The nose has notes of chestnut trees, mature plums, grapes and caramel. The pepper compliments the light herb notes from the hops. The flavor starts with a taste of honey and is finishes on a beautifully hop note.
Il Birrificio Montegioco takes its name from the village of Val Grue, a few kilometers away from Tortona, the ancient land border between Piedmont, Liguria, Lombardy and Emilia Romagna. The adventure begins in the spring of 2005 when in old warehouse is transformed into a modern microbrewery.