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Old 11-06-2008, 06:32 PM   #1
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Here's an article from the International Herald Tribune on the new artisan beers of Italy.
"Italian brewers have done a wonderful job of making it clear that they are the same sort of artisans as chefs and others involved in food," said Stan Hieronymus, the author of "Brew Like a Monk," who is making his own trip to the region this fall. "That makes a trip to Italy to find more of these beers and to experience them, along with local cuisine, particularly appealing."
Interesting piece. Has anyone tried any of these beers?

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Old 11-06-2008, 06:43 PM   #2
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The import to the US from Italy is still not very strong. I've had Panil, Moretti is huge and common, and beyond that, I'm not sure I've had a lot from Italy.

If you can find something from Panil though, you should give it a go. Fantastic beer.

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Old 11-06-2008, 06:46 PM   #3
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+1 to the Panil. One of the best sour beers around IMHO. I can get it here a couple times a year if I keep me ear to te' grindstone.

Other than that, Nora makes some decent beer.

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