Professor Fritz Briem

Dr. Briem, an expert in lactobacillus fermentation, is a former instructor at the famed Weihenstephan Institute; he also taught at the Siebel Institute in Chicago. He now runs a small test-batch brewery at which he recreates historic styles for B. United International.


Grodziskie is a Sour Smoked Wheat Ale that was brewed in the 1900’s in East Prussia and dates back to as early as the 15th...

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13th Century Gruit Bier

An herbed beer, brewed only with small amounts of pollinated wild hops, that incorporates rosemary, bay leaves, caraway, ginger, anise, and gentian. Based on a...

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1809 Berliner-style Weisse

Much more complex & fruity than the traditional Berliner Weisse, this historic recipe is rich with a combination of fruitiness and lactic tartness. The wort...

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