“Posh beer” comes to sourgrapes.ie and first up it’s “Schlenkerla Helles” lager. This lager is brewed from Bavarian hops from the area around the city of Nürnberg.
It’s lagered (or aged) in century old caves underneath the historic Schlenkerla brewery and maltings in Bamberg.
The subtle smokiness comes from the kettles it’s boiled in, the same ones used in the production of the famous Schlenkerla Smokebeer (rauchbier) which is also available from Deveney’s in Dundrum.
Lughnasa Beer Festival
Don’t forget the Lughnasa Beer Festival in Dublin on the 20th of August. Details from the Deveney’s Beer blog.
You can get tickets for the beer festival in the following locations:
- Deveney’s of Dundrum (or online at deveneysbeer.blogspot.com)
- Jus de Vine, Portmarnock
- Redmond’s of Ranelagh
- Deveney’s of Rathmines
- Sweeney’s of Phibsboro
- The Vintry, Rathgar