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Brewed by Heineken Italia
Style: Doppelbock
Milano, Italy

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RATINGS: 951   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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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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http://www.birramoretti.it/


dok1's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
dok1 (8) - Caronno Varesino, - OCT 30, 2007
It is malty and there seems to be more alcohol than It’s actual content. Roasted malt and caramel notes. Smoky and tobacco-like at finish. Not the best Italian Bock. Bock 1877 (the one is actually brewed by Carlsberg Italia) for example has a much more balanced profile and gentle approach while tasting. However It’s worthing deinking a copule of bottles especially in winter.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
waiake (365) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 23, 2015
330ml bottle poured dark brown with a mild caramel malt aroma the taste is sweet smooth with chocolate roasted malt alcohol & a bitter sweet finish

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tsd08460 (128) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Aroma: caramel, alcohol, Appearance: red-brown, clear, thin tan head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, long finish, Decent.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gildnerk (170) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2015
Surprisingly OK. Deep amber with an off-white head. Mostly grain aromas, some caramel and burnt malt in there, too. Taste is malty with bit of dried apricot and raisin, rather sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrMati (26) - Trzebnica, POLAND - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle. Mainly baked bread in aroma with hint of caramel and diacetyl. Amber color, transparent. Small foam with weak lacing. Low carbonation. Baked bread taste with caramel, slightly sour. Nice warming alcohol in throat, but not recognizable in taste. Medium sweet. Average bitterness with caramel palate. Quite nice bock.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
charule (1520) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2015
Bottle at Rosals. Poured dark brown with decent tan head. Aroma malty brown nut. Light carb med bod. Taste malty.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DCLawyer (1755) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 16, 2015
Bottle to shaker. Amber with moderate eggshell head. Malty, with caramel and bread. Sweet. Ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
klm1 (381) - - APR 7, 2015
Dark red colour with small head. Smell of hops, caramel, roasty, taste with little bitternes but with strong presence of caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hanuta06 (381) - Washington, USA - APR 4, 2015
Serving: from bottle--purchased at Napoli Pizzeria. Aroma: light floral hop. Appearance: small, creamy, off-white initial head with fair lacing and mostly diminishing longevity. Clear, dark-orange body. Taste: lightly sweet initial flavor and moderately sweet finish with average duration. Palate: light-to-medium body, watery texture and lively carbonation. Overall: too sweet.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MicheleStitches (3) - - MAR 25, 2015 does not count
Poured from 11.2 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams lager glass. Appearance: Thick, creamy, long-lasting head. Rich, clear amber color with no particles apparent. Moderate to significant lacing. Each swallow stirs up a noticeable amount of carbonation/bubbles in the glass. Aroma: Sweet and malty Mouthfeel: Medium body and moderate carbonation Taste: Fairly sweet, bready, malty hints of caramel. Lingering hoppy bitterness on the back of the tongue after swallowing. Overall, pretty tasty. I’d gladly have another!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foyle (296) - Wyoming, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Poured from 11.2oz bottle into pilsener glass. Appearance: pours a thick, sudsy off white head that drops very slowly with significant lacing. Color is a clear amber with mild streaming carbonation. Aroma: rich roasted barley, ripe fruit, caramel, earthy and herbal hops. Mouthfeel: light and slightly sticky with some alcohol warming and a slightly wet finish. Flavor: bready malts dominate with nuts, raisin, & caramel. Some lingering hop bitterness along with alcohol. Overall: very good and hearty brew.


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