Samichlaus Classic Doppelbock
Doppelbock beer Samichlaus Classic is brewed only once a year on December 6 and aged for 10 months before bottling. The brewery Schloss Eggenberg was founded in 1803, by Johann Georg Forstinger in Salzburg, Austria. This is the once strongest lager beer in the world and also known as "Santa Claus Beer" (Samichlaus means Santa Claus in the Swiss-German dialect of Zurich).
How it is made
It takes year of slow secondary fermentation while stored in the foothills of the Alps for this beer to develop all of its qualities. Only the best selected yeasts are used. It is left to mature for a period of 10 months.
Brown colour with amber hues, with a thin head of foam. Sweet flavour of malt, caramel and fruits. Warm finish. Best served with robust dishes and desserts, particulary with chocolates. 14% ABV.