Though we don't get to Ben Lomand often, I've always driven by the Tyrolean Inn and made a mental note to go there "next time." This weekend, we finally made it.
As one review I read states: "If you're a vegetarian, skip this place." Definitely. But, if you're an omnivore - and really like meats and sausages - step into Bavaria...beneath the redwood behemoths.
The boys both had Weisswurst mit Breze (bockwurst with a soft pretzel). I ordered the Würstelgrösti (Polish, Bockwurst, & Nürnberger sausage sampler, sliced & sautéed with onions, tomatoes, & bell peppers).
Jake ordered Teller (Bockwurst and two Nürnberger sausages, served with sauerkraut and potatoes).
And he and I both had fantastic German brews. Funny story, Jake ordered a beer and our waiter delivered a gigantic stein. I asked, "Do you have any smaller pours that than?" Of course. You'd like an American? "Yes, I guess so."
Jake ordered an Erdinger Dunkel Hefeweizen (a dark, unfiltered wheat beer) and I opted for an American-sized Köstritzer Schwarzbier (an East German-style black lager). Prost!!
And we all shared the Apfelstrudel for dessert.
What a great dinner! The boys loved it and so did we. We'll definitely make the Tyrolean Inn a stop whenever we head over that way again.