Birra Ichnusa

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Coordinates: 39°12′52″N 8°59′11″E / 39.2143138°N 8.9862801°E / 39.2143138; 8.9862801

Birra Ichnusa
LocationFlag of Sardinia, Italy.svg Sardinia, Assemini
Opened1912, Cagliari
Owned byHeineken International
Active beers
Name Type
Ichnusa Lager

Birra Ichnusa, or simply Ichnusa, is the name of a popular Sardinian-made beer, which is brewed in Assemini, a town near the Sardinian capital Cagliari. It is named after the Latinized ancient name for Sardinia, Hyknusa.

Birra Ichnusa is a lager (4.7% ABV) with a hoppy taste.

Founded in 1912, Birra Ichnusa is now owned by Heineken International. Birra Ichnusa Special is a lager with 5.6% and Ichnusa Cruda a non pasteurized lager with 4.9% alc. Serving temperatures for all of them is 3 °C. A Zwickel-style, unfiltered, 'Ichnusa Non Filtrata' (5.0% ABV) is also available.[1]


  1. ^ "RateBeer". Retrieved 10 June 2018.

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