Why we love it
The Contessa by Birra Amiata has a creamy and very persistent foam.
It has a yellow colour with hues of amber.
The nose smells grassy aromas, which then give way to fruits and citrus, especially grapefruit and tangerine.
The initial sweetish taste notes of caramel leave the limelight the bitter / sweet bitterness of American hops. The finish is dry, almost astringent
Serving temperature: 10-14 ° C
Serving suggestions: Soups, lamb, goat, sout of mussels, maybe cooked with the same beer, cheeses, ice creams and sorbets
The artisan who made it
A dream of two brothers - the Amiata Brewery is, as the name suggests, a brewery located in the Amiata mountains in southern Tuscany. Started in a garage, from a passion for producing craft beers, the brewery has moved to a dedicated building but the passion is still very much alive. Using only local ingredients, clean water from the mountains, the purer the better, Amiata chestnuts, saffron and honey, from which the area is best known for, they only import the very best malts and hops from all over the world to produce their fantastic and truly unique craft beers.