Big Rock Brewery - Grasshopper Kristallweizen

Brewmaster's Notes

Style:

Kristallweizen (filtered wheat ale)

ABV:

5%

IBU:

16

Malt/Hops:

 

Key Ingredients:

  • Hops: Willamette and Saaz
  • Malt: Pale and Wheat Malt

Appearance:

Golden yellow with a snow-white head

Aroma:

Bready and fruity

Mouthfeel:

Medium body, medium carbonation

Character:

A light touch of hops gives the brew a crisp finish, balancing its soft sweetness and texture with fruity or citrusy notes

Food Pairing:

Grilled chicken, smoked fish, and barbeque shrimp kabobs

Beer Story

Fresh from the prairie hoppers, this wheat ale has a crisp finish, balancing its soft sweetness with fruity and bready notes.

“This beer is the gold standard for Kristallweizens in Canada. It was a game changer for craft beer when it first arrived on the scene in 1994… and there’s still nothing quite like it.”  ~ Brewmaster Paul Gautreau

Available in our 12 can variety pack:

Availability:

Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
Ontario
Saskatchewan

Music Pairing

Artist: Lorde
Song: Royals
Artist: Led Zepplin
Artist: Fleetwood Mac
Artist: Drake

Grasshopper Coconut Beer Battered Shrimp

Ingredients

- 6 ounces Grasshopper Wheat Ale

- 5 eggs

- 1 cup milk

- 2 1/2 cups flour

- 8 ounces coconut, shredded

- 15 to 20 large shrimp, peeled and cleaned

- Canola oil

Instructions

In a large bowl, mix together beer, eggs, milk and flour.

Dredge the shrimp through this batter, then dip it in a second time.

Roll in coconut.

Deep fry until golden brown.

Enjoy with Grasshopper!

Movie Pairing

Dazed and Confused

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More Info: Dazed and Confused