St. Georgen-Bräu Kellerbier

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St. Georgen-Bräu Kellerbier

Brewery: St. Georgen
Town:
Buttenheim
Style:
Kellerbier
Color:
in krug so no visuals, looks amber
Head: rocky, off-
white head protruding over krug
Nose: faint
hop
Body: medium

Palate:
nicely balanced, hoppy
Finish: clean, slightly bitter, moreish

Served: on tap at the St. Georgen-Bräu Keller

Impression: This has to be the most scenic town Bierkeller in Franconia, with a pretty view over Buttenheim and even the brewery itself. This is also one of the Franconian beers on everyone’s list of must tries and hence has a lot of expectation baggage to contend with. The brewery has grown and it does appear the beer has suffered due to it. I know my initial experiences with the beer in 1997 were anything but disappointing. It is quite possible that this Kellerbier is not as complex as it once was but I will have to say it held it’s own on recent tastings against some stellar competition. The tap is a fake gravity set up so points against for that but the balanced palate has more than most in the hops department and the finish definitely invites you to have another.

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