Austria

Schloss Eggenberg Samichlaus

Schloss Eggenberg Samichlaus

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Brewed annually.  Lager yeast.  Its name means Santa Claus. 14% abv. These are just a few facts I picked up before opening this bottle. It has been sitting in my fridge for some time now partly due to the abv. It is not every day that I (or you) might think, “I feel like a […] ... [Read more]

Zipfer Original Lager

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Continuing with the Euro Lagers I direct my attention to a brand called Zipfer. The brewery is located in Upper Austria in the little town of Zipf (makes sense I guess). I went to the distributor’s website and they claim that this is “one of the best beer in Austria (if not the best)” and […] ... [Read more]

Stiegl Premium Lager

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A couple weeks ago I visited the Bavarian Lodge in Lisle, Illinois with some friends for a couple pints. One of the beers they had on tap was Steigl. I was looking for a light European Lager for my second round and this beer fit the bill. I enjoyed this beer fresh from the tap, […] ... [Read more]