Pietra Brewery logo
|Location||Route de La Marana
|Barrels per year||25,000 hectolitres|
The Pietra Brewery opened in 1996.
Pietra beer is a 6% ABV amber beer, brewed from a mix of malt and chestnut flour. Chestnuts have always been used in Corsica as a cereal, but it was necessary to carry out studies for many years to validate the qualities of chestnut flour. The high fermentability of chestnuts helps to maintain the beer's head and gives Pietra beer its golden colour.
Other beers brewed by Pietra
- Serena (5% ABV) has a very light head and is just slightly bitter.
- Colomba is an un-pasteurized white beer perfumed with herbes du maquis (strawberry tree, myrtle, cistus, and juniper).
Pietra brewery has also produced Corsica Cola, a non-alcoholic soft drink, since 2003.
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