FROM THE ANCIENT GRAIN "TUMMINIA"
2500 years of history
The variety of wheat Timilia (TUMMINIA in Sicilian dialect) looks back on over 2,500 years of storia.Si said that it was even cultivated by Sumerians, certainly it was widely cultivated in Sicily by the ancient Romans. This wheat in the past centuries has been one of the most grains grown in the Mediterranean area and has had a remarkable expansion in Sicily since the time of ancient Romans, thanks to its adaptability to the most varied climatic and environmental conditions. TIMILIA is a grain "late", could be sown in January in the maritime zones or even March in hilly ones to already be ready for harvest in June, was used for spring sowing which often farmers were obliged to resort to autumns too rainy or for raiding due to adverse peoples raids. This guaranteed feature in past centuries the "survival" of many families, much to earn him the nickname "wheat saves lives".
SICILIAN STRONG ALE
A beer on the more decisive but made elegant by the addition of honey bees Nere Sicily. selected roasted malts, the ancient Timilia and lemon blossom honey produced by bees tireless Nere Sicily, accentuate toasted and hints of dried fruit that appear in perfect harmony with hops.
WHO WE ARE
Our brewery was founded in 2013 as "inevitable consequence" of the Fiorenza Family passion for home-brewed beer. To characterize the production, we focused on a rigorous selection of ingredients, by searching among the children products of our culture and our territory. The search for a connecting element in all our products, in addition to barley and hops of course, could only be a variety of typical Sicilian grain. The studies and researches have been long and arduous, and finally an extraordinary tenacity and passion made it possible to brew it with a grain with the back more than 2,500 years of history: the variety Timilia produced at our farm.
Our beers are produced using the highest quality ingredients from all over Sicily. ancient and unchanged products of our region who meet in Catania with the technology of a modern and efficient facility that ensures compliance with the regulations in the field of the protection to health and the environment. Our handicraft factory, among the largest of Sicily, Catania is located close to the sea and a few kilometers from the historical center of the baroque Catania, Etna volcano from the UNESCO World Heritage, from the beautiful Taormina pearl of the Mediterranean.
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