5 Beers for 5 Years

Congratulations & respect to Black Bridge for making it to the five year mark.  That milestone, no easy task for any business at any time, will be commemorated this weekend.   The little powerhouse of a brewery has accomplished so many things in the past half decade ... never pouring a bad pint, securing medals, spearheading…

The Roundup for Session 137 on German Wheat

The Beer Nut provided a detailed description of the "banana milkshake" weissbier called Patronus.  I hope his ensuing headache was not terrible. Jessica and Ray of Boak and Bailey reminisce about their introduction to German wheat beers via Ayinger.  They pick up the same themes as our good Beer Nut, namely that banana profile and hangover…

The Session 137: (My Primer on) German Wheat Beer

Welcome to Beer Blogging Friday.  Thanks again to all who are involved in perpetuating this digital salon and to all who participate, by writing and/or reading. Ironically, despite my regular assertion that wheat beers are the best choice for the desert clime in which I live, I realized that I had never made one.  I…

Beers for the Week

Since this week will see the publication of sundry posts regarding German wheat beers, I recommend finding one.  And drinking it. Here are some you can find locally: Wheatever. A weissbier, home brew, in bottles at my house. Should be ready in a week. K-Town Weiss. A kristall weizen available at Black Bridge Brewery. I…

Reminder for The Session 137: German Wheat Beers

The title for this blog post says it all.  Next week, Friday July 6, is the time to post your words on German Wheat Beers, the similarities and dissimilarities of weissbeers, kristall weizen, weizen, hefeweizen, etc.  I’d love to read about the distinctions all you brewers and beer researchers know about regarding the various “styles”…