Weizen bocks are essentially winter wheat beers, originally brewed in Bavaria. The color can be pale gold to brown. They are of higher alcoholic strength, as high as 7 percent ABV, showing a warming personality, though they should still have a significant rocky head when poured. These beers combine the character of hefeweizens and doppelbocks and as such are rich and malty with estery, yeasty qualities, and show a note of wheaty crispness through the finish.
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Beers November 1, 2009 -
Buyer's Guide for Beer Lovers It's a Hefe Load November 1, 2009 - Chad Wulff
It is the middle of summer and I’m moving out of my house. Boxes, a lot of them, heavy and awkward, are littering each room of the abode. How am I going to get this stuff out? Movers are too expensive and aren’t really considerate of your possessions. Ah! I’ll call some mates and promise... View Article
Buyer's Guide for Beer Lovers - Full Pints Hazy Days November 1, 2008 - Chad Wulff
Generally, I find myself enjoying a wheat-based beer during the summer months: hot weather and wheat beer go hand-in-hand, after all. But as the days slip by, even a dunkel weiss or weizenbock can be consumed at an end-of-summer BBQ, next to a plate of grilled sausages or short ribs. And as the more seasonal-specific... View Article