I freely state I do not care for lagers. However, when it comes to lagers I keep finding myself saying “except” a lot. Perhaps I’m becoming more accepting of a wider array of beer styles or, perhaps, breweries that I trust and expect great things from keep sending hits over the fence.
On deck tonight is Highland Brewing Company’s Wolfgang 1756. What’s in a name? A lot in this one. This beer is a collaboration with the Asheville Symphony Orchestra to celebrate The Amadeus Festival which runs from March 17-22 in good ole AVL. Looking for something fun to do with your significant other or well cultured friends in AVL whilst checking out the local beer scene? There ya go. You’re welcome.
Now, the beer. This is a classic Vienna-style lager. It pours with just a touch of head and has a bread-like scent with a hint of caramel. Hops are low in this cat – IBUs are cranking in at 14. Low bitterness, a little sweet, thirst quenching. ABV matches the style at 4.7% as well. Highland claims this pai
Source: Knox Beer Snobs
Read the full article here.