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BIRPA GREW OUT OF THE PASSION FOR TASTE AND THE LOVE OF SICILY.
ONCE WE MET BEER FOR THE FIRST TIME, WE KNEW THERE WAS NO WAY BACK, AND IT SPARKED A GREAT THIRST FOR KNOWLEDGE: AFTER TRAINING COURSES, TRAVELS, HOMEBREWING EXPERIMENTS AND SEVERAL PINTS, WE CONVINCED OURSELVES TO TURN A DEEP PASSION INTO A FULL TIME JOB.
TRAVEL IS A LIFETIME COMPANION OF HEAD BREWER AND FOUNDER GIOVANNI ROVISI: HE SPENT HALF OF HIS LIFE ON SHIPS, SEARCHING FOR FARAWAY LANDS AND CULTURES, NEVERTHELESS HE ALWAYS WENT BACK TO SICILY THINKING HE HADN’T DISCOVERED ITS REAL ESSENCE YET.
THUS OUR BEERS INSPIRE CURIOSITY, AROUSE ENTHUSIASM FOR TRAVELLING AND ENCOURAGE YOU TO UNEARTH SICILY IN ALL ITS FIERCE BEAUTY.

PILSNER

PERFECTLY GERMAN, PALE GOLD IN COLOUR, MADE WITH A PORTION OF ITALIAN BARLEY MALT AND A LATE ADDI-TION OF HALLERTAU PERLE HOPS, HIGHLIGHTING THEIR SPICY AND FLORAL CHARACTER. LIGHT, UNFUSSY AND THIRST QUENCHING.
IT GOES EXTREMELY WELL WITH GRILLED MEAT AND FISH, OR EXCELS BY ITSELF AS AN APERITIF.

ENGLISH IPA

ENGLISH INDIA PALE ALES WERE ORIGINALLY ROBUST AND WELL HOPPED BEERS MEANT TO WITHSTAND THE LONG JOURNEY FROM THE BRITISH ISLES TO THE INDIAN COLONIES. THIS TAKE HAS A TRADITIONAL CHARACTER AND A MODERN TASTE, WITH A DISTINCTIVELY SPICY AND FLORAL AROMA GIVEN BY THE BRITISH HOPS EAST KENT GOLDING AND FUGGLES, USED DURING THE BOIL AND DRY HOPPING RESPECTIVELY. A PERFECT PAIRING TO SPICY FOODS, SHELLFISH AND GRILLED SAUSAGES.

BROWN ALE

INSPIRED BY BRITISH TRADITION, DARK AMBER IN COLOUR, MADE WITH A BASE MALT FROM ITALY AND A ROASTED SPECIALTY MALT WITH DELICATE NOTES OF DRIED FRUIT. TARGET HOPS ADDED TOWARDS THE END OF THE BOIL ENHANCE THE EARTHY, FLORAL AROMA. LIGHT BUT WITH FIRM BODY AND SOFT CARBONATION.
AN EXCELLENT PAIRING WITH GAME, LAMB AND MUSHROOMS.

SAISON

INSPIRED BY BELGIAN TRADITION, BURNT GOLD IN COLOUR, MADE WITH A GOOD AMOUNT OF UNMALTED WHEAT AND THREE BARLEY MALTS FROM ITALY AND GERMANY. SAAZ HOPS AT THE END OF THE BOIL GIVE A BRIGHT FLORAL AROMA, WHILE A LITTLE CARDAMOM AND CORIANDER MAKE IT EXTREMELY AROMATIC. HOWEVER, THE REAL PROTAGONIST IS THE YEAST HERE, WITH ALL ITS ELEGANT BOUQUET OF FRUITY, SPICY ESTERS.
IT GIVES ITS VERY BEST WHEN PAIRED WITH SHELLFISH OR RAGUSANO CHEESE.

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