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

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From:
Birra Peroni Industriale S.p.A.
 
Italy
Style:
Lager - European Pale
Ranked #259
ABV:
5.1%
Score:
66
Ranked #29,801
Avg:
2.81 | pDev: 22.78%
Ratings:
2,294
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 02, 2022
Added:
Jan 03, 2001
Wants:
  31
Gots:
  505
SCORE
66
Poor
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Notes: 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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Ratings by bark:
Photo of bark
2.78/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3
by bark from Sweden

The liquid is clear pale yellow; the white foam sinks quickly down to a thin white lid.

The smell is malty and a bit dry with notes of hay, white bread and some almost unnoticeable aroma hops.

The taste is first very mild with some sweet malt, and then a sour bitterness emerges together with some alcohol and a grapefruit-like fruit-flavour. The aftertaste is easy-going with a somewhat sweet bread-like malty taste paired with a simple bitterness.

The carbonation is OK with some big bubbles, but it gets stale very quick.

I found this beer as another typical Mediterranean quencher: Not bad, but not exceptional in any way either.

Jul 09, 2005
More User Ratings:
Photo of tekstr1der
2.13/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2
by tekstr1der from New Hampshire

On tap at brunch, I know I've had it in the past and disliked, but it was free, so for the sake of review... pours looking like any other lager - not a bad thing. Aroma tells me I won't be enjoying it, many similar characteristics to pilsner with a metallic peppery note dominating. Flavor follows which is worse. Finish is dry and aftertaste is bad.

May 02, 2022
Photo of LampertLand
3.77/5  rDev +34.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by LampertLand from Canada (BC)

Birra Peroni 'Nastro Azzurro' @ 5.1% , served from a 500 ml can
A-pour is a light gold from the can to a clear light gold in the glass with a small white head
S-bit skunky
T-clean & crisp lager
MF-ok carbonation , medium body
Ov-one & done
prost LampertLand

Apr 10, 2022
Photo of nasty15108
3.5/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by nasty15108 from New York

Drank straight from the bottle.
You know what you're getting with this one, and as long as you know that you're good. Don't expect much but a light, easy drinking Euro Lager. Order a large pie from Patsy's and grab a 6 of Peroni and you're good. It does exactly what it's supposed to do. Also a very good summer quencher.

Apr 02, 2022
 
4.24 by Hazey92 from New York on Apr 01, 2022
Photo of magikbagel
2.62/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
by magikbagel from Wisconsin

Smells like a citrusy skunk, similar to a mexican lager. Tastes kind of like a good pilsner that was left outside in the sun for too long. I don’t know how to feel about this beer.

Mar 27, 2022
 
3.75 by Jdells09 from New Jersey on Mar 12, 2022
Photo of Spark420
2.9/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by Spark420

Would I drink this beer again? Yes. Would I buy this beer again? No. It’s just not for me, it has a stale lingering aftertaste that hangs around after every sip. Bought at the beer store in Toronto.

Feb 27, 2022
 
 
2.92 by HarlotBronte from District of Columbia on Feb 20, 2022
Photo of Spade
3.94/5  rDev +40.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Spade from Pennsylvania

Draft serving. Yellow body with a white foam head. Nice and crisp hoppy flavor with a slightly creamy mouthfeel. A very good beer and it went great with pizza!

Feb 19, 2022
Photo of mikeinportc
3.34/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by mikeinportc from New York

Best By :7/22/22 Brewery : Roma
L1 202 1 01
Clear medium gold, with slight, quickly-dissipating white head. Nice looking, but seems a little thin .

Aroma of slightly-sweet , lightly-toasted grain . Helles-like, but lighter. Very slight hint of skunk & cattiness. Probably wouldn't notice if I wasn't reviewing.

Taste is the light sweet grain in the aroma, plus a slight floral note . Towards finish there is a light bitterness , plus a light, dry flavor that dances on the line between "bread crust" and " licking cardboard". It's the latter, often too prevalent, that leads me to dislike so many light lagers. Thankfully this dances on the line, and doesn't go well over it.

Feel is light, of course, with moderate very,very fine, sharp carbonation tingle. Slight dryness on the finish, that lingers a bit, leaving the front of the tongue feeling lightly sanded.

