A day after Munich’s Oktoberfest comes to an end; Bazi Bierbrasserie will host a special Wurst & Bier Pairing featuring beer from Occidental Brewing Company and Paulaner USA. From 5:00-9:00pm on Wednesday, October 4th Bazi will feature a special beer lineup of German brewed beers from both Paulaner and Hacker-Pshorr alongside German influenced beers from Occidental Brewing.
Paired with this beer lineup of six beers from Occidental, Paulaner, and Hacker-Pschorr will be Altengartz Bratwurst. A pair of guys with a rich German heritage makes these sausages that are only available at Sheridan Fruit Co. The bratwurst will be simmered in each of the six beers from the pairing.
To provide a bit more flair to the evening, Bazi will host a Stein Hoisting competition at 7:30pm with sweet prizes to the top 3 finishers.
Beer List: Occidental Festbier, 6.7% ABV, rich yet quaffable lager in the old tradition of Oktoberfest beers. German noble hops provide a delicate hop character to pair with a firm malt profile featuring Munich and Vienna malts. Occidental Dunkel, 5.1% ABV, malty and smooth, balanced with an assortment of noble hops. Occidental Kolsch, 4.5% ABV, crisp and dry, it is clean and lager-like, with a pleasant, slightly spicy hop profile supplied by German Perle. Very sessionable. Paulaner Oktoberfest Marzen, 5.8% ABV, full bodied beer with rich malt flavor and dark toffee note, has an underlying fruitiness and masterful hop balance. Paulaner Salvator Doppelbock, 7.9% ABV, head has a caramel hue and the beer is full bodied with a rich, warm chestnut brown color. The taste is unmistakable, with its smooth chocolate flavor, robust dark caramel maltiness and a light note of hops in the background – providing a nice intensity on the palate.’ Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest Marzen, 5.8% ABV, fruity notes of cassis and earthy tones reminiscent of cedar.
The cost of the Wurst & Bier Pairing is $15.00 and includes six 5 oz pours of beer along with the sausage pairing.
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 25 years under his belt of drinking beer at festivals across America and the world, he has developed a strong appreciation and understanding of craft beer and the industry that surrounds it. He can be found in any of the great breweries or beer bars that make Portland the best beer city in the world. His writing can also be found in the archives of Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter and Instagram at @hopapalooza.