Tag Archives: Germany

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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Hövels Bitterbier

Never having heard of – let alone tried – a “bitterbier” before, the Hövel’s Bitterbier on the menu at the Kruse Baimken biergarten in Munster on the fine sunny evening that I was enjoying in Germany looked intriguing enough for me … Continue reading

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Weizen mit Banane

After the delight of the Schofferhoffer Weizen earlier in the evening, I took the bull by the horns, ignored my friends advice to save my soul for other pleasures, and rustled up a demi-litre of Weizen with added banana goodness. … Continue reading

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Schofferhofer weizen

Picture the scene – a warm, drowsy evening follows a scorching summer afternoon on the high plains of northern Germany. Five wandering souls stroll the tree-lined cobbled promenade that follows the path of the medieval city walls of the ancient … Continue reading

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Diebels Premium Altbier

On the road once again, for the first time in a long time I’m hanging out in the beer-lover’s paradise… Germany. Ah, man – what a place! After trekking across the US, the Atlantic, the south of England, the plains … Continue reading

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