Mybeerbuzz.com Highlights Straub Groundhog Altbier

06 December 2016

imageWe haven’t even hit the holidays, let alone early Feb, but in the beer world, it’s never too early to start looking for your shadow and start celebrating Groundhog’s Day.  And while we can’t predict 6 more weeks of winter, we can predict you may want to enjoy 6 more bottles of this beer.

imageOf course we’re talking about Straub Groundhog Altbier and yes the beer has been released for the 2016-2017 season.  2016 marks the 5th year that Straub has released this winter seasonal and this limited-release beer remains an Altbier.  If you’re unfamiliar with the style, it is a traditional and historical German ale (yes an ale) that predates the popularity of lagers in German brewing.

Straub Groundhog Altbier pours a deep copper color with roasty and caramel aromas.  This beer has flavors that lead with malty sweetness with some earthy and herbal hop flavors to balance it all out.  I found some nutty and bready flavors as well, bit the rich malty backbone really dominates the flavors.  The beer finishes with slight caramel sweetness and some grassy hop notes.

To help enjoy your holiday season with Straub Groundhog Altbier, be sure to check out the cool beer/food pairing guides and holiday recipes for this beer and be sure to try the Pimento Cheese Dip.
image
Straub Groundhog Altbier sneaks in at 5.4%-AbV and 40 IBU and it is available now in 12oz bottled 12-packs while supplies last…so get out there and check for your shadow by sampling Straub Groundhog Altbier.  And when you do, be sure to let us know what YOU think.

0 comments (click to read or post):

Post a Comment

Please leave a comment...I do moderate them so it may not immediately appear...and please be nice!

WILK Friday BeerBuzz

2016 NEPA BlogCon Winner

2016 NEPA BlogCon Winner

Lets Talk Beer!

We've added some tools to encourage interaction. First and foremost, you'll see the Recent Comments section up above. This list displays the most recent comments from individual posts. Feel free to comment on ANY post by clicking on the "comments" link at the bottom of any post, or any link in the Recent Comments section. Comments are moderated, however you can choose to post anonymously.

Please also remember mybeerbuzz is very active on Facebook & Twitter and we DO support RSS feeds for posts and comments.

Advertising

mybeerbuzz.com is not affiliated with any of the advertisers shown above. We run Ads as a way to help offset the costs to run this FREE blog....BUT if you do happen to click on any of these ads (even if you don't buy), we do eventually get a few pennies....literally.
Creative Commons License
mybeerbuzz.com by mybeerbuzz.com is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work at mybeerbuzz.com.

  © Copyright 2016 mybeerbuzz.com

Back to TOP