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Brewed by Zipfer (Brau Union)
Style: Pale Lager
Zipf, Austria

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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Die Spitzensorte der Brauerei Zipf glänzt in hellem Goldgelb und ist schlank im Geschmack. Mit seiner Balance aus feiner Fruchtigkeit, mit seinen feinherben Hopfennoten und dezenten Malztönen ist Zipfer Urtyp der Inbegriff eines heimischen Premium-Biers. 12.2°


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
altonbrownd (5405) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAR 8, 2008
Bottle in Gerlos, Austria. Golden colour. Small head. Starts a bit malty. Sweetish, slightly. Then hoppy and watery. Okay.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
armando629 (2455) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 14, 2008
Pale golden beer, small but delisicious head.Some malt aroma and flavour, hoppy-sweety taste, a bit watery texture.Sweet-hop finish. Drinkable but not an exciting one.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2008
33 cl bottle. Clear golden colour with a huge white head. Sweet malty aroma with notes of grass. Sweet flavour with a bitter finish, very ordinary, but sweet.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
hrossrm (20) - Maine, USA - JAN 26, 2008
Poured from can. Pours a clear yellow-gold with very minimal carbonation and a very minimal head. Smells very grassy and slightly hoppy. Taste is actually a little complex. Malty up front, finishing hoppy and a little sweet. Kind of intriguing. Nevertheless, I lump it in with a lot of the other Austrian beers I’ve had. They all taste remarkably similar. Ever heard of variety, Oesterreich?

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BelgianBeerGal (3716) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JAN 26, 2008
50cl bottle in Vienna. Average euro lager across looks, aroma and flavour. Maybe a little sweeter and less skunk than other examples though.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 19, 2008
Clear, yellow coloured beer with little carbonation and a medium white head. Grassy sweeter hoppy aroma. Medium palate. Finish is sweet bitter hoppy with a rather dry and short ending. Overall a medium lager.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kappldav123 (5829) - GERMANY - JAN 10, 2008
The bottle looks not spectacular but good. The beer in the glass also. Very zippy. Tastes fresh and modest dry in a very interesting way. I like that beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
heavy (2647) - Split, CROATIA - JAN 6, 2008
01/01 0.5 l bottle from Spar in Semriach. Let’s see this one...had pale golden body with tiny head disappearing quickly. Aroma of some malt, corny, little bit hopped, quite ordinary and so familiar. Flavor well balanced, bit tending to sweet, nothing much in here, but quite pleasant. Finish is medium long, just a bit sweetish. Could be somewhat more carbonated. Unlike "Medium" crap, this is really a beer, and let’s say fine for a pale lager.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lubiere (12674) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2007
A golden lager with a thin white head. A sweetish aroma of corn. In mouth, A mineral light beer, with loads of adjunct. Metallic afternotes. Light bodied. Bought at Carrefour, Bogota, 1900 COP.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rune (10906) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 16, 2007
300ml vom Fass at Taverna O’ Christos in Wien. Crystal clear, straw body. Shy cover of white, lacing foam. Discreet aromatic nuances of hops and malts. Same goes for the flavour - it’s dry hopped with grapefruit hints and malts beneath. Good lager (04.12.2007).


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