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Brewed by Turbinenbräu
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Zürich, Switzerland
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 2.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Ein mit untergäriger Hefe gebrautes goldenes Spezialbier, wie es in der Schweiz stark verbreitet ist. Nach dem Reinheitsgebot gebraut, welches ausschliesslich die Verwendung von Gerstenmalz, Hopfen und Wasser vorschreibt, weist es einen Stammwürzegehalt von ca. 12% und ein Alkoholgehalt von ca. 5.2 vol% auf.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Embrouille (2830) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 22, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 24, 2012 Bottled 33cl. Sampled at Brasserie Federal, Zürich. It pours a golden beer with a small white head. The nose is of caramel and pineapple. Buttery and very pleasantly hoppy. Some hints of pumpkin and apricot emerging in the taste. Slightly peppery. Decent bitterness. Light bodied. Some corn showing up. Woody. Nice lace. Buttery hoppy finish accompanied by a pleasant bitterness. Rerate: Actually not that bad. Nice hints of licorice, pumpkin, pepper and pear in the taste. Staying with the initial score but changing some points. Aroma from 7 to 6. Appearance: 3 to 4. Definitely a superior swiss lager. The flavor is better than the nose. Very beautiful lacework.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19974) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2011
Bottled, thanks Bov! Slightly hazy pale golden, small head. Bready malt with slight grassy hops atop. Mid dry with medium body and soft, dense mouthfeel. Mild but incraesing salty grassy bitterness. Nicely drinkable with good depth. Very likable lager!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (11056) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 4, 2011
Milder, nussig hopfiger Antrunk. Ansonsten ist das Bier recht mild, der Antrunk ist hier der intensivste Teil. Ab dem Mitteil nur noch wenig grasig hopfig, süffig, getreidig-würzig. Hellmalziger und weing bitterer Abgang, die Aromen des Antrunks sind noch abgeschwächt vorhanden. 9/9/9/10/8/9

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (15330) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 20, 2007
Blond color, generous head. Nice hoppy aroma, probably Saaz. Some malt flavor, but not lasting long, with regular bitterness, not as much good as the aroma. Also the final is too short. Still, above the average Swiss Lager.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nickls (1887) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 2, 2010
(Old BA rate - tap) Pours with a generous one finger of pure white frothy foam that holds just OK with some spotty lacing; very clear slightly darker yellow hue with noticeable rising bubbles. Aroma is very basic, but not offensive. Mild herbal and grassy hop notes; light maltiness. Really not much to report on there. Flavor brings a little more interest and it is slightly more bitter than most Swiss lagers; crackery dryness; fluffier but fairly thing body. Nice vibrant carbonation. No vegetal notes and very clean all around. Actually refreshing, and easily drinkable for the style. Certainly a session lager, and a cut above most in the country.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32113) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2010
From tap. Pours clear golden yellow with a lacing white head. Crisp grassy hops aroma. Mild fruity, crisp grassy bitterness and a good malt backbone. Ends dry and bitter. Crisp and clean.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jonnyt (45) - USA - OCT 8, 2012
Easy to drink. Not particularly special but fine as a pub drink. Tasty enough at first but thin aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (3681) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 4, 2013
Bottle from Drinks of the World Zurich. Golden body with puffy white head. Nose is sweet, nectar, malty. Taste is light malty, with some sweet notes, dry in the finish. Corny, eggy finish. Pretty good lager but not too splashy.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
thebeertourist (4904) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2010
On tap at Zeughauskeller, Zürich. Clear golden, medium head. Malty aroma, hints of grass. Decent grassy bitterness, some biscuit flavours. Not too bad for a lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
troyc (2473) - Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2006
(Bottle) Pours golden with very little head. Actually not bad for a pale lager. Not as watery as most. The malt and hops is well balanced and the drink is pretty refreshing.


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