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Re: Privatbrauerei Hoepfner

Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:14 pm
by Techbrau
Ancient Abbey wrote:I notice that poorly handled beers that use a lot of carahell can develop this note. Just depends on what "honey" people are talking about.


Corollary: if you notice that your favorite German lager exhibits the stale honey flavor when you get an old/stale/abused bottle, it's a good clue that the original grist included some carahell.

Re: Privatbrauerei Hoepfner

Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:39 pm
by ajk
Yes, this was definitely the old, unpleasant kind of honey. Augustiner and Tegerensee are two of my favorites, normally, so it was likely a packaging/age issue.