Sunday, June 30, 2019

June 30th, 2019 - Partisan Warsteiner


Guten tag!  Your drinking buddy the Meista here today getting heavy and aggressive with a pairing of the "Partisan" EP by German thrash monsters Sodom and a tasty Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener from Warsteiner Brauerei!
 
Album Info:
  • Artist: Sodom
  • Title: "Partisan" EP
  • Recorded: 2018; "Tired And Red" was recorded at the Rock Hard Festival at the Amphitheater Gelsenkirchen in Germany on May 18th 2018
  • Release date: November 23rd, 2018 (7th EP release from Sodom)
  • Record company: Steamhammer / Napalm Records
  • Production: Cornelius "Corny" Rambadt
  • Album cover art: Roberto Toderico
  • Personnel: Tom Angelripper (vocals and bass guitar), Frank "Blackfire" Gosdzik (guitars), Stefan "Husky" Hüskens (drums), and Yorck Segatz (guitars) 
  • Musical style: Thrash metal
  • Sound: This is classic Sodom... fast, fiery, aggressive as hell, and just as angry!  Sodom is a juggernaut... Angelripper's vocals are gripping and harsh !  The guitar work is fiery and furious!  And Husky's machine gun drumming coupled with Angelripper's thunderous bass is the embodiment of thrash metal perfection!
  • Major themes: War, anger, hate, death, violence, evil, darkness, power, etc.
  • Tracks:   
  1. "Partisan"
  2. "Conflagation"
  3. "Tired And Red" (live)

    Brew Info:
  • Brewery: Warsteiner Brauerei (Warstein, Germany)
  • Website: https://www.warsteiner.de/
  • Brew: Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener
  • Style: German Pilsner
  • Serving: 12 ounce bottle
  • ABV: 4.8%
  • Pour: The Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener pours a slightly hazy, bright straw-yellow with a frothy, bright white 1+ finger head with good retention and lots of intricate, sticky, and layered lacing.
  • Nose: The nose is charactized by light toasted grains, grassiness, and light hops and fruitiness.  There are aromas of summer grass, hay, light pepper, sweet honey, and a hint of lemon zest.
  • Taste: The taste of the Warsteiner Premium German Pilsenerh follows the nose with light crackery, slightly sweet, and hoppy flavors.  There are notes of crackery biscut, toasted sourdough bread, grassy hops, a hint of apple, light honey, and a hint of lemon.
  • Mouthfeel: Light-bodied and well-carbonated, the Warsteiner is crisp, smooth, and refreshing with a clean, dry finish

Overall pairing: The Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener is a very tasty, very light, crushable brew... perfect for the raw aggression, musical prowess, and unbridled rage of Sodom's "Partisan" EP on a hot summer's night!  'Nuff said!

Prost and hails!

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