Monthly Archives: October 2014

Schwaben Bräu – Das Weizen Hefe Hell

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Schwaben brewery was founded in 1903 by David Sanwald in Stuttgart, Germany. In 1996 it was brought together with the Dinkelacker brewery. In 2007, Wolfgang Dinkelacker, buys back the brewery from the big corporation Inbev. The privately owned brewery, dinkelacker-Schwaben braü, is today still located in Stuttgart and have around 300 employees.

I bought this unfiltered weissbier in a wine shop in Odense, Denmark. At the price of 5 Euro for a 500ml bottle at 5%

Beautiful orange glowing colour.

Large white head, fine bubbles on the top, disperses into a thin layer.

Faint fruit in the aroma.

Strong CO2, the fruit taste is on the light side while it is overwhelmed by the sweet taste.

Overall rating 75 / 100

Nørrebro Bryghus – Ivory Blonde

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Nørrebro Bryghus is a Danish micro brewery founded in 2000 by Anders Kissmeyer and is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. The brewery also functions as a restaurant.

I bought this beer in Kvickly, a supermarket found all over Denmark. At the price of 2,5 Euro for a 400ml bottle at 5%.

Good looking yellow and orange colours.

Deheading in an instant, decapitation of foam.

Aroma have some good notes split fifty fifty between fruit and flower.

Low CO2, some good but faint fruit, the grape comes through in the end. Beer in a dentity crisis.

Overall rating 70 / 100

Bryggeriet Skovlyst – Lemonhvede

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The brewery Skovlyst was founded in 2004 and is located in Hareskoven,Værløse, Denmark. Since 2007 the large batches of beer is brewed on license in Poland. Only limited edition, draft beer and beer for the restaurant is still made at the brewery in Denmark.

I was given this beer as a gift, it can be bought in supermarkets in Denmark. It is a 330ml bottle at 2,7%.

Yellow colour and unfiltered. Large amount of sediment.

No head at all, not even a thin layer.

A artificial aroma of lemon and some ginger in there too.

Low CO2, tastes like lemonade and the ginger keeps going in the after taste.
Beer in a dentity crisis.

Overall rating 66 / 100

Indslev Bryggeri – Bamberg Hvede Rauchweizen

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Indslev brewery was established in 1897 by Frederik Christian Rasmussen. At some point the brewery was closed down, but in 2005 restored to former glory with brand new production equipment. The re-opening was made possible by Anders Busse Rasmussen, grand grand nephew of Frederik Christian Rasmussen.

I bought this beer in a local super market in Odense, Denmark at the price of 4 Euro for a 500ml bottle at 4,9%.

Brown unfiltered beer with a orange bottom.

Medium head with a fine bubbles, disappears into a thin layer.

A aroma that is fruity with hops and a hint of dark caramel over it.

Low CO2, a weak smoke, a okay fruit but not very strong in taste of either the fruit or smoke, neither in the after taste.

Overall rating 78 /100

De Jyske Bryghuse – White hawk

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De Jyske Bryghuse is a brand owned by United Beverages and is currently brewed by Svaneke Brewery on Bornholm, Denmark. Originally the brand was brewed by a selection of smaller breweries in Jutland, Denmark.

I bought this beer in Kvickly, a supermarket chain in Denmark at the price of maybe 2 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 4,6%. I do not recall exactly on the price.

A yellow coloured unfiltered beer.

A medium head with fine bubbles.

Fresh and clear fruit, flowers and spices in the aroma.

Low CO2, ultra flowered taste and quite some bitterness. There is a long drawn flowery after taste that lasts.

Overall rating 73 / 100

 

 

Kapuziner Weissbier

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Kulmbacher brewery was founded in 1846 in Kulmbach, Germany. The brewery was newly rebuilt in 1878 to 1892. The first Kapuziner weissbier was brewed in 1987.

I bought this beer at a Bayern web shop at the price of 2,5 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 5,4%.

Thick and hazy look on this orange unfiltered beer.

The head is small with fine bubbles that disperses into a thin layer quite fast.

A good sweet fruit, fresh and balanced aroma.

Good CO2 with a delicious fruit. A little hops, alcohol and wheat in the after taste along with the fruit.

Overall rating 81 / 100