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Brewed by Ottakringer
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Wien, Austria

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Formerly Ottakringer Zwickl Rot.
Wer nach einem ganz besonderen Geschmackserlebnis sucht, hat es mit dem roten Zwickl gefunden. Durch ein spezielles, sehr aufwändiges Mälzungsverfahren erhält es seine typisch rötliche Färbung – und den unverwechselbar schokoladigen und karamelligen Geschmack. Bernsteinfarben, naturtrüb und einzigartig – eine verführerisch-mutige Bierinnovation, die man gekostet haben sollte! 12.2°


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moravius (530) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 29, 2014
Vom Faß im Universitätsbräuhaus im Alten AHK, Wien. - Rotbraun, trüb, hellbräunlicher Schaum. - In der Nase fruchtiges, leicht röstiges Karamelmalz. - Antrunk karamelmalzig mit leichten Toastnoten, erfreulich wenig süß, mild fruchtig-herb und kaum bitter. Erfrischend fruchtig-säuerliche Akzente (Weintrauben). Mild rezent, schlank; hefig-volles Mundgefühl. Im Abgang etwas fruchtig herb. Auch beim Wärmerwerden noch sehr schmackhaft. - Angenehmes, gut abgerundetes und süffiges Rotbier.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
16erBlech (60) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - SEP 6, 2014
Draught at Anton Frank/ Wien 18. Well, what shall I say? Also this Ottakringer is a favorite of mine. It looks like it tastes: Great! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rozsoma (508) - HUNGARY - JUL 2, 2014
Nagyon fincsi hámozott szotyi íz lelhető fel benne. Túlságosan is sok. Kicsit iszapos is, ami nem tesz jót az állagának. De összeségében dicsérendő, bár most jobban meggondolva egy kicsit hányásíze van. Talán a Stohl Bucinak ízlene.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Saeglopur (369) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JUN 28, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2014 Draught. Deep amber, hazy body, with a medium, creamy, slightly beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, flowers, grains. Tastes of roasted malts, red berries, flowers, caramel, grains, herbs. Mouthfeel is medium to light, slick, with a medium carbonation and it finishes roasty, medium bitter and a bit fruity. Nice! One of the best Vienna style Lagers from Austria and one of the very few enjoyable beers from this brewery. Really nice, fresh aromas and very quaffable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (902) - USA - APR 21, 2014
Drunk on draught in Vienna. Lovely red coloured fresh tasting zwickl. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cristobal37 (266) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - NOV 3, 2013
It seems harder than it should be to find Vienna lagers in Vienna. This is the only one I found and I was satisfied. The color is unmistakably amber red. Creamy toasted malt aroma. Lacey and sweet. Much better than the other plain Ottakringer lagers on tap at Gasometer concert halle.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
darrennelson12 (415) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 13, 2013
On tap at Ofenloch in Vienna .. poured nice reddish color, somewhat hazy ... taste was medium bodied, with some creaminess and sweetness. Overall, I nice amber beer and I would buy again

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7958) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2013
draught at Prilisauer Wien. Hazy amber-golden colour, creamy white head. Malty with caramel and a nice hoppy touch, also hints of a yeasty fruitiness.

4.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
beerchamp (1) - - JUN 27, 2012 does not count
Translated with Google translator (from German to English) This is my favorite beer! It is unique! Both its color and its taste. It tastes full-bodied, tasty and refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - APR 11, 2012
Keg at Alten Kaisermuhlen, Wien. Vivid dark orangey copper, fluffy white head. Restrained nose, soft malts, definite Saaz "lageriness." Thin bodied, nice floral hop flavours over a honeyed malt background. A very tasty, well-balanced and interesting lager.


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