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“The place to taste the best draught beer…in Italy?”

Birrificio Cortonese
Ranked #6 of 104 Restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $24
Cuisines: Brew Pub
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Craft beers, Beer Shop, Pizzeria. Just the place to sample the best craft beers, the brewery and many other Tuscan, Italian and foreign.
Reviewed September 3, 2013

This bar should be listed as a must do attraction in Cortona, rather than a simple bar. We have always set as quality reference the German draught beers. They may be the best, but this traditional beer brewed in Cortona definitely comes extremely close.
We arrived in Cortona in a late afternoon, when most of the restaurants were closed. We were tremendously thirsty. When climbing up Via Guelfa carrying our luggage on the steep street, we spotted this bar just before checking-in at our B&B. The thirst led us directly to the bar, hoping it was open. And it was, and we were warmly welcomed by the girl behind the bar, carefully and patiently and knowledgeably explaining the beers they had and what is distinctive for each of them. They produce a couple of special beers (which we tried) but their offer is extensive in what concerns the bottled beers. Apart from beer, the place serves high quality pizza and other appetizers (we didn’t have the pleasure to taste them but we sort of feel sorry for that). We came back here the next day.
We are sure this place would soon become a landmark in Cortona, given their particular offering, distinctive from the classic Tuscan restaurants.
Sit outside and watch the locals pass by or coming out of their houses. Watch tourists wander around, headed for the central piazza just a few steps away. A miracle.

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Ellis T, Proprietario at Birrificio Cortonese, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2013
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E' un vero piacere leggere tanta soddisfazione ... grazie

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Reviewed September 2, 2013

We have dinner one night in our trip around tuscany. We have visited Italy two times visiting Roma, Venice, Florence and other tuscany áreas and in this restaurant we ate the best pizza and with a faboluos Price (5 € margarita).
The restaurant produce his own beer, we tried two of them and it was great (and very good explained for the staff).
We´ll remember our pizzas in birrificio for a long time.

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Ellis T, Proprietario at Birrificio Cortonese, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2013
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Grazie di essere venuti da noi è un piacere leggere la vostra soddisfazione ...

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Great little Craft Beer Pub.
They had a few different beers on tap, the ones we tried were great.
Definately had one of the best pizzas we have tasted since being in Italy...not defrosted (for a change), all hand-made and great local ingredients.
The staff (Sara behind the bar) was fantastic, friendly, and just a very nice person.
If you are in Cortona, put this on your must do list.

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