Ducato8 – International Craft Beer Festival | Parma | 28th April-May 1st

From April 28th to May 1st 2018, in the heart of Parma, “City Of Gastronomy” Unesco, Birrificio del Ducato organizes the event Ducato8, International Craft Beer Festival, in conncetion with Parma Street Food Festival. From 11 am till night, 8 breweries from all over the world will bring their beers in Piazzale della Pilotta, Parma, surrounded by truck food, music and shows.

The 8 international breweries selected by the Ducato will be the following:

Mahr’s Bräu (Germany)
Brauerei Rittmayer Hallerndorf (Germany)
Marble Brewery (UK)
Põhjala Brewery (Estonia)
LERVIG (Norvegia)
Brouwerij ‘t IJ (Holland)
Le Trou du diable (Canada)
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. (USA)

At the free admission event, obviously there will be more than 10 beers of our production:

  • VIAEMILIA (Italian Pilsner)
  • A.F.O. (American Pale Ale)
  • NEW MORNING (Italian Saison)
  • MACHETE (Double IPA)
  • CALIFORNIA SUN (California Common)
  • VIOLENT FEMME (Italian Saison)
  • MADEMOISELLE (Vienna Lager)
  • FRAMBOZSCHELLA (Sour Ale con lamponi)
  • Moreover, for such an important event, we couldn’t create a new beer dedicated to the city of Parma: OLTRETORRENTE, Hoppy Belgian Strong Ale.


All days, from 5 pm to 8 pm, Radio Birrificio del Ducato will take care of the entertainment, with a series of interviews, gags, surprise guests and above all … music, a lot of music, selected by Marco Pipitone. The journalist and DJ, flanked by Mavi Bruni, artist, singer and speaker, will entertain the audience.

Sunday, April 29 Radio Birrificio del Ducato will propose live “9 songs 9 of …”, a successful format in which Pipitone interviewed on the pages of Il Fatto Quotidiano and in front of numerous audiences, important artists such as Franco Battiato , Carlo Massarini, Marlene Kuntz, Morgan, Motta and many others. On the occasion of the Craft Beer Festival International Ducato8, from 6 pm, the appointment is with Aldo Piazza, in the guise of the famous drag queen Ape Regina. The famous Parmesan performer will be interviewed through “nine songs” personally selected to tell its artistic path completed as a drag queen.


Saturday, April 28th

9.30 pm – 12.00 Roberto Ugolotti Dj Set: Groove/Funk/Power-Pop.

Sunday, April 29th

9.30 pm – 12.00 Chrisdj Falleri dj set: The biggest hits from 2000 up to the present day.

Monday, April 30th

9.30 pm – 12.00 Nota & Ice Alien Dj set: Northernsoul/Soul/Modern/Soulful.

Tuesday, May 1st

9.30 pm – 12.00 Carlo Maffini Dj set: 70s/80s/90s.