A brief history of beer: Episode 4, Eisbock

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Eisbock (aka ice bock) is a full bodied, strong lager originating from Germany.
As many beer styles, this one was also discovered by accident.

The style is a traditional specialty of the “Kulmbach” district of Bavaria. What makes it so special is the production procedure. After the fermentation end, Eisbock is partially freezed. Then, the water ice is removed from…