May 31, 2023
In this episode Bob and I keep crushing lagers. This week we travel to Munich, Germany and look into the Munich Helles lager. A beer for beer lovers, the German-style helles is a malt accented lager beer that balances a pleasant malt sweetness and body with floral Noble hops and restrained bitterness. The helles is a masterclass in restraint, subtly and drinkability which makes it an enduring style for true beer lovers and an elusive style for craft brewers to recreate. The German helles reminds beer lovers that the simple things in life are usually the most rewarding and worth pursuing.
1. Masthead – Augenblick
2. Wooly Pig Farm Brewery – Rustic Helles
3. Noble Beast Brewing Co. – Third Dimension Helles
Serving Temp: 38-40F
Serving Pressure: 7-12psi
Beer Representation: Wanderer
Beer Description: Wanderer is our unfiltered German-style Helles Lager. A meticulous, highly technical beer brewed utilizing traditional techniques and ingredients, Wanderer is crisp, bright, and immensely enjoyable. Wanderer pours a brilliant straw gold color in the glass with a puffy, bright white foam. It carries a flavor profile of doughy malts, light straw, clean lager yeast, and just the right dash of zippy noble hops. Beers that command your attention are a wonderful thing. Beers that can fade into the background and sort of be an unspoken companion to celebratory moments in life are also a wonderful thing and deserve to be held in equally high esteem. As a crisp, highly drinkable, and beautifully executed beer, Wanderer fits this profile beautifully.
Support the show by doing your Amazon shopping through our affiliate link. Just click the link here or on my website and do your shopping as you would normally. With every purchase you make using the link the podcast gets a little commission kick back. https://www.amazon.com?&linkCode=ll2&tag=thebrewerof0f-20&linkId=508b80c5f61935cee690c0e883386653&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_tl
Please consider becoming a member of the Pint Club by visiting my Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/PintTalkingPintClub
There are four tier levels and when you join the Pint Club you will get an opportunity to win a six pack of Ohio beer that is shipped by Rivalry Brews https://rivalrybrews.com/. You will also get a few coupon codes, a Pint Talking Sticker, and you’ll also get the early released ad free version of this show.
Don’t forget to visit my website at https://www.thebrewerofseville.com/ to catch up on old episodes and visit the newly renovated BOS swag store. I have added several new colors and styles of Tees and Hoodies.
Make sure you check out our friends at Wrecking Crew Brew Works on the web at https://www.wreckingcrewbrewworks.com/ and follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Wreckingcrewbrewworks and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/wreckingcrewbrewworks
Check out our other sponsors:
North East Ohio Craft Brewery News – Check out one of the best sources for craft beer news in Northeast Ohio. You can also find them on Facebook at @ NEOCBN.
Join the American Homebrewers Association and get access to hundreds of award-winning recipes as well as countless informative articles. Follow this link and use the code PintTalking for $5 off your membership. https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/support-the-aha/?promo=the-Brewer-of-Seville.
Shirts on Tap at https://shirtsontap.com/ and use the code rq7szr
For $10 off your first order.