Avery’s The Kaiser Oktoberfest Returns

Avery Brewing Company, a pioneering craft brewery known for its all-encompassing obsession with beer, announces the return of The Kaiser, an Imperial Oktoberfest Lager.

In time for fall and its most notable Fest, this limited release lager is our emboldened Prost! to one of the world’s most recognized styles. The Kaiser weaves together rich, toasted Vienna and Munich malts with the floral spiciness of Hallertau and Bravo hops to create a bold and brazen dry Imperial Oktoberfest.

The Kaiser was retired in 2016 to make room for other big beers in Avery Brewing’s lineup, but its absence has been made known by fans clamoring for this mammoth of an Oktoberfest Lager. The return of The Kaiser has all the attributes that fans have grown to love; a gorgeous deep copper sheen, massive malty backbone, and a dry finish. Earning multiple GABF awards (Gold in 2009, Silver in 2014), this dictator demands a following through its deep dark malt bill, aromas of toast, nuts, and bread, all pulled together with a boisterous booziness.

“My favorite part of brewing Kaiser is the smell it creates in the brewhouse,” says Josh Rapp, Avery Brewing’s Brewhouse Manager. “It smells like we’re making candy around the brewery on Kaiser day and the dark red color of the wort reminds me of cherry juice!”

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