Brauerei Weihenstephan

1809 Berliner Weisse

Dr. Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse

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I have heard and read of this sour beer for some time now, but finally got up the gumption to buy a bottle of 1809. This beer was brewed in an attempt to recreate a nearly extinct style that was unique to Berlin Germany. According to the bottle, Napoleon and his troops dubbed the Berliner […] ... [Read more]

Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier

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In keeping with Tom’s review on Saison Dupont, I also recently partook in a famous, celebrated beer that has been on my “to try” list for months: Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier. The Weihenstephan Brewery in Germany can trace its roots all the way back to the year 768, and claims to be the oldest working brewery […] ... [Read more]

Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier

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In the world of German Weiss beers there are a couple terms which I have seemed to confuse and blend together. After reading Randy Mosher’s book Tasting Beer I finally got a good handle on my terms. The titles “weis,” “weiss,” “weisse” simply mean white. They usually describe a hazy, pale beer brewed with wheat […] ... [Read more]