Saturday, December 27, 2014

German Beer Adventures Cont'd

Doing some research on a beer we enjoyed at a Christmas street market in Murnau. We found it at a bratwurst vendor, one of the few beers we saw outdoors. Maisel & Friends American Style Pale Ale from Bayreuth, Germany in bottles, with our favorite hops: citra, simcoe, cascade, Amarillo. We had been hop-deprived for the most of our beer adventures (Hallertau being the most frequently encountered is this part of the world) so this was very welcome treat. In fact, we had two bottles with our sandwiches. Never saw it again tho.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Full Sail Wins Big in World Beer Championship

I was very pleased to read about Full Sail Brewing in Hood River, Oregon's sucess at the World Beer Championship. Full Sail was one of the very craft brews that I became a fan of, way back in the 90's. Also one of the reasons that I wanted to do an Oregon Brewery crawl that got me to Rogue, Bridgeport, Deschutes among others.

Photo: Full Sail Website

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Bavarian Beer Adventure Ends

For reasons too complicated to go into, I was not able to post during my 11 days in Munich and Bavaria.... back home now and time to catch up. Lots of photo editing and commenting to do, but I thought a few previews might be in order.
Drank a lot of Helles and Dunkkels and one surprising Pale Ale. All will be revealed in due time but for now, these images will give you a bit of an idea. And I should mention that pretzels were obviously invented here since they were everywhere and paired beautifully with whatever beer we were having!!