Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Pilsener
Ashford in the Water, England


on tap


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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Italia is the result of a collaboration with our friend Maurizio Folli of Birrificio Italiano, an expert in lager brewing. Ingredients are fine Pilsener malt and Hallertau, Northern Brewer, Perle and Spalter Select hops.

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wyzzywyz22 (2752) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2011
Bottle from Carringtons, Chorlton, shared with Slothez. Pallid yellow pour with a fading white head. Some grassy hop and citrus notes in the nose and flavour, alongside some biscuity malts. Crisp ,clean and easy drinking. Dryish finish. Not really my favourite style, but as pilseners go I suppose this is above average.

tdtm82 (1701) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2011
Bottle; home, many thanks My Brewery Tap. Good which lacing, classic larger appearance, pale yellow. Aroma is citrus, banana, lemon, a nice hop bite. Taste is grass, honey, lemon, citrus, nice bitterness levels, banana, some toffee, a really pleasant grassy-citric bite and needs to be enjoyed by the session. Lovely beer and one I can’t wait to have on tap. Calling Euston Tap.

Theis (15151) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2011
Bottle at ACBF 2011. Clear yellow - white head. Soapy, zesty, herbal, fruity, light malty, hay, straw, nice medium bitterness, citrus. Pleasant.

Vaiz (4460) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2011
Bottle at ACBF 2011. Clear light yellow pour. Aroma is grainy pilsener with some faint hops. Flavor is a nice hoppy backbone to grainy malts. Well drinkable session ale.

joergen (29216) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2011
Bottle at ACBF 2011. Clear yellow coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of grass and hops with notes of citrus. Fruity flavour of hops, citrus peel and hay. Hoppy finish.

planky84 (3429) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2011
Bottle from Beer Ritz. Bright yellow pour with a white head. Citrus, light hops and herby aromas. Baked apple, pear and fresh herb flavours. Nice bitterness. Bitter finish.

madsberg (11776) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2011
Bottled @ ACBF 2011. Pale yellow coloured. Clear. Small off white head. Aroma of caramel, grass and vague citrus. Flavour is quite clean and fresh. Grassy and caramelly. medium bodied. Dry grassy bitterness in the end.

Bontus (802) - Flanders, BELGIUM - MAR 5, 2011
Bottle @ ACBF 2011. Yellow clear lager with eggwhite head. Good for a pilsener, with some noble hop aroma, grassy. Maybe quite bitter for a pilsener, but I don’t mind.

yespr (47567) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2011
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and pale yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grassy and slight cornish. Bitter, grassy and slight cornish flavoured. Dry and subdued fruity finish.

BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2011
[500ml bottle, The Bottle, York] Pours a hazy but vibrant lemon yellow with a inch-high fluffy white head that retains all the way down to the end. Decent level of carbonation. Aromas of bitter hop and a slight crisp sweetness, on the palate it comes across as a classic pilsner with some spicy hop and a touch of earthiness, brought together with an almost creamy mouthfeel. Really very good indeed [02032011]

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