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RATINGS: 291   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Brewed for the Pizza Beer Company

Unfiltered American Ale Brewed With Basil, Oregano, Tomato and Garlic. Truly the Worldís First Culinary Beer Designed to Taste Great on Itís Own and Even Better With Food (Especially Pizza) The Beer is Truly Unique In That It Also Makes a Tremendous Ingredient in All Types of Foods. Chef Tom & Mamma Mia Have Developed Several Cooking Videos on Display at www.pizzabeer.net

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 1, 2008
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, thatís amore. So yeah, it smells like a pizza, but it doesnít taste much like one. Then again, I donít want my beer tasting like a pizza. Pale yellow with next to no head. Aroma of cheese, garlic, basil, oregano. Taste of mild garlic to go with light beer qualities of malts and hops. Body is light and oily.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MoDog (927) - Griffith, Indiana, USA - MAY 31, 2008
Poured from a 16oz bottle and served in a shaker. This beer poured a hazy golden amber with a thin, off-white head that slowly faded away. Not much lace to speak of. The aroma of the beer was made up of oregano, pale malts, and a touch of garlic. Interesting!?! The flavor consisted of garlic bread, Italian spices, and sweet malts. The spices actually do give off some pizza essence. The mouthfeel was light-bodied with moderate carbonation. Actually not all that bad. I probably would never drink it again, but it was fun to try once.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Strykzone (5818) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 30, 2008
This is different. It smells just like a pizza. It doesnít much taste like one, though. It does taste a bit like pizza dough. Perhaps a bit of garlic. There is also a bit of malt and hop and it has a nice amount of zing to the feel. Iím not sure the world needed this beer but it was unique.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Optigon (562) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - MAY 28, 2008
Pours cloudy and orange/yellow. Aroma is Tomatoes and sweety malty. Moderate mouth feel with a sweet malty backing. Some qualities, in the beginning of Oregano and basil were present. Interesting with a clean finish that is rather refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
pintsize (1042) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2008
4-26-08 bottle
Clearish yellow amber. Smell is pizza dough, oregano and well... pizza. Palate is pale lager and pizza and metallic pepperoni. A hint chalky in the finish. Very carbonated and very thin. Overall, not a great one. It is weird and pizza like - I will give it that but after a day at the Dark Lord release - this was not the highlight of my night.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
emacgee (4428) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 26, 2008
Thanks facto for bringing this to the Carolina gathering. Pours a clear gold with a white head. The nose was exactly what you would expect, pizza, tomoato, oregano, pizaa all around. the flavor is exactly the same and it is what it is. Very much so pizza and herbs. Donít know how they did it but its pizza-beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KingpinIPA (841) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Amber color. Smell of Pizza. So weird that I can smell garlic, spice, tomato and malt. Taste is something to get used to. At first you taste the spice and then its like you have had enough of it already. Smell is great!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TURDFERGUSON (4024) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Bottle shared by mrfacto at the CC gathering. Thanks Matt! Aroma is very pizza-like--oregano, tomatoes, garlic, maybe even some pepperoni! Flavor is a bit of a step down from the aroma, but still pizza. I like pizza and I like beer, but not so much together as one. Still, very happy to sample this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Bottle shared at the Carolina Crew Gathering at Turdís Ė thanks to MrFacto for sharing. Or should we thank him? I donít know, but this is such a weird, messed up beer. And heaven help me, I actually started to like it a bit. Okay, thatís not entirely true. It looks like an average IPA, has a thin mouthfeel, and Iím ultimately not sure what this really contributes qua beer. But damned if it doesnít smell like stewed tomatoes, oregano, and basil. An experience.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
EithCubes (5269) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Bottle. Curiosity got to me here, as when I walk by a car crash. Aroma is dirty and earthy, tomato, oregano, garlic, basil and a light sweet citrus. Pale orange pour with frothy beige head. Sticky, lightly tart, lightly bitter and bready taste is a bit rough, a bit crusty, overspiced with both a weak malt base and uninteresting bg hops. Light body, chalky after. I could see basil being used as an ingredient more often, based on this, especially in some off-kilter saisons, but otherwise ugh. Not unpleasant, as expected, and not even liquid pizza, as others here are claiming, but nothing worth buying twice or even finishing - a three ounce novelty.

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