I figured I would have a beer from Germany tonight to toast a friend who has gone on to hopefully bigger and better thing career-wise. You know who you are…you have proof-read my blog numerous times and for that I’m quite thankful. Cheers to you! Good luck in your new job!
Beer #150 is Der Weisse Bock by Mahrs Brau. This Weizenbock is brewed in Germany and has an ABV of 7.2%. A Weizenbock is a strong German beer or bock brewed with wheat.
I love Pilsner glasses, so into one went this brew. I know…it probably isn’t the correct glass…oh well…at least it went into a glass and not a plastic cup. The color was a dark brown with a decent tan head. I got a bit of sweet cherry in the nose along with dark roasted slightly burnt malts. The cherry was a bit odd for me but I was kind of digging it. It was quite tasty with some dark fruit flavors…it reminded me of raisins…but not quite. Sweet molasses and wheat flavors rounded this out. It finished off very smooth. It had a medium body and some lively carbonation. The alcohol was hidden really well.
This is my first Weizenbock and I thought this was a pretty good beer. Plus I loved the label on this…a ram licking a glass of beer. Not too shabby.