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RATINGS: 385   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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CObiased (316) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Pours a hazy cloudy golden sunshine color with a slight head. Unique aroma of biscuity wheat, smoke, tobacco and a slight citrus sour note. A mouthful is light and different. Smoked wheat and mild citrus capitalize the flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (5636) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Bright yellow and cloudy pour from 16oz bottle. White head. Smokey, straw, grassy and lemon aroma. Smokey taste dominates. Lemons, flowers and yeast taste too. Weird. Haven't had a beer like this before.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Punkero (293) - FINLAND - APR 25, 2015
Nice gently smoked. Like ham. Still a bit sweet and lovely punch. This is strange. Not bad, but something ain’t right. I don’t get it. Maybe too fancy to me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5853) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 23, 2015
Pours orange with a light haze and a white head. The aroma has peaches, peat smoke, lemons, caramel and a bit of meatiness. It has a medium / light body that is pretty smooth and a good amount of gentle carbonation. The flavor starts off with smooth wheat malt, caramel, citric acid, orange peel, lactic sourness and a bit of smoke underlying. The smoke comes out more in the finish and the sourness goes to the back. Interesting beer. Don’t think I’d want it all the time, but a nice change of pace.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SperkeleForce (791) - FINLAND - APR 10, 2015
TAP at pikkulintu. Pours dark orange with white lacing head. Notes of smoked ham, citrus, hops, wheat, grapefruit, light smoke, fruity and Smokey. Very good beer with excellent drinkabillity. Goes down very easy. Very light body tho.

- beerbasher

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (23423) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2015
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Hazy golden, small head. Mild citric smoky nose. Mid sweet with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Fruity and lightly smoky, light lactic sourness, notes of pine needles and butter. Low bitterness. Much, much better and balanced than the Abraxas I had years ago.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (1074) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 7, 2015
Tap at Hopfenreich. Pour is gold with a medium head, aroma is fruity, smoky, sweet. Taste is sour, pears, thin. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdixon77 (2328) - Georgia, USA - APR 4, 2015
On tap. Excellent, interesting beer. Pour cloudy dark gold. Smoke and sour apples in the nose. Taste had a lemon zest, moderate tartness, with just an inkling of smoke. THe surprising part was that it was blend so well. Really refreshing and drinkable. Very surprised.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (5507) - FINLAND - MAR 18, 2015
Bottle (SB, if my memory serves me right). Yellow hazy. Smoky nose. Wheaty malts, smoked ham, beef jerky, seaweed, peat. Sort of soft though, the smokyness is. Very pleasant. Med bodied, med dry finish. Good flavours, bunch of them. Malt-wise a bit weak- wheaty, blandish, but the peat/smoke is soft, nicely filling in. A soft nice drinkable smoked.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rarbring (2259) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2015
Overall: Sweetish smoke flavor, some sourish apples.
Note: Bottle 500 ml at home. Reviewed 2015-03-17.

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