How to enjoy Oktoberfest like a local
The Oktoberfest brews, which are pale ales, tend to be light and sweet with low carbonation. But beware, these special brews also are about 6% alcohol, which is a higher alcohol content than the typical beer you buy in a bottle in the U.S. And be prepared ...
The beer is now in session
British mild and saison were typically brewed with only three or four per cent alcohol. A “best bitter” or “ESB” (extra special bitter) label warned of higher alcohol content. “Not everyone wants to fall over drunk drinking craft beer ...
Healthier Beer Choices for Oktoberfest
When you hear “Oktoberfest“, what comes to mind? If you are anything like me, it’s beer ... a gram of alcohol has a little over 7 calories. This is why different beers can have higher calorie counts in relation to their alcohol content.
Season to open early for Leinenkugel Shandy beer
Craft beer purists might frown. At BeerAdvocate.com, over 400 drinkers who've tried Summer Shandy currently ... malts and an alcohol content of 9.5%. Most mainstream beers have an alcohol content of around 4% to 5%. Meanwhile, Leinenkugel is hoping to ...
Beer style of the month: Märzen
In German, March is März, and that’s precisely where the style of beer that would eventually become the mainstay of Munich’s famous Oktoberfest celebration ... such as original gravity and alcohol content, rather than as a specific “style” of ...