The Septem microbrewery is located in Orologio on the island of Evia. It was founded in 2009, by the chemist/winemaker Sophocles Panagiotou and his brother, economist George Panagiotou. In Latin ‘Septem’ means seven, the number that represents creation, which inspired them to create a variety of beers, each named after a different day. Responsible for the design and production of the beers is oenologist Sofocles Panagiotou. Oenologists devote their lives to searching for the perfect structure and balance for their wines in order to bring out the attributes of the variety, microclimate and harvest.
Septem applies the same “oenological” philosophy in processing the best quality malts and hops to create the distinctive aromas and flavours that characterises their fresh, unpasteurized beers. They believe that hop is respectively the “grape” of beer and they select the best quality whole hops of unique varieties from all over the world, to enhance the aromas and flavours of each of the Septem beers.
Golden-bronze colour, with orange hues and long lasting wheat head.
Characterised by impressive aromas of muscat grapes, citrus fruits and peach due to the use of the exotic Nelson Sauvin.
Slightly sweet taste, with well-balanced body, sharp bitterness and very aromatic after-taste, where the zesty and floral aromas dominate.
Food Match: Fresh pasta with lobster, fresh tomato, chilli peppers and parsley or green salads with fresh goat cheese, dried figs and vinaigrette sauce.
International Beer Challenge 2013 – Gold Medal
Quality Award Gastronome(Gourmet): Drink of the year 2013
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