Monthly Archives: November 2012

Bryghuset Braunstein – Økologisk hvede

This organic wheat beer comes from a private owned micro brewery located at Koege in the Denmark. The micro brewery is from 2011 and is run by two brothers that also own it. They try to target a smaller market with their special beers and especially their organic beers.

I found this beer at a local supermarket in Denmark at the of 1,75 Euro for a 330 ml bottle with a strength of 5%.

The colour is almost dark orange brown from the heavy amount of sediment in this unfiltered beer. This does not look as delicious as I would hope for.

The head structure is light bubbles that quickly disappears into a thin layer.

There is a large amount of sediment on the bottom of the bottle and you have to swirl it good to get it all out.

A good fruity and fresh taste, it is really well balanced in its taste and the aroma have a hint of yeast. This positive experience only lasts till the bottom of the glass, the heavy sediment falls quickly leaving a sour taste of yeast. I would advise on throwing out the last bit in the glass and then enjoy a good beer, but never finish it.

Colour is not too appealing to me, taste and aroma is really satisfying but I do not like to advise on throwing out beer when it comes from a small and expensive bottle. Organic beer brewing is a plus for doing something good for us humans, I like that and this is also what saves this beer its rating. 

Overall rating is 80 / 100

Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier

This wheat beer comes from the Paulaner brewery located at Munich in the southern Bayern.

Paulaner have been making beer here since 1634, the brewery was established by the Minim friars of the Neudeck ob der Au cloister. The order and brewery are named after the founder of the order, Francis of Paola. The brewey have since the start changed hands four times and today is owned by a holding company where a venture company along with Heineken owns it.

I found this beer at a local supermarket in Denmark at the price of 1,75 Euros for a 500 ml can with a strength of 5%.

The colour have warm red tones leaving an impression of a deep warm glow, a beutiful wheat beer where thoughts are lead towards glowing embers.

The head structure is so fine that it can look like whipped cream, leaving a massive thick head on the beer, it looks, feels and taste good.

There is very little to none sediment on the bottom of the can and the beer just have this unfiltered look on its on, it could lack the joy of swirling the last bit of the bottle doing the pouring to get the sediment out.

A good fruity aroma tells me I am about to enjoy a good beer.

The taste is a fruitful one where the hint of yeast, giving the bitterness to counter the fruit flavour is good, the aroma is dominated by the yeast but when drinking the beer ones impression quickly changes to the positive side.

Paulaner is a wellknown, wellselling and good beer. Colour, head, aroma and taste are just what I look for, but the price is also steep!  

Overall rating is 84 / 100

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