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

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65
poor
2,002 Ratings
THE BROS
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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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,002
Reviews:
701
Avg:
2.77
pDev:
22.74%
 
 
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Appearance: Pours a clear pale yellow with a white head that leaves a single ring before disappearing. Fine carbonation.
Aroma: Unappetizing sulfur with grass, lemon and some malt.
Taste: Herbs, grain, lemon and pepper with a lingering metallic note.
Texture: Crisp and dry with some bitterness.
Drinkability: I thought I would try this with an Italian dinner, hoping it would be a nice match.
Notes: Served in a Pilsener Glass

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The beer is a bright clear golden yellow color with 1/2" of foam that recedes slowly and leaves lots of lacing. Sipping creates patches of lacing.

The aromas include the malt, a slight fruitiness and some grassy hops.

The flavors are much as expected from the nose and are not particularly strong. There's the malt and grain, a bit of sweetness, a bit of some sort of fruit, and the grassy hops.

The mouth feel is on the light side and has a light crisp and clean character with the ongoing moderate carbonation. The relatively short finish begins as the malt and sweetness fade to leave just a hint of grassy, almost dry, bitterness.

During a visit to Italy this was the best choice available in the hotel where I was staying. I had a few over the course of 5 days while socializing with friends, but probably wouldn't order it again if I had other choices. It's not a bad beer, it's just lightly flavored and not particularly outstanding.

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Smell: Light hops and grassy and sweet notes.

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Overall: Not a beer I go out of my way for.

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Peroni Nastro Azzurro from Birra Peroni Industriale S.p.A.
2.77 out of 5 based on 2,002 ratings.
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