Category Weizenbock

Review: Peak Organic Weiss Principal0

by Mikeat 11:32 AM

Mixing different styles of beer can often lead to a great marriage of the best features of each style. My current favorite “hybrid” style is the wheat-IPA, the intersection of IPA and Hefeweizen. Browsing around a beer store in Maine I stumbled upon a beer of this style that I had to try, the Weiss Principal from Peak Organic Brewing company based in Portland, ME.

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Review: Lagunitas Bavarian-Styled Doppel Weizen0

by Mikeat 02:16 PM

Variations on wheat beers are among my favorites. They range from a stock standard Hefeweizen, to a Dunkelweizen, and the more potent Doppel Weizen. The latter of these is what I have today, and this one is from Lagunitas Brewing Company out of California. Inscribed with a story about the origin of the beer and a very inviting picture of the beer on the label, you can’t help but dive right in.

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Review: Schneider Aventinus0

by Mikeat 10:33 AM

Every now and then when browsing through the beer selection at your local store you stumble upon something you have never heard of, with a strange name and at a decent price. That is what happened with the Schneider Aventinus from Private Weissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH (that is the only time I’ll make you read that). This Weizenbock from Kelheim, Germany claims to be “Germany’s Original Wheat-Doppelbock,” this should have an interesting combination of flavors with an old world style.

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