Stein Hour

A Bayrische Brotzeit

(A Bavarian Snack)

“Stein Hour” from 4pm until 7pm in the Biergarten


Herzlich Willkommen, a heartfelt welcome to our Bavarian Grill style “Happy Stein Hour”!
We offer a variety of popular Bier Garten dishes to go along with a Stein filled with one of our over 50 German Bier.

In Bavaria, people meet after work with their friends in the Bier Garten or the Gasthaus and talk about the day’s events. Of course, they drink their favorite Bier and enjoy a snack to munch on before dinner. These snacks are specially priced to go with one German Bier or a glass of Wein each.

Stein Hour Menu

Poached veal and pork sausage with herbs, served with Düsseldorfer mustard $ .95

Nürnberger Bratwürstel
A slim, grilled link sausage from the capital of Franconia – Nürnberg $ .95

Fleischpflanzer’l, Bulette, Frikadelle, Hackepetersteak, Bratklops, Hackkloss, uvm.
Every region of Germany has another name for this dish and you will find people all over Germany eating these in bars and in “Gaststätten”, at work, while watching a soccer game, during break at school or for a snack while hiking in the mountains. Here we are following my mother’s recipe: we mix ground beef and ham with eggs, lots of onions, bread, milk and our secret spices. After rolling these “sausage patties” in coarse bread crumbs, they are slowly sautéed to a nice, dark, rich brown $.95

Gulasch Suppe
Cup of Gulasch with beef, pork and peppers $ .95

Schinken Brötchen
An authentic German hard roll, filled with either Black Forest or Westphalian Ham $ .95

Bauern – oder Rauchbratwurst mit Kartoffelsalat und Sauerkraut
One coarse farmer’s or one smoked grilled sausage with potato salad, sauerkraut and mustard $ 2.00

Geflügel Salat “Winzer Art”
Oven roasted chicken, tossed with fresh grapes in a light yogurt ranch dressing on romaine lettuce $ .95

… and to finish your Brotzeit, enjoy a Schnapps!

Remember: Let us sign your Stein Club Card for every different Bier you drink and you will earn your personalized Stein and become a Stein Club Member!

Deutsche Biere – Your Tour of German Bier


Bavarian Bier is a little different than other beers – back in 1516 the Bavarian King decreed that only four ingredients would be used to brew Bier: Water, Malt, Hops and Yeast. Over the years, German brewers have developed different styles. When Germany became united in 1871, the “Bavarian Purity Law” became the law of the land. Older Bavarians drink Helles (light in color) during the day and Dunkles (dark Bier) after sunset. Many people over ninety have told me that a liter a day keeps the doctor away. Many famous Germans; like Goethe, Luther, Bach, Beethoven, Bismarck and my grandfather, drank Bier as a part of their regular diet.

There are two families of Bier:

Lager: Means lagering or storing a bottom fermented barley brew at low temperatures (33-35˚ F) for at least ninety days to allow the yeast to settle at the bottom of the barrel and achieve a natural clarity. These are all examples of Lagers:

Helles: Light, rich golden straw color, medium hopped Bier, refreshing in summer and winter.

Pils or Pilsner: Paler than Helles and heavier hopped, named after its birth town – Pilsen. Refreshing!

Dortmunder or Export: Lighter and paler than Pils, but rounder with a smoother finish.

Oktoberfest or Märzen: Copper or amber in color with good malt flavor and hops, over 5% strong. Only Münchener Bier can be called an “Oktoberfest” in Bavaria.

Dunkles: Almost extinct, but coming back. Mild and dark with the sweetness and roundness of a Bavarian sunset. Try it with roasted and grilled meats.

Bock: At least 6% strong and lagered for 180 days. It may be pale or dark and warms you in spring or fall in the Bier Garten. Flavorful and satisfying, yet naturally smooth.

Doppel Bock: The name often ends in … ator. Over 7% strong and lagered for over 200 days. Usually sweeter and dark. It’s a great winter warmer or for those Texas air-conditioned evenings you spend with friends.

Ales: In Germany, these are either made of barley and wheat and called a “Weizen” (Wheat) or “Weiss” (White) Bier, or they are made the old fashioned way and are called “Alt”. Both share the warmer fermentation with top fermenting yeasts and the fruitier flavors.

Kristall Weizen: Filtered to be clear; a great alternative to “light” Biere with much more flavor and finish. Much healthier and still a good serving from the cereal category in your daily food intake. Very refreshing.

Hefe Weizen: Unfiltered, a little yeast remains in the bottle or the keg and starts a second fermentation. Usually cloudy and fruity.

Dunkles Weizen: The use of extra toasted malts enhances color and flavor. Try it on a rainy and cloudy day or on a cool Texas evening in our Bier Garten.

AIt: First cousins of British ales; they are usually dark with strong flavors of malts and hops. We offer a variety of sweeter and hoppier brews they’re great for all seasons. In Germany, this is the Mardi Gras Bier along the Rhine.

Remember: Let us sign your Stein Club Card for every different Bier you drink and you will earn your personalized Stein and become a Stein Club Member!

Prost – enjoy your Bier!

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