Our doppelbock (German for
“double bock”) celebrates the style originally developed by medieval monks. Living by the strict rules of their order, monks were regularly
required to castigate themselves by periodic bouts of fasting, when next-to-no solid food was allowed to pass their lips. The longest and most
taxing of these periods of culinary abstinence was, of course, Lent—the 46 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday. Because the monks believed that liquids not only cleansed the body but also the soul, they would make plenty of “liquid bread” instead of solid bread from their grain and then drink it in copious quantities... the more, the holier.
This is a classic German Dopple Bock. Like all of our beers it is made in strict accordance to the German Reinheitsgebot Purity Law of Brewing, which is water, malt, hops and yeast...
Jailhouse Bock is a strong German lager of dopple (double) strength, without the heavy body. It has a brilliant light amber color and a sweet malty aroma. This beer is well-aged h...
A strong, dark brown German-style bock. High in alchohol, malty, full-bodied and moderate hop bitterness. Hop flavor and aroma are low.