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Brewed by Bayreuther Bierbrauerei
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Bayreuth, Germany

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common

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RATINGS: 338   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Die Herzen unserer Brauer schlugen höher, als sie in die tiefen Keller unserer Brauerei hinabstiegen, um durch Verkostung aus den Lagerfässern die Qualität und Reife unseres Bieres zu prüfen. An diemsem traditionellen Ritual, das in der Brauersprache zwickeln genannt wird, hat sich bis heute nichts geändert. Wahrlich einer der schönsten Momente für unsere Brauer, wenn sie beim Zwickeln den vollwürzige Geschmack der natürlichen Inhaltsstoffe probieren dürfen. Mit dem Genuss von Aktien Zwick’l können Sie dieses Erlebnis geschmackvoll anchempfinden.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tanstil (122) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 20, 2014
0,5l bottle as "Original Landbier Zwick’l". A slightly hazy amber beer with a rich white head. No carbonation. Sweet aroma with notes of malts. Also sweet grainy and hoppy flavour.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Icedwarf (262) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2014
Donker geel bier met schuim. Smaak is licht bitter en licht zoet, met sporen van graan. Redelijk goed bier.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (7746) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
My Bottom Line:
This creamy lager blends toasted, caramelized malts and herbal hops in a balanced, highly drinkable vehicle.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the shiny pale amber.
-After a while, malts tend to take over the flavor profile.
-These malts are beautifully developed and not too sweet.
-This may not be memorable, but it is highly efficient and well crafted.

Bottle.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
miggle (139) - Fürth, GERMANY - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle: brown color with unstable head. Very weak smell of malt. Taste is quite flat with some bitterness, but missing aroma. One of the most boring frankoniken beers.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2170) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JUN 12, 2014
.5l bottle at Belgrade tasting. Darker amber gold, white foam. Bright sweet lager, banana-amber malts. Clean, strong, rich caramel. Nice enough.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (713) - USA - JUN 6, 2014
Drunk from 50 cl bottle bought near Bamberg. Enjoyable cloudy Zwickl beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9446) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Tap. Pours lightly cloudy orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and cookie malt, light spicy hops and light sweet Pils malt. Flavor is sweet malt forward with medium hops and bitterness and a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rockana (138) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 29, 2014
Pours clear amber with average white head. Aroma is malty and caramely. Light body. Easy to drink.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HammerTroll (335) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 29, 2014
Brown/amber/whiskey color, big white head with lacing. Malty aroma, some toffee and caramel. Medium to heavy sweetness. Sweet finish. Thin body, soft carbonation. OK.
(Pivkan 0,5l bottle)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ChristianHR (180) - DENMARK - MAY 27, 2014
Has a nice aroma of caramel and citrus. The color is hazy brown with a white head. The taste is caramel, banana and citrus. The mouthfeel is crisp and oily at the same time.


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