Brewed by Brauerei G.A. Bruch
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Saarbrücken, Germany


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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (23259) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Draught@Bruch’s No 1, Saarbrücken. Hazy yellow colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is herbal, mild spelt and wheat like notes as well as some yeasty and earthy notes. Flavour is earthy, herbal grassy, grainy and a bit bready malts to it. Very refreshing on a hot day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
laiti (7708) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Draught @ Bruch’s No.1, Saarbrücken. Aroma has mild mint tones, citrus and some malt. Flavour has citrus, some sweet malty tones and mint. Straightforward, a bit thin and surprisingly high on mint.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
dr_rauhbein (5) - GERMANY - JAN 29, 2015 does not count
A really nice Zwickel with a lot of yeast and a great head. Fresh taste, hints of citrus and grass, much better from tap than bottle. The best beer from Saarland, drinkable to the bitter end!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (3475) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2014
(Bruch Zwickel) Stubby bottle at home, from trade with vipinvelp, thanks! Served into an english pint glass, ABV 4.8% Golden yellow colour on the body, huge thick white head, with great retention, helped by its size, leaving minimal lacing on the glass. Nice activity in the glass. Aroma of barley, fresh grass, light yeast even, nice citrusy touches. Nice taste, light grains but without becoming offensive, bread, hay, again some light citrus that fades as the beer warms up. Medium thin body with good carbonation. Quite good, certainly drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
vipinvelp (3055) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2014
Clear yellow, large fluffy foam head. Barley aroma and taste, nothing special here, just another German beer. Just OK. (Velp 201411)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bartlebier (2765) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2014
33cl bottle, passing through Saarland, bb01/2015. Bright, near neon-green label lettering prepares for the bright & metallic green hop bitterness...Husky straw malts attempt to lay a light malt base more elegant than cow fodder. Topped with those harsh, metallic hops and extracts, make for a confused Zwickel carrying a few aromatic and yeasty traces of its own possible redemption.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (14429) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2014
Tap @ bar in Saarbrücken. Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light buttery and light hoppy - straw. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 210714

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (11672) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 17, 2014
330ml Flasche. Ins Glas ergießt sich ein leicht trübes goldgelbes Bier mit sehr schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht fruchtig, malzig, getreidig. Geschmack malzig, leicht würzig, leichte Citrusnoten. Leicht bitterer Abgang.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (8897) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 16, 2014
330 ml bottle. 249. BB 12/05/14. From Erzengel. Vielen Dank Gabriel!
Clear yellow golden colour with no head. Grainy malt and grass in the aroma. Lacks something. Grainy malty flavour with mild grassy notes. Thin. Bit of a disappointment.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mjs (5471) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 15, 2014
(Bottle, 0.33 l - BB 12.05.14, courtesy of rosenbergh, 20140315) The beer poured golden and clear. Its head was small and white. Aroma had grass, straw and sweetness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were sweetness, grass, straw, malts and bitterness. Afteraste was sweet and bitter. Not really a bad brew but both the aroma and the taste were very mild.

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