Category Archives: Doppelbock

  1. Don’t Judge a Beer by Its Color

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    June 6, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    Many factors determine a bier's flavor profile.

    Beer runs the gamut in color variety, from very pale and clear, to extremely dark and opaque. Don’t be fooled …
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  2. A History of Hops: The Condensed Version Part II

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    April 28, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    Old Illustration of Hops - Humulus lupulus

    The first written description of the preserving effects of hops in beer was in a book Physica sacra (Sacred World), …
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  3. A History of Hops: The Condensed Version Part I

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    April 25, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    German Hops; Courtesy of: LuckyStarr under the license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en.

    Along with the long-standing brewing tradition in Bavaria, Germany came a long-standing tradition of hop cultivation in Bavaria. The oldest …
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  4. Bavaria: The Birthplace of Modern Brewing

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    April 21, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    Church with Bavarian Alps in the Background; Courtesy of: Rebecca Kennison Under the License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en

    Tucked amidst towering mountain ranges of the Bavarian Alps are endless clusters of breweries, many of which have been around …
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  5. The World’s Oldest Brat to accompany that German Lager

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    March 10, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    Frankische Bratwurst

    If you have been reading the recent blogs, you are well versed on the brewing history, culture, and unique German …
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  6. The Secret German Capital of Beer

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    March 7, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    Historical View of Kulmbach

    Besides spawning the beer that is conditioned in cool cellars and caves known commonly today as Kellerbier, the region of …
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  7. Doppelbock: The Monks’ Secret to Winter Bliss

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    February 7, 2014 by Prost Brewing

    Monk Drinking

    If you are a devoted German beer lover, you are probably already well aware of the monks’ integral hand in …
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