And Union
Brewed at Arcobräu Gräfliches Brauhaus

Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
CapeTown, Western Cape, South Africa


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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A mass-market brewery simply could not make a beer like this. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, and bursting with flavor, it has phenomenal body and freshness. Hazy to the eye, and full on the palate.

6 week brewing time. Barley, yeast, hops and water.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
belgis (443) - - JUN 20, 2015
Bit weat in aroma! Looks perfect thick foam. Tastes sweet and slightly sour. Simple but long-term relationship.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gazza_b13 (8) - - SEP 11, 2014 does not count
Refreshing lager, no particular aroma to speak off, cloudy unfiltered appearance, easy tasting very easy on the palate, a session beer of note, nothing like the usual bland mass produced industrial lagers

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JUN 12, 2010
20100515 Sampled at PilsnerPeter’s 2nd Annual Spring Gathering. Who brought this, EDA? I really liked this beer, so no doubt I’ll never see it again. Tart, yeasty lager that reminded me of Gose. Sourdough bread flavors, doughy aromas. Slick mineral late, a vinous, limestone quality. Some nice lemony tartness. Would make a very nice session beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (8108) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2010
One of the first premium beers of the trip and for some reason the first picture i took of the trip... Aromas of crisp hay and cereal .. looks fantastic, great head and very good lacing .. quite a simple beer- cereal and hay follows into the mouth .. light creamy mouthfeel .. extremely well made .. i’m happy that damn fence is gone oma..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Teran (290) - Belgrade, SERBIA - OCT 23, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2016 Really very good, probably the best lager I tried these years. Grey yellow and murky with white top. Interesting and unique quince taste with nice bread flavors, hops, barley, tart and superb robust aroma - those qualities are forgotten among lager beers long time ago. Very good body and carbonation. Special and kind of nasty. I love it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fisler (408) - Bamberg, GERMANY - MAR 23, 2016
Tolle Optik, trübes Gold, Altgold quasi, zügige Perligkeit, fluffiger Schaum, sauber soweit. In der Nase sehr dezente Maische mit Hang zur Fruchtigkeit. Macht hier alles richtig, wo ein Lager oft versagt. Im Trunk dann keine Maischigkeit, gut so, etwas cremig, Anfangs und im Abgang bitter. Dazwischen leichte Fruchtnoten. Lager geht also auch lecker :)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrNosha (1734) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2015
0,5l Flasche. Tolles Hopfen Bouquet mit Hefe Noten. Hellgebl naturtrübes Bier mit feinem Schaum. Antrunk bitter frisch. Für ein Lager sehr vollmundig mit langem hefigem Abgang.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tinylightsrecs (437) - - DEC 5, 2015
Bottle from Glug Newcastle. Pours murky yellow with a foamy white head. Really good flavour, lemon, bread - a rich and interesting lager ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drpimento (3181) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 30, 2011
Poured with a nice sized, foamy, frothy, off white head. Color was a hazy amber. Aroma was bread, yeast, cereal, malt. Flavor is like nose with a nice bitter/sweet balance. Body is good and so is carbonation. Finish is like flavor and short to medium in length. Not bad, although I’ve had a lot more distinctive "zwickels".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17352) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2013
500ml bottle from St Pancras Sourced Market. Cloudy pale gold with thin white head. Bready toasty lemon aroma. Decent unfiltered lager. I kinda liked it. Good bready cereal malts with some good lemony almost sauvignon blancy flavour. Yes, it’s decent, no off flavours no cardboard, yeah that’s pretty good.

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