Vienna Lager … Proving that Political Follies May Come and Go But Good Beer Stays Forever

Church Street Brewing Company on its Sixth Anniversary Introduces its First Vienna Lager – Pancho Vienna “In 1861, Napoleon III invaded Mexico after President Benito Juarez refused to continue to pay interest to European powers. The invasion and subsequent occupation brought about the Second Mexican Empire, and installed Maximilian I, from the Austrian Royal House,[…]

Bock Beer is King! Part Three of Three

Different Types of Bock Beer Dopplebock The name of this beer would seem to imply that it is an extension of the traditional Bock style but that is not the case. Dopplebock and it’s name sake (Bock) both hail from the town of Munich, but have completely separate histories of their own. Munich, which means[…]

Bock Beer is King! Part Two of Three

More on the History of Bock by Church Street Brew’s own Charles E. Fort Where did the goat come from? Not withstanding Part One’s logical explanation, the absolute origin of Bock’s name is impossible to prove although some interesting explanations have been suggested over the years. Many of them focus on the fact that ‘Bock’[…]

Bock Beer is King! Part One of Three

By Charles E. Fort The story of Bock Beer begins in the German state of Lower Saxony in a little town known as Einbeck along with its famous Einbecker Brewery. The many people of this town are proud of their beer heritage and will be the first to exclaim that this is where Bock Beer[…]