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.

Bayer (Zum Grünen Baum) Dampfbier

Bayer Dampfbier is an interesting mix of Weizen and Kellerbier with a fruity palate and semi-dry finish.

Hofbräu Oberle Dinkelbier

Hofbräu Oberle Dinkelbier is their fruity summer offering from the small house brewery. It's made with spelt, an old form of wheat popular by its German name Dinkel here in Germany. It's similar to but generally a bit sweeter than a Weizen.

Hofbräu Oberle Sommerspritzer

Hofbräu Oberle Sommerspritzer is their fruity summer Helles with a hoppy/citrusy palate and a lingering, semi-dry, semi-bitter finish.

Heavyweight Championship of Beers: Round 12 Schlenkerla Märzen vs Kräusen

Schlenkerla is the most renowned of Rauchbier/Smoke beer breweries. They have a great line-up of seasonal beers and in this comparison, we look at their flagship Märzen and summer seasonal Kräusen.

Sauer (Röttenbach) Storchenbier

Sauer Storchenbier is a Dunkles Kellerbier with a semi-dry fruity/malty palate and a semi-bitter finish.

Sauer (Röttenbach) Kellerbier

Sauer Kellerbier is a semi-dry fruity brew with a malty palate and semi-bitter finish.

Klosterbrauerei Glocken Hell

The Klosterbrauerei Glocken Hell is a classic example of the style with a balanced malty palate and clean finish.

Klosterbrauerei Weissenoher Pils

The Klosterbrauerei Weissenoher Pils is a fine, semi-dry German Pils with a clean finish.

Klosterbrauerei Classic Export

The Klosterbrauerei Classic Export is darker than most in the style but the malty chewiness is well-balanced by fair hopping. Another winner from Weissenohe.