Brewed by Hofbräuhaus Traunstein
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Traunstein, Germany


on tap

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Das Sechzehnzwölfer (1612er) ist das Bier aus der guten alten Zeit. Ein naturtrübes, vitaminreiches Export Hell, frisch aus den kühlen und dunklen Tiefen des Lagerkellers. So wie zu Urgroßvaters Zeiten die Bierfässer unfiltriert vom Braumeister "gezwickelt” wurden. Nach Beendigung des Brauvorgangs öffnete der Braumeister mit einer Zwickelmünze (heute 2 DM) einen kleinen Hahn am Lagerfaß und verkostete das unfiltrierte Zwickelbier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jerohen (2109) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2009
On draft somewhere in the Traunstein region. Hazy golden coloured, small but lasting head. Malty nose, citric notes, a bit grassy. Hopbitter flavour, very pleasant. Very easy to drink beer, very well suited for those 0.5 or 1 liter glasses that one finds everywhere here in Bavaria.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2009
Hazy straw colour. Fairly bready but pretty tasty. Some slightly herbaceous (nettles?), citric hoppy notes in the flavour. Mouthfeel is mellow and could be a touch firmer. Overall, clean, pleasant and well made. I tend to prefer a crisper, dryer lager but this softer specimen hit the spot just fine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nate2g (1548) - 上海 / Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - JAN 31, 2009
Draught at Lindenbrau Brewpub, Berlin. August 08. Hazy golden with a medium white head. Sweet malt and grassy hop aroma. Flavour is malt and fruit, well balanced. Crisp easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25068) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2009
On tap. Slightly hazy yellow with a dense, white head. Sweetish malty aroma with a whiff of yeast. Medium body with a good, lightly sweet malt base and a fairly bitter finish. 100109

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (8914) - Ursel, BELGIUM - OCT 13, 2008
Draught, presented as HBH Traunstein Kellerbier Huge, white head, clear metallic-golden beer; Fresh grassy notes, with quite some hoppy streaks. Again quite grassy flavourwise, with a near even balance between malts and hops, making it quite neutral. Ends a bit sweetish. Quite carbonated, spritzy. Retronasal near sticky malts. Light to medium bodied. Reasonable Kellerbier, cleared out by obviously good lagering.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (9563) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 8, 2008
(6/19/08) Draught at Lindenbräu brewpub in Berlin. Slightly hazy golden with a medium bubbly white head. Aroma is quite hoppy but with some notable malt character. Flavor starts sweetish and rather malty and continues hoppy and bitter with some grass notes. Light to medium body. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (37603) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2008
From tap at Lindenbräu. Pours hazy to cloudy yellow with a lacing white head. Aroma is mild spiced malty. Sweet and fruity hops in the initial flavour. Light acidic bitterness coming through. Ends medium dry and bitter along with a lingering fruity hops accent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (9283) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2008
(Draught at the brewpub)
On June 5, 2008
Shady straw color, white head. Sweet malty and a bit fruity scent. Herbal and malty taste. Moussy mouthfeel, low bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ekstedt (6232) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2008
Draught (30 cl) at the brewpub. Hazy golden with medium white head. Malty and hayish with fresh grassy hops. Light in body and a bit spritzy. Good balance, dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (14656) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2007
Draught at BBF07. Hazy pale yellow colour. Small stable white head. Good yeast flavour, a little malt and a slightly rough bitterness.

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