Top Sipping Beers
Germany is serious about brewing quality beer, having outlawed the dilution of barley with inferior grains in 1516. Strong German "bock" beers are world class, and the village of Aying makes one of the finest examples. Their intense black beer defies traditional perceptions of lager, layering sweet flavors of molasses and bergamot with rich toffee malt. The beer's luxuriant texture belies its modest alcohol content. Ideal for strong sauces and game meats, a glass of "Celebrator" is an occasion in its own right.
Price: $3 (11 oz.)