Saturday, June 18, 2016

Pic(k) of the Week: Weizen al fresco

A patron enjoys his hefeweizen, while sitting outside on the patio at Gordon Biersch Restaurant Brewery.

Weizen al fresco

A 'blast from the past,' this photo was taken on 30 March 2013, during a 'friends and family' pre-opening open house at the brewpub, located in the Navy Yard neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

  • Hefeweizen:
    "Hefe" means yeast, and "Weizen" means wheat, so Hefeweizen is "yeast wheat." Germans prefer to call the brew Weissbier, while North Americans prefer the term Hefeweizen. The beer is yeast turbid, because it is unfiltered. Pronounce it "hay-fuh-veyt-sssenn" (NOT "haffie-vi-zon").
    German Beer Institute.
  • More photos from the visit: here.

  • Pic(k) of the Week: one in a weekly series of personal photos, usually posted on Saturdays, and often, but not always, with a good fermentable as the subject.
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