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Y3a
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Dec 18, 2005, 07:33 AM
 
Grandfather Loves Beer.
Wants a "Really Good" German Beer for Christmas.

What would YOU Pick???
     
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Dec 18, 2005, 08:21 AM
 
If you find them, get him a Trappist beer, made by monks. I've had several, ALL excellent!
     
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Dec 18, 2005, 08:27 AM
 
Augustiner. Düsseldorfer Alt. I haven't seen those in the States, though.
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Dec 18, 2005, 08:35 AM
 
Originally Posted by cmeisenzahl
If you find them, get him a Trappist beer, made by monks. I've had several, ALL excellent!
None of which is made in Germany. They're from Belgium.

If your grandfather likes hoppy Pilseners I suggest Jever from Northern Germany.


     
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Dec 18, 2005, 08:39 AM
 
It was my understanding that trappist beers were all from Belgium (lucky bastards!)

One of my favourites is Schoefferhofer Hefeweizen, though I have always been partial to my wheat beers.

EDIT: I knew I shouldn't have checked my spelling of Schoefferhofer :grrr:

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Dec 18, 2005, 08:46 AM
 
Originally Posted by OreoCookie
Augustiner. Düsseldorfer Alt. I haven't seen those in the States, though.
I like Schumacher Alt (Website with sound) a lot, but haven't seen them anywhere outside the Düsseldorfer region.
     
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Dec 18, 2005, 08:56 AM
 
I realize that the Trappist beers are traditionally from Belgium. But I doubt anything magical happens when they cross the border. If they taste good in Belgium, they probably will in Germany too, unless skunked of course. ;-)
     
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Dec 18, 2005, 09:57 AM
 
www.worldmarket.com
www.germandeli.com

Or check your local Commissary, if you are military.

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Dec 18, 2005, 10:20 AM
 
Try a Köstrizer Schawzbier - An excellent and traditional black beer from Germany, it has an rich and slightly sharp spicy taste, with a hint of pepper, figs and dark chocolate.

http://www.koestritzer-schwarzbierhaus-weimar.de/ - Website in German.
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Dec 18, 2005, 10:30 AM
 
Originally Posted by cmeisenzahl
I realize that the Trappist beers are traditionally from Belgium. But I doubt anything magical happens when they cross the border. If they taste good in Belgium, they probably will in Germany too, unless skunked of course. ;-)
Well, Y3a asked for German beers.
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Dec 18, 2005, 11:16 AM
 
Originally Posted by Ω
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EDIT: I knew I shouldn't have checked my spelling of Schoefferhofer :grrr:

ha ha

I threw Schoefferhofer Hefeweizen into Google, it asked me if I meant "Scheffauerhof Hefeweizen", I said yes, there weren't any results.

Watch out with Hefe Weizen, Y3a, it tends to ferment in one's stomach, or something, sort of causing a delayed "drunken than I thought I was" effect after a few hours.
     
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Dec 18, 2005, 11:46 AM
 
Originally Posted by vexborg
Try a Köstrizer Schawzbier - An excellent and traditional black beer from Germany, it has an rich and slightly sharp spicy taste, with a hint of pepper, figs and dark chocolate.

http://www.koestritzer-schwarzbierhaus-weimar.de/ - Website in German.
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Dec 18, 2005, 11:55 AM
 
The best beer in Germany is the one posted by Kronos - Rothaus Tannenzäpfle, by the Rothaus brewery.

Well, actually, Waldhaus is supposedly even better, but I have been completely unable to procure any here in Hamburg.
     
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Dec 18, 2005, 01:48 PM
 
little known fact, PBR is actually a recipe from germany that transfered well over here










completely bullsh*t fact, but would be funny to let your grandfather believe it though

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Dec 19, 2005, 10:18 AM
 
Rothaus Tannenzäpfle is pretty OK, but i still prefer this one:


Flensburger beugelbeer

D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S

That´s also very yummy, but i doubt one can get it outside GE:

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Dec 19, 2005, 10:36 AM
 
I had two bottles of "Holsten" tonight.
     
   
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