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Newstead Brewing & Weihenstephan – Luftschloss

Brewery Newstead Brewing in Newstead, QLD & Weihenstephan in Munich, Germany Style:   Pilsner ABV:  5.1% IBUs:    18 Rate Beer:   No rating yet Pour: Nice straw/yellow colour with a small white head. Light malty aroma. Not much hop aroma. On the palate, it’s a soft, smooth tasting Pilsner. Again, not much hop flavour, a little peppery but very subdued. Lightly […]

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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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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 […]

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Sierra Nevada – Oktoberfest 2018

Brewery: Sierra Nevada in Chico, California Style: Märzen ABV: 6% IBUs: 20 RateBeer: 91/100  Pour: Dark orange hue with a small white head on pour Another collar with Weihenstephan, this years version of their annual Oktoberfest beer is again a Märzen but with a slightly higher ABV. The colour and flavour is more malt driven with a crisp, sweet aftertaste. If […]

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Weihenstephaner collab with Sierra Nevada – Braupakt

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 […]