Tag Archives: Italian Beer

Don’t Feel Sorry For Loverbeer

I got hold of a pair of Loverbeer bottles recently, an Italian brewery I was yet to try. Now I wonder what all the fuss was about. Look… Saison De L’Ouvrier (5.8%) Beautifully packaged I was tricked into thinking this … Continue reading

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Moor Beer Co. Last Minute (7.1%)

When I lived in Italy, between 2002 and 2004, the beer options were pretty terrible and as a result I gorged on cheap red wine. Justin of Moor has spent the last year or so hanging out and brewing in … Continue reading

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Birra Del Borgo ReAle (6.4%)

Singularly uninteresting, this Red IPA is a great big malt monster. But then AB/InBev aren’t overly keen on spending money, only making it, and hops are expensive, so perhaps this was a much better beer in the past. Maybe. Sticky and … Continue reading

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Microbirrificio Opper Bacco 10 e Lode (10%)

Brewed near the east coast of Italy, this is Opper Bacco’s take on a Belgian Strong Ale, and what’s more it’s not too shabby. Pouring a deep mahogany, the smell is liquorice, plums and treacle. There’s a big treacle tart … Continue reading

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Microbirrificio Opper Bacco 4 Punto 7 (4.7%)

This beer smells of sweetcorn and toffee, pours a decent enough pale gold and has very few redeeming features other than that. There’s a slightly acrid spun sugar and bile malt, stinging nettle hops that edge towards the wrong side … Continue reading

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