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

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RATINGS: 318   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°


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kappldav123 (5812) - 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 (2349) - 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 (12285) - 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 (10532) - 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).

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Embrouille (2835) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 5, 2007
Canned 50cl. It pours a yellow beer with a white head. Lemon, pineapple and hops in the aroma. The taste is extremely mild. Weak body. Very easy drinkable. Nice balance between sourness and bitterness. Slight hints of dark bread, hay and peaches in the taste. Not much strength to this beer.. The finish is clear and dry leaving a hint of lemon. Refreshing and very easy drinkable in any case. A beer I will purchase again.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (24352) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2007
Canned. Pale golden colour, small white head. Aroma is slightly bready and sweet malty with some hints of grass and hay. Flavour is malty and hoppy, and that’s pretty much it. Pleasant balance, but not very special.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rastacouere (6166) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 8, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 1     Pale Yellow(1)->Copper(5) : 2     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 4
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 2     Lasting: 3     Lacing : 2
Aroma:
Intensity : 2  
Yeast : XX   Bread : 2   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : XX   DMS : XX   Diacetyl : XX Sulphur : XX  
Malt : 2   Pilsner : 2   Pale : XX   Vienna : XX   Biscuity : XX   Hay : 2   Toasty : XX   Caramel : XX   