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Brewed by Schwechater (Brau Union)
Style: Pale Lager
Schwechat, Austria

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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.32   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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... recht hat er. Seit 1632 steht Schwechat für Pionierleistungen in der Braukunst. Anton Dreher stellte 1841 das erste untergärige Lagerbier der Braugeschichte her und machte damit das Schwechater Bier weltberühmt.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beer4000 (4572) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 11, 2009
500 ml can. Clear golden body with a diminishing white head. Aroma is light fruity with grain. Flavor is refreshing; light malty with a hint of fruit and a indication of bitterness in the finish. Very ordinary and frankly very boring, but drinkable.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ogivlado (5857) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 5, 2009
Canned(500ml). -Pale golden coloured, medium sized white head, lively carbonation, light grainy nose. Slight sweet malty, grainy, slight herbal and hoppy with metallic notes in the finish. Boring.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Marko (4030) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 17, 2009
Can purchased somewhere in/near Graz (probably the big Merkur in Seiersberg). Poured a pale golden body with a medium-big sized white head that went away fast and loud. A grainy, maybe even slightly corny (dusty/eggy) nose, some malty sweetness shows up too. The same thing is pretty much repeated in the taste... corny? dusty/eggy maltiness in the backround, crude, herbal but light and offensive, somewhat chewy and acidic hopiness in the front. Light overall and a bit messy. Some malty sweetness again saves the overall impression. Weak metallic notes. Drinkable but as it got warmer it got worse... perhaps saved from an even worse fate by the lightness of the body, this is faaar from impressive and so far one of the worst beers of the trip. Feel like I’m overrating it a little.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
yngwie (13946) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2009
Can. A clear, slightly pale golden beer with a finger-thick white head. Nice lacings. Mostly grainy nose, but supported by a pleasant fruity hoppyness. Some hay too. The flavor follows the same pattern, with pale malts up front, soon followed by fruits and some hay. Quite dry, but some residual sugars with a balancing bitterness. Thin to medium body. The finish gives a sweet impression and rounds of with a medium lenght bitterness. Far from impressing, but I guess it would quench the thirst easily in the summer heat. (090111)

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11054) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 2, 2008
Can. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hay, grass. Flavour is fruit, malt, hay, grass. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theis (13761) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2008
Can at Room 336 in Vienna. Clear yellow - white head. White bread, aluminium, egg, candlewax - classic canned pale lager.... tastes more of can than beer.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 29, 2008
Can 330 ml
Appearance: Pale golden brew, medium ,sticky creamy top.
Nose Grainy, malty with light hop feel. Touch of sugar vanilla.5-
Flavor/Palate : Flat malts with wet raw hop character. Unpleasant rough bitterness. Poor.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bierkoning (10500) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2008
Can. Soft grassy, malty flavor, also a very soft grassy hopbitterness. Not unpleasant, but not very flavorful.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
FatPhil (9508) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 31, 2008
500ml can.
Pale gold. Bland pilsner aroma, metallic hops. Fizzy body, slightly creamy. Simple light sweetish malt and grassy hops. Sweetens and gets a little gingery as it warms.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
hrossrm (20) - Maine, USA - JAN 22, 2008
Poured from can. Clear and pale golden with minimal head. Smells of corn and doughy bread. Soapy mouthfeel with a slightly bitter finish. A very, very ordinary lager, and definitely not one of Austria’s best offerings.


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