Everybody knows that the best food in the world is Italian food but I gotta say that I was shocked to discover that some of the best craft beers I had in my life was in Italy. Why? Because I have this theory that countries with good wine have awful beer and countries with amazing beer, usually will be disappointing with their wine.
In September 2015, we went by night train from Berlin to Milan, and it was fantastic. We did that because we wanted three main things: see if the Eurail/Interrail is that good like people usually say it is (it is!!!), be part of one of the amazing #BlogVille and most importantly, spend my 32nd birthday in Italy eating like a queen.
But let me tell you more about Birrificio Lambrate and how we ended up over there.
One of the few free days we had in Milan we used to explore the whole city – and when I say “the whole city” you read 0,01% of the town since Milan is enormous and full of life and activities.
After a long day of walking over 20km, going up and down to take amazing shots of this beautiful city and more, I was daydreaming about a cold and fantastic beer for a relaxing time. Luckily our super friends from The Crowded Planet are based in Milan, and they took us around to fulfil my needs, and we ended up on this hidden gem called Birrificio Lambrate.
Fun Fact: And if you’re thinking Lambrate sounds too much like Lambretta, the famous kind of motor scooter super common in 50s, you’re right! Lambretta was actually named after this incredible district we went.
Birrificio Lambrate is super close to the subway station that follows the name of the district so, even though is super out of the center, you can easily reach Birrificio Lambrate without a problem.
Birrificio Lambrate is actually 2 places and we went to the old bar since the new – and bigger – was closed. All the photos are from the small bar but do not worry of you go there and finds no tables inside to sit down. Part of the fun is to drink and interact like locals do: grab a beer and go outside to enjoy the wonderful weather! Personally I love to drink outside way more than inside. Do you agree with that?
Birrificio Lambrate has usually more than 10 completely different kinds of craft beer for you to chose from – all from the tap! (picture me over excited now!)
From stout made with chocolate all the way to double IPA and much more – Birrificio Lambrate is a heaven in a world full of awful Birra Moretti.
If you’re a beer lover you must put this place on your bucket list and if you’re like me, obsessed with different craft beers in different countries, Italy will not disappoint you, my friend!
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