Several legends and traditions related to the town of Gualdo Tadino are linked to a woman known as “Bastola”. According to many medieval chronicles,she was the person responsible for the fire thatdestroyed the town in the thirteenth century; Gualdo was then rebuilt thanks to Frederick II’s urban plan. Poets, artists, writers and historians described Bastola as a witch, an evil being, a lost soul, a spy or a seductive enchantress. Even in present days, at the end of the celebrations of our medieval festival, werecall her evil figure and her execution at the stake.
Pure malt amber ale, brewed with 100%barley malt. Bastola is a dry beer with an intense taste and a slight bitterness, furthermore it has an aftertaste of caramel and hazelnut due to the use of special malts. Its head is thick, creamy and adherent.Unfiltered, unpasteurized, top-fermentedand second fermentation in the bottle.
Degrees Plato (°P): 16,5
Alcohol content: 6,9% vol.
Serving temperature: 10 / 12° C
Degrees IBU: 25
Ingredients: water of Gualdo Tadino, barley malt, hops, yeasts, sugar cane.
SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRINGS:
The dry and slightly bitter taste of Bastola matches with tasty pasta and risotto dishes, red and game meat. Bastola is also a good match for chocolate desserts.