Drummer Helles

Drummer Dunkles Brewery: Drummer Town: Leutenbach Style: Helles Color: straw Head: dense Nose: grain, malt Body: medium Palate: malty flavor, some grassy and grain notes mixed in, slight hop Finish: clean, bittersweet Served: on tap at the brewery Impression: This was my second time at the brewery so had higher expectations this time around. Though … Continue reading Drummer Helles

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Drummer Dunkles

Drummer Dunkles Brewery: Drummer Town: Leutenbach Style: Dunkles Color: light brown Head: off white, dense Nose: malty with a whiff of chocolate Body: medium-bodied, low carbonation Palate: malty flavor, some chocolate notes Finish: dry and clean Served: on tap at the brewery Impression: I've only recently discovered this gem of a brewery that isn't as … Continue reading Drummer Dunkles