Overall , not bad, and easy-drinking. Better than the overwhelming majority of its ilk. I've had this on draught, and didn't get the skunky or catty aromas, nor any "licking cardboard" sensation. I'd guess those are the effects of being in green bottles. In that case, my ratings would probably be 3.0*/3.75/3.5/4.0/4.0
*[head always gone by time it reached me]

Feb 11, 2022
 
3 by Bigmoist from West Virginia on Jan 29, 2022
 
3.21 by lonestarshield from Texas on Jan 26, 2022
Photo of TheLooseGoose
4.25/5  rDev +51.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5
by TheLooseGoose

Great Italian lager

Jan 18, 2022
 
3.69 by travelguy from Ohio on Jan 17, 2022
 
3.64 by MatthewJW from Wisconsin on Jan 11, 2022
 
4.1 by JanglezB19 from Canada (ON) on Jan 10, 2022
 
2.05 by JonnoWillsteed from England on Jan 08, 2022
Photo of Bierbaum
4.19/5  rDev +49.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Bierbaum from Massachusetts

Perfect beer to pair with a salty pizza

Jan 08, 2022
Photo of milkshakebeersucks
3.28/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

Appearance: Clear gold, large white head that disappeared quickly, very little lacing.
Aroma: Light toasted malt nose with a modest floral note.
Taste: Clean and simple. Some sweetness midway through, while tacking on a bit of spiciness by the aftertaste.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied, well carbonated short lived finish.
Overall: Not too bad, but not on my 'recommended' list.

Dec 27, 2021
 
1 by doctorgary from New York on Nov 26, 2021
 
3.23 by RichardOrmiston from North Carolina on Nov 25, 2021
Photo of DarkSideOfTheMoon
2.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
by DarkSideOfTheMoon from Virginia

This (or Birra Moretti) is a staple in my Dad's fridge. What can you say.. I'm not gonna pour it into a pint glass cause it's not one of those "fancy" beers. It's a Euro lager -- and a decent one at that. Waaaaay better than Heineken or other mass-produced Euro lagers. It's got a slight sweetness that makes it super easy to drink and a great looking bottle.

Nov 21, 2021
 
2.64 by CisPiece88 from Nebraska on Nov 20, 2021
 
2.75 by Patches826 from Massachusetts on Nov 17, 2021
Photo of 1BrewBacca
2.88/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
by 1BrewBacca from Georgia

Look: Weak, pale clear yellow. Not even as dark as most ginger ale. White head that didn't hold up long.
Smell and Taste: Some sweetness with a dry finish.
Feel: Crisp and refreshing.
Overall: This beer was given to me. Had some before I joined BA and back then buying it once was enough. Peroni has been tried, measured and found wanting. Not my style of beer. Give me another Stout!!!!

Nov 07, 2021
 
3.38 by KatieKade720 from Connecticut on Oct 31, 2021
 
 
2.81 by ScottyB515 from Ohio on Oct 24, 2021
 
2.8 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota on Oct 23, 2021
 
2.93 by blissfulNemo from Michigan on Oct 18, 2021
Photo of Docc48
3.93/5  rDev +39.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by Docc48

Being an old 1st Gen Italian immigrant..this beer was in the fridge usually. Gramps would stock it and keep it in basement fridge where he cured and dried Abruzze homemade sausage..
Underage..yeah..but sausage..fresh Italian bread and a Peroni or two..molti bene..!!!
It was Hamms or other bargain Beers upstairs..for my Dad and Uncles..Pabst..Schlitz..whatever was cheapest.

But i looked like my Nono, we were the only Blue eyed Dagos in the house..just wish he had the thick hair like the other men in the family

So I got the free pass to Gramps fridge !!
Awesome..and the Nuns never knew !

Oct 16, 2021
Photo of Greysin_Full_Bustin
3.53/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
by Greysin_Full_Bustin

It's a fine Italian lager. Fruity notes on the finish.

Sep 23, 2021
 
3.27 by Dentist666 from Russian Federation on Sep 17, 2021
 
3.93 by muntedultra from Australia on Sep 14, 2021
Photo of ACidKatzzz
2.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
by ACidKatzzz from Texas

Light and crispy taste, you'd almost think this is a light beer, which it's not. Not much of a smell to the beer, which is kind of expected when your looking at a lager like this. No lingering after taste, very rice like taste, it's the perfect beer to down with some greasy foods! I'd say it matched what you'd typically eat at an Italian restaurant hence it's lightness, compared to alot of heavy Italian dishes. It's a smooth crisp beer!

Sep 11, 2021
Peroni Nastro Azzurro from Birra Peroni Industriale S.p.A.
Beer rating: 66 out of 100 with 2294 ratings