Ichnusa
Heineken Italia SpA

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From:
Heineken Italia SpA
 
Italy
Style:
Lager - European Pale
Ranked #308
ABV:
4.7%
Score:
65
Ranked #29,838
Avg:
2.6 | pDev: 18.08%
Ratings:
59
Status:
Active
Rated:
Nov 17, 2021
Added:
Jul 07, 2004
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  19
SCORE
65
Poor
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2.5 by Robertas from Lithuania on Nov 17, 2021
 
3.45 by sorsh_a_ghlinne from Scotland on Aug 13, 2021
 
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3.53/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by tone77 from Pennsylvania

I tried this beer a few days ago when I arrived in Rome. Poured from a brown 22.3 oz. bottle. Has a straw color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, a touch skunky. Taste is strong of malts and grains, refreshing. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

Feb 09, 2020
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3.23/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
by jonb5 from England

330ml bottle poured into La Chouffe tulip.

A: Golden, clear, medium sized head which hung around for a bit and left some lacing.

S: Other than a small hint of malt, there wasn't much to report.

T: Malty, slight notes of corn and grain.

M: Crisp texture, moderate carbonation.

O: Typical Southern European pale lager, not bad for what it was but not exciting or memorable.

Nov 24, 2019
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1.83/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75
by elnachooo from Spain

Cerveza ligera de carbonatación media con una cabeza espumosa de poca retención. Aromas débiles a malta y maíz. En boca es plana sin llegar a destacar ningún ingrediente.

Nov 10, 2019
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2.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75
by detgfrsh from Texas

From a large bottle obtained in Cagliari, Sardinia. Clear golden color with white head. Smells of grain. Light feel and moderate carbonation. Light grain and straw flavors with some grassy hops. Had this on a hot day accompanied by pizza and it was pretty enjoyable. But on its own, it's a pretty generic Euro lager.

Aug 17, 2019
 
2.44 by hopley from Massachusetts on Nov 06, 2018
 
2.68 by 54V4G3 from Belgium on Oct 20, 2018
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3.15/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by monkist from Hungary

Looks thin, smells bready, tastes relatively okay but with slightly sharp, almost annoying carbonation and a bit strange, sticky bitter aftertaste. "Anima Sarda" - Sardinian Soul stands on the label, I hope there was one originally before Heineken...

Sep 09, 2018
 
2.5 by kwjd from Canada (ON) on Aug 25, 2018
 
2 by prisdefer from New York on Jul 30, 2018
 
2.5 by iftcoach from Germany on Jul 05, 2018
 
3.03 by Thomas_Wikman from Texas on Jul 04, 2018
 
3.08 by DylanBrkhff from Netherlands on Jun 16, 2018
 
2.6 by shivtim from Georgia on Sep 24, 2017
 
1.5 by tottel from Netherlands on Jul 13, 2017
 
2.5 by ThisSeasonsWaifu from Sweden on Jun 06, 2017
 
2.4 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden on Jun 04, 2017
 
2.63 by Giangio from Italy on Mar 25, 2017
 
2.62 by crissxhou_96 from Italy on Oct 22, 2016
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2.59/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
by BradMacMullin from Massachusetts

Love having a local beer. Local people plying their trade making beer for themselves. Oh no...wait a minute. It's a MFn Heineken beer. Not like a Heineken, it is Heineken. Not sure why they waste the paper to label it as an Ichnuso. Italy is nice though. Get lost Heineken

Aug 13, 2016
 
2.52 by msondel from Massachusetts on Aug 13, 2016
 
2.39 by gianluca88 from Italy on Jun 20, 2016
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2.61/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
by NeroFiddled from Pennsylvania

Ichnusa
33 cl. brown glass bottle, best by O8-2016 and sampled on 29 November 2015

Appearance: Clear, dull golden body with a brass cast. Short head of bright white. Average retention, better than average lacing.

Aroma: Dull malt and cardboard. Not skunked. Dull background hops appear herbal and grassy.

Flavor: Straightforward grainy and straw-like malt threaded through with mild herbal and grassy hops - yet it's superbly balanced because there's not that much going on on either side. A restrained bitterness is all that's needed to bring it to a dry finish with lingering wet cardboard and spent herbal hops.

Mouthfeel: Light-medium in body and smooth with a moderate carbonaion level.

Overall: A fairly face-less and generic Euro-lager that's somewhat flawed.

Nov 29, 2015
 
3.18 by DBertucco from Italy on Nov 27, 2015
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2.09/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25
by boilermakerbrew from Indiana

From the first time you open this beer, the scent makes it apparent that this is the Italian Heineken. The classic, skunky, nose of the beer hits you first and is the dominant flavor of both the scent and the taste of the beer. Most surprisingly, the pour and lacing of this beer is fairly impressive, leaving a good amount of lace in the glass and looking a fairly deep golden in color. Still, this beer is not much more than a pale, fizzy lager that offers little in the way of hop or malt profile.

Nov 15, 2015
 
2.3 by BEER88 from Washington on Nov 11, 2015
 
3.41 by Moretta from Italy on Aug 25, 2015
 
2.5 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands on Jun 26, 2015
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3.05/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
by kscaldef from Oregon

Wet and fizzy. Not much else to say.

Jun 07, 2015
 
2.4 by Oidmoe from Austria on May 30, 2015
 
2.7 by charapaus from Italy on May 27, 2015
 
2.69 by thatsmyspot from Italy on May 25, 2015
 
2.18 by UniversitateaDeBere from Romania on Jan 30, 2015
 
2 by Johnct from New York on Nov 19, 2014
 
2.25 by JaimeLondon from Brazil on Oct 24, 2014
 
 
3 by pipp from Spain on Aug 16, 2014
 
3.12 by RevCraig from Canada (ON) on Aug 12, 2014
Ichnusa from Heineken Italia SpA
Beer rating: 65 out of 100 with 59 ratings