Beer Style of the Month: German Pilsner

Origin: Munich, Germany, Around 1870 History: Adapted from Czech Pilsner to suit brewing conditions in Germany, particularly water with higher mineral content and domestic hop varieties. This style became more popular after WWII as German brewing schools emphasized modern techniques. German Pils, along with its sister beer, Czech Pilsner, is the ancestor of the most … Read more

Beer Style of the Month: Weissbier

Origin: Bavaria – 1872 History: While Bavaria has a had a tradition of brewing wheat beer dating back hundreds of years, brewing wheat beer used to be reserved for Bavarian royalty only. Modern weissbier dates back to 1872 when Schneider began production. However, pale weissbier only became popular since the 1960s. It is quite popular … Read more

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