Launched in 1963, Nastro Azzurro is Italian for Blue Ribbon and this lager beer is named in honour of the Blue Riband won by Italian ocean liner SS Rex in 1933.
Sampled on 28/09/2017
(sample bottle best before Oct/17, Padova) Clear, light golden amber with white head.
Cereal and sweetcorn with light grassy hops.
Light-bodied with high carbonation. Slightly sweet corn and white bread crust with balancing but restrained dry grassy hops.
Long crisp lightly malty finish which is fairly dry.
The “Blue Ribbon” Italian lager which for many drinkers outside of Italy is the taste of Italy – certainly where beer is concerned. Nastro Azzurro is a light, crisp and clean light lager.
Barcode UPC: 8 008440 222008
Other raw material: Hops