To start at the beginning, and not to create any more confusion than is necessary, there is no country named Holland. There used to be, years ago, but today North and South Holland are provinces in a country named the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Culture - Full Pints - Live Beer March 1, 2003 - Gregg Glaser
Beer Talk March 1, 2003 -
Pioneer Brewing Co. Black River Falls, WI Available: WI, IL, MN, FL Oderbolz Bock is brewed in the German tradition, with noble hops balancing a large amount of malt. This traditional bock was named in honor of the pioneering spirit of the previous owners, the Oderbolz family, who owned the brewery from 1856 to 1915,... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints March 1, 2003 - Stan Hieronymus
Frank Boon flashed a knowing smile last fall in Denver, as he sampled beers at the Great American Beer Festival. That’s not to say he loved everything he came across. Boon, who owns Belgium’s popular Brewery Boon, does not casually pass out compliments. Perhaps the brewer could have used fresher malt, he suggested of one... View Article
Beer Talk July 1, 2002 -
Der Hirschbräu Sonthofen, Bavaria, Germany Imported by: HDT Importers, Inc. Portland, OR Available: AK, CA, ID, MT, NJ, NY, OR, WA Der Hirschbräu Brewery is one of the oldest privately owned breweries in Bavaria, situated in Sonthofen in the Alps. This doppelbock is brewed with Hallertau hops. Alcohol by weight: 5.4 Color: n/a Bitterness: n/a... View Article
History - Short Pours September 1, 2001 - Greg Kitsock
Collectors’ cans, specialty beers, contract brews, soft drinks, private labels: there’s no niche that America’s old-time regional breweries haven’t exploited in order to survive. Their roots extend back before Prohibition, and a few were mixing malt and hops before anyone had heard of the name Budweiser. Their future is by no means guaranteed, and while... View Article
Full Pints - Stylistically Speaking July 1, 2001 - K. Florian Klemp
Bavaria, best known for its smooth, clean, bottom-fermented lager biers, is synonymous with great brewing tradition. Golden pilsners, Munich helles, seasonal marzen and bocks, and the indigenous brew, Munich dunkel, all call Bavaria home. But there is a family of beers that runs counter to these lagers in almost every aspect: the Bavarian wheat beers.
Beer Talk May 1, 2001 -
Bayern Brewing Co. Missoula, MT Available: MT, WY, ID, WA “Bayern” refers to the German state of Bavaria, home of the founder and brewmaster of Bayern Brewing Co., which specializes in German style lagers. This doppelbock is brewed with two row Herrington, Pale, Munich and German dunkel malts, and Hallertauer, German Perle and Czech Saaz... View Article