Brewed by Heineken Italia
Style: Doppelbock
Milano, Italy


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RATINGS: 964   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Birra Moretti La Rossa is a double bock beer produced using high quality 100% malted barley, giving it a rich sweet taste and an intense fragrance of roasted malt. The amber colour that characterizes the beer, comes from kind of malt used in the recipe (malt is dried, roasted barley). Another key ingredients is hops, the variety used is particularly aromatic, giving a characteristic bitter aftertaste and a delicate fragrance to the beer. The Master Brewers advise a service temperature between 10° and 12° C.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheRealMGD (552) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - SEP 14, 2011
Bottle at a small pizza place (That’s Amore) in Auckland CBD. Clear, dark amber pour with a beige head leaving minimal lace. Malty, candy nose. Medium body and carbonation. Bubblegum, yam, cotton candy and some bread. Finish has some earthiness which may be the type of hops used, but it’s still fairly sweet. I’m not very familiar with this style, but this one doesn’t have lots of appeal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (6184) - Utah, USA - SEP 19, 2015
Bottle at a small Italian restaurant in Idyllwild
Clear dark brown with a small beige head, light lacing. Aroma of caramel. Taste of caramel, dark fruit and bitters

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
msbernac (1228) - Krakow, POLAND - SEP 2, 2015
Bottle Aroma-malt, caramel, alcohol Appearance-amber, clear, white foam, Taste-medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, long finish, Palate-very interesting

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TorbenJensen (1289) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2015
Flimsy foam that disappears very quickly, but it abstracts a pleasant inviting aroma of caramel and hard roasted malt. The taste lightly fruity grapes and berries, relatively very malt sweetness and a caramelized feeling that fills the mouth. After some time results in a soft and full hop bitterness that is very lengthy. It amazes me that such a masterpiece by a bock comes from Italy. Very tasty and delicate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MarkoNm (1811) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - AUG 18, 2015
Pours a clear coppery brown color, topped with a medium sized off-white head. Quite strong malty aroma, roasted notes with some caramel as well. Taste is very sweet and malty, some mild caramle and roasty notes and presence of gentle alcohol burn. Not a fan of doppelbocks, this one wasn’t as strong as some others, so a bit better, though still not the best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (2091) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Very nutty with hints of cocoa, caramel, and malt. Lightly sweet. A bit of orange zest and a full finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (1293) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Clear deep chestnut color, small frothy off-white head, mostly diminishing, light lacing; roasted malt aroma, caramel, brown sugar, nutty notes; taste light heavy sweet and medium bitter, roasted malts, caramel, sugary bits; medium body, oily to sticky texture, soft carbonation, aftertaste sweetbitter, malts, alcohol; pleasant Doppelbock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonkiedeaap (462) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2015
Bought several bottles in Italy. The beer is dark Brown colored and pours a stable cream colored head with livingly co2. The aroma is roasted malts, caramel, liquorice and a hint of alcohol. The taste is light sweet with tones from the aroma, roasted malts and some warming alcohol. The finish is full and nicely bitter with some warming alcohol. Gave it total of 15 because I?m surprised. Never thought Italians were capable of brewing this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tightslice (499) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 4, 2015
Bottle from Beltramo’s in Menlo Park, CA. Light malty fruitiness. Better than expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (2283) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2015
Aroma: intense caramel, toffee, soft grain and cereal malts, light fruitiness. Appearance: clear amber, medium, frothy, off-white head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: sweets continue, caramel, grain malts, some hops in the finish. Overall: OK Doppelbock, nothing too special though. Bottle at Rossopomodoro John Lewis, Mayfair.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Humlehode (326) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2015
Pours clear amber. Malty, caramel, toffe, some burnt notes. Medium bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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