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RATINGS: 378   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tgncc (3086) - Bellmore, New York, USA - APR 30, 2014
First Lichtenheiner. The aroma is caramel, light smoke, lemon. The appearance is hazy copper, white head. The flavor is sour lemon, smoked malts, caramel. Really intriguing. The finish is sour citrus, smoke. Medium in body. Really cool.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (5770) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy yellow gold body under a large foamy off-white head that left some nice lacing. The nose is slightly sour and funky with some nice campfire smoke, wheat, and some yeastiness. The flavor is rather smoke-forward, much more than was expected. Smoky from front to back with just a light almost citrusy twang from the yeast and the sour mash. Light to medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation and a lingering smoky finish. Pretty nice beer, and a fairly hard to find style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (5100) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 15, 2014
Quick dissipating white head atop a clear, lively gold body. Nose is peat and a sweet white wine. Flavour is surprisingly tart, some lime, tart apple juice and lingering smoke. Interesting blend of tart and jerky.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erasmus_ro (2410) - Alabama, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours a light ambery orange with a small, white head. Aroma is light. The smoke is there, some wheat, light clove perhaps. It’s a bit hard to make out much. The taste is very light as well. There’s some sourness, some peach, light smoke perhaps, some wheat. But there’s not really much flavor though a strong mouthfeel. The sour is fairly strong in the mouth as a feeling, but not as a taste. Definitely needs to have a stronger presence in actual aroma and taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (7306) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle from Bierkompass, bought in 2013. Hazy dark golden with a small head. Light notes of smoke, also wood, malt and "cake batter". Not that sour. The body was fairly light. An ok one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SirLimpsalot (3567) - SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2014
@Gyllenbock: en ganska liten doft. Smaken är också ganska liten men med en tydlig syrlighet. Någon rökmalt tycks jag inte känna. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daveddec (24) - - FEB 28, 2014
Pours a golden orange with some carbonation. It subtley smells of lemon peel, and the body is light. There is an underlying saltiness, and sourness. However the most prominent tastes are of wheat and tartness from lemon peel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ineedbeer (1703) - Oakland, California, USA - FEB 26, 2014
500 ml bottle brewed at Göller. Aroma is moderately smokey with a nice medium light wheat character and faint acidity. Pours a cloudy golden orange with a fairly large and thick, faintly off white head. Solid retention with moderately high lacing and faint legs. Flavor is moderately tart with a nice lactic acidity. Moderate smoked malt character cuts through the acidity while the acidity keeps the smoke in check. No bitterness or hop flavor. Moderate wheat character. Moderate citrus character with a light fruitiness. Mouthfeel is medium light bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall this is a really enjoyable beer and the best version of this style that I have tried. This is the first version where the smoke seems well integrated with the acidity instead of two different notes acting separately.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerbeer (3027) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 7, 2014
500 ml. Pours a turbid amber with light head. Aromas of smoke and stoned fruit. Flavors of smoke, mangos, and oranges. Smoke first, fruit later. Odd.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
WheatKing (1328) - Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA - FEB 6, 2014
Very happy these were imported; it’s not every day you get to try a new style. Hazy deep gold, white head. Nose is yogurt (I’ve always wondered at that beer description and finally found one where it fits for my palate), lemon, smoke. Flavour is more yogurt, smoke but not too much. Not as good as the Geisterzug but still enjoyable.

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