Meister Zwickl-Bier
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Brewed by Brauerei Meister Unterzaunsbach
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Pretzfeld-Unterzaunsbach, Germany


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikeyo1 (210) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle @ home. From hopfen & malz, berlin. Pours clear amber with a medium beige frothy head. Malty and herbal aroma with caramel, grains, nuts, toast and some floral notes. Crisp dry taste with caramel sweetness, herbs, nuts, grass,hints of red fruits. Finish has more herbs, some flowers and a nice touch of fresh spruce needles and resin and a spicy bitternes that lingers in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moravius (494) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 28, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2014 Flasche (50 cl) als "Zwickl-Bier" von Hopfen & Malz, Berlin. - Dunkles Goldbraun, trüb. - In der Nase schöne Karamelsüße mit hintergründiger Frucht und etwas pfeffriger fränkischer Hopfen. - Im Antrunk ebenfalls aromatisch karamelsüß aber nicht dick, fein ausbalanciert durch zarte fruchtige Schärfe und würzigen fränkischen Hopfen. Münchner Malz mit kräftiger Brotkruste. Gut rezent, vollmundig, mild hefig. Im Abgang nicht zu schwacher, würzig-pfeffriger Hopfen und Mokka. Ausreichend bitterer Nachtrunk. - Sehr schönes dunkles Zwickel mit der klassisch fränkischen Kombination von sehr guten Malzaromen und würzigem Hopfen. Sehr empfehlenswert. Darf auf keinen Fall zu kalt getrunken werden, sonst kommen die Aromen nicht recht zur Geltung. Leider scheint die Qualität größeren Schwankungen zu unterliegen: zwei andere Flaschen schmeckten unharmonisch schroff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (11034) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2013
Bottle at a ChrisO Tasting - London. Pours lightly hazy amber with a mild, white film head. Bland aroma, some cereal. Light sweet flavor with darkened cereal grains, bread. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Bland finish, just some further cereal, faint toast. Not too good. I like lager and zwickel more specifically, but this beer just didn’t sing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35077) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Hazy matt medium to dark yellow amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, hay, caramel. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, dry, malty, hops. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120501]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20334) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2012
Bottled. Amber colour, mediumsized slightly off-white head. Aroma is caramel, some herbs and mild wooden notes. Flavour is floral notes, and some grassy and mild sweet notes. Quite pleasant and refreshing. Spritzy carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (3820) - Freising, GERMANY - JUN 7, 2010
(draught) pours a murky brown colour with a frothy off-white head. simple aroma of barnyard and dark toasted malts. flavour is light notes of cappucino over a toasted grainy-malty base with a light hint of nuts. medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (12629) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 9, 2009
Amber-brown. Cloudy. Spicy, breadcrusty nose is fairly rustic. Rich breadcrust character with a very appetizing spicy hop finish. Robust example. Delicious. Really solid example.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2009
Draft at Franconian beer festival. Hazy red-brown with fizzy head. Mild but rustic dough aromas without any flaws. Quaffable palate. Has a nice hoppy and toasty balance of good yummy bready flavors. Very nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pivnizub (8873) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2009
Draught:Copper coloured, hazy, creamy lacy off-white head; solid nutty, malty and barnyardy nose with a distinctive herbal-hoppy background; solid bitter-sweet flavour, light to medium bodied, smooth MF; lingering bitter-nutty finish. Classy franconian stuff.........

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19383) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2008
Draught at the brewpub. A new offer. Comes out cloudy nut brown, small head. Perfumy roasty nose. Sweetish, but dried out by good amounts of grassy hops. Rounded, vital malty bck bone and long salty bitter finish. Fresh and tasty!

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