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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Grodziskie or Grätzer is a Sour Smoked Wheat Ale that was brewed in the 1900s in East Prussia and dates back to as early as the 15th century. It was named after the Polish town of Grodzisk Wielkopolski or Grätz in German. Our historic version is brewed according to the German Purity Law with air-dried barley malt and beech smoked wheat malt and hopped with Perle and Saaz. A sour mash is created using the old and forgotten technique called “Digerieren.” Finally a three month aging and maturation process creates a complex sour, smoky and heavily hopped wheat ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (6188) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - MAY 31, 2013
From a bottle shared at home. Pours a cloudy gold with a thick white head. Interesting combination of light sour and smoke. Almost Sake like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (3075) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - MAY 27, 2013
Finally found this damn thing in RB. Bottle from Spirits Lacey a few months ago. Pours out a well carbonated golden color with a small white head.aroma is of light earthy smoke, almost burnt leaves, light spices, and so e acidic tartness. Taste is odd, watery body with some tartness, wet smoked wood, light tartness, some grass, light spice. Strange, but st the same time I dig it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2828) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Poured from a bottle. Slight tartness, smoke is nice and subtle, lemon, apple, wheat, doughy. Okay.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14930) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours semi-cloudy orange gold with white head. Nose and taste of smoked banana peel, smoked canned peaches, smoked wheat malt, toasted grain and beechwood. Medium body. Mild slightly tart orange peel/smoked peach finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EricTeusink (700) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 19, 2013
NYC Trip Beer #14. First beer at Tørst. Yes, I went to Wikipedia to be able to cut and paste that Scandinavian letter. Pours the color or an overripe pear. The nutty smell reminds me of the scent near the basement bar at my grandmother’s house. Odd, I know. Has a wonderful dry flavor with an effervescent mouthfeel. Draft - Tørst - New York, NY

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (11781) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Half liter bottle from Beer Run. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized fizzy off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of wheat, caramel, faint smoke.. The taste is smoke, pale wheat malts, stone fruits, more smoke in the finish along with some raisin and herbal hops. Lightly tart. Medium bodied. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (5214) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 16, 2013
500 ml bottle. Pours a hazy straw color with a fizzy white head of foam. Aroma is lactic tartness with a leafy, wheaty characteristic. Taste is not nearly as tart as the aroma indicated. Spritzy on the tongue. An alright beer, bit not something I would want again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
krumbum (964) - truckee, California, USA - MAY 3, 2013
It starts off with a slight tart smell that transitions to a very dough yeast scent. It is a cloudy amber color with constant tiny bubbles rising through it, Taste tartness over all with hints of yeast wheat and smoke, would have liked them to be a little more present. The mouth feel is great refreshing while a slight roughness traces over the roof of your mouth and your tongue. The after taste leaves a yeasty coat that is enhanced by running your tongue over the surfaces. like stepping on the sand as a wave recedes. Over all it would be great if the smoke and wheat was a little more present but still and outstanding beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atom (2156) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 30, 2013
Bottle pours a hazy golden/orange with a small white head. Aroma of bubble gum, apple cores, and wheat. Taste has a light smoke, rotten fruit, and bitter green apple peel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4611) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - APR 22, 2013
Draft at Milltown: Pours a very soft and pale straw yellow with two fingers of dense and sticky white head. Nose is very very nice, sweet hop notes and a touch of smoke show through with some bready notes and a hint of acidity. Flavor shows an unimaginably balanced blend of acidity and smoke character with a definitive sweetness and citrusy hop character. Light bodied and dry.

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