Beers from Bavaria
Chapter Bar specialises in German beers. We always have at least 20 different bottles made by finest Bavarian breweries. They are various in style and strength so you may find something to suit your taste. Please find below examples of what you might discover in our fridge:
Andechsers Doppelbock Dunkel – Klosterbrauerei Andechs 500ml Bottle, 7.10% ABV Style: Doppelbock Dunkel
Andechs monastery brewery makes beer which is a fusion of Benedictine brewing tradition and modern technology. This Doppelbock Dunkel from Bavaria’s Holy Mountain has aroma of roast malt, fruit and caramel. It has a powerful but velvety flavour, in which you might recognise sweet notes, roasted cocoa and hint of bitter hops.
Augustiner Bräu Lagerbier Hell – Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG 500ml Bottle, 5.2% ABV Style: Munich Helles Lager
This beer is made in the oldest brewery in Munich, dated 1328. The brewery was established by the monks of the nearby monastery. Their first beer was so tasty that the Bavarian prince allowed Augustinian brothers a reduction of their taxes. Today Augustiner Hell is the most popular brand made by this brewery. It is characterised by light straw/golden colour and malty aroma. It has deliciously balanced malty flavour with bitterness of the hops. Iconic beer!
Ayinger Bräu-Weisse – Brewed by Brauerei Aying 500ml Bottle, 5.10% ABV Style: Weizen
The brewery located in Aying nearby Munich is home of this iconic wheat beer. It has pale hazy colour and yeasty aroma with hint of lemon and vanilla. It is characterised by a complex fruit flavour of banana and lemon and has delicious champagne sparkles and a delicate dry finish.
Hacker – Pschorr Münchner Dunkel - Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH 500ml, 5.0% ABV Style: Dunkel Lager
This dark-coloured beer from Munich smells of malt, chocolate and sweet caramel. It is lightly carbonated and has velvety complex flavour. At first you will taste malt, then dark chocolate and caramel, followed by a tart and slightly hoppy finish.
Göller Rauchbeer – Brauerei Göller 500ml Bottle, 5.2% ABV Style: Rauchbier
This fantastic smoked lager comes from Zeil am Main in Lower Franconia. It has a sweet/smokey aroma and tastes of toffee and wood smoke, with a delicate dry finish. Its distinctive smoked flavour was created by using malted barley dried over an open flame of beech wood. Low carbonation gives that beer refreshing crispiness.
Hofbräu Schwarze Weisse - Hofbräu München 500ml Bottle, 5.1% ABV Style: Dunkelweizes
This style of German Beer is a fusion between light and dark wheat beers. It is known for its darker colour and accent in the flavour placed on dark malts. This particular schwarze beer has a sweet aroma with some earthier tones. It has a very delicate banana flavour with hint of chocolate.
Jever Pilsner – Friesisches Brauchaus zu GMbH & Co KG 500ml Bottle, 4.9% ABV Style: German Pilsener
This beer is a fine example of its kind. The brewery is located in Jever, Lower Saxony. It has a light straw and clear colour. Its aroma is hoppy and floral. It has a well hopped, crispy taste with a delightfully dry finish.
Klosterbräu Schwärzla – Brauerei-Gaststätte Klosterbräu 500ml Bottle, 4.9% ABV Style: Schwarzbier
Bamberg in Upper Franconia is home of this great dark beer with red tones which you might see if you raise your glass toward the light. It has a sweet and sourdough scent, with an almost velvety texture, and taste of deliciously balanced sweetness of caramel and bread yeast with bitterness of the hops and a hint of subtle smokiness.
Spezial Weissbier – Brauerei Spezial 500ml, 5.3% ABV Style: Hefeweizen
The cloudy and amber colour, sweet banana notes and spicy cloves with slightly smoky taste makes this beer very different from other German hefewieizen beers. The flavour varies slightly bottle to bottle, some taste more smoky than others.
Tegernsee Spezial – Herzoglich Bayerisches Brauhaus Tegernsee 500ml Bottle, 5.6% ABV Beer style – Export Lager
In Bavaria lies Tegernsee Valley where located is one of the most picturesque breweries. At the very beginning it was a Benedictine Abbey where monks were making the beer. That is why maybe some people say that this beer is a “piece of heaven”. Or perhaps the excellent taste of perfect balanced light hops and malty flavours should be to blame?