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Brewed by Heineken Italia
Style: Doppelbock
Milano, Italy

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RATINGS: 1008   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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/

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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.


2.8
GregMooreNH (109) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 10, 2017
Pours dark amber with thick foamy head that lingers. Aroma is Munich hops and cereal. Taste is caramel with slight sweetness that is rapidly counter-balanced with a bitter hoppiness. Finish is smooth and relatively flavorless. This is not a great doppelbock, which means it's still a decent beer.

3.1
ozzatoadisback (208) - ITALY - NOV 2, 2017
Pours a slightly murky dark brown with a not too big off-white that shows pretty good retention and a touch of lacing. Aroma shows caramel malts, slight roasted malts and a hint of fruitiness. Simple but vivid enough. Taste is medium to high sweet and medium bitter, overall quite on the sweet side and averagely so per style. Same notes as in the aroma, maybe a bit monotonous. Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation, a bit light in a body for a doppelbock, given the not too high abv could as well be listed as a dunkler bock.Overall a fair and flawless dark bock, though quite unsignificant.

3.3
Slipstream (2702) - USA - OCT 27, 2017
Draft at La Bettalona. Better than expected. Malty but mostly dry, with a fair amount of hoppy tingle.

3.2
Daboch (164) - Gdansk, POLAND - OCT 22, 2017
Kolor bursztynu, piana średnia, szybko znika. Aromat słodowy, smak podobnie lekkie nuty wytrawne. Przeciętne

3.7
artyom (1171) - Osijek, CROATIA - OCT 5, 2017
0.33l bottle. Deep red color. Aroma is caramel, toasted malt, dark fruits and raisins. Taste is sweet with nice notes of caramel and toasted malty. A little bit fruity. Sticky finish. Overall it's very good beer with great aroma is flavor.

2.9
hansvf (924) - - SEP 21, 2017
Erg maltig inderdaad. Mijn telefoon maakt automatisch matig van maltig en misschien wel terecht in dit geval

3.8
AlastairEvans (24) - - SEP 4, 2017
Heck of a doppelbock from heineken/birramoretti at 7.2%, I'll order this when there's only lagers.

2.9
bpreo (2943) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - AUG 31, 2017
It's got that malty European beer taste that they love. I don't love it, and that's why we don't sell too many of them around here. Luckily it has a decently high alcohol content, so I'll drink through it.

3.6
caribou43 (1183) - Lausanne/Sevilla/Lima, SWITZERLAND - AUG 29, 2017
Thanks Karina for these beers that you picked up in Domodossola. I drank it the last week at home in Lausanne. In my point of view, it is surely the best beer of this brewery, totally drinkable, pleasant for the palate, standard and well balanced during all the phases of the drink. Firstly, the taste is malty, bready, sugar, some hop, toasted malt, few notes of plum, a bit watery. The color is an original red/brown body, white and brown foam, regular carbonation. Classical but good.

3.2
Boutip (6533) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2017
Bottle: Poured an amber color ale with a nice foamy head with medium retention and some lacing. Aroma of light caramel malt notes with some residual sugar notes also noticeable. Taste is also a mix of caramel malt with light cereal notes and residual sugar. Body is about average with good carbonation. OK amber ale but nothing to write home about.


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