Guten Tag! The festival of beer, meat and steins has finished in Munich but is still in full swing at our stall. We have a selection of some of the best Oktoberfest beers available. If its traditional German breweries or another country trying to recreate the wonderful festival ales, we have you covered. Dies ist, was wir auf Lager haben:
Paulaner Oktoberfest 6%- Paulaner has been brewing for 375 years and certainly know their stuff. This 6% Lager has a full bodied taste and a sweet malty finish. Perfect with a pretzel.
Lowenbrau Oktoberfest 6%- Lowenbrau beer has been served at Oktoberfest since 1810 and over 200 years later is still a staple of Oktoberfest. This German marzen has a grassy, citrus aroma and a solid malt backbone. Drink it with a Bratwurst.
Hofbrau Oktoberfestbier 6.3%- Founded in 1589 this brewery has one of the largest beer tents at the festival so you can imagine, lots of people enjoy drinking their beer! Another marzen but this time slightly lighter. Golden in colour with a rich malt aroma and bitter sweet finish. How about a veal schnitzel to help this go down?
Spaten Oktoberfest 5.9%- Spaten have the honour of being the first keg tapped by the Mayor of Munich to open the festivities. This amber coloured marzen has aromas of sweet malts with a slightly smoky bready flavour. Try it with this http://www.spatenbeer.com/biers-oktoberfest-recipes.html
Erdinger Oktoberfest 5.7%- One of Germany’s biggest breweries brings this weissbier to Oktoberfest. Hazy yellow pour with a faint banana and clove nose. A crisp bitterness and slight spiced finish make this perfect with fish cakes.
Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest 5.8%- First mentioned in 1417 the Hacker brewery became known as it is today through the marriage of Teresia Hacker and Joseph Pschoor. This copper coloured beer has a rich caramel aroma and flavour of light bread and roasted malt. you have to try it with a smoked rack of ribs.
And for all you customers who like your beer brewed from an outside perspective:
Flying Dog Dogtoberfest Marzen 5.6%- Flying dog like there seasonal beers and it comes as no surprise this is one of there year in year outs. All ingredients imported from germany to bring true authenticity to this marzen. Spice and sweetness come to mind, full bodied with a caramel sweetness. Goes awesome with sweet Asian sauces if you want to try something diffrent.
Brooklyn Oktoberfest 5.5%- The guys at Brooklyn always have something for us to shout about and this beer is no different. Malts malted especially in Germany for the brewery brings out rich full bodied aromas with a light hopped finish. You have to try this with Cannon & Cannon’s (Borough Market) black chorizo.
So there you have it, instead of having to queue with 6 million others you can enjoy all these beers while watching the German football teams advance in the Champions league. Too soon, Arsenal fans?