Via Emilia

Style: Unfiltered Dry-Hopped Lager
Birrificio del Ducato, Roncole Verdi Di Busseto (PR), Italy

This bottom fermented beer is golden yellow in color with floral and herbaceous hop aromas (due to the use of Tettnang Tettnanger blooming hop variety personally selected during harvest time). The finish is sharp with a hoppy bitterness and hints of acacia honey. Elegant, balanced and gratifying: there is always room for her!

La VIÆMILIA being my first creation, is considered by many our signature brew. Although it may appear a simple lager, its brewing is the longest and most delicate. It is cellared for at least 6 weeks, out of which the first week is for primary fermentation and the remaining 4 to 5 for lagering at 3◦C to allow the young beer to refine. During this last phase hop flowers are added.

Every year, at the beginning of September, we travel to personally select hops from the farmers of Tettnang (a small village in the south of Germany renowned for cultivating high quality aroma hops).VIÆMILIA unravels such extraordinary floral and herbaceous hop aromas due to the dry hopping process.

Manuel was inspired to call it VIÆMILIA since this beer is an anthem to our land, oppressed by thick fogs during the winter and withered by a merciless sun during the summer afternoons. The verses of a poet from Bologna helped me to put into words the mental image of a lazy day in June.

“Across wheat fields bent by the wind, between flat hills above the plane”


description from Birrificio del Ducato website

Suggested pairings: Parma ham, fried vegetables and chevre or on its own.
Lovers of VIÆMILIA suggest to drink it by the bucket!

Storing temperature: between +2 e +4°C
Serving temperature: between +6 e +8°C

Via Emilia
Alc./Vol.: 4.8


Bookmark and Share

ABOUT US → CONTACT US → RETAILERS & ON PREMISE → WHOLESALERS → DOWNLOADS →