In 2018, Liberati, an Italian restaurant and brewery co-founded by Alex Liberati, was one of Denver’s most anticipated openings of the year. Billing itself as the only brewery in the world to specialize in Italian grape ales, Liberati introduced its patrons to “oenobeers,” a term Liberati coined to describe “a beer-wine hybrid with each beer using...

The owners of State 48 Brewery have plans to open a fifth location -- a brewpub -- and an Italian restaurant in north Phoenix. Owner Mario Rana told ABC15 that both concepts, State 48 Rock House Brewery and Mia Osteria, would open at The Shops at Norterra near Interstate 17 and Happy Valley Road. Both concepts will open in the complex across from t...

Sicily can reasonably claim to be the most enigmatic of all Italian regions. Anomalous and magical, with a multicultural identity that has fused together countless civilisations, the island has an allure unto itself that has seduced travellers since the time of Ancient Greece. Sadly, in recent years, it has also struggled the most with poverty. You...

There have been news here and there about geothermal beer in the past. A story is now being picked up by Bloomberg on Vapori di Birra or Steam Beer, a beer created by a retired energy technician of Enel in Lardarello, Italy. Going into retirement he followed up on a passion of his, a beer “produced entirely with steam power”. Starting in 2013, Edo...

Peroni Nastro Azzurro, the premium Italian lager that has been bringing style to the world of beer for over 50 years and is the fastest-growing European import in the U.S. beer business, is embarking on its most significant global renovation in more than a decade. Inclusive of a modernized bottle design that features a new logo, updated glassware,...

Liberati Osteria & Oenobeers is an Italian experience the likes of which Denver has never seen. Owner Alessandro (Alex) Liberati was born and raised in Rome where he opened his first restaurant, Brasserie 420 (older and wiser, he now has some regrets about the name) when he was only 22. Since then, Liberati kept his pedal to the metal in the Roman...

Over the years, the Italian brewery industry has been struggling to get a firm foothold abroad, as if Made in Italy was not a sufficient guarantee of quality. But in recent times this trend is reversing, thus also progressively confirming craft beer brands. According to latest Assobirra report, exports topped out at a record high (of 2.7 million he...

It's what every beer drinker in the world wants, a beer that you can muster out of thin air. Now a microbrewery in the Italian region of Umbria is doing just that. Birra Flea has launched the world's first craft beer made of air. It's called Sans Papiers – Biere de l'air. "Beer is made of 90 per cent water. We just extract water from the air," Ales...

As summer heats up, Birra Moretti, Italy’s #1 selling beer* made in the traditional way since 1859, is finding its rightful place in the world of foodies. The brand’s ‘What’s More Italian’ summer program includes a partnership with former Check, Please! Host Cat De Orio and Barilla® Pasta Executive Chef Lorenzo Boni to encourage LDA+ consumers to e...

Grape or grains? "Entrambi," as the Italians say — which means "both." Grape-based beers will soon be on tap at Liberati Osteria & Oenobeers at 2403 Champa Street, when Italian brewer and restaurateur Alex Liberati and partners open the doors later this year. So, what's oenobeer? It’s the name for grape-based beer coined by Liberati, based on the p...