Architectural and gastronomic reminders of the past pervade this square-kilometer section of town, where establishments offer fare such as flonz (black pudding) and alt (old-style, top-fermented
But no doubt the reason for imposing the tax was that a new type of beer--a stronger bottom-fermented lager beer--had been introduced into Denmark in the second half of the 19th century.(15) Traditional Danish beer drinking was based on weak top-fermented
Bellerose won a gold medal at the IBC (International Beer Challenge) in London in 2011, and again in 2012, taking gold in the "Top-fermented
Lager" category, marking the first time a French beer has been awarded consecutive gold medals at the IBC.
Made with pale ale malts and four distinctive hop varieties, it is brewed in fermenters originally designed for pilsner lagers and top-fermented
as is normal for ale.
What binds them together is that they are brewed with bottom-fermenting yeasts which are much fresher than top-fermented
a malty brew, top-fermented
and bottle-aged to rapturous perfection."
Now, thankfully, there is a worldwide resurgence, especially in the US which is making some world class top-fermented
, lightly hopped, pale yellow ale takes its name from the Cologne (Koln, in German) dialect, which is known as Kolsch.
According to USB, it is a top-fermented
beer made with a proprietary yeast, two varieties of two-row European spring barley malt, a small amount of wheat malt and a blend of several hops.
The restaurant currently features three of the famous Hofbrau beers: Munchner Kindl Weissbier, a top-fermented
wheat beer with 5.1% ab.v.; Hofhrau Dunkel, a bottom-fermented dark beer, with 5.5% a.b.v., and Hofbrau Premium Lager, 5.1% a.b.v.
The beers they were making were probably murky, top-fermented
brews, but by the mid-19th century Czech brewers had developed pale, bottom-fermenting pilsners, and these promptly took the world by storm.
Floris Appel is brewed by Huyghe, in North Flanders--a brewery that has been making top-fermented
ales since about 1654.