(Photo courtesy Schlenkerla) A mouthful of rauchbier can create the sense of cognitive dissonance. Rauch (pronounced “rowk”), or smoke, is one
(Photo by Jeff Quinn) In 2016, Germans—and beer drinkers everywhere—will stop to celebrate the 500th anniversary of that most famous
(Photo by Jon Page) The more I learn about beer, the more I think it all comes down to culture.
The panel above the entrance says “Bier und Weinstube”—beer and wine lounge. Inside, in a neat antique setting, all the
What’s the history of the Schlenkerla tavern and brewery? The building dates back to 1405, so it’s a little more
It’s the middle of the nineteenth century, give or take a decade or two. You are an ambitious young man.