704. Dortmunder Actien Brauerei – DAB Original
Jun06

704. Dortmunder Actien Brauerei – DAB Original

After a long evening of hanging out in Columbia, MO for the evening – stopping at Logboat Brewing along the way – we went back to my friend Tom’s house to crash before the golf tournament in the morning. Tom is big into all things German, and has been there several times for Oktoberfest. He offered me this German bier he had in his fridge while we hung out chatting before bed. I have a bottle of this back in the beer...

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352. Spoetzl Brewery – Shiner Old-Time Alt
Aug06

352. Spoetzl Brewery – Shiner Old-Time Alt

A couple months ago, my friend Betty, who splits her time between Oregon and Texas, sent me package with a mixed pack of Spoetzl/Shiner beers.  I’ve already reviewed their Shiner Bock, Marzen Oktoberfest, and Bohemian Black Lager, so I was looking forward to trying a few more of their beers in the mixed pack. The bottle says, “This copper colored, medium to full bodied Düsseldorf style. Alts features a balance of malt and...

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79. Two Brothers Brewing – Dog Days Dortmunder Lager Draft
Jun30

79. Two Brothers Brewing – Dog Days Dortmunder Lager Draft

We had our homebrew club steering meeting at Fat Jacks, here in Bloomington.  They usually have some decent beers on tap, and tonight they had a decent special on little 10oz beers.  It was a hot day out, so I thought I’d go for a lager.  I hadn’t had the Two Brothers Dog Days before, so I thought I’d try it. It was a cloudy, straw-yellow color, and there was absolutely no head on it.  In fact, it didn’t seem...

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