KARL: We stopped by City Provisions in Ravenswood this week, taken in by the opportunity to drink a nanobrewed cherry dunkel weiss created in conjunction with the proprietor, Cleetus Friedman, and the folks at Flossmoor Brewing Company. We came in looking for beer. We left with the promise of future master-crafted “homebrewing” swirling through our heads.
Let’s start with the beer. Continue reading
“We hope you enjoy your Shiner Cheer, an Old World Dunkelweizen brewed with Texas peaches and roasted pecans. The malty flavors of this dark wheat ale are enhanced through the use of malted barley and wheat. And Kräusening ensures a smoothness that makes the subtle peach and pecan flavors all the more satisfying.”
Shiner Holiday Cheer
Dunkelweizen, 5.4% ABV
Karl: I got the feeling while drinking this selection from Shiner that I liked it a lot more than my Guy compatriots. Yes, this isn’t your typical Xmas brew or winter warmer. But, if this is what the holidays are like in Texas, then book my ass a ticket to Austin and I’ll see you in January. This beer is indeed, as promised, peach, peach, peach. (Side note: Without googling, is there a Georgia peach beer? There’s gotta be.) Continue reading