The secret of its success is its unique taste and its drinkability. A real beer with a rare combination of personality and strength! A beautiful dazzling golden robe that would make any queens jewels look dull in comparison, for a beer which is definitely more ‘king king’ than ‘bling bling’. A symphony of aromas which offers a sensation of great finesse from the very first notes, followed by nuances of malt and whisky: a grand overture to a grand taste experience. A strong rich taste and an exceptional roundness that will remind your taste buds what they are there for and what real beer should taste like. Notes of dried fruit and liquorice reinforce the slightly bitter, long finish, for an everlasting pleasure.
Bavaria 8.6 Original
8.6 is a special blond beer with its own distinctive character. A powerful and strong beer with a golden haze, pleasantly sweet and viscous in its aftertaste. Full in body giving a rich mouth filling sensation. 8.6 Original has a fruity palate thanks to a sublime fermentation process. Expressly fruity and flowery on the palate, warm and full of character. Strong in alcohol content, an elegant, clear blond beer. Complex in flavour, beautifully balanced. Brewed with natural mineral water from Bavaria’s own spring and the best barley malt, wheat and hop.
Food suggestions: Foie gras, smoked and cured ham and dried sausages, blue cheeses, spicy tapas with flavours such as garlic and coriander.
Bavaria 8.6 Red (7.9%)
Special beer with a brown-red colour, strong alcohol content with a powerful flavour. Starts sweetly with tones of caramel and burn malt, and ends pleasantly bitter.
Brief Description: Special beer with a brown-red colour, strong alcohol content with a powerful flavour. Starts sweetly with tones of caramel and burn malt, and ends pleasantly bitter.
Tasting Notes: 8.6 Red has a sweet aroma of grain and caramel. The flavour combines sweet tones of caramel, malt and hop with a bitter undertone. A medium body that does not waiver thanks to the high alcohol percentage which lingers in the bitter-sweet finish
Malt: Burnt Malt
Food Pairing: Grilled and roasted pork, lamb or beef, rosé or red-fried, blue cheese, savoury dishes with matured cheese.
8.6 BLACK is a powerful dark beer, pleasantly sweet and bitter with a very strong body. Dark in colour and character, with an aroma of cocoa and freshly-burnt coffee beans. On the palette you can taste warm, sweet and bitter flavours. A finish of amarena and liquorice complete this intense and robust beer. Complex in flavour, beautifully balanced. A dark beer, brewed with natural mineral water from Bavaria’s own spring, barley malt, maltose, caramel and hop.
Brief Description: Powerful special dark beer, creamy and rich in flavour. 7.9% alc. vol.An aroma of cocoa and freshly-burnt coffee, bitter-sweet palette with a finish or amarena and liquorice. Deep, intense.
Tasting Notes: A fragrant aroma with hints of caramel that continue in a mix of freshly burnt coffee, toasted bread and cocoa. 8.6 BLACK has a warm, sweet and bitter palette and a creamy texture. The beer has a balanced finish, with a sweet hint of amerena and liquorice. This creamy dark beer of burnt barley malt is full of deep and intense flavours.
Malt: Burnt Barley Malt
Food Pairing: (Beef) casseroles, fried and grilled meat dishes with heavy sauces, intense blue cheese dishes, matured flavours, desserts with extra dark chocolate.
Bavaria 8.6 Absinthe (8.3%)
8.6 ABSINTHE is a special spicy blond beer. A powerful and rich blond beer, enhanced with natural herbs and spices, including absinthe alsem, the main ingredient for the legendary liquor absinthe. The beer opens with an intriguing spicy and peppery nose. The palette contains spicy and vegetable-like tones, a light sweetness and a pleasantly bitter and peppery aftertaste. Complex in terms of flavour, balanced, soft and smooth in nature. A dark-gold beer, brewed with natural mineral water from Bavaria’s own spring, barley malt, wheat, hop and natural herbs and spices.
Brief Description: Powerful dark-blond special beer, spicy with absinth-alsem, 8.3% vol., round and a full flavour.
Tasting Notes: A true innovation in Bavaria’s 8.6 portfolio, a low-fermentation special beer with an alcohol content of 8.3%, enhanced with natural herbs and spices. Soft and smooth in flavour, less sweet than other 8.6 beers, and pleasantly bitter. A rich, full-bodied beer with a spicy palette and a peppery and pleasantly bitter aftertaste.
Malt: Barley Malt
Food Pairing: Foie gras, smoked gammon and dried sausages, roast fowl, blue cheeses, Mediterranean stews.
Bavaria 8.6 Extreme (10.5%)
8.6 EXTREME is a powerful and strong special blond beer with an alcohol content of 10.5%. Aromas of stone fruit and freshly mown grass are the introduction to a creamy head and a weighty palette. This is a full-body beer with strong flavours of ripe fruit and a dominant beer flavour. Hints of pepper and a pleasantly bitter tone are united with sweet fruity tones of honey and grapefruit in the smooth aftertaste
Brief Description: Powerful and strong alcoholic blond special beer, 10.5% vol. rich, fruity, strong grain character.
Tasting Notes: With an alcohol content of 10.5%, this is the strongest in Bavaria’s 8.6 series. A strong beer with a full and fruity character, a pleasant hop aroma and flavour and a clear signature with an undeniable beer flavour. Despite its high alcohol content, this is a soft and smooth beer that is easy to drink. It has a robust kick to it. Brewed with natural mineral water from Bavaria’s own spring, barley malt, wheat and hop.
Malt: Barley Malt
Food Pairing: Grilled (red) meat dishes foie gras, smoked gammon and dried sausages, roast fowl, blue cheeses, spicy Mediterranean dishes with flavours such as garlic and coriander.