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Brewery Faust Wood barrel matured Eisbock


A feast for the senses

7,90 (€23,94 per l) + 0,08€ Bottle deposit
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Contents: 0,33l
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full-bodied, sweet, intense malt, marzipan, dried fruit, chocolate and sherry notes
Bitterwert (IBU) 22
Herkunft Bavaria, Germany
Alkoholgehalt 12% vol.

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A legendary beer that is the result of chance and a lazy journeyman.

Behind this specialty beer is an origin story that has become a legend among brewers. It is said that Eisbock originated in 1890. It has always been the task of the journeymen to clear the beer barrels from the yard into the cellar. One evening, a lazy Franconian journeyman brewer decided to postpone this duty until the next day, triggering not only the wrath of his master but also a very special process. Over the course of the winter night, the bock beer in the barrels froze almost completely. The next morning, the master awaited his journeyman with a sermon and his punishment: the unruly journeyman was to drink the remaining liquid from the barrels. The supposedly bad taste was supposed to teach him a lesson. But instead of a punishment, drinking the beer was a real pleasure: the freezing process had transformed the bock beer into a sweet specialty.

Nowadays, people no longer rely on the weather, but deliberately bring about the freezing process. After fermentation, the beer is frozen to increase the alcohol content. In addition, intense layers of flavor develop. To make these even more complex and sophisticated, the Eisbock is also matured in wooden barrels for several months.

The result of this elaborate process is a chestnut-colored beer with a tanned, fine-pored head. Intense aromas of roasted malt, dried red fruits, woody sherry, chocolate and marzipan emerge from the foam and tempt you to take your first sip. A velvety-soft mouthfeel awaits, the Eisbock enchants with a wonderful creaminess and a strong body. The first impression is confirmed in the taste: roasted malt, toffee, dark dried fruit and chocolate combine to create a beer that could almost pass for a liquid dessert. Wonderfully sweet with a hint of bitter hops and subtle sour notes.

Location: Miltenberg
Country: Germany
Fits: Dessert, as a digestif or with an intense liver or game dish, Roquefort cheese.
Contents: 0,33 Liter
Smell: Roasted malt, dried red fruits, woody sherry, chocolate and marzipan.
Manufacturer: Faust brewery
Grain and malt varieties: Barley
Gravity: 26.5°P
Color: Chestnut
Optimal drinking temperature: 12-16 °C
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, hops, yeast
Drink type: Beer
Food companies: Brauhaus Faust KG, Hauptstraße 219, 63897 Miltenberg, Germany

Faust brewery

Fortunately, the Faust family does not take its motto "Faust. That stays between us" is not taken quite so seriously. Otherwise, only the people of Miltenberg could benefit from the fine beer from the Faust brewery. Close to home The region is close to the Faust family's heart. This is reflected not only in their great commitment to local associations, Franconian culture and social institutions in the region. The ingredients for the first-class beer also come from Franconian farmers and suppliers. The traditional brewery in Miltenberg has now existed for more than 360 years, more than 100 of which were owned by the Faust family. With great love for its homeland, Brauhaus Faust is dedicated to protecting the environment; as recently as 2014, the family received the climate protection award from the Bund Naturschutz (Nature Conservation Union) for its important work. Not the first...

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