Weihenstephaner 1516 Kellerbier
At 5.6% strength, its gets compelling character not from leftover yeast-in fact the beer is centrifuged to a precise degree, leaving only faint haze in its orange-amber color-but from an unusual combination of hops. Joining lemony-herbal Hallertauer Mittelfrüh is a rare heirloom hop called Hallertauer Record. Schäfer said that the variety has nearly disappeared-only one hectare grew last year-but he wanted its spicy character. It's not a flashy beer meant for sipping and sampling; just a tasty one that will reward repeat drinking.