DESCRIPTION: Dark double-malt top-fermented chestnut honey beer, bottle conditioned.
APPEARANCE: Beige, compact, persistent and fine head, dark liquid, no suspended solids but possibly a yeast cloud; fine perlage.
BOUQUET: Pronounced chestnut honey, balsamic, bitter herbaceous, cured, light caramel aromas, hint of ethyl alcohol when warm.
FLAVOUR: Predominance of chestnut honey, cured, bitter herbaceous sensations, gentle acidity due to the roasted barley, caramel. Complex bitterness coming from the combination of honey, roasted barley and hop. Full bodied.
TYPE OF BEER: Honey beer (limited production speciality obtained from wort prepared at the end of July with chestnut honey from Monte Grappa).
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 8 %
EXCELLENT WITH: Soft ripe cheeses with a strong aroma and flavour, cheesecake, assorted cured and smoked cold meats.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10-12 °C
Leave the beer to “oxygenate” after having poured it out (its excess of aroma must be released).
BOTTLE SIZE: 750 ml