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Birrificio Montegioco "Rex Grue" Amber Ale Brewed With Clary Sage, Italy 25.4oz (CA Only)

SKU #1051203

This is a top-fermented beer, brewed with Salvia Sclarea or Clary Sage. It is a light amber-colored ale with a thick, ivory head with excellent persistency. The nose is intense and full, with distinct herbal aromas, along with floral, pepper and sweet tobacco notes. In the mouth there are sentiments of wildflower honey and fruit notes, dried figs especially. The finish has a slight bitter taste from the hops contrasting with the sweet tobacco flavors and a marked astringency from the clary sage. 7.5% abv

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Price: $21.99
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- Once named Enotria for its abundant vineyards, Italy (thanks to the ancient Greeks and Romans) has had an enormous impact on the wine world. From the shores of Italy, the Romans brought grapes and their winemaking techniques to North Africa, Spain and Portugal, Germany, France, the Danube Valley, the Middle East and even England. Modern Italy, which didn't actually exist as a country until the 1870s, once produced mainly simple, everyday wine. It wasn't until the 1970s that Italy began the change toward quality. The 1980s showed incredible efforts and a lot of experimentation. The 1990s marked the real jump in consistent quality, including excellence in many Region that had been indistinct for ages. The entire Italian peninsula is seeing a winemaking revolution and is now one of the most exciting wine Region in the world.
Alcohol Content (%): 7.5