2 Brothers Beerhall Series Hop Harvest Ungespundet

2 Brothers

Released April 23rd, 2018

With so many breweries making fresh hop beers, how do you make yours stand out? You could, like 2 Brothers Brewing, consider brewing a lager as most brewers choose to brew harvest ales. Better yet, you could choose to brew an Ungespundet: the kind of beer with which even the more historically minded beer nerds are likely to be unfamiliar.

Ungespundet is a type of unfiltered lager historically (and still) brewed using open tanks – the term translates as "unbunged" – in the Upper Franconia region of Germany. 2 Brothers’ head brewer Ben Lee spent part of a recent holiday in Europe learning about the style and brought his newly acquired knowledge home just in time to make use of fresh Ella from the local hop harvest.

If the name isn’t unusual enough, the lager itself is something of an oddity, pouring a deep copper colour and with a low carbonation. While tropical aromas and some grapefruit are there to be found, most of the flavour is driven by the malt: mostly rich caramel flavours, joined by some floral and slightly grassy characters the brewers suggest is the work of the fresh hops.

Will Ziebell

Style
Unfiltered Fresh Hop Lager
ABV
5.2%
Name
2 Brothers
Address

4 Joyner St
Moorabbin
VIC 3189

Phone
(03) 9553 1177
Open Hours

Thurs & Fri: midday til late
Saturday: midday to 5pm

Tours

Free Brewery Tour Thursdays at 6.30pm

Current Crafty Cabal offers

Free Tasting Paddle at 2 Brothers

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