This past Saturday, September 20th, marked the start of Munich’s most famous festival – Oktoberfest! Sixteen days celebrating Bavarian culture, agriculture, and, of course, BEER.
Posts Tagged ‘Germany’
Posted in Fermented Foods, Germany, Mustards & Sauces, Produce, tagged Arche, Archepassagier, Ark of Taste, Arrowhead cabbage, cabbage, fermented, Filder, Filder-Sauerkraut, Filder-Spitzkraut, Fildern, Florence Fabricant, Germany, Kimmich's, Kohl, Red Fire Farm, Reubens, sauerkraut, Slow Food, Slow Food Arche, Slow Food Ark, Spitzkohl, Spitzkraut on December 11, 2013 | 4 Comments »
This blog post is dedicated to our customer, Georg, who brought us a can of real-deal Arrowhead cabbage sauerkraut from Germany on July 19th of this year. He started a chain of events that has led us to today – the day we received our first ever shipment of genuine German sauerkraut at the shop. In addition to being our first ever shipment, it also happens to be the first time this particular sauerkraut has ever been imported to the United States. I’m excited – we’ll not only have tins of this wonderfully delicate sauerkraut for folks to purchase on our shelves, but we’re also introducing it into our Saturday Reubens! (more…)
Posted in Beer, Beverages, Germany, Pairings, Producer Profile, tagged Bamberg, Bamberger, Bavaria, Germany, Ingmar Michel, Johann Michel Jr., lager, Lager Hefetrüb, Mahr's Bräu, Mahr's Bräu Ungespundet Lager Hefetrüb, Ungespundet on October 13, 2011 | Leave a Comment »
Mahr’s Bräu is a German brewery in the suburbs of Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage City. Bamberg is almost directly east of Frankfurt and is one of the region’s historical beer-brewing centers. Today, the Franconian Brewery Museum which is located there offers visitors a view into that long history. Situated in a former monastic brewery, with a history dating back to 1122, it seems fitting this museum was established in a town with a population of just over 70,000 people and nine breweries. (more…)
Posted in Beer, Beverages, Germany, Pairings, Producer Profile, tagged 1809, Beer, Berliner Weisse, bottle conditioned, Chällerhocker, Doemens, Dr. Fritz Briem, German beer, Germany, Grut Bier, historical beer, Napoleon, top fermented, Twig Farm Old Goat, Weihenstephan & Doemens on May 26, 2011 | Leave a Comment »
At the moment, we have in stock two unusual beers crafted by Dr. Fritz Briem of Doemens. Doemens is a food academy and learning center based in Gräfelfing, Germany, just west of Munich. They offer a wide variety of in-depth courses for food professionals, including ones about brewing beer. (more…)