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Brewed by Schwechater (Brau Union)
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Schwechat, Austria

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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The Schwechater Zwickl is nature cloudy and in the taste harmonious and slim. A fresh hopfiges beer with valuable yeast. Master spice: 12,5 ° alcohol content: 5,4 % volume of calories: 45.0 kcal/100 ml


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2011
50 cl bottle, 3 weeks old. Pours a orange juicy murky orange with a small head. Aroma is mild citrusy and orange fruity, light grassy. Crisp fruity and bitter. Smooth citrusy, bitter and light grassy. Mild bitter fruity finish. Very elegant, ugly looking but so smooth.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19187) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2004
Bottled. Cloudy pale yellow. Yeasty nose wuth some herbal spices. Light bodied with simple malt profile and notes of alcohol. Low-medium bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (8724) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2008
Bottle: cloudy, golden, bigger, slowly collapsing fluffy white head; moderate fruity-yeasty nose with a clean sweet-malty background; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, medium bodied, quite soft MF; longer sweet-fruity and slight bitter finish. Good, well drinkable Zwickel.........

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7713) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2013
draught at Prilisauer Wien. Very cloudy pale golden yellow, creamy white head. Malty with a yeasty fruity touch and shy hops in the finish. Good to accompany my Wiener Schnitzel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (7677) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 8, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2009 My Bottom Line:
This amenable Zwicklbier relies on its minty, herbal hops and its huggable blond cereals to sculpt a balanced and healthy pint.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A layer of foam protects the cloudy blond.
-The nose is a tad too timid for my tastes.
-This could be hoppier, but it is still quite good as is.
-Light citrus leaks from the hops, working well with the hay-like cereals.

Bottle. Best before January 23rd, 2009 (drunk on Dec.28).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (6773) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2014
Trübes strohgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht säuerlich, getreidig. Geschmack leicht säuerlich, fruchtig, Citrus.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6139) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 27, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2012 Tasted from the bottle in August 2006, Wien. Light yellow color, extremely cloudy. Tall, fine head. Extremely strong lemon aroma. Sour, with just a touch of sweetness. Very aromatic. Somewhat like a lambic in its nose. Sour flavor, with lemon and spice. Good malt, but little sweetness. Good hops, but it is ruled by a refreshing, sour flavor. Very drinkable; fantastic. Dry, sour, hoppy finish, long lasting. Maybe the best bottled Austrian beer I have tried, certainly the most interesting and original.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rastacouere (6119) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 8, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 4     Pale Yellow(1)->Copper(5) : 3     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 3
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 2     Lasting: 2     Lacing : 2
Aroma:
Intensity : 3  
Yeast : 3   Bread : 2   Apple : 1   Tropical Fruits : 2   DMS : XX   Diacetyl : XX Sulphur : XX  
Malt : 3   Pilsner : 2   Pale : XX   Vienna : XX   Biscuity : XX   Hay : 3   Toasty : XX   Caramel : XX   Honey : 2   Cereals : XX   Grainy : XX
Hops : 3   Noble(1)->American(5) : 1   Leafy : XX   Floral : 3   Lemon/Lime : XX   Herbal : 2   Grassy : 3  
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Sourness : 1   Bitterness : 3   Farmy : 1   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 2   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 3   Clean : XX   Crisp : XX   Sharp : XX   Watery : XX   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : 2   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : XX   Oxidation : XX

Comments: A yeasty, but rather dull at that, zwickl focusing on flowery hops and a yeasty fruitiness that remains hesitant and dusty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogivlado (5526) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 22, 2005
Bottled(500ml). -good looking retro-style bottle with pull-off cap, cloudly pale orange coloured, fresh yeasty and fruity aroma with mild honey hints, slightly acidic yeasty finish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OleR (4758) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2012
Vom Faß im Bieramt, Wien. Cloudy, sunny yellow body, topped by a finger of platina blond head. Doughy white bread aroma. Notes of perfume and faint lemon peel. Taste is soft malty woth a citrus-fruity twist. Mild grassy and fruity bitterness. Medium full. Juicy in the mouth. Lemony endnotes. Both soft and crisp this one, providing a good drinkabilty.


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