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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mortlach (1925) - Rome, ITALY - JAN 7, 2016
On tap @Birre sotto l’albero, Ma che siete venuti a fà (Rome). Pours golden with a decent white head. Aroma is malty, bread crust, honey, herbal notes, grass. Flavour is medium sweet with a decent bitter end. Medium to light body, light carbonation. A bit shy, I expected more.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atom (2156) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 3, 2016
Aroma of grassy dry hops, dry bready yeast, and grainy malt. Taste of lager yeast, stale honey grain bread, with a strong hop bitterness. Very similar to some German/ European Lagers I’ve had.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (5003) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 28, 2015
Bottle by Beerhunter111. Lightly hazy yellow colour. Slightly honeyish and lemony flavour. Rather thin bodied, easy drinking. Refreshing. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cuso (7785) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 28, 2015
Bottle from trade with Beerhunter111, many thanks. Unclear golden color with medium white head. Malt, very light hops in aroma. Malt, some fruits, yeast, very light hops in finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (17532) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2015
Bottle from fonefan as Urban Chestnut Hallertauer Zwickel Hell. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light hoppy - fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 221215

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (16771) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2015
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich hops, grass, sweet malt, flowers and has a nice balanced sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsquire (4148) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - DEC 19, 2015
Pale yellow beer with an audibly fizzy white head. Lots of carbonation rising in the beer throughout. Clean, earthy nose with some bread crust notes. This is a light, easy drinking beer with bread crust and some grainy malts with an earthy, straw finish. Not too interesting and I’m sure would be better on a hot day with a pretzel.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jonas (6786) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - DEC 16, 2015
Bottle, Wolnzach version. Cloudy, light floaties. Slightly yeasty, grassy nose, fairly restrained. Medium light body, not chewy enough. Pretty unspektacular finish. Needs more character.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (6185) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Bottle from Julio’s Liquors. Consumed very chilled. Hazy golden color with standard Co2 level, spotty lace around the edges of the glass. Aroma of Noble hops, grain and skunky lager yeast.

The flavor has a solid malt base with the Noble hops, skunky yeast and grassy notes. Ends on a mild sweetness. Straw hints. This is exactly as it would taste in Germany. A perfect example of the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
voyageurmike (283) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Draft served in shaker glass. Dark yellow with a nice white head, pretty clear with medium body. Grassy flavor with a long bitter finish. Very interesting nuance to this, for a lager.


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