Today’s beer: Kress Bayrisch Zwickel
This is my first Kellerbier/Zwickel and I think I’m in love!
Something about the yeasty cloudiness, the malt sweetness, and an overall tartness remind me of a mix between a dark wheat beer a Märzen.
For the style I think the color is a little dark but it’s a beaut.
Cloudy and amber. Just perfect.
Kellerbier literally means cellar beer and this is and old style that predates pasteurization and refrigeration by wide margins.
It reminds me of a tankard of beer a character from Middle Earth might quaff.
This was a great addition to the calendar and quite possibly a style I’ll seek out in the future.
Today’s beer: Urtyp Hell Edel Bayer
A bright beer for a Merry season.
Really enjoying how smooth & clean these German Lagers can taste.
I have to admit that I kept singing edelweiss when reading the label, which is a little troubling since the only lyric I know is “edelweiss”.
Hope you’re all enjoying the season (and some fun beers) too!
Today’s beer: Eaglebräu Weizenbier Dunkel
What’s not to love about this beer? Nothing!
I’ve always enjoyed wheat beers and darker versions even more so. This is no exception.
I think this might be the best beer I’ve had in the calendar.
Some combination of a style I dig, the right beer for the weather (my biggest gripe about the calendar, that it isn’t appropriately wintry enough), and a very good beer.
Today’s beer: Hemminger Gold Märzen
Another Märzen, this one had a little of that corn whiskey aftertaste, but I enjoyed it just the same.
Last night’s beer: Rieder IPA
Drank this last night but forgot to post about. First time I’ve missed a deadline all month.
I’m torn about this beer because I love IPAs but I got a German beer Advent Calendar for all the German styles.
Untappd has this beer as an “IPA – American” so I drank a beer made in Germany that is an American take on an English style developed for soldiers deployed in India.
Makes perfect sense.
Good beer just a strange inclusion.
Plus you’ll get a second beer review later today.