BLONDE ALE

HISTORY

Frederick II’s mother, Constance of Hauteville, was celebrated by Dante as “the great Costanza,who from the Swabians’ second gust engenderedthe one who was their third and final power”.Dante underlined her resoluteness on the political scene but also her refinement. She was Queen of Sicily from 1194 to 1198. However Costanza was also the name of the first Frederick’s wife: she wasthe eldest daughter of Alfonso II of Aragon andthe first wife of Emperor Frederick II. In 1209, on the occasion of the marriage, she was crowned “Queen of Sicily”. Therefore, our beer Costanza was created to celebrate the two Queens.

DESCRIPTION

Pure malt ale, brewed with 100% barley malt. Costanza has a fresh taste, is slightly fruity and bitter, with a thick, creamy and adherent head. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, top-fermented and second fermentation in the bottle.

Degrees Plato (°P): 12,5
Alcohol content: 5,2% vol.
Serving temperature: 6 / 8° C
Degrees IBU: 25

Ingredients: water of Gualdo Tadino, barley malt, hops and yeasts.

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Costanza expresses all her characteron the best way when combined with fried fish, roast chicken, goat cheese, not too fatty salami and grilled vegetables.