On Saturday September 30th from 1-6 PM, Join us on Saturday, September 30th as we showcase 25 top shelf beers from Germany, Belgium and Austria! Come meet representatives from each brewery, learn about the breweries, beers and take home some awesome gifts. Like always, our festivals will be filled with games, live music, contests and loads of prizes.
Progusta 6.8% ABV: With Progusta, the types of hops used come to the fore, and harmonize perfectly with the bitter note. The hoppy aroma can be attributed to the American Citra and German Hallertauer Mittelfrüh varieties, which complement each other beautifully. The sweetness remaining after fermentation forms a nice interplay with the bitter note
Gouden Carolus Cuvée Van De Keizer 11% ABV: This exceptional ale ages well, developing a refined complexity and intense aromas. With powerful notes of roasted malts, caramel and plums, its surprisingly soft and fruity aroma combines a warm roundness with a refreshing taste. An imperial brew to cherish and enjoy in moderation.
Gouden Carolus Classic 8.5% ABV: Het Anker Brewery still brews “The Emperor’s Beer” which is top-fermented and bottle conditioned following traditional methods. Its high gravity (O.G. 1080-85) combines the warmth of wine and the freshness of beer. Gouden Carolus is one of the strongest and most exciting beers in the world. After lengthy maturing and conditioning, it is bottled unfiltered, giving a beer which is rich in vitamins and 100% natural. Gouden Carolus has unlimited storage (it even improves with age) and will charm you with its warm coppery colour and rich bouquet.
Delirium Nocturnum 8.5% ABV: Touches of caramel, mocha and chocolate. Spices such as liquorice and coriander are also present. Initially, a very good mouthfeel of alcohol and softness. This is followed by an increasing bitterness, partially from the hop, but also from the roasted malt and chocolate malt. Towards the end a nice balance between bitterness, sour and sweet.
Delirium Red 8% ABV: Deep dark red colour, with a light pink, compact and lacing head. Soft fruity aroma, with hints of almond and mildly sour cherries. Sweet and fruity, with a nice balance between sweet and sour. An excellent dessert beer.
Delirium Tremens 8.5% ABV: Pale blond, the fine and regular effervesce ensures a fine and stable head. Slightly malty, a nice touch of alcohol, spicy. Feels like the sound shot of alcohol is igniting the mouth. In reality the tongue and palate are warmed. The taste is characterized by its roundness. The aftertaste is strong, long-lasting and dry bitter.
Oktoberfest Marzen 5.6% ABV: Since 1888 Dinkelacker beers have been brewed according to the principles of the founder Carl Dinkelacker – with the highest standards of quality and freshness, with the finest ingredients, and with great care. All beers are brewed at Dinkelacker with 100% local ingredients. The rich aroma hops, fine barley and fresh water are all local resources. This delicious brew previously won a Gold medal in the German-Style/Oktoberfest category at The Great American Beer Festival (GABF).
From Brauerei Schloss:
Eggenberg Hopefenkonig Pils 5.1% ABV: Ingredients: Water; Malt; Saaz hops; Hop extract. “Hopfenkonig has a crisp, clean dry, hoppy nose and aromatic flavours.”
Weissbräu Dunkel 5.3% ABV: Carefully selected dark malts with delicate roasting aromas give Erdinger’s Dunkel its full-bodied flavor and strong character. This elegant wheat beer has a lustrous, deep dark-brown appearance in the glass. The first sip reveals a harmonious symphony of carefully selected wheat and barley malts with exquisite Hallertau aroma hops. The taste buds detect hints of caramel, nuts and fresh bread. An unmistakable top-fermenting accent is provided by Erdinger’s traditional yeast.
Weissbräu Urweisse 4.9%: With its distinctive top-fermenting beer profile and strong yeasty flavor, Urweisse is a truly traditional Bavarian wheat beer specialty. The soft initial taste is accompanied by malted wheat and caramel flavors mixed with hints of clove, banana and yeast. This is followed by a lingering finish of sun-ripened aroma hops from the Hallertau region. Urweisse contains slightly more carbon dioxide than other Erdinger Weissbier – making it a lively taste sensation.
Weissbier Dunkel 5% ABV: Deep and dark colored, cloudy with yeast. Brewed with a darker roasted malt which adds some maltiness to the refreshing flavour of the Hefe-Weissbier.
