Wettelsheimer Pils on tap

Wettelsheimer Pils is a balanced dry, hoppy example of the style which maintains the brewery's signature drinkability.

Wettelsheimer Märzen on tap

Wettelsheimer Märzen is a richly malty brew with some spice and a lingering bittersweet finish.

Wettelsheimer Hell on tap

Wettelsheimer Hell is a lovely balanced Helles with malty/grainy palate and a clean, semi-dry finish.

Spalter Kerwabier

Spalter Kerwabier is a relatively low in alcohol Kerwbier with a balanced grainy palate featuring signature Spalter hops.

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The Myth of the Mass at Oktoberfest 2022

The Oktoberfest isn't a cheap outing but it is generally once in a lifetime. Beer prices have steadily risen since the 1970s and it's no surprise that after a two year hiatus, that prices are at an all time high. Perhaps that's fair enough but sadly, even though you pay for a Mass (a full liter), your rarely receive one.

Zoigl in the Allgäu. Why not?

Zoigl is more of a beer culture than a style. While largely confined to a few select areas in northern Bavaria, there is one very interesting example in the Allgäu region. Kaubeuren Zoigl Ludwigstrasse 47 has all the right ingredients and is well worth exploring if in the area.

Spalter Weizenbock

Spalter Weizenbock is a balanced offering from the hops growing region based brewery. It's fruity and fairly dry for 7.2%

Can you go beer hiking in winter? You sure can!

Mittenwald has numerous hiking trails. One of the best is to the Kranzberg and then further on to the Lautersee and Ferchensee. Finish up at the Mittenwalder Postkeller. Details in Rich Carbonara's book Beer Hiking Bavaria.

Felsenbräu Weizen

Felsenbräu Weizen is a refreshingly fruity wheat beer with a balanced palate and lingering semi-dry finish.

Felsenbräu Bernstein Weizen

Felsenbräu Bernstein Weizen is a fine Dunkelweizen with some dark bread and biscuit notes mixed in with a pleasant fruitiness in the lingering finish.