This monastery bitter is made by steeping one-year-old cones and the tips of fresh shoots of dwarf pines (Pinus mugo) in brandy for approx. five months. This imbues the bitter with its typical resinous taste.
Alcohol content: 35 Vol. %
The production of "Schüttelbrot" begins with the preparation of a very soft dough. After short rest time the baker with skilled hand forms round dough-forms which weigh according to size of the end product between 50 and 200 gr...
Lightly-baked, crunchy rye bread in small format. As a rule, our South Tyrolean Mini-Schüttelbrot is eaten between meals (during a so-called 'Jause' or 'Brotzeit') or rather during a light afternoon meal (the South Tyrolean 'Marende'). It makes of course a perfect accompaniment to wine and beer.