Natural Sour – Ecelinum Cantina Brassicola

Here I am with a stupendous gift by Fabio (Cantina Brassicola Digitale): Natural Sour. This sour beer is a blend of one+two+three years old wild ales, fermented (yeast and bacteria) in oak barrels of different sizes. Read more about this special beer brewed by Ecelinum Cantina Brassicola, Italian micro beer cellar located in a small village in the North East of Italy.

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Le Bucce Riserva Rosso – Siemàn

After a year in oak barriques where wild/ native yeasts do their job, and maturation in the wood of three months with local Pinot Noir grapes, Le Bucce Riserva Rosso beer is ready to drink. And love. Drink with me this IGA by Siemàn, Italian winery and brewery.

Siemàn is a word that in the local dialect (Venetian: sìe màn) means six hands: two hands for each brother in this family-run business in the Berici Hill… Not far from Venice if you have never been to Italy 🙂

Daniele, Marco and Andrea run the company: the vineyard, the cellar and the brewery. On the beer labels, those guys appear pretty busy in their job: well-done guys! Le Bucce (bucce: tr. lees) Riserva Rosso is a marvellous Italian IGA.

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Marzarimen- Klanbarrique

“Barrel-aged, champenoise-style, sour and fruit-infused beers: mouthy, surprising and often extreme, the only thing Banshy’s creations care to please is the thirst of their maker. And the thirst of barbarians can be odd and unquenchable…” Now you should comprehend that Klanbarrique is something different than a regular brewery. And Marzarimen is more than an Italian Grape Ale.

BEER: Marzarimen

Brewery: Klanbarrique

Location: Rovereto (Trento)

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Raspberry Season 2nd Edition- Draco’s Cave

Another special Italian Craft Beer, created with red fruits and patiently aged in oak barrels. Enter and read more about Raspberry Season (second edition).

BEER: Raspberry Season 2nd Edition

Brewery: Draco’s Cave

Location: Santa Margherita di Lissone (MB)

Note: oak barrels; bottled in 2017.

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Red Globe- Stradaregina

Red Globe is a truly special beer: matured in French oak barrels, made from the blend of three different vintages of lambic- style Italian beers (2014, 2016, 2017) and three different Italian grapes… enter and discover more!

BEER: Red Globe

Brewery: Stradaregina

Location: Vigevano (Pavia)

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5 great Italian Sour Beers at EurHop! 2018- Roma Beer Festival

When in Rome, do what Romans do. And you probably don’t know that Romans are the geekiest Italian craft beer drinkers!

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Click and read about 5 delightful Italian Sour beers, and see the gallery of the event.

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Galaxie Chardonnay Barrel- BrewFist

Forget the classic Saison. Meet a limited edition Saison, brewed by Brewfist brewery: a crazy limited edition beer that spent part of its life in Chardonnay wine barrels. Enter and discover Galaxie Chardonnay Barrel.

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BEER: Galaxie Chardonnay Barrel

Brewery: Brewfist

Location: Codogno (LO)

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Crazy Blonde Peach- Draco’s Cave

Draco’s Cave is not a brewery. It goes further. Marco Giannasso (the blend-master, or beer- affineur, a kind of mad scientist…) takes some of the best beers in circulation and creates unique, limited edition Italian craft beers.

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BEER: Crazy Blonde Peach (2° Edition)

Brewery: Draco’s Cave

Location: Santa Margherita (Monza- Brianza)

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Û Baccabianca- Cà del Brado

The first Italian Grape Ale in the Italian Craft Beer blog. Û (U-uva, the vocal Û means grape in the local dialect) Baccabianca is one of the two IGA of Cà del Brado. This special Italian beer is more than special, it is a roller coaster: acidity, fruity freshness and sharp bitterness.

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BEER: Û Baccabianca

Brewery: Cà del Brado

Location: Bologna

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Piè Veloce Lambicus- Cà del Brado

Achilles Vs a fierce sloth: who will win? This marvellous and equilibrated beer talks about time smell of sour and fruits. Fermented with Brettanomyces lambicus and aged for two months in wood (3000 litres, previously used for wine).

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BEER: Piè Veloce Lambicus

Brewery: Cà del Brado

Location: (Bologna)

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