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Brewed by Krug-Bräu Breitenlesau
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Waischenfeld-Breitenlesau, Germany

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TAR (2517) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Draught half-liter at Franconian Bierfest Nürnberg, June 2013: Hazy pale golden. Fluffy, creamy, fully sustained white head. Elegant nose of lemon oil, wildflower honey, canydish yeast, new-mown hay, lemongrass and a perfect touch of sulfurous rusticity. Firm and snug carbonation. Quite juicy and supple, initially, with a pineapple marmalade hoppiness laced with stiff minerals. Dry pils malt flavors proceed with finesse, lending a refined tandem of fresh cracker and new-mown hay. Rustic mouth-filling yeast accentuates the snappy minerals. Sharp and zestful lemongrass dries out the body as the deeply spicy hops ooze with flowery and candyish lemon-tinged oils. Mineralic pizazz precedes succulent honeydew melon juices and wildflower honey which lend yet another layer of intrigue and artfulness. Finishes yeasty yet unobtrusively so, and squeaky clean with a remarkably vibrant fusion of herbaceous hops and weightless but well-textured new-mown-hay pils malt. Well, all I can say is that repeat glasses were in order after first getting my lips around the glass of this fine nectar. A lip-smacking, mineral-rich kellerbier featuring stunningly polished hops and adeptly extracted, finespun malt. It’s the "discovery" of beers like this that warrant repeat trips to Franconia.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SirLimpsalot (2320) - SWEDEN - APR 9, 2014
@ Akkurat: trevlig doft och smak av vetemalt. Mycket län munnkänsla och en trevlig balans. Gott. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (4957) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2014
Cask at Akkurat. Hazy golden with a medium white head. Fresh and nicely drinkable with hay, light malt, hops and citrus. A relaxed one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (14089) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2013
Tap @ Weinstube Pizzini, Bamberg. Pours hazy Golden with a White head. Grass, bread, grain , caramel , fruit and Brett. Vaguely infected. Dry and bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorqui (2110) - Brescia, ITALY - JUN 11, 2013
Draught at "Xander Beer" (Brescia). Clear and little fraught blond aspect, good bubbly presence and long head resistance. Softly malty and cereals scent, good hearbaceus notes and grains. Rounf and optimal prickly body, very equilibrate taste with a long and pleasant bitter final.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
3fourths (8219) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Draft at Fränkisches Bierfest Nürnberg.
Juicy and floral lemon hop aroma, very expressive.
Superbly soft malt plays with minerallic water, crisp body and prickly, grassy, green-ish hops.
Pilsner malt and German hop beauty.
Dry, crisp, clean, wonderfully expressive with both malt and hop.
Yeast rounds and mellows and doesn’t overstep into masking.
Enjoyably bright and clean malt expression.
Cheese, cream, lemon oil, melon, tropical / citrus hints.
Wonderfully balanced and flavorful.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernest (6319) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Draught at the Fränkisches Bierfest Nürnberg 2013. Head is fully lasting. Body is hazy medium yellow. Aroma is moderately malty (toasted grain), moderately hoppy (flowers, herbs), lightly yeast (dough), with light notes of lemon, gum, pepper. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Very nice rendition...enjoyable all around. Looks fantastic too.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20869) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 26, 2012
Cask@Akkurat, Stockholm. Slightly hazy golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is bready malts, herbs, earth and some mild grass. Flavour quite similar with some mild dough and yeast.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2338) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2011
Gravity cask at Akkurat. Pours golden with a white head. Citrusy crispy. Light malty notes. Semi sweet. Refreshing. Well balanced and totally drinable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
finol (2223) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2011
Gravity cask at Akkurat. Pours golden with a big wet white head. Very clean, crisp, fresh and drinkable kellerbier.


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