Rome, October 25 - Italian food makers have figured out a way to turn beer into a spreadable pate'. "It's like a sweet, beer-flavored gelatine," said Pietro Napoleone from the Napoleone chocolate company in Rieti, central Italy, which teamed up with the Alta Quota brewery in nearby Cittareale to make the pate'. The team showed off their product Thursday at Turin's Salone del Gusto food fair. Spreadable beer comes in both light and heavy flavors. "It goes great with appetizers and cheeses, and it's wonderful on toast," said Napoleone. "We think this is the future".