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RATINGS: 310   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Like Freigeist Abraxas, it’s also inspired by the style Lichtenhainer, but this version is stronger (6% alc.) and contains more lactic sourness. Brewed until 2012 at Braustelle (375 ml bottle), from 2013 at Göller in Zeil (330 ml bottle).


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
malrubius (1855) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Bottle from Save On. Orange copper with lasting head and lace. Mild bubblegum honey aroma with a hint of smoke and fruity tartness. Mild tart fruit green apple green grape maybe some apricot with very mild smoke in otherwise fruity finish. Refreshing but not altogether pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (3048) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2013
330 ml bottle bought @ bierkompass.de. Pours hazy golden with a frothy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving some soapy trace on the glass. Smell is sour and smokey with crackers, lemon juice, smoked charcuteries, charred wood. unflavoured yoghurt, wood and hints of salty soy sauce. Taste is sour, smokey, lactic and tiny salty with crackers, smoked ham, hay, unflavoured yoghurt, lemon juice, burnt wood, dry soil, lemon zest, orange zest and hints of banana bread. Mouthfeel is round, dry, tiny mouth-puckering and medium bodied. Finish is sour with crackers, smoked meats, burnt wood, hay, dry soil, lemon juice, grapefruit juice and unflavoured yoghurt. Much much better than its lighter little brother.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PotjeBier (1771) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2013
On tap @ In De Wildeman. Golden color, cloudy. Dense white head. Aroma’s: smoky, peaty (both subtle), slightly acidic. Retronasal there’s sourness, sour/green apples, peaty. Flavor is moderate sour with light sweetness. Light bodied. Finish is dry, grain.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (6016) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2013
On tap at Mikkeller bar, SF. Pours golden with a wrote head. Aroma of malt, some funk, minerals and peat. Flavor is sweet and sour with some peat, fruitiness and rope. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (8266) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2013
Draught @ Mikkeller Bar, San Francisco, CA
Pours hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, wheat, yeast, smoke and lactic acid. Taste is light sweet and light to medium sour with a very dry sour finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2013
On tap at Mikkeller Bar SF. It pours an unclear, orange body and a nice, creamy off-white head. The aroma is lightly smoked, with lemony notes and a milky touch. Lemon, milky notes, a touch of farmyard and some smoke in the flavor. Lightly tart, dry and soft on the palate. The finish pretty much like the initial flavor. Nice. 130805

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9439) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Amber colored beer, off white head. Flavors of salty, sour, wheat, lemongrass, lime peel. Neat beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (1868) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Refrigerated 0.5 L brown bottle poured into a La Trappe glass (closest I had to a bowl). Pours light amber with small white head which dissapates quickly. Medium body, medium carbonation, and light tart aroma. Taste is tart malt, some smoke (mostly pepperoni), and mild grain. Interesting and pretty good, but nothing really special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2013
Draft @ Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen. Pours a slightly hazy pale amber color with a small white head. has a fruity malty and slightly sour weak salty aroma. Fruity sour tart weak salty flavor. Has a fruity sour tart finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1443) - Oregon, USA - JUL 23, 2013
From bottle. Hazy golden color with lots of head. Aroma is of banana, wheat and smoke. Taste is of a hefeweizen with smokey meat and subtle sour notes. Quite refreshing, surprisingly.


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