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Brewed by Privat-Brauerei Strate Detmold
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Detmold, Germany
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 2.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Thusnelda ist bekanntlich die Ehefrau von Arminius und stellt mit dem Abguss der berühmten Thusneldastatue in der Ausstellung „Mythos“ eines der zentralen Exponate dar. Sie gab ihren Namen für ein kühles, rotblondes Bier, das seit dem 15.05.2009 mit dem Start des Ausstellungsdreiklangs „Imperium – Konflikt – Mythos, 2000 Jahre Varus-Schlacht“ auch im Handel erhältlich ist. Auch die Kanzlerin hat das Bier bei ihrem Walkaround in Detmold schon verkostet und war zufrieden mit dem Geschmack. Ebenso wie alle anderen Ehrengäste, die das Getränk in den passend gestalteten Gläsern zu trinken bekamen. Damit aber auch der freundliche und sexy Charakter des Bieres und die passende Sichtweise von Thusnelda und den Römern nicht zu kurz kommt, konnte für das unverwechselbare Design des Thusnelda-Bieres der bekannte Karikaturist Haralds Klavinius gewonnen werden. Probieren auch Sie unser neues „germanisch-erfrischendes“ Detmolder Thusnelda-Bier! konnte für das unverwechselbare Design des Thusnelda-Bieres der bekannte Karikaturist Haralds Klavinius gewonnen werden. Probieren auch Sie unser neues „germanisch- erfrischendes“ Detmolder Thusnelda-Bier!


WillemsUrenkel's rating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WillemsUrenkel (424) - Oldenburg, - NOV 1, 2013
0,33 l swing-top bottle. Pours clear golden, fine white crown. Grainy und light hopy on the nose. Starts surprisingly bitter. Too bitter in my opinion. Later metallic, apples and pepper with grainy background. Not really a hit.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Mainuh_man (51) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2014
0.33 Cl bottle. Pours a clear golden yellow with a frothy white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is pretty mild. Sweet hay and cereal Initial flavor is generic sweet malt, which lingers through the middle, giving way to a minimal hop character. Combo of sweet and dry hops linger. Overall, a pretty generic lager on the sweeter side. Nothing stands out, but also nothing offensive either.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6767) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Squat little 33cl swing top bottle pours with a crystal clear gold body that supports a bright white head that leaves behind spotty lacing. Good looking beer. The mild aroma offers up some pilsner malts and a light spicy hoppiness. The taste has a pleasing hoppy spiciness to it to go along with a mix of floral hops and smooth maltiness. The hops have both bitterness and a nice flavor as well. I get only a faint fruity ester note but this beer mostly delivers a fresh hoppiness and smooth slightly grainy maltiness. I like it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chopper925 (112) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle. Light yellow in colour, with white fading head. Aromas of fruits and citrus from the hops, slightly grainy. Taste is A bit sweet and bitter, watery. Aftertaste has some malt and hop, but not much or long. Palate is rather flat and watery. One of the better Detmolder beers I´ve tasted, but despite the name nothing special, drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (6813) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldgelbes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, getreidig, leicht fruchtig. Geschmack malzig würzig, getreidig, leicht fruchtig.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kappldav123 (4705) - GERMANY - JAN 21, 2014
Thanks to WillemsUrenkel for that bottle. Looks simple but okay. Beer in the glass zippy, nice head. Starts strong malty, but with some strange moldy notes. Some fruity hints of apricot, but all in all quite unbalanced, metallically and moldy. Not my favourite.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (3593) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2013
330ml bottle. Clear golden colour with average to huge, frothy, diminishing, minimally lacing, white head. Grainy aroma with slightly over average intense bitter hoppy overtones. Taste is cautiously grainy, typical "Teutonic" hoppy overtones in over-average intensity: acidic hints of chlorophyll, an approach of fruit. Not as boring as the German standard.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cuso (4223) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle, many thanks to McTapps. Light golden color with small white head. Malty aroma with earthy notes. Malty taste with grassy hops. Simple, but easy drinkable thirst quencher.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThirstyBird (1457) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - AUG 16, 2013
Thank you Erzengel for the bottle! Pours a clear bright yellow with a nice white head. Smell is grain, light sweet malt and some grassy hops. Taste is a mirroe of the nose finishing crisp, dry and slightly bitter. Light body and average carbonation. A crisp helles but still not particular special.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Shaney (2428) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2013
So, so..."germanisch-erfrischendes"...lustig sind sie schon am Hermannsdenkmal! Zum Bier selbst: Malziges Heu- u. Stroharoma. Malzig-süß-säuerlich-dünn bis zum leicht blechernen Hopfenabgang. Durchaus trinkbar, aber alles andere als gelungen oder gar etwas Spezielles. Arme Germanen, dann doch lieber Met!


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