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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Reverence Series #1: Our first beer in our Reverence series of traditional European-style beers, is a sessionable German lager known as a Zwickelbier - a very old ’classic’ with a heritage traced back to the Middle Ages. Zwickel, pronounced ‘zv-ick-el’, is unfiltered, unpasteurized and finishes as a smooth-drinking, vitamin rich (from the yeast), naturally cloudy beer. Hops: Hallertau Perle, Hallertau Mittelfrüh. Malts: Two-Row Pilsner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gripweed57 (1303) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2016
500 ml bottle. Medium gold color topped by a large foamy white head. Nice clinging lace. Grainy malt aroma has hints of lemon and fresh baked bread. Crisp grainy sweet malt flavor upfront. Notes of bread and lemon zest. Finishes with subtle citrus and spicy hops.. Clean, crisp and refreshing. Very much in the German tradition.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (5508) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 20, 2016
Aroma is spicy German hops, malts and very German in nature all around. The flavor is malts, light fruit and a long mildly spicy German hops/citrus finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (15404) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2016
Bottle @ Hopfen & Malz, Berlin. Pours slight unclear golden with a white head. Grass, breadcrust and vague citrus. Crisp and clean. Boom. Incredibly tasty quaffer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43243) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2016

Bottle 500ml. @ home.

[ As Urban Chestnut Hallertauer Zwickel Hell ].
[ Brewed by Urban Chestnut Hallertauer Brauerei, Wolnzach, Germany ].
ABV: 5.0%. Unclear medium orange yellow color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, pale malt, fruity malt, light to moderate hoppy, grass, light sour malt. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration, grain, sweet malt, pale malt, grass, light fruity - citrus. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20151231]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (2860) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAR 21, 2016
Wheaty grainy nose with noble hop notes. Medium amber clear with thin off-white lacing head. Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Starts medium dry with wheat and pale malt sweetness. Noble hop bite, carbonic acidity, and light hop finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
impuritylaw (57) - Freibierg, GERMANY - MAR 9, 2016
Aroma and taste of bread, light malts and some hops. Nothing special and boring though refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andyhwcinc (1804) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2016
Purchased at Bottles and Cans in Chicago, IL; enjoyed at home on a nice Monday late winter evening. Appearance is a pale yellow with a robust white head. Aroma mostly of lager yeast. Taste goes down nice and crisp with a yeasty profile. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MetalNHopHead (1253) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAR 1, 2016
Urban Chestnut’s Zwickel tastes like it arrived straight from Germany. Bread-like lager yeast, sweet grains, and lingering corn in the finish. Light-bodied feel with plenty of carbonation. Not hugely complex, but enjoyable and true to the style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
HuskerTan (1522) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - FEB 28, 2016
Draft/Fest. A- Corn, grains, lemon. A- Gold color, clear liquid, white head. T- Corn, grains, slightly sweet. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, boring finish. O- Pretty bland. I just think I really don’t like the style. Might as well have been a PBR.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JulienHuxley (5520) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 21, 2016
On tap at the Hilton in St Louis. Clear gold pour with thin lacy white head. Aroma is grainy, light grassiness, very clean, fresh bready notes. Taste is grainy, light, malty, very light dusty hop. Palate is light bodied, dry, good carbonation. Very clean easy drinking lager.

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