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Brewed by Familien-Brauhaus Leikeim
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Altenkunstadt, Germany

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Die naturbelassene Bierspezialität. Wie einst von unseren Vätern gebraut.
Brauart/Biergattung: Untergäriges, naturtrübes Vollbier
Eine eigenständige, fränkische Kellerbiervariante, die genussreiche Bereicherung für den Bierfreund. Schaumgekrönt, natürliche Hefetrübung, messingfarben mit Orangetönen – ein Aussehen, das das Herz eines jeden Bierkenners höher schlagen lässt. Die Nase nimmt leicht süßliche Honignoten und feine Fruchtnoten wahr. Schneidig, dezent bierhefig und recht süffig im Geschmacksprofil. Eine milde Herbe begleitet den Ausklang.
Der authentisch, fränkische Kellerbiergenuss – schmeckt nicht nur auf dem Bierkeller.
Stammwürze: 11,3 % Alkoholgehalt: 4,9 Vol. %


scarletfire65's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scarletfire65 (1057) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 19, 2012
Bottle. Tight, foamy head, great retention and lacing. Aroma of white bread, honey, graham cracker, canned corn. Fuller bodied, thick mouth feel, soft carbonation. Sweetish honey like malt in the middle, crisp finish. Satisfying.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Calisky (1418) - ALSACE, FRANCE - APR 14, 2015
Couleur orange/ambrée un peu trouble, très légère mousse. Nez leger fruité et malté. Gout malté doux avec légères levures et paille. Corps assez leger. Petite amertume en fin de bouche.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (6113) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle from Beermerchants. Pours hazy deep orange with a small snow white head. Aroma is weak malts, caramel and hay. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Taste is well balanced, with smooth creamy malts and moderate dry herbal lingering finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Piw (279) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - JAN 10, 2015
500ml Flasche. Naturtrüb und bernsteinfarben. Sehr süffig um dann leicht bitter abzuklingen.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Chopper925 (264) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - NOV 6, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy amber yellow color, with a medium white head. Aroma is malty, bready. Taste is rather sweet, slightly bitter, too sweet for my taste. Medium texture with a medium carbonation, mouthfeel is ok. Aftertaste is again sweet and bready, could be a bit more bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (9575) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle @ home. Clear orange golden color, full sized white head. Smell and taste malts, lightly hayish, lightly bitter. Average body and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zoret (132) - Badalona, SPAIN - OCT 6, 2014
Bona Keller. Maltosa pero no dolça. Equilibrada en sabors. Refrescant. Pan, caramelo...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maakun (1173) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle. Dark golden with white head. Caramel, malty with a touch of walnut. Light herbs. Medium sweet with dry herbal bitter finish with slight metallic touch. Nice prickly carbonation. Ok

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (2006) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2014
500ml bottle @ the 8th Shrewsbury Bottle Share, Sep 14, courtesy of me, thanks to Beerhunter111 for the trade! Pours hazy gold with a BIG white head. Sweet German Keller with straw and light malt notes. Quaffable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (4552) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2014
Shared 500ml flip-top bottle: BBD 3 Oct 14. Cheers mat, drank on 8 Sep 14 at the Shrewsbury bottle exchange. Poured a cloudy off-yellow with a white head. Yeast esters rule the slightly malty nose, lightly baked biscuit and bread notes under the yeastiness. The taste is similar with the yeast again taking centre stage. A mild hop bitterness towards the end, but this is almost semi-sweet in nature. OK rather than marvellous, but refreshing and easy to drink.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GoufCustom (969) - HONG KONG - SEP 3, 2014


500 ml flip-top bottle bought at Biorganic’s booth at HKCEC in Wan Chai during HKTDC Food Expo 2014.

Cloudy hazy dull amber honey colour with thick layer of yeast sediments; Oen and a quarter finger head and crumpety off-white foam which lasts for 90 seconds; Very good sticky lacing and quite fizzy carbonation; Quite fragrant aroma of malt, with barley, light honey, molasses, light bread, yeast and strong strawy grass; Mid to light sweet taste of malt, with light barley grains, molasses notes, light wood, light spices, bread, strong yeast, lemon, bitter hops and strawy grass; Light body, thin but slick palate; Mouth feel is full-on Keller with pretty dull malt taste in thin slick body, slightly grainy, sweetness is fairly low with molasses only in notes. Very strong but rotten yeast overwhelm the light bread and pretty potent lemony hops with slight cardboard. Oh well… Hoppiness is strong strawy grass in nose, lemon and straw in taste. Good light and solid bitterness balance the sweetness quite well for lasting mid to light astringent and malty finish; Quite dry after taste. Very yeasty and bitter-sweet to mouth.

Comments: There’s lots of yeast in this one, which should have been true to the style but unfortunately it tastes really off-putting and almost ruin the overall pictures. Luckily its maltyness stands tall, strawy but solid hops to match and low sweet taste. It would have been a real good Keller, but until then, it barely passes the mark.


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