I had last week off work, and while I didn’t manage to stockpile blog posts as I had hoped, I did manage to stockpile material for blog posts, which is almost as good. I also spent a lot of fruitless time looking for a new apartment, about which I won’t bore you further, until I move and I inevitably hate my new kitchen, at which point I will bitch and moan. But this post is about beer. Specifically, La Klintz, an organic blonde from Brasserie Uberach.
I met Nick for lunch last Thursday, and we went to a delightful little bistro near Montparnasse (more on that later). We were delighted to learn that the restaurant’s only beer offering was “an artisan beer from Alsace.” So we ordered two. Negligently without any kind of notepaper (I prefer to let my camera do the note-taking), I resorted to jotting down our tasting notes on my phone. (Hey, it’s worked before…) Looking back at them, I find the shorthand almost poetic.
smells grassy citrusy
Gold. V good.
Clean sparkly flavor.
So yeah, we liked it. I’m glad to see that it’s available at La Cave à Bulles, an excellent beer store which features French craft beers and is much closer to my apartment than this restaurant. They also stock a number of Brasserie Uberach’s other brews, which I am now very interested to try.
On this day in 2009: Tommes de Savoie
Originally published on Croque-Camille.