Italy is a haven for wine lovers, and being in Milan you have access to some of the finest wines in the world. With Birrificio Milano though, beer lovers, too, have a reason to celebrate now. This top-notch Milanese brewery produces 7 types of beers currently, with the alcohol content ranging from 4.2% to 7.5%.
Established in 2013, Birrificio Milano is a brewing company that is set in one of the industrial area’s still perfectly preserved buildings. Their mission is “producing high-quality, unfiltered, non-pasteurized beer, selecting top ingredients with care and lots of passion.”
Built on the site of a historical Milanese factory, Birrifico wants to embrace the values of handicraft representative of the site. They want to pursue a dream of excellence by locally producing high-quality, handcrafted beer and creating a competitive Italian brand that is fit for sharing with the world and yet, entirely produced in Italy.
As per Birrifico Milano: “Our beers reflect our way of being, curious and open to the new, yet also strongly connected to Italian tradition and taste. We select top raw materials and modify them with great care for details.”
At the brewery, meticulous amount of care is given to the selection of raw materials, the production process, taste and branding. Special attention is also given to using environmentally safe products to ensure that the production site is not only functional but also sustainable.
At this tasting event, you will get to explore beer craft via a 2-hour long guided tour of the brewery led by an expert. During the tour, you will get acquainted with what a normal day at the brewery looks like, the daily work and the production process. The tour will culminate in an elaborate tasting session of their 7 different craft beers, accompanied by a spread locally sourced cold cuts and cheeses.
The guests will also get an opportunity to purchase the products at favourable prices.
You will come across many a wine tasting tours in and around Milan, but this is a great tour for those who prefer the beer over wine.