Red Hill Weizenbock (2011)

Style
Weizenbock
ABV
7.9%

A beer whose popularity surprised the brewers, given strong German style wheat beers rocking in around 8% aren't exactly commonplace in Australia, the Weizenbock is Red Hill's first spring seasonal, a nice bridger as the weather warms up. When young, this dark beer offers up plenty of chocolate, toffee, clove and banana characteristics, with the sweetness balanced by some brewery grown hops and backed up by a gentle warmth from the alcohol. We've also tasted some bottles that were allowed to age for months and found the character significantly changed, with the more pungent banana and clove aromas fading and more dark sugar characteristics coming through, reminiscent of an aged Belgian dubbel. In other words, if you want to pick up a few - and trust yourself to resist temptation - it's a beer worth dabbling with in your cellar.

Published September 16, 2011

Name
Red Hill Brewery
Address

88 Shoreham Rd
Red Hill South
VIC 3937

Phone
(03) 5989 2959
Open Hours

Open Thurs to Sun: 11am to 7pm
Dec 28 to Jan 31, 2024 hours:
Open seven days 11am to 7pm

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