Oktoberfest is the German beer most people are thinking of right now, but other fall choices would be Munich dunkel, altbier, and bock or doppelbock
," says Conn, whose recipes have been brewed commercially.
The Vienna Lager, Kolsch German Style Ale, British IPA and Doppelbock
were awarded silver medals.
The Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus is a dark-ruby colour wheat doppelbock
with a creamy fine head.
is a strong, usually dark (dunkel in German) with quite a bit of both alcohol and residual sweetness-just the things you need to go toe-to-toe with a big cheese.
Go with a caramel-y and malt forward beer, like a doppelbock
Festbier is a strong lager, a typical Bavarian celebration beer, and Animator is a Doppelbock
Samichlaus is a 14% ABV Doppelbock
that, at one time, was billed as the world's strongest beer.
Weltenburger, sitting on the banks of the Danube, is allegedly the oldest monastery brewery in the world; its flagship beer being a doppelbock
(strong, malty, fairly sweet lager), deep mahogany in colour with chocolate, coffee and fruit cake flavours developing through toast, plummy fruit and marmalade.
Shortly after that came a strong Doppelbock
beer which was matured in American oak whisky casks.
Alt or Altbier (Dusseldorf, Munster, Dortmund) is well-hopped and brewed warm with top-fermenting yeasts but stored cold, Bock or Doppelbock
(Munchen) are strong lagers for consumption in winter and spring that are characterized by a high-malt content and a lengthy, cold maturation), Dortmunder Export or Helles (Nordrhein-Westfalen) is a less hoppy but more malty beer, Kolschbier (Koln) is a golden summer beer with an unfiltered and cloudy finish, Marzen (Munchen), which is traditionally brewed in March, has a sweet and malty taste, and Weissbier or Weizenbier (Bayern) exhibit a huge wheat content.
8 percent alcohol, strong enough to be a doppelbock
The various light and dark bockbiers are less potent than the starkbiers--although the extra-strong Doppelbock
is an exception.