to show how much of this is subjective. Not for me.

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Photo of sjrider
2.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jbehlar
3.28/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.09/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Marvicsin
2.75/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bird_soul
2.73/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Mattias
2.75/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Campodog
3/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bshefftz
2.35/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +35.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of V1per41
2.7/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Sergio_Pereira
3.75/5  rDev +35.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThisWangsChung
1.45/5  rDev -47.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

*this was skunked*

1.45/5: Smells like a skunk ass, tastes like a skunk ass covered in cotton candy

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Photo of coopdog1000
3.58/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jlmontague
2.87/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BucannonXC5
3.08/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Type: 11.2-oz. bottle
Glass: Clear 15.25-oz. pilsner
From: Left over from the in-laws
Price: N/A
Purchased: N/A; Received March 12, 2017
Consumed: March 14, 2017
Reviewed as: Euro Pale Lager
Misc.: Bottled on July 9, 2016

Can’t believe I’ve never had one of these beers. The Gellar’s left them at a recent birthday for my daughter and I hadn’t reviewed it yet, so I went after it. Not expecting much at all. Would be surprised with something over a 3.00.

Poured a light yellow clear color with 2-to-3 fingers of frothy white head. Lots of bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass. Below average watery lacing. Average retention. (Sight - 3.25)

Smelled skunk, fresh cut grass, corn cereal, earthy musty basement notes, some herbal vegetables, hay and brown bread. I shouldn’t have liked this, but it actually had me wanting to try it. It had those pilsner notes that I love. (Smell - 3.25)

Taste was not quite as good as the smell. Definitely tasting more macro than the smell. Better than the generic American Adjunct Lager though. Got skunky herbal, wet grass, musty basement, spoiled red apples, corn, hay and bready notes. (Taste - 3.00)

Light body. Thin texture. Lively carbonation. Abrupt finish. (Feel - 3.00)

Not as bad as I thought it would be. I could definitely slam some of these down in a night. I probably undervalued this one. (Overall - 3.00)

3.08 | 71 | C+

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Photo of mjurney
3.68/5  rDev +32.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance:
Straw gold, super clear. Highly carbonated. Frothy head.

Aroma:
Sweet grain, grassy, slight herbal, crisp, clean.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Sweet grain, grassy, a little biscuit. Hop bitterness is low, herbal-spicy. Clean-dry finish. Very light bodied, crisp, refreshing, carbonation bite, highly drinkable.

Overall:
Not bad for a typical European lager.

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Photo of holder1422
1.97/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of acmurphy696
2.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This isn't a bad beer, but there's something slightly off-putting about its taste. It's smell isn't very good but it looks okay with it's clear, pale yellow appearance. There's not really much substance on the tongue, so I can't really get behind this beer overall.

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Photo of nater919
1.81/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of kevin3046
2.65/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Clear gold color. Thin white head completely and quickly dissipated. Slight smell of sulpher. Malty up front with mild hops coming through. Thin and watery with high carbonation. Ordered this at Olive Garden. I'm not going out of my way to get this again, but you could do far worse.

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Photo of BigGold
3.16/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

First had quite a long time ago, but not again until recently at The Original Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana, New Haven, CT, on draft into a large pilsner glass. My memory did not flatter this beer, but there may be no better location to present Peroni at its "best."

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Photo of TrojanRB
2.88/5  rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of rjd722
2.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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