Tuesday 13 November 2007

German Beers at the Great Welsh Beer & Cider Festival

The Great Welsh Beer & Cider Festival will also be featuring a range of German beers in the upstairs bar - a case of Deustsland uber Ales!

Andechser Famous brewery in the hills south of Munich, owned by the Andechs Monastery. Bock Hell (6.9%), not a curse but a strong, malty, light-coloured beer, Doppelbock Dunkel, (7.0%), a strong, rich, dark beer, Dunkel Weissbier (5.0%), a dark, cloudy wheat beer and Weissbier Hell (5.5%), a more traditional light cloudy, and wheat beer.

Augustiner Munich’s oldest brewery, founded in 1328. Edelstoff (5.7%), a full-flavoured light-coloured beer, Hell (5.2%), the brewery’s standard light beer, and Oktoberfest (6.0%), a sweet, malty beer brewed annually for the Munich Oktoberfest.

Greif A medium sized brewery in Forchheim, between Nűrnberg and Bamberg in northern Bavaria. Festbier (5.5%), a blond, slightly sweetish premium festival beer, Pils (4.9%), a blond, hoppy beer and Weisse (5.5%), an unfiltered wheat beer.

Hacker-Pschorr The combined Paulaner / Hacker-Pscorr brewery is Munich’s largest. Oktoberfest (6.0%), another beer brewed for the Munich Oktoberfest.

Karg A brewery south west of Munich that only brews wheat beer. Dunkles Weissbier (5.0%), dark wheat and Weisse Hell (5.0%), a light-coloured wheat beer.

Lőwenbräu Not the famous “Lion Brewery” of Munich but its smaller namesake from Buttenheim between Nűrnberg and Bamberg. Kellerbier (4.7%), a light amber, low carbonated beer.

Mahr’s From Bamberg, a historical city in northern Bavaria, famous for its number of breweries. Hell (4.9%), a blond, slightly sweet beer, Pilsner, (4.9%) blond and drier, Ungespundet (5.2%), a light brown, unfiltered, full-flavoured beer and Weissbier (4.9%), a wheat beer.

Neder Another small brewery in Forchheim. Export (5.1%), light-coloured and spicy.

Spaten Munich’s second largest brewery. Oktoberfest (6.0%), a sweetish beer providing Spaten’s contribution to Munich’s autumnal festivities.

Trunk A small brewery with monatic connections at Vierzehnheiligen, near Lichtenfels in the far north of Bavaria. Export Dunkel (5.2%), a dark, almost stout like beer.

Unertl Wheat beer brewery in Műhldorf, east of Munich. Weissbier (5.2%).

Bottled Beers

Andechser See above. Dunkel Weissbier (5.0%), a dark, cloudy wheat beer and Weissbier Hell (5.5%), a more traditional light cloudy, and wheat beer..

Augustiner See above. Oktoberfest (6.0%).

Beck Not the giant brewery in Bremen, North Germany, but the tiny brewery in Lisberg-Trabelsdorf near Bamberg. Dunkel (5.0%), a darkish beer, Kellerbier, unfiltered, Lagerbier (4.9%), and Weissbier (5.2%).

Früh Famous brewery in Cologne. Kölsch (4.8%) Traditional Cologne beer, more British in style than many German beers.

Hacker-Pschorr See above. Oktoberfest (6.0%).

Hirschbräu 350-year brewery at Sonthofen, in the foothills of the Alps. Holzar Vollbier, a cloudy, traditional beer.

Karg See above. Dunkles Weissbier (5.0%), dark wheat with loads of yeast and Weisse Hell (5.0%), a light-coloured wheat beer.

Kneitinger From Regensburg, on the River Danube (or Donau as it is known in Germany), a brewery founded in 1530. Bock Dunkel (6.5%), a strong, dark beer.

Mahr’s See above. Bock (7.2%), malty, strong and slightly sweet.

Malzmühle Another Cologne brewery producing that city’s traditional beer. Mühlen Kölsch (4.8%)

Pyraser From the village of Thalmässing-Puras in central Bavaria. Weissbier (5.2%).

Schlenkerla Brewed by Heller but commonly known by the name of the brewery tap in Bamberg. Rauch Weizen (5.2%), a smoked wheat beer and Rauchbier Urbock (6.5%), a stronger, seasonal version.

Spaten See above. Oktoberfest (6.0%).

St Georgen Another brewery in Buttenheim between Nűrnberg and Bamberg. Kellerbier (4.9%) and Pilsener (4.9%).

Unertl See above. Bio-Dinkel Weisse (5.2%), an organic wheat beer, Műhldorfer Weisse (5.2%), a darkish beer and Weissbier (5.2%).

Werneker From Werneck in North Western Bavaria. Weissbier (5.2%).

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