Gran Riserva Doppio Malto | Birra Peroni Industriale S.p.A.

BA SCORE
77
okay
120 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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Gran Riserva Doppio MaltoGran Riserva Doppio Malto
BEER INFO

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

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
120
Reviews:
60
Avg:
3.22
pDev:
17.08%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
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Photo of shots647
4.85/5  rDev +50.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One taste and this became my favorite beer. I am going out to look for some now. I doubt if I can purchase it around here. I tried it in Europe. This was so much better than the Nastro Azzurro in bottles. I brew my own bee,r as I cannot find anything that is close in taste to two kinds that I make. In short, I give this beer my official "Yummy" rating.

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Photo of fullsweep
4.5/5  rDev +39.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Ordered this at a bar in Southampton, thinking I was ordering a regular Peroni. I was much surprised upon the first taste. A very thick, pleasant sweet/smoky flavor that remained on the tongue and nourished as it went down. There's a certain thickness to it, as it sits on the palette, that's hard to describe. Highly recommended!

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4.25/5  rDev +32%

Photo of AEK
4.13/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

330ml brown bottle poured into a Hobgoblin pint pot.

A. A crystal clear pale amber coloured beer with a white bubbly head that shrank fairly quickly down to a thin foam.

S. Floral, grassy, biscuit malt aromas dominate. Some faint citrus nuances too.

T. Slight toffee, biscuity malt character and a not too bitter finish to end with.

M. Medium bodied

D. A clean, easy drinking lager. Doesn't feel like a 6.6% abv beer.

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Photo of beautifulday
4.08/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

a: Formed a large, rocky head upon pouring, which soon dissipated to a solid lacing. Colour is a nice deep, appealing amber with crystal clear consistency, save for the vigorous carbonation. Much deeper amber than your standard lager, evidence of high malt content I presume.

s: Smell is potent, grassy, very herbal for a lager. The ethanol content is big for a lager and this phenolic punch is evident in the nose.

t: Again a strong grassy taste and big punch takes this beer away from its euro lager category and it perhaps resembles a winier more syrupy beer; a subdued (in hop) belgian ale for example.

m: sumptuous biscuity, malt finish. This beer definately contains ample malt, just as its label proclaims. Full in body for a lager and that suits this beer drinker fine.

d: The only drawback to drinkability with this is its relatively high ABV. Peroni's standard lager is just about average in every way, but the malt and high ABV in this really makes it special and drinkable without any displeasure.

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

Doppio Malto. Very charming, well balanced. Sweet but not sickly. Good clean taste despite strength. Very drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

Photo of crob3888
4/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of koolk
4/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lovely golden amber colour. Strong bubbly head with good carbonation that settles out quickly.

Strong nose! Deep malt and flowery hops with some good peppery spiciness, mostly anise.

Big flavours of deep carmel that is strong yet also creamy and smooth. Quite a long finsh that is slighty dry and rather pleasing with a good blend of strong malt, hops and heat from the alcohol.

This was rather nice drop that I would seek again. I liked the label and the slender brown bottle shape too! (not that this really matters)

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Photo of Leiting
4/5  rDev +24.2%

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

Photo of TomMeikle
4/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not a big Peroni Nastro Azzurro fan but curios and bough both to compare. I put both the Nastro Azzurro and the Gran Riserva Doppio Malto into the fridge and tasted them at about 3 degrees C. Didn't like either. I re tasted the Gran Riserva Doppio Malto at around 12 degrees and really enjoyed it. It followed on from a Goose Island IPA and I was really surprised as it gave a nice rounded sweetness to follow on from the Goose Island. So for me, I would buy this again and serve at 12 degrees C

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Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.99/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.85/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A clear amber body is capped by a creamy head of white foam that slowly subsides into a thin collar leaving behind little lace. The nose expresses a sweetish, bready & grainy malt that's accented by a gentle, floral hop character. The body is medium; and its very fine, median carbonation helps to awaken the tastebuds with a crispness across the palate. The grainy malt returns in the flavor - a little more grassy and toasty than sweetly bready, and it's floral hoppiness remains intact and becomes more apparent towards the finish. It's backed by a firm bitterness that lets the malt take center stage but anchors it quite securely. It finishes clean and dry with some light, lingering malt. Quite enjoyable, and an excellent choice with a hearty meal!

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Photo of Foley67
3.84/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.79/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.78/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexW693
3.78/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

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Gran Riserva Doppio Malto from Birra Peroni Industriale S.p.A.
3.22 out of 5 based on 120 ratings.
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