Gänstaller Bräu Zoigl
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Brewed by Gänstaller Bräu
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Hallerndorf, Germany


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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Note: physically brewed at Trabelsdorf until Dec 2010.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2012
On tap at Borefts. Initially not impressed with this, but the more I drank the better it became... Pours clear amber/orange with white head. Aroma of citrus and hops. Medium bodied with flavour of sweet malt and some citrus with underlying dryness. Bitter lasting aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
erickok (4344) - Leuven, BELGIUM - SEP 28, 2012
Light hazy orange body and creamy white head. Oranges, light spicy, dough base. Nice. Fine mouth feel, yet active. Medium bitter. Very drinkable and fresh. Nice. (At Borefts 2012)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (7223) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Draft. Pours bright orange with a fluffy white head. Sweetish malts, with some light grainy notes, lingering toffee-like sweetness, and a hint of doughy bread.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (4195) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2012
Draught at Chez Moeder Lambic, Fontainas, Brussels. Golden yellow a bit hazy beer with big lacy offwhite head. Fudge, fruity and hoppy aroma. Simliar flavour. A nice beer :-)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7152) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2012
On tap at Cafe Abseits, Bamberg 15/7/2012. Cloudy amber in colour with a decent, off-white head. Sweet, grainy malts, a touch of fruitiness and slightly bitter finish. Fine.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mortlach (1389) - Rome, ITALY - AUG 10, 2012
02/08/2012 Ma che siete venuti a fà (tap). Bionda, limpida, schiuma bianca abbondante e persistente. Aroma magnifico, straodinariamente armonioso, di pane, malto, cereali, miele, luppolo. In bocca mostra un mirabile equilibrio, con un attacco maltato, con note di pane al latte, e un finale luppolato delizioso. Wow! Corpo medio-basso, carbonazione corretta, grandissima bevibilità. Birra straordinaria, da bere e ribere senza pietà! La migliore Zoigl mai bevuta, e di gran lunga!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (14695) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2012
Draught at Chez Moeder Lambic, Fontainas. Somewhat hazy pale yellow beer with a nice white head. Malty bready aroma, fruity, hoppy, grass, toffee notes, hoppy fruity flavor, bready, apples, grapes, biscuits, sourish notes, some grass. Fruity bready finish. Nice but those sourish notes kinda disturb me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (14426) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2012
Tap @ Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, butter and moderate hoppy - fruity, citrus and grass. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 170712

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
adnielsen (10159) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Tasted at the brewery with Andreas. Cloudy yellow orange appearance with a big white head. Big yeasty/bready, light citrusy, huge floral hoppy aroma. Lightly toasted cracker, bready grainy, chewy malty, lemon citrusy flavor. One of the finest German beers I’ve ever tasted. BRAVO.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3623) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 27, 2012
Draught at Moeder Lambic (Fontainas)

Pours a hazy golden color with a big fluffy white head and good lacing on the glass.

The aroma is earthy and grassy, some saltiness, a lot of floral elements, and a nice bread dough character. At first it was buttery, this settled down as it sat, this would be a near perfect score for aroma but genuinely it was off putting at first and got awesome from there.

The flavor is pretty gosh darned wonderful, very earthy, very grassy, it starts sweet and malty but finishes very dry. Loads of herbal hop bitterness are abound here.

I want to go drink this at the source, because this was very very good but reading a few of the previous reviews from samplings at source it sounds like this is magical.

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