Weiss 5.5% ABV: The silky shine and intense golden yellow hue of our Weisse, topped off with a compact and creamy head of froth, is a truly magnificent sight. The yeast evolves gently to deliver a magnificently refreshing fruity and citrus note accompanied by a fine sparkling hint of acidity. The light sweetness of bananas and honey melt on the tongue and mingle with subtle and slightly more bitter notes of nutmeg.
Marzen 5.8% ABV: A traditional Munich brew, the name derives from the month it was originally brewed in – March. The use of Münchner malt (a specialty darker malt) gives it the light Bernstein color. Caramel and bisquit flavor with an intense hop aroma.
Munchen Dunkel 5.5% ABV: Dark beer existed in Bavaria long before light beer. This was the first type of beer to be brewed at Hofbräuhaus when it was founded. Today, when beer-lovers all over the world talk about dark beer, they usually mean a Munich style beer. Today, Hofbräu Dunkel – the archetypal Bavarian beer – is still as popular as ever. With its alcoholic content of around 5.5% volume and its spicy taste, it’s a refreshing beer that suits all kinds of occasion. A beer in the traditional Munich style!
Oktoberfest 6.3% ABV: The Munich Beer Festival, or Oktoberfest, is an event of superlatives – it’s the largest popular festival in the world, staging in the beer metropolis of Munich. Millions of visitors from all over the world flock along every year to enjoy its very special atmosphere. For this occasion, Hofbräu brews a rich, full-bodied beer which goes down ideally with traditional Bavarian cuisine. With its deliciously bitter taste and alcoholic content of 6.3% volume, Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier is as special as the Beer Festival itself.
Original Lager 5.1% ABV: Hofbräuhaus is a symbol of Munich’s hospitality and the Bavarian gift for creating a snug and cosy atmosphere. Beer-lovers from all over the world come here to enjoy its famous beers. More than any other, Hofbräu Original embodies the special atmosphere of the beer-making capital of Munich, and exports it to the four corners of the globe. Its refreshing, bitter flavour and alcoholic content of around 5.1% volume have made it famous worldwide. A Munich beer with character.
Cuvee du Chateau 11% ABV: An unequalled beer, at the top of the Kasteel spectrum.The aroma and flavour of Cuvée are those of a Kasteel Donker, that aged 10 years in the cellars of the castle, noble and strong.
Tripel 11% ABV: A tripel, as solid as a castle. A full bodied beer, brewed with Belgian hops, to enjoy quietly, with a powerful, distinctive flavour: flowery, hop bitterness and soft alcohol.
From Brasseries Kronenbourg:
Kronenbourg 1664 (France) 5.5% ABV: Kronenbourg 1664 is France’s No.1 selling beer and the UK’s second-biggest selling premium lager. Kronenbourg 1664 is made with a unique blend of hops including aromatic hops from Alsace.
Alhambra Reserva 6.4% ABV: Reserved for the most demanding palate. Alhambra Reserva 1925 is a high quality beer crafted to perfection. With its deep, exquisite taste and exclusive masterpiece in bottle design. Reserva 1925: Our vast brewing experience, to enchant the beer connoisseur.
From Oud Beersel:
Bersalis Tripel 9.5% ABV: Bersalis Tripel is a blond triple with firm character. The full body taste of wheat malt evolves during drinking from a fruity-bitter flavour to a round sweet taste. Its spices leave a nice feeling in the mouth.
Oktoberfest Marzen 5.8% ABV: An earthy, slightly sweet, caramelized aroma starts this beer off in spectacular fashion. The excellent grain and biscuit-like malt profile give a smooth yet complex taste, and the low (but noticeable) hop flavor is well balanced. Numerous intangible qualities make Paulaner a top-notch Oktoberfest… and just one more reason to book that ticket to Munich.
Pils 4.8% ABV: Crowned the official drink by King Friedrich August III of Saxony, Radeberger, a pilsner style beer brewed near Dresden, is characterized by its dazzling and refreshing taste and has long been enjoyed by German nobility.
Ritter Trunk Dunkel 5.5% ABV: This great tasting amber has a strong malt flavor. The flavor blends perfectly with the caramel aroma and roast taste with a tiny chocolate hint. Don’t let the clear, polished-brown color fool you, as this beer is soft with a very smooth taste. This beer goes well with red meats, desserts, and fruits.
Schloss Export 5.5% ABV: A strong and mildly heaped beer with a distinctive aromatic malt flavor. It is stored for at least 8 weeks.
