Austrian barley of the
finest quality, with selected hops from the traditional,
renowned growing areas is the base for this delicately bitter
brew. Well balanced. An unmistakable Pils experience provided
The Innviertel is an
upland region of fertile and well-cultivated land lying to the
south of a line from Passau to Linz, bounded on the north by
the Danube, on the west by the rivers Inn and Salzach, and on
the south by the Hausruckwald. The area is studded with small
villages and hamlets, farms and churches, in a style
reminiscent of Bavaria; and in fact the Innviertel formed part
of Bavaria until 1779 and again from 1809 to 1814. In
addition to cattle rearing the region is noted for its hop
growing. Politically the Innviertel (officially Innkreis) is
divided into the districts of Branau, Ried and Schärding. The
name of the city is derived from the Middle High German "Riet"
which denotes the reed which grows along the shores of swamps.
Pale golden body with the
slightest haze, a bit rustic looking. The head is lasting and
dense. Herbal, grassy, spicy hop aroma, light pils malt
sweetness. This smells quite good. Herbal, spicy hop flavors
over a clean and light pilsner malt foundation. Very
flavorful, dry and quite bitter. Clean and crisp. A
surprisingly excellent pils.
Each beer stein has a manufacturer date,
this date represents
the year in which the mold was run for that Brewery.