Widmer Brothers Winternacht and Pilsner join 30 Beers for 30 Years Series
Widmer Brothers Winternacht Double Alt and Pilsner News Wire:
(Portland, OR) – The 30 Beers for 30 Years Series continues today as Widmer Brothers Brewing re-releases two important beers in the brewery’s 30-year history. Winternacht and Pilsner represent important milestones that took place in the late-‘90s, and are available in 22-ounce bottles and on draught starting today in the Portland area.
Winternacht is the brewery’s longtime winter seasonal – originally introduced in 1997 and retired in 2004 – and is brewed in the fashion of a Sticke Alt, which is a stronger, darker version of the traditional Altbier. The beer is a classic winter warmer, with a full, malty body and pronounced hop characteristics.
Pilsner, originally introduced in 1998, is what the Widmer Brothers brewing team calls its first “true” lager on any large scale. Pilsner marks the first time that Widmer Brothers moved away from its house Hefeweizen yeast and pitched a standard Czech Pilsner lager yeast. The result is a traditional Czech-style Pilsner with a crisp malt body and mild hop bitterness.
“We have had a lot of fun releasing important beers in our history with the 30 Beers For 30 Years Series, and these two truly represent brewery milestones,” […]