Small is beautiful. But bigger is better? Discover who produce a lot of good Italian craft beers.
Italy is one of the countries richest in craft foods. This is thanks to a wide culinary and food culture differing from region to region. It is also well known for its craft beverage, including beer.
But what does Italian craft beer really mean?
Do you need to know how the Italian Craft beer market is doing? Here you will find everything.
Inspired by the West Coast Pale Ale, brewed in the middle of Italy: a round and spicy Ale, winner of a silver medal at the European Beer Star 2016, cat. New Style Pale Ale.
Location: Popoli (PE)
On the label you read “100%” and you see a cute drawing of a farm tractor, why? Because this beer is 100% “farm made”! In fact, the brew master Marco Tamba (MArco TAmba -> MATA Brewery) in this ale, uses only the hops that grow in its hop fields! Oh, yes, this beer is closely tied to the territory.
Brewery: Birrificio La Mata
Location: Solarolo (RA)
Location: Marnate (VA)
BEER: Brevis Furor
Brewery: Birrificio dei Castelli
Location: Arcevia (Ancona)
During the XII Century, abbess Hildegard Von Bingen wrote about the hop and its extraordinary feature as an excellent flavoring for the beer: one of the first writers of this great ingredient.
Two yeast strains are used for the brewing process:
Saccharomyces cerevisiae or Saccharomyces carlsbergensis… to be picky, the modern taxonomic classification of the yeast classifies both under the Saccharomycescerevisiae strain. Anyhow, yeast is a fungus.
Over the water, the brewer needs the cereals…