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 […]
I like a good schwarz beer. Dark lagers have a place and this one is not too bad
Quite clean and easy to drink for strong ale. No boozy flavours.
Brewery: Ahornberger Landbrauerei Strößner-Bräu in Bavaria, Germany Style: Landbier/Keller ABV: 4.8% RateBeer: 24/100 Pour: Light golden colour with a thin head. Heavy malt driven beer adhering to Reinhold Law of beer brewing in Germany. 4 ingredients. Malt. Yeast. Hops and water. Not much hop flavour but that’s the intention. Quite heavy for the 4.8%. I’m not sure what a landbier […]
Brewery: Franziskaner in Bavaria, Germany Style: Weissbier ABV: 5% RateBeer: 43/100 Pour: Orange tinged golden colour with little head Sweeter Weissbier style with hints of soft fruits and honey. Pairs well with a German pretzel, freshly baked, still warm. Because carbs are your friend.
Brewery: Erdinger Weissbrau in Bayern, Germany Style: Weissbier/Hefeweizen ABV: 5.3% RateBeer: 43/100 Pour: Crystal yellow colour with a big fluffy head. Oktoberfest is on and it would be remiss of me to not have a few German ales to celebrate. Crisp and clean wheat beer that’s perfect to have with a giant pork schnitzel and that weird boiled cabbage crap the Germans eat.
Brewery: Weihenstephaner in Bavaria, Germany & Sierra Nevada in Chico, California USA Style: Hefe Weissbier ABV: 6% IBUs: 35 Rate Beer: 95/100 Pour: Opaque golden yellow with a big white foamy head Crisp, zesty Hefeweizen with nice wheat flavours and little bit of hop zing in the tail. Two classic breweries coming together to make a […]
Brewery: Weihenstephaner in Freising, Bavaria, Germany Style: Weizenbock ABV: 7.7% Rate Beer: 98/100 Pour: Dark yellow pour with a big frothy head A big strong German Wheat beer. You can taste the wheat and barley and the higher ABV. A little aftertaste of banana and some similar characteristics of a weizen style. This one is to have when you’re distracting the […]