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Italian Craftiness

Publisher:
Chicago Tribune

Date Published:
01/09/2011

Description / Excerpt:


Credits:
Josh Noel

URL:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/food/ct-sun-0109-drink-italian-beers-20110109,0,2009754.story

Italian Craftiness: Faro, chestnuts, fruit and spices imbue a microbrew revolution

Publisher:
Chicago Tribune

Date Published:
01/09/2011

Description / Excerpt:
"The notion of Italian beer has long generated snickers, and for two convincing reasons: The ubiquitous brands — Peroni and Moretti — aren't very interesting and the country is known to produce another alcoholic beverage from time to time.

"Well, hold the wine and snicker no more.

"An Italian craft beer revolution is underway, and though it largely hovers below the American radar, it shouldn't. I've tasted close to 10 Italian beers in recent weeks and they have been uniformly excellent: varied in taste and body, but complex and rewarding. Almost all can work with food or stand alone. Most fascinating is that they rarely conform to a style; Italian craft beer is often breaking its own ground..."


Credits:
Josh Noel, Tribune Newspapers

URL:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/food/ct-sun-0109-drink-italian-beers-20110109,0,2009754.story

Introducing the Slow Food “Guida alle birre d’Italia” 2011

Publisher:
Beer Chronicles

Date Published:
06/11/2010

Description / Excerpt:
"Yesterday afternoon in Rome the 2011 Italian beer Guide by Slow Food was officially presented. As you may know, this is one of the most important issue on Italian craft beer, which offers a detailed survey on Italian brewers and their beers, with descriptions, specifications and evaluations. The event was hosted by Vinòforum, a long standing Capitoline wine event. Certainly not a “friendly environment”, but this suggests the important status achieved by beer among wine lovers..."

Credits:
Andrea Turco, Beer Chronicles

URL:
http://www.beer-chronicles.com/articles-books-media/565/introducing-the-slow-food-guida-alle-birre-ditalia-2011/

Tasting Notes: Italian Craft Beers

Publisher:
Saveur Issue #123

Date Published:
09/01/2009

Description / Excerpt:
"Italy's bold new craft brews tend to feature unexpected combinations of flavorings—honey, say, with coriander—that make for palate-awakening interplays of sweetness and bitterness, fruit and spice."

Credits:
Karen Shimizu

URL:
http://www.saveur.com/article/Wine-and-Drink/Tasting-Notes-Italian-Craft-Beers

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