Birra Ichnusa, or simply Ichnusa, is the name of a popular Sardinian-made beer, which is brewed in Assemini, a town near the Sardinian capital Cagliari. It is named after the Latinized ancient name for Sardinia, Hyknusa.
Birra Ichnusa is a lager (5.0% ABV) with a hoppy taste.
Founded in 1912, Birra Ichnusa is now owned by Heineken International. Birra Ichnusa Special is a lager with 5.6% and Ichnusa Cruda a non pasteurized lager with 4.9% alc. Serving temperatures for all of them is 3 °C. A Zwickel-style, unfiltered, ‘Ichnusa Non Filtrata’ (5.0% ABV) is also available.