Grapefruit 2.5% ABV: The Schofferhofer Grapefruit is the unique combination of sparkling smooth Schofferhofer Hefeweizen and grapefruit flavoring. A refreshing, well-rounded taste with tangy character, and hints of sweetness is pleasing to the palates. Tastes best ice cold and right from the tap. 50% of Schofferhofer unfiltered Hefeweizen blended with 50% grapefruit drink.
Kölsch 4.8% ABV: In Germany, only such beers are allowed to be sold as “Kölsch” when they are brewed within the boundaries of Cologne, a city with a population of one million, located at the Rhine river. Sion Kölsch is one of these beers closely linked to the long tradition of an old brewery in the “Domstadt” (“Cathedral City”). Sion is the name of a brewer’s family from the nearby Eifel region. In 1912, the brewer Jean Sion bought a very old brewery with pub in the core city of Cologne.
From Sly Fox:
Incubus Belgian Triple 10.3% ABV: An Abbey-style Tripel, famed for its powers of seduction. Brewed with German pils malt and select European hops. Golden in color, dry and spicy.
Saison Vos 6.5% ABV: A Belgian-style farmhouse ale brewed with German pils malt and hopped with English Target and East Kent Golding hops. Fermented with a special proprietary yeast which imparts its dry, spicy character. Golden orange in color.
Grapefruit Radler 2% ABV: Real grapefruit juice gives this deliciously refreshing Radler (mixed beer drink) its amber natural cloudiness and pleasant tangy taste. The refreshingly fruity taste makes Stiegl-Radler Grapefruit a wonderful thirst quencher.
Zitrone 2.5% ABV: Mixing Stiegl’s signature Goldbrau lager with real lemon juice gives this beer a distinct tart flavor, citrusy aroma, revitalizing sparkle, and natural cloudiness. Stiegl Lemon Radler is an invigorating and specialty malt beverage geared toward individuals with health-conscious, active lifestyles. It contains purely natural fruit sugar, with no artificial sweetener. In German, “radler” means “cyclist” and this beer style is often referred to as a “bicycle beer” because of athletes who prefer to indulge in this type of brew as they bike through the Alps. The beverage provides energizing hydration and enjoyment without inebriating, especially in high-altitude locations.
From Straffe Hendrik:
Brugs Quadrupel 11% ABV: A rich and intense dark Belgian ale. It is brewed with a subtle blend of specialty malts, which give the ale an extremely dark colour and chewy, malty, complex character. The quadrupel combines a clean dryness with a warm-bodied mouth feel and essence of fruit. Secondary fermentation in the bottle creates a living ale that can be aged and will have an evolution of taste profile over time.
Oktoberfest Beer 5.8% ABV: This is a full, rich-bodied, hoppy, seasonal lager that is especially brewed for the Festbier season. This beer truly represents the Bavarian way of celebrating. Deep gold color, great mouthfeel and lots of flavor. Prost!
Hefe Wessbier 5.4% ABV: Our golden-yellow wheat beer, with its fine-pred white foam, smells of cloves and impresses consumers with its refreshing banana flavor. It is full bodied with a smooth yeast taste. To be enjoyed at any time, goes excellently with fish and seafood, spicy cheese, and especially with traditional Bavarian veal sausage. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.
Hefe Wessbier Dunkel 5.3% ABV: Our dark wheat beer is impressive with its creamy white foam. A fruity-fresh sweetness and hints of mature bananas harmonise with delicious flavors of roasted malt, sparkling and full-bodied with a slight caramel taste on the first sip. An excellent accompaniment from hearty meals and game to chocolate and nut desserts.
Vitus 7.7% ABV: Our light coloured, spicy single-block, “Vitus” is saturated with fine yeast and a creamy foam. It is a specialty with a round character based on the extra long storage time. The fruity smell of dried apricots joins aromas of citrus, cloves, and hints of banana. Full-bodied and sparkling with an effervescent mouthfeel. Thus, the Vitus does not taste like a typical Bock beer but more like a noble, fruity wheat beer. Perfect with red meat, strong cheese, and also able to guide desserts.
From De Brabandere:
Wittekerke 5% ABV: Charms you with its own character, smooth taste and a unique delicious aroma. A very pleasant drink, light in alcohol with a crisp and refreshing flavor. WITTEKERKE is always served cold, but in taking your time to enjoy it, you will find more flowery and spring flavors towards the end of your glass. Although the hoppy bitterness is an underlying taste, it is never dominant. Perfect white head.
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