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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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 Malts: Two-Row Pilsner. Target stats (final stats TBD): 19 IBU, 4.8% ABV, 11.8 Original Gravity


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2014
Draft @ Urban Chestnut Midtown Brewery & Biergarten, St Louis, MO. Pours a hazy yellow color with a white head. Has a fruity malty grainy weak grassy aroma. Fruity malty grainy weak grassy and weak yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 13, 2013
(500ml bottle) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of nuts, grain, straw, and minerals. Flavor of toasted grain, earth, grass, bread, and minerals. Typically, I do not care for Zwickels. This one is exceptionally clean and has great quality. Good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - APR 7, 2013
Draft. Lightly hazed straw body with small white head. Aroma is medium sweet, herbal/lemon, some spicy, light orange/bread. Taste is medium sweet, herbal/lemon, bread, light orange, spicy. Light body.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10696) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 3, 2012
Bottle from Wine & Cheese in Clayton, MO. Pours golden amber with a creamy white head. Aroma of light malt with some citrus/herb hop. Med body. Flavor is herb - probably noble hop - with some underlying citrus and pale malt. Flavor is actually rather strong, but it’s made of light things. Finishes pretty dry. Drinks quite well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10547) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 2, 2014
On tap @ Urban Chestnut, thanks to Andy...cheers John. Clear golden pour with a white head. Really nice bready malt and floral hops on the nose. Good sweetness, some grass, and spicy hops. Slight bitterness on the palate. Tons of bread, hints of apple, and lots of floral hops. Slight earth and spice. Good all around.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (10408) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2011
Draft sample. Poured clear golden color with an average fizzy white head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate floral hop and malt aroma. Light to medium body with a smooth dry texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium swwet finish of moderate duration. Good soft beer.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
TwoSipDip (8894) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 1, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2013 Bottle @ home, courtesy of jcnielsen. Thanks Jetson! Pours a fairly hazy, golden yellow appearance with a diminishing white head. Lemony, light veggie, straw, light creamed corn, a bit herbal aroma. Uh oh. Tangy, light to moderate DMS, herbal/straw, somewhat chewy malty flavor with a fairly dry finish. Off but not off in a really horrible way- maybe they can clean this up. Update: tried on tap at Urban Chestnut and the DMS is still there. Goddammit, I really wanted this to be good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2011
On tap at Capone’s. Poured a medium yellow color with a small sized white head. Aromas of grains, with lighter citrus. Tastes of grains, bread, citrus, and floral.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (7859) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 29, 2012
bottle. lightly hazed golden body and white head. sourish and sweet lemon, wheat, bread dough, spice / herbs, etc., but all with noticeable cooked corn DMS, very sulfuric, fizzy, acidic, etc. nice to see them try a zwickl, and you can tell they’re getting the foundation close, but the off-flavors and aromas are difficult to take.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR (7820) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours with a clear yellow golden hued body with a large fluffy white head. Aromas are of baked bread, toast, malt, straw. Mildly grassy with some hop aroma (noble, grassy, spicy mostly. Flavors are delicate, malty, bready, clean, hoppy, grassy. Very, very clean, light minerality. A touch of ripe apple. Very tasty. Lightly grassy, smooth malt. Medium carbonation dry mouthfeel, lower body. Good!


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