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Brewed by Brauerei Grasser Huppendorfer
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Königsfeld-Huppendorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Seit November 2005 haben wir unser Sortiment um ein helles, mildes und vollmundiges "Zwickel" ausgeweitet. Der Name Zwickelbier ist abgeleitet vom sogenannten "Zwickl", dem Probierhahn an den Lagerfässern. Dieses Bier wird ausschließlich naturtrüb mit feiner Hefe direkt vom Mutterfaß im Lagerkeller abgezapft. Alkoholgehalt 4.6 %vol.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2007
Bottle. Unclear medium yellow color with a average frothy good lacing white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain / dust, earth, light caramel / toffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2011
50 cl bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Grassy, hayish and slight herbal. Bitter, grassy, slight citrusy and hasyish. Ends dry and bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2007
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a slightly hazy golden with a dense, white head. Clean, malty nose. Medium body with clean, malty accents and a floral touch. The finish is dry. 200507

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 1, 2009
Draught@Brewpub. Hazy yellow colour, small white head. Aroma is malts, grass, earth and some mild yeastyness. Also mild citrusfruity notes. Flavour is sweet malts, some earth and some yeast as well. Quite bready finish,

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13047) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2011
Bottle, 4.6%. Good, mild citric aroma. Cloudy pale yellow colour. Good stable chalk white head. Good clean flavour, mild lemony note. Not quite clean afterall, has a little paper in the end. But not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (9829) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2007
Bottle. Golden color, almost no head., clear. Just a bit of soap and citrus in the aroma. Firm flowery hoppy flavor with fruity notes (especially citrus) and a hopbitter, almost vinous finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
pivnizub (8585) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2006
Bottle (bought at Landbierdealer, Hof): Hazy, straw golden coloured, bigger, a bit lacing, white fluffy head; grainy,yeasty, barnyardy, a bit sourish nose with a faint bitterness; mold, sweetish, a bit tart flavour; delicate bitter-sweet yeasty finish. Not unpleasant, not well balanced............

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hopscotch (8544) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 13, 2008
Bottle... Almost clear, light yellow lager with a small, fizzy, white head. The aroma provides subtle notes of honey and various peppers. Light to medium-bodied, mildly creamy and effervescent. Well-balanced, but with a touch of honey sweetness. Finishes grainy and lightly sweet. Thanks to bierkoning for providing the bottle!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NielsenRatings (8275) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Bottle @ Mega Bavarian Beer Tasting in Schlitz. Hazy yellow appearance with a white head. Husky, grainy pale malty, straw aroma. Crisp, dry pale lager, hay, straw, dry flavor. Simple but easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (8250) - Bochum, GERMANY - FEB 24, 2008
(bottle) Hazy, golden colour with a big and slowly lacing white foam. Moderately sweet grainy and slightly rural (barnyard) aroma with a touch of sour dough and herbal, slightly grassy hops. Sweet bitter flavour, light body with a medium carbonation. Grainy malty taste with a fresh and slightly spicy hops character, combined with moderate yeasty and light barnyardy notes; almost dry, slightly sweet finish with a yeasty and hoppy bitterness. A Zwickel with its own character (16.02.08).


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