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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This rare beer is a bready, malty lager with only a delicate hop flavor. A communal beer from the Oberpfalz region of Germany, finding it is an adventure within itself. Drinking this will take you to the country side of Eastern Bavaria. Pilsner and Munich 1 malts were used with the late addition of Hallertau Hersbruker hops. EN JOY while it lasts.
2009 vintage - 5% abv
2010 vintage - 4.4% abv


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwaggs2 (1297) - Jefferson City, Missouri, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Sample at beerfest in Augusta. Poured a hazy orange color with a nice white head. Aroama was very bready, malts and citrus. Flavor was one of a kiund. Crisp, citrus, earthy. Very good. Longer finish. Brew master said they are one of two brewers in Missouri that brew a zoigl. This one was amazing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
seymour (1471) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - OCT 5, 2011
Tasted on tap at The Stable in standard pint glass. Cloudy, deep golden color with medium white head which dissipated quickly. Lots of noble hop and active yeast aromas. Medium body with sparkling carbonation. Tastes of grain, rising dough, citrus zest, pepper. Crisp and refreshing. It’s an interesting experience: drinking a turbulent, yeasty beer which is nonetheless a fairly neutral lager. Hefeweizen is the only other mainstream unfiltered style, with all its attendant fruitier/spicier ale yeast esters. Amalgamated Zoigl is a masterfully crafted beer. Like the real deal in Germany, it’s somewhat hard to find, but well worth seeking out.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (8981) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 14, 2011
Sampled on draft at GTMW 2011. Pours a hazy yellow color with a medium white head. Good head retention and lacing. The aroma is very corny with some toastiness. The taste is pretty much the same. Medium bodied. High carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wxman (1472) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2011
Slightly cloudy golden with a small white head. Bready aroma. Crisp sweet malt flavor along with a bit of hop flowers. Smooth refreshing summer beer. Pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 1, 2011
On tap at the Stable. Amber with a medium white head and lots of lacing. Aroma of grains, toasted malt and light fruit. Taste is more of the same with a dry crisp finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jandd1983 (2745) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 6, 2011
Sampler at the brew pub. It poured an orange coloring with a thin off-white head that lasted for a very long time. It had a toasted malt aroma and flavor. Not a bad brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdskinns (203) - South Roxana, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2010
On tap at The Stable/Amalgamated. Pours a yellow, golden color with a white head. Aroma is malty, grainy, and kind of funky. Taste pretty much follows the aroma with a good amount of funk coming through. My first beer from Amalgamated, not too bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeinDahlem (1333) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 7, 2010
Draft at the Stable and listed as 4.4% abv. If only more beers were. Bright orange-amber. Nutty, malty nose with notes of pumpkin. Enticing. lightly sweet with a nice crisp bitterness. Oh my, I could drink a lot of this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6033) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2010
on tap, my first zoigl, thick orange color with creamy foam, dry fruity lemon aroma, flavor is sweet chewy fruit

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - AUG 7, 2010
Draft at the Stable. Orange in the glass with a thin off-white head that lasted and left light lace. Toasted malt aroma and flavor. Light to medium body, smooth, and a toasted malt aftertaste.


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