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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (5780) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2014
(12oz bottle) clearish, lasting white fine bubbles. Nose of smoke, wheat, maybe a tinge tart, salty, celery. Taste of smoked wood, wheat, light salt, maybe a bit papery too, just kind of bland tasting. Needs some sourness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Homer321 (2744) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle thanks to Danny. Stome is slightly smokey with some honey sweetness. Pours a hazy orange with minimal head. Taste is immediately smokey with some graininess. No hop character at all. I’m guessing this is a tired bottle that’s been around a while. Mostly malty sweetness with some smoke. Decent but not great by any means

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 29, 2014
Fra flaske, Luksus at Tørst, NYC. Klar, gylden, lavt hvidt skum. En del korn og sødlig fermenteret hø i næsen. Minimal syrlig note. Let let røg. Grønlige humlenoter. En vis bitterhed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5360) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear dark yellow gold body with a small fizzy white head. The nose is just slightly sour with some wheat, light smoke, and an earthy yeastiness. The flavor is pretty mild in its sourness, just a light hint of it on the finish where it mixes with a subtle smokiness and a little yeastiness. A rather drinkable version of the style, some of the others were a bit more in your face about one component or the other. Medium bodied with a nice soft gentle carbonation level and a lingering finish. Pretty nice beer, very approachable and subtlety complex.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (785) - Burlingame, California, USA - APR 19, 2014
Pours a mostly clear gold with a short white head and lacing. It has a mild aroma of sour fruit, smoke, and faint, grassy hops. The flavor is mild, with tart flavors up front, a solid, malty, smokey backbone, and a slightly sweet finish over a light-medium body. Very interesting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rubbishystuff (2028) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2015 Very complex beer. Like of mild hefeweizen then sour but very mild. Then some floral sweetness. If this wasn’t so complex the general public would drink it up heartily as a summery ale. Serving: Bottle

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
curepute (140) - New York, USA - APR 5, 2014
Light hazy golden color. Smoked wheat nose. Taste is great, starts out sour with a little salt and then finishes with smoke. Good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (12641) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 24, 2014
Säuerlicher, mild hopfiger Antrunk. Dann etwas bitterer werdend, geringe Intensität mit minimalen Kräutern. Enttäuschend. 11/9/8/8//8
Earlier Rating: 3/15/2014 Total Score: 2.7
Säuerlicher, mild hopfiger Antrunk. Dann etwas bitterer werdend, geringe Intensität mit minimalen Kräutern. Enttäuschend. 11/9/8/8//8

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbbeer (592) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Clear golden yellow. Small off white head. Aroma mostly sweet malt. Light body. Just a little carbonation. Flavor lightly lemony at first, then some off-dry malt, crisp but not overly bitter hop finish. Not really getting much in the way of smoke. Maybe a little wheat in the background. Good balance, very drinkable, nice flavors for being so light.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DialSquare (3396) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 18, 2014
On tap at Mr Dunderbaks. Strange brew: Gold pour, white head. Wheat and smoke aroma. Tastes are not really sour. Wild part knocks down the smoke some. Not sure what to make of this. 6.2


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