The Schloss Eggenberg Urbock is a very interesting bier speciality from the Upper Austrian part of the Salzkammergut. Not only that it’s brewed in a true castle, no, also the taste and the strength of this beer makes the Eggenberg Urbock so special.
Eggenberg Urbock Beer belongs to the group of the Bock beers, strong lager beers, which were real luxury items during medieval times. The beer was brewed by original wort to guarantee a long shelf life. The result was a heavy and strong beer.
There is also another story about the Bock beer. It’s told the monks invented the Bock beer to get over the lent. The Eggenberg Urbock Beer is absolutely nutritious. In that time food was not allowed to eat during the lent. So the monks brewed the Bock beer and had nutritious beer, because liquid food was allowed.