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Leikeim Original Steinbier

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Brewed by Familien-Brauhaus Leikeim
Style: Traditional Ale
Altenkunstadt, Germany

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Traditional stone beer brewed with super-heated stones.

Geschaffen durch Feuer und Stein, nach einem der ältesten Brauverfahren.
Brauart/Biergattung: Untergäriges, unfiltriertes Vollbier
Diese wohl weltweit einzigartige, mystische Bierspezialität wird von uns mit Holzfeuer und glühenden Urgesteinen gebraut. Durch den Einsatz teurer Spezialmalze bekommt es seine magisch anmutende Farbe. Naturtrüb, mit frischer Bierhefe und kräftigen Schaum. Malzaromatisch, dezent fruchtig-süßlich sein Aromaprofil. Sein Trunk: Vollmundig, malzig-rund, gepaart mit einer zartbitteren Hopfennote. Aufgemerkt!
Diese sehr süffige Bierspezialität ist kräftig und verführerisch. Möge es nutzen.
Stammwürze: 12,8 % Alkoholgehalt: 5,8 Vol. %


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (1286) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2014
500ml bottle @ the Sixth Shrewsbury Bottle Share, June 14, courtesy of me and thanks to Beerhunter111 for the trade. Pours hazy amber with thin foamy head. Soft caramel, smooth mouthfeel and slightly sticky sweetness. Gotta love a good Steinbier!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hman43 (292) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUN 11, 2014
The beer pours a light brown with less carbonation bubbles than the norm. The head is tan and fluffy that leaves pronounced lacing around the glass. There are yeast smells mixed with bread and other malts. There is a pleasant combination of yeasts and bread tastes, although the flavor is not as pronounce in flavor as others in this style.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lore (975) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 16, 2014
hazy dark orange colour, huge, dense, slightly yellowish off-white head; aroma of hay, bread, some caramel, honey and floral notes;taste is the same; ok the stones seems a bit unbeliveable for me, but it is a really good beer :-)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
miquelcrush (1090) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAY 4, 2014
Bona cervesa, un pel carbonatada però molt fresca i facil de beure. Buena cerveza, un pelo carbonatada pero muy fresca y fácil de beber.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanEric (978) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2014
Bottle from bigbox meppen. Amber with a small head. Lots of carbonation. Caramel in the nose, fresh, also in the taste freshness, ith caramel again, slighty bitter, some sweetness. Nice one.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wastl (130) - GERMANY - APR 12, 2014
Hazy orange with quite a head. Taste is quite flat, neither very sweet nor bitter. Appears thin in the beginning, average carbonation, but then the malty aroma kicks in, lightly roasted, caramel, some more bitterness to the end. Hard to judge this beer, if the body was fuller it could be a real nice one.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (2729) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2014
I am not sure what I would call this were it not a steinbier. I suppose it is something along the lines of a Vienna. It pours a rather cloudy amber color with a thing but long lasting head of fine bubbles. This is definitely a malt-forward beer w/ the nose being mostly mild dried fruit and a bit of nuttiness. This comes off as a bit sweet not so much because there is so much residual sugar, just that there is very little hop presence to speak of. There is a very slight about of tartness which along w/ fine but slightly prickly carbonation bring out some extra fruity notes. It finishes cleanly w/ just a touch of caramel sweetness lingering on the tongue. My bottle was clearly getting on in age, which is too bad because this has great potential. It is just not quite there in the condition I sampled it in.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle from Bierpostamt, Schwerin. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 150314

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartlebier (1480) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - FEB 24, 2014
50cl sample in "Alles IPA - Craft anders" ProBierClub seminar, Braukunst Live 02/2014. (had once before as part of 25 DE sampler, 2011). Interesting to learn this is one of few top-fermenting DE beers after hot stones are thrown into the mash, creating a rich and subtle bouquet of caramelised sugars. Tastes like a more appealing full-bodied Vollbier else. Another to malt-forward DE old-time craft beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (6776) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 18, 2014
Leicht trübes bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, leicht hefig, fruchtig. Geschmack malzig getreidig, fruchtig, Karamell.


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