Gregorius 330ml Bottle – $10
The first beer from Stift Engelszell is a dark ale at 9.7% abv, named after Abbott Gregorius Eisvogel who was at the Abbey for 25 years (1925-1950). Gregorius uses honey local to the monastery and a unique Alsacian wine yeast.
Gregorius is brewed by the Trappist Monastery of Stift Engelszell, which has been granted permission by the International Trappist Association (ITA) to label it as a Trappist beer. Located in Engelhartszell on the Danube in Upper Austria, the monastery has been a member of the International Trappist Association (ITA) since 2008.
Benno 330ml Bottle – $10
Benno is a farmhouse ale at 6.9% abv, Hazy amber in color, slightly spicy, slightly funky, brew features a touch of honey to sweeten the taste.
Malts used: Pilsner Malt, Caramalt
Hops: Mühlviertler Spalter Select, Mühlviertler Aurora, Alsacian Strisser Spalter
yeast of primary fermentation: Saison ale yeast
yeast of secondary fermentation: Alsacian wine yeast
Named after Abbot Benno Stumpf who arrived at St.Engelszell after being expelled from Abbey Mariastern during World War II.
Under his leadership Stift Engelszell renovated its buildings and church which was built in the mid 18th century in a Rococo Style.
“Since the Gregorius originates in a community of Trappist brothers, it may now – like all products produced by the Trappist or Trappistines – already be justly called a Trappist beer in honor of its place of origin!”
The International Trappist Association