jfb (3968) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 21, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle) pours a hazy golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of yeast, bread dough and floral hops, with a hint of citrus fruit, oak, banana and cashew nuts. flavour is powdered sugar and treebark, slightly perfumed, with notes of marzipan, obstler and a light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.
mile (3043) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 9, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, small to average and fully diminishing head. Moderate malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish aroma, light bread and light yeast. Moderate, malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish flavor, light bread with light hoppyness. Finish is average, malty - grainy and lightly sweetish, light bread and light grassy hoppyness. Grainy kellerbier with light notes of bread - could use more bitterness. Not too sweet though.
drowland (6100) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JUL 16, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at the Jax Beer Fest 2013... whoa, random Z/K/L tick at a fest?! Light golden amber pour with a small off-white head. Malty pilsner malt aroma, bready and dough, with some grass and hay. Doughy pils malt flavor with grass and dough. Not bad, not great.
bob_w (327) - new york, New York, USA - JUL 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
hazy, soft lemon yellow color, modest white head/lacing. beautiful german pilsner malt aroma, fresh rich malt nose. slight tang in the malt dominated flavor, with little bitterness. solid medium body. very refreshing.
vanvenlo (1272) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUL 4, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
HB Melb (5-Jun-13) Light citrus grass hop aroma. Cloudy yellow, sheet lacing and suds lacing. Light lemon herbal malt flavour. Thick mouthfeel, bitter fruit hop finish and tangy citrus aftertaste.
SSSteve (3791) - - JUN 30, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle. cloudy gold with almost no head. tropical fruit notes, oxidized aroma. dusty cardboard, pineapple, honey, caramel flavors. sharp, fine-bubbled carbonation. its been through the typical rigors of international distribution and unfortunately getting a fresh example of zwickel here in the US is nearly impossible.
Hermod (3371) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUN 30, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl bottle from Bierzwerg. BB 07.05.14. Hazy golden, smooth, creamy white head. Yeasty, grainy, dusty aroma. Grainy, light bready flavors. Light bitter, malty finish. Very refreshing. Solid zwickl.
nuplastikk (4575) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 29, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Maxs. Unfiltered orange-yellow. Respectable white head. Yeasty lager with a lemony edge. Delicate and doughy. Hyper Euro, sessionable, delicate. Bready, mellow subdued hops. A rare treat, very authentic.
adnielsen (9286) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle @ home picked up at a small store in Denver. Pours a murky, dull yellow appearance with a nice off white head. Bready/grainy, chewy yeasty, cracker aroma. Slightly tangy, somewhat aged, cracker grainy, lightly fruity flavor. Not as fresh as I would like but decent enough.
DYCSoccer17 (3333) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 30, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
10 ounce sample on tap at Das Bierhaus in Burtlington, VT. Spicy, light floral hop aroma. Almost has a urinal cake quality. Light woodiness, too. Virtually transparent golden-blonde body with a small white head present. Starts a little spicy before it becomes a little more floral. Light cereal and biscuit malt sweetness is present later on. Finishes with scant herbal bitterness.