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Commune - Craft Beer - Tasting - umbels - Einbeck - Pouring - Food pairing

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The "Commune" as the legal form of the Freistadt brewery is seen as the last of its kind in Europe. In 1770 in Freistadt, earlier brewing rights of individual town houses were put together and thereafter a new shared brewhouse was built in front of the city gates. All 149 buildings owners of the inner city became members of the "Brewing commune in Freistadt" and have remained so until today.


Simply expressed, Craft Beer is an artisan (craft) brewed beer with its own character. The trend comes from the US and according to their brewer's cooperative sees itself as a beer "from one brewer, who brews in a traditional way in small batches and independent of corporations ". In the too, a varied craft beer scene is developing.


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Also known as sampling. (Expert) group for the taste evaluation of beer. Sensory impressions are described and often also evaluated. Sensory impressions are described and often also evaluated.


For brewing, exclusively the umbels of the female hops plant are used. Today umbels are usually processed to make pellets, and these are then used for brewing. A broad rule of thumb is: one bottle of beer requires one umbel of hops.


A particularly strongly brewed beer with at least 18 degrees of original wort. In the Mühlviertel, the monastery brewery Schlägl regularly brews a Doppelbock.

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The town in Lower Saxony is seen as the birthplace of Bock beer. Einbeck was pronounced "Oanbock" in Bavaria, also "Einböckl", and the name "Bock" was derived from this.


This is essential to the right taste of the beer. The empty glass is first rinsed with cold water. Then it is not filled to the brim with beer, instead one leaves it to "settle" half-full for around a minute. Finally the bouquet or foam top is added. For bottled beer the following applies: hold the glass at an angle and fill two thirds full. Wait a little and then add the foam top or bouquet. Bottled beer should be stored at about 8 degrees.


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A professional method of ascertaining which foods and drink are a good match.