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Pearl Street Brewery

Pearl Street Brewery
Lederhosen Lager

Category: Märzen/Octoberfest

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 5.5%
80 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended

Pearl Street Brewery
Lederhosen Lager

Category: Märzen/Octoberfest

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 5.5%
Deep amber color. Vegetal aromas of asparagus tips, creamed corn, pickled white asparagus, and tomato paste with a soft, effervescent, dry light body and a smooth, brisk caramelized endive finish. A vegetal brew for emergency sessions.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Funky
Aroma Aroma: asparagus tips, creamed corn, pickled white asparagus, and tomato paste
Taste Flavor: caramelized endive
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: with food
Recipes Pairing: Baba Ganoush, Roasted Chicken, Swiss
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A vegetal brew for emergency sessions.

The Producer

Pearl Street Brewery

The Producer
1401 Saint Andrew St
La Crosse, WI 54603
USA
1 608-784-4832

Marzen-Octoberfest

Märzen beers are gold to dark amber in color and range from 5-6.5% in alcohol. These beers are characterized by a fuller-body, sweet toasted and toffee malt flavors and subtle hop character. These beers are malt-forward with flavors and aromas derived from Munich and Vienna malts. Closely related to the Vienna style, märzen-style lagers were originally brewed by Bavarian brewers in March to last through the fall. First officially introduced by Spaten Brewery at the 1841 Oktoberfest, märzen style beers have been linked to this celebration ever since. With only a few select breweries legally permitted to use the term Oktoberfest in Germany, the term “Octoberfest” has been adopted by US craft brewers for märzen style seasonal releases that coincide with the German festival. Noteworthy examples of this style included: Capital Oktoberfest, Great Lake Octoberfest, Spaten Oktoberfest and Ayinger Oktoberfest-Märzen.

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