Michelberger Mountain Krauterspirituose

Michelberger Mountain Krauterspirituose

  BN#557244
Category: Spirits
Region: Germany
Producer: Michelberger

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Michelberger Booze is what happens when creativity collides with tradition in the form of schnaps. Michelberger Booze is a collaboration between Tom Michelberger, Nadine May, Gerald Schroff and Dr. Ulf Stahl (aka “The Professor”) of Preussishe Spirituosen Manufaktur (PSM). PSM was founded in 1874 under German Emperor Wilhelm I as a research and training institute for the production of alcohol. However, two world wars and an economic depression lay waste to the former glory of PSM. Distiller Ernst Dobislaw tried to revive the distillery in the 1950s with little success and it lay dormant for another fifty years before Schroff and Stahl took it over in 2005. Today, it is the last of its kind in Berlin.

Michelberger Mountain is a faithful recreations of herbal schnapps recipes found in PSM’s archives. Mountain is a fresh and bracing schnapps redistilled with anise, sage, fennel, lemon balm, peppermint, cardamom, thyme, coriander, caraway and other botanicals. Prior to distillation, the botanicals macerate for 72 hours in ethyl alcohol-water mixture at 35% abv and then moved in earthenware pots for aging for a minimum of three months. Finally, prior to bottling, the schnapps goes through phosphate-free paper filtration. Only 130 cases per batch is produced. Truly special and worth experiencing!

Tasting Note: A delicious alpine-style aperitif, Michelberger Mountain is an invigorating combination of 12 herbs and spices produced in a 140-year-old distillery and served at Berlin’s coolest hotel. Sweet, rich dark herbs penetrated by a high crisp juniper note on the nose, with woodruff, sage and game bird spices. On the palate it has a peppery, gin-like herbality quite unlike anything we’ve tasted. Finished with a lingering sweetness and notes of cucumber and green peppers. Perfect as a digestif after a hearty meal.



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