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Insel Brauerei – Biere De Saison

Brewery Insel Brauerei in Mecklenberg-Vorpommern, Germany Style Saison ABV & IBU 5.6% Rate Beer 44/100 Tasting Notes Beautiful golden colour. Slight sour aroma which makes me think this will be quite tart. Sweet cherry flavours which contradicts the aroma. Quite moreish and easy on the palette. Not what I was expecting. This is a wonderful, modern […]

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Oettinger – Pils

Brewery: Oettinger in Bavaria, Germany Style:  Pilsner  ABV:  4.7% IBUs:   32 Rate Beer:  6/100 Pour:  Straw yellow with a big white head.  Malty, bready flavour with a little bit of sweetness. Not as crisp as I’d like a Pilsner to be, but decent enough. I remember first drinking these when they were like $10 for a six pack of 500ml cans. When your […]

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Weihenstephaner – Pils

Brewery: Bayerische Staatsbrauerei in Bayern, Germany  Style:  Pilsner ABV:  5.1% IBUs:   32 Rate Beer:  44/100 Pour:  Straw yellow colour with a big foamy white head.  A white bread, almost pasta type flavour. There’s a noble hop bitterness that is quite herbal and spicy. It doesn’t feel as balanced as a Czech Pilsner. It may not be the freshest version of this beer either […]

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Paulaner- Hefe-Weissbier

Brewery: Paulaner in Munich, Germany Style:  Hefeweizen ABV:  5.5% IBUs:   16 Rate Beer:  90/100 Pour:  Cloudy golden yellow with a big white head on pour. Sweet, bready malt aroma. Big hit of banana and sweet pastry on the tongue. A true German Hefeweizen designed to be drunk during Oktoberfest celebrations. Coming in a big 500ml, it […]

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Weihenstephaner – Hefeweissbier Alkoholfrei

Brewery: Weihenstephaner in Bavaria, Germany Style:  Alcohol free Hefeweizen ABV:  0.5% IBUs:   14 Rate Beer:  12/100 Pour:  Cloudy yellow with a big white head. A Dry July experiment to see if there is such a thing as a good non-alcoholic beer. This has some resemblance to a hefeweizen. The banana/clove yeasty flavours make this almost seem […]

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Weihenstephaner – Original Helles Alkoholfrei

Brewery: Weihenstephaner in Bavaria, Germany Style:  Alcohol free Helles Lager ABV:  0.5% IBUs:   21 Rate Beer:  6/100 Pour:  Washed out straw yellow colour with a small white head. A Dry July experiment to see if there is such a thing as a good non-alcoholic beer. This is quite sweet but under the sweetness is hints of […]

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Weihenstephaner – Tradition Bayrisch Dunkel

Brewery: Weihenstephaner in Bavaria, Germany Style:  Dunkel ABV:  5.2% IBUs:   24 Rate Beer:  59/100 Pour:  Copper brown in colour with a slight red hue in the light. Sweet, malty flavour with hints of toffee and caramel. A full flavour and body makes this dark lager really enjoyable to drink as the days get cooler in late […]

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Weihenstephener – Festbier

Brewery: Weihenstephener in Bayern, Germany Style: Festbier ABV: 5.8% IBUs: 26 Rate Beer: 37/100 Pour Light straw colour with a good white head that slowly fades out Tastes awfully lot like a pilsner. Crisp, clean, light. Slight earthy hop notes. I wished I had saved this for tomorrow for the Bushfire Appeal concert, because this is […]