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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   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).

Cletus' rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - APR 19, 2013
Pours hazy gold with a white head. Smells like a bamberg smoked beer. Tastes slightly tarte and minerally with a smoky finish. I am happy to see gose separated out, but why lump it in with lichtenhainer and grodziskie?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (4824) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - SEP 17, 2015
On tap @fine mousse, A clear copper beer with medium head. Nose is very peated with sweet caramel notes touch of smoke too. Aroma is on wet wood, smoke, sour background (is that wanted ??), lactic notes, dry, less complex, quite disappointing, low body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (1733) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2015
On tap at La Fine Mousse. Poured cloudy orange with white head. Aroma quite malty some citrus. Med carb and bod. Tastes dry malty little sour funk tinge.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robinvboyer (3619) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2015
Bottle at the beer bistro. Hazy yellow pour, big off white head. Aroma, is all smoke, burnt wood, and some grass. Watery mouth feel,very soft carb. Finish is quite smoky, and it dominates and detracts from everything else. Not getting much sourness at all, and almost no savoury saltiness. It’s just smoky. Disappointing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ronaldtheriot (1573) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Abraxxxas has a medium, cream-colored head, a very cloudy, unfiltered, golden appearance, and heavy lacing left behind. When the bottom caked sediment is swished and poured in, a gray cloud descends into the beer. Aroma is of mild smoke and pungent "beer aroma". Taste is of maraschino cherries, smoked malt, wheat, honey wheat bread, and no alcohol or bitterness. Some sourness is evident, but only in a sourdough way, so one would NOT think of this, I think, as a typical sour beer. Mouthfeel is medium, and Abraxxxas finishes semi-dry and easy drinking. Quite the interesting beer, this. RJT

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (499) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Bottle from K&L in Redwood City, CA. Aroma and taste are lemon / citrus and smoked malts / meats. A delicious grilled kabob of lemon-marinated meaty malts. Perfectly coincides with your Summer’s-No-Bummer mixtape.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4962) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 26, 2015
500ml bottle pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with a finger of white head that settles to leave only a few spots of lacing behind. Aroma is lemon with some cloves and perhaps coriander with some smoke and yeast. Taste is a lemon sourness with a clove spice and light caramel malty sweetness. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, a decent brew that suits the style well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kavu (3129) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2015
0,5l bottle @ Hilpeä Hauki. Pours hazy golden with a medium head. Aroma is malts, wheat, smoke and something sour. Flavor is sour malts, wheat, smoke and salt. Weird. Nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
crazy_cat_lady (252) - - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle at beerbistro. Yellow gold with fluffy white head. Aromas of smoked banana and wheat with some sourness. Dry tartness with hints of banana and clove, touch of sourness. Quite lovely beer. Very refreshing and satisfying at the same time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brandman (2477) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 2, 2015
Hazy yellow body, white head. Aroma has some smoke and bit lactic sour notes. Flavour adds bit salty apple. Some mixed fruits in aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhammaren (1405) - FINLAND - JUN 30, 2015
.5l on tap @ Harry’s. Pours cloudy golden with medium head. Aroma is smoke, wheat, bisquit, citrus fruits. Sour flavor is smoked citrus, wheat, malts, bread and banana notes. Great, different beer.

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