Tag Archives: Germany

Hacker-Pschorr Weisse Dark

After their last outing at JustBeer, I had high high hopes when I found a half-litre of Hacker-Pschorr Dark Weisse at Malt & Vine this weekend – their Oktoberfest that I picked up back in the Autumn was a rioutous good … Continue reading

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Dave brings yet another new beer to the tasting table with Aventinus from Schneider-Weisse in Germany.  This interesting brew has only a slight smell of alcohol that belies the 8.2% ABV.  The strange thing is, however, that you can’t really taste … Continue reading

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Spaten Oktoberfest

According to the Spaten website, Spaten Oktoberfest is the first Oktoberfest beer in the world, started in 1872.  I don’t have any reason to think they are lying with us, so lets run with it. I bought the world’s first oktoberfest … Continue reading

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Erdinger Oktoberfest Weizen

From the world’s largest wheat beer brewery comes this crafty little number, a handsome weizen dressed up in Oktoberfest clothes to cash in on America’s favourite beer marketing event. Nice move by Erdinger, and you really can’t blame them for … Continue reading

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Ayinger Oktober Fest-Marzen

Looking back into our archives, Ayinger have a had a mixed reception between Dug and I – one awesome, one hideous… and one more to try right here with this bottle of seasonal Bavarian festival beer, a good pint-and-a-bit of … Continue reading

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Hacker-Pschorr Original Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest time! While there’s a fine October beer drinking scene here on the west coast of the US, nothing can hope to hold a candle to the Munich original, and so to help lighten the load of our German brothers … Continue reading

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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier – Märzen

Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier or Original Schlenkerla Smokebeer – Märzen comes to us from the Bamburg, Germany… a town known for smokebeer and a place specifically known for this brew.  Their website actually has a bunch of great information on the beer, … Continue reading

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Franziskaner Weissbier

My prayers were answered! Although I was really enjoying the Krombacher pils we discovered in the little sausage-restaurant at Dusseldorf airport in Germany on fine summer day, I’d had my heart set on some Franziskaner since we’d walked in, and … Continue reading

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Krombacher pils

Decent 0,4 of a litre of Pils with sausage at the Loreley airport cafe/bar at Dusseldorf airport after an hour and a half driving – yet again – across northern Germany. Not a bad way to spend your lunchtime, I must say, … Continue reading

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Radeberger pilsner

Desperate for something to cut through the pollution of the abominable Banana-flavoured Weizen I’d just consumed, my eye turned it’s eager gaze once more upon the Kruse Baimken biergarten’s menu, and settled rapidly on the name of Radeberger. A fine pilsner would … Continue reading

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