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Brewed by Fürst Wallerstein Brauhaus
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Wallerstein, Germany

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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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The craft of hand-brewing lends our natural, pleasantly appealing beer its typically aromatic character. Available in traditional 0.5L flip-top bottles and packed in a wooden crate. Original wort 11.5%, Alcohol content 4.7 vol. %


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4127) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 20, 2013
500ml flip top bottle. Slightly hazy orange-tan. Thin off-white head. Malty and easy, lots of sublime lager tones. Creamy, easy going, very sessionable. Approaching cream ale, but with lager notes instead of fruity ale. Quite nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1089) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 18, 2013
A finger of head on a cloudy, medium straw colored body. The aroma is both fruity and earthy. Orange and lemon on the fruit side. Unique. The flavor is wheat, orange and finishes sour. A crisp texture with higher carbonation and medium body. It’s like a hefe had a child with a pils. Drink one if you can find it.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
obguthr (3438) - Lynchburg, Virginia, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Lemon, hay, tea, and cane sugar nose. Shimmering amber, thick head, some lacing. Sweet malt, hay flavor with a very subtle honey note. A little fizzy. Not my favorite from Furst Wallerstein.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SSSteve (3664) - - JAN 4, 2013
swing top. hazy dark gold with a large, fluffy, whipped white head. honey scented malt notes. light bodied with a clean finish. flavors of honey and cereal though not as robust as the classic and the weissbierpils. bittering hop lends a light grassyness to the finish. all of the furst wallerstein beers i’ve tried have completely outdone my expectations. excellent showcase of beers.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
doboy (416) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Pours a light orangish brown, somewhat cloudy with a nice satin like head that holds a long time. Very nice malty aroma. Nice taste, with good bittering. Good hop flavor, nice after taste. I will be looking for this on tap in Germany!

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4035) - Georgia, USA - DEC 18, 2012
.5 liter swing-top bottle. BB: 24.09.13. Pours hazy golden color, tan foam, amazing lace. Smells of bread with yeasty lemon zest. The aroma is fresh in an old way. Slightly herbal notes. Bready flavor, whole grains taste, grassy hops, straw, earthy bitterness. Finishes with a herbal yeast character that dominated the beer throughout. Unfiltered yeast beers are no longer my favorite style, this one is good. (3554)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Nice gold pour. Foamy whit head. Tastes of oats, cereal light malts. Not a bad German. Dies too soon. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10354) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 30, 2012
500 ml flip-top from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours a light golden amber with a slight creamy white head. Light notes of noble hop and caramel. Med body. Foamy carb. Flavor is not strong. A little very lightly roasted malt and hardly more than a hint of hop. Goes nice on a cold evening. Weird that. Quite nice to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shaney (2429) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - NOV 30, 2012
#303 Jetzt kommt wieder so ein ordinär hefig-säuerliches Zwickelbier daher...Nein, dieses Zwickel ist anders. Orange-trüb mit lecker viel Schaum. Das Aroma leicht citrusartig. Der erste Schluck ist dann leicht malzig mit fruchtigem Einschlag. Gegen Ende kommt dann aromatischer Hopfen hinzu und zieht trocken an. Für mich eines der wenigen gelungenen Zwickel überhaupt. Die schön gestaltete Bügelflasche rundet das Gesamtbild positiv ab. Unbedingt probieren! Test vom 14.10.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 10,10,12,12,12,11 - 11,10

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChainGangGuy (4280) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - NOV 21, 2012
500ml bottle - $3.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a lightly hazed, darkish golden body with a tall, foamy, white head.

Smell: Moderately grainy-scented pilsner malts with a quality to it best described as being "dusty and forgotten". Like an old bottle in an unpopular beer store, a family heirloom, or an Adam Sandler movie on VHS. Also, vague notions blended together, a washed-out melange of fruit, sweetness, and spicy herb.

Taste: Lightly malted barley with a forward graininess to it. Softly sweet. Very, very faint caramel accent, maybe a fleeting hint of dried apricot. Additionally, there’s some modest citrus and herb. Lightly bitter. Drying finish, though there’s still some caramel qualities present. Lingering yeast and herb.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: A nice, dusty lager.


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