Lager

Here Comes the Hohenadel Beer Project

by efhs_4y4foe • June 23, 2017

This October, Hohenadel House is going back to its roots! There won’t be horse-drawn carriages or gas lamps in the streets, but we’re bringing back the best of that old world: classic Bavarian lager beer, and the catfish and waffles that made the Falls famous.


Lager, Our Hometown Brew

by efhs_4y4foe • June 23, 2017

Strictly speaking, every beer is either a lager or an ale. Ales were here first, an ancient brew. Top-fermented, known for fruitiness, bitterness, and high alcohol content. Lagers are bottom-fermented, thanks to a special strain of yeast developed by Bavarian monks in the 1300’s.


The Hessians Are Coming! (For Our Beer)

by efhs_4y4foe • June 23, 2017

It wasn’t as famous as Paul Revere’s warning, but the cry “The Hessians are coming!” was, for many colonial Americans, a terrifying prospect. And in 1777, our own Indian Queen Lane was “Ground Zero” for an entire encampment.


Success! Hohenadel Beer Pilot Batch

by efhs_4y4foe • June 23, 2017

Today’s players: Tom (brewer) Lou Farrell (local chef, historian/archaeologist, craft beer judge, and pickle aficionado) Steve Fillmore (writer, beer geek, and EFHS President)   Mission: To taste-test the pilot batch to determine if the combination of the cluster and noble hops evokes the flavor of a historic 19th century maibock beer -and- to make as […]