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


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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°

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rozsoma (612) - Győr, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Saeglopur (1434) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (1446) - USA - APR 21, 2014
Drunk on draught in Vienna. Lovely red coloured fresh tasting zwickl. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cristobal37 (533) - Budapest, HUNGARY - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
darrennelson12 (456) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (9060) - 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.

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (6233) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 7, 2012 On tap in Vienna. Hazy reddish brown colour with a yellowish head. Parfumed nose. Light malty and a lot of fruity flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
heavy (2349) - Split, CROATIA - FEB 8, 2011
22/01 Draught at the 3 Goldenen Kugeln, Graz. It had hazy reddish brown body with medium, slightly off white head. Weaker, sourish aroma, also peachy. Very slightly sweet caramel flavor, balanced with grass hops, but although pleasant it was quite watery. No matter of its thin body, awarded us with quite long, mostly hoppy finish, sourish to slightly bitter, with some caramel sweetness emerging at the very end. It’s definitely a Zwickl, not a Vienna, but I’m not too impressed after all.

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