Brewed by Brauerei Sauer Rossdorf
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Strullendorf-Rossdorf a. Forst, Germany


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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TAR (2518) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - APR 19, 2013
Bottle, best by March 2013, consumed in Nov. 2012: Luminous golden. Thick white halo of creamy consistency. Luxuriant perfumey hop aromas of flowers, pepper, lemon, and bright grassiness. Underlying pils malt starches and uncured hay. Light note of dough. Soft carbonation, wonderfully natural in feel. Exuberantly hoppy upfront, with a "green" and juicy zip and lemony twist. Trailing herbal spice is adorned with a clean, lush and snappy pils malt blanket. Sweet and haylike, as well. Ample starchy depth and textures envelop the palate and contrast nicely with the invigorating mineral and lemon interplay. Trace doughiness somewhat mars the brightness in the center, as it lends unnecessary weight. Though a dab of nectar somewhat compensates at it shyly emerges. Assertively peppery and lemon zesty hoppiness comprises the remarkably lean and dry finish, as a mint leaf sparkle highlights the gracefully supportive sweet hay and crackery pils malt. A hopcentric golden lager that calls to mind Spezial Ungespundet in all its lemony and herbal hop expressiveness. Perhaps a tad doughy, but I would happily quaff this all day long.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (8554) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 13, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2013 multiple fresh bottles. bright fruit nectar hop nose (apricot, orange, gelatin). hoppy, fresh, very clean with a crisp and light body, a toasty hay and dried grass / citrus focused flavor and a light mineral dustiness. frothy, round, full carbonation in the mouth with amazing lightness and leanness to the body as well. zingy and zesty lemon / lemongrass/ grass / citrus flavors lingering late. 4+ level lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6869) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Draft from the barrel. Poured into a ceramic mug with a white head. Pale malts, light flowery notes, and i hint of wood. Clean malty crisp finish. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EithCubes (5215) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2012
Swing-top by 6.8.12. Light yellow-golden body with a soapy bright white head. Nose sweet with slight, musty noble hops. Extremely soft light body with gentle malt and spicy hops. Alcoholic and floral tones. Simple but very, very easy to drink, would gladly have it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jonb5 (429) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2012
Half litre bottle poured into beer krug. Pale colour, cloudy with a medium thick head. Initial strong cork smell gave way to saaz and fruit. Tasted sweet, had a wheaty finish. Had a fairly smooth mouthfull with medium carbonationation. Overall a solid but uncomplex beer which works well on a hot day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (10377) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 15, 2012
courtesy of oh6gdx - very hazy blond-orange beer with no head retention; aroma of dust, peanuts and hay; medium-bodied with a light bitterness; yeasty and peanutty finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (4559) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2011
(bottle) pours a clear yellow colour with a frothy white head. aroma of straw, floral hops, with a light hint of lemons, slightly musty. flavour is mostly the same, with lots of chewy malts and a slightly astringent bitter finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14539) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2011
Bottle @ Bamberg. Pours cloudy yellow with a creamy white head and lacings. Very malty nose. Straw, fruit and crackers. Flavor is grass and buiscuit. Dry and hoppy end. Smooth with a medium carbonation. Nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
zonmei (36) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUL 9, 2011
Pours like cream soda. Light fluffy head that doesn’t last. Drinks well, very smooth. 0.5l from a bottle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (12453) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 9, 2011
Schmeckt recht dünn und fad, erst im Nachgeschmack fällt es geschmacklich auf, vornehmlich durch eine gut dosierte Herbe und einen hopfigen Beigeschmack. Vorher schmeckt es süßlich, wie schon gesagt recht flach. Die Bügelflasche ist zwar schön gestaltet, das Etikett wirkt allerdings ein wenig deplaziert. Test vom 8.10.2005, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 6,7,8,8,8,8 - 7,65

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