Jacob – Leichtes Weissbier

 

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In 1738, the workers of the smelting work in Bodenwöhr, Bayern, Germany requested permission from Karl Albrecht, Elector of Bavaria, to establish a brewhouse so that they would no longer need to import the brews of a somewhat inferior quality from nearby towns. The first master brewer, Peter Still from Fischbachbegan his work in 1758, so some twenty years later.

In 1759 Peter Still died and while it was a state owned it was decided to privatize the brewery, which happened in 1804. In 1884, Johann Baptist Jacob – the great-grandfather of present-day owner, Marcus Jacob – acquired the company.

I bought this unfiltered weissbeer from a German webshop at the price of 1,49 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 2,7%.

Dark orange to brown in this hazy beer that features a amber colour spectrum.

Small head with a fine top, gone in a short moment.

Lovely sweet fruit aroma with a hint burned sugar.

Forceful CO2, but with a thin fruit, sweet and slightly bitter wheat in the after taste.

Overall rating 72 / 100

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