Eichhorn Schwarzer Adler Kellerbier (tank)

Eichhorn Schwarzer Adler Kellerbier in Krug & glass

Brewery: Brauerei Eichhorn
Town:
Dörfleins
Style:
Kellerbier
Color: unfiltered golden

Head: creamy, white

Nose:
faint hop, some fresh mown grass
Body:
medium, soft
Palate:
balanced, understated grain, mown grass, underlying hops, a touch of honey
Finish: lingering, bittersweet

Served: from the tank at the brewery

Impression: I finally got back to the Schwarzer Adler to have more of their Kellerbier and was lucky to find it from the tank the day I chose. It comes in a Krug as it should but I asked for my second one in a glass to appreciate its unfiltered golden hue. From the tank, it has a great soft mouthfeel and the scent of freshly mown grass plays well out here in the countryside.  Everything about the beer is understated but it comes together in a most drinkable way, and dangerously so at 5%. While not as hoppy as I like my Kellerbiers to be, I find it beguiling nonetheless and it’s certainly one not to miss.

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