Get to know the beers and brats on beer garden menus.
Timo Winkel, a native of Hamburg, Germany, and owner of Doner Bistro, explains how to let the weather dictate the beer list:
A World of Wurst
Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst break down the differences for us in The New Food Lover’s Companion.
Bauerwurst: coarse in texture + smoked
Bockwurst: veal + parsley + chives
Bratwurst: pork + veal + ginger + nutmeg + coriander + caraway
Knockwurst: beef + pork + garlic
Weisswurst: veal + cream + eggs
At Westover Beer Garden & Haus: Served in bun form with grainy mustard
At Courthaus Social: Imported Bavarian pretzel, with mustards and beer cheese, or as bites with honey mustard
At Tysons Biergarten: Jumbo-sized, with beer cheese and sweet mustard