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An excellent beer emerges from the great Peroni tradition - PERONI GRAN RISERVA. A prestigious clear double malt beer with an alcohol content of 6.6%: this beer is the result of a careful, scrupulous selection of the most noble qualities of aromatic hops, yeast and a spring variety of distichous barley named "cherie". Ingredients are chosen with great attention and the experience of long-standing brewers.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Graham77 (282) - Cumbria, - FEB 10, 2014
330ml bottle. Fairly decent strong lager. Not great though. Have tasted better.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DraftDodger (299) - - MAR 7, 2015
Cagliari 2/8 2014. 33 cl from ISA supermarket. Pours clear yellow with a thin quickly evaporating head. Faint aroma but a pleasant malty taste. Fairly good for an Italian beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
wekker84 (1740) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts cardboard and water flavor malts water some citrus some hops

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ScipioA (359) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Looks promising with a dark pour and a tan head. Nasty aroma of stale cheap beer grains and lab alcohol. A little better to drink with some continental hops and caramel sweetness, marred by harsh alcohol. This is basically a malt liquor. Get the normal Peroni instead, or better yet some wine or limoncello.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackafholmes (516) - - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle from sainsburys. Pours pale yellow with not much head. Aroma is corn, toffee and maple. Taste is sweet and very slightly sour. Prickly carbonation and quite a thin body. Ok.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
arselon (1) - - NOV 20, 2014 does not count
for 100% malt beer, insufficient aroma for malt not smooth enough on the pallet, the bubbles are too big overall too disappointing

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nilsas (1973) - Bryne, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2014
Duft av humle og malt. Fin gyllen farge. Dekkende hvitt skum. Fin smak av humle, malt og karamell.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eRock_2013 (301) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Ah well this was an interesting offering, essentially an industrial maibock, something I don't think I've come across before. Pours a fresh bronze-amber color befitting the style, plenty of white head and lacing although recedes quickly. Smell is a bland grainy taste, maybe some sugary caramel malt. The taste is decent, a weak fruity maibock flavor profile, some noble hop bitterness and slight boozy finish. "Macro-bock" in a sense, but pleasantly so. For the inexpensive price point, this is a very good beer, solid body, reasonably tasty, and refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rostosto (31) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 30, 2014
Not bad, malty with a slight whisky feel and finish. Its just a bit...eh...wha...oh...mmmm. It could just be bloody well better. Slightly metallic. You should give it a go though, nice and strong, looks ok, better than the peroni lager and its a good idea but its missing something that I wish someone could articulate to me better than me. Maybe a little too sour on the after taste. I think most people are reviewing this a little harshly but I can see both points of view. Love it or hate it, I’m on the fence.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ngejo (445) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle. Orange, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
eduardovl (999) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2014 330ml bottle poured in a regular glass. I’ve had this beer when travelling to my sister’s house @ Autogrill - Milan area. A: Pours a clear reddish amber color forming a modest white head. Small retentation and almost no lacings S: Sweet caramel in the nose. Candy sugar, malt and bit citrus hops T: Follows the nose: Sweet upfront, caramel, caramel malts, candy sugar, citrus hops. Mild bitter end. Metallic sensation. In overall, a sweet beer M: Light to medium body. Medium carbonation. Sweet mouth sensation and a mild bitter aftertaste O: No big deal. As expected from a Italian macro. I would not classify it as a Pale Lager, maybe a Strong Euro Lager but reminds a Bock or a Heller Bock too. But definitely too strong and sweet to a Pale Lager [ BA Review @ 4/21/2012 ]

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