Monthly Archives: October 2018

Flötzinger Bräu – Hefe-Weisse

Flötzinger brewery has roots back to 1543 in Rosenheim, Germany. The brewery sufferede great damages during many wars and plagues. In 1710 the brewery was owned by Georg Fletzinger from Ramerberg, Germany. Fletzinger is the name behind the Flötzinger brewery as it is known today. In 1864 the brewery is sold to Franz Steegmüller II and is to this day a private brewery owned and operated by the Steegmüller family.

I bought this beer from a German webshop at the price of 1,49 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 5,5%

Brown and muddy, a very hazy unfiltered beer.

Head is gone almost as fast as the beer is poured into the glass.

Medium strength sweet fruit aroma.

Big CO2 content, mostly wheat in the taste, not so sweet, slightly bitter in the after taste.

Overall rating 67 / 100

Hofbräuhaus Traunstein – Weissbier

Hofbräuhaus Traunstein was founded in Traunstein, Germany in the year of 1612 by the Elector of Bavaria, Maximilian I. The brewery was bought by Josef Sailer in 1896. In 1982 brewery Traunstein becomes the first brewery in the world to offer draught weissbier. The brwery is still owned and operated by the Sailer family.

Fun fact, in 1704 and 1851 buckets of beer was used to put out two large city fires in Traunstein.

I bought this beer from a German webshop at the price of 1,49 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 5,5%

Good looking unfiltered beer with a yellow/orange play in the colour.

Gigantic head with a fine foam on the top but a rough structure underneath. Stays on the beer for a long while.

Medium wheat notes in the aroma with a sweet hint.

Good CO2 balance, creamy wheat notes and a fresh fruit taste. After taste is good and ends in a bit of hops.

Overall rating 78 / 100

Schäffler Bräu – Weissbier

The brewery was built in 1868 in Missen, Germany by the Graßl family. In 1939 the family Schäffler got involved and since 1984 it has been under the control of the Graßl family.

I bought this unfiltered weissbeer from a German webshop at the price of 1,49 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 5,2%.

Rough structured head that is gone in a moment.

Beautiful orange colour and unfiltered look.

Good sweet fruit in the aroma and it comes off with a suitable strength.

Fantastic fruit, powerful sweetness and still so balanced in the taste. Good CO2 and after taste.

Overall rating 87 / 100

Brasserie Du Bocq – Blanche de Namur

The first beer from Brasserie Du Bocq was from 1858 when Martin Belot, a farmer in Purnode, Belgium started brewing. The Brewery was incorporated into a limited company in 1949. The production reached 104,000 hectoliters in 2015.

I bought this 4.5%, 330 ml bottle of beer in a local supermarket in Odense, Denmark at the price of 2.5 Euro.

Light yellow and white in the colour.

Large head with a rough structure and a fine foam top.

Sweet fruit, some flowers and spiced hops in the aroma.

Low CO2, sweet taste with a light and fresh after taste. Slightly hoppy in the end.

Overall rating 80 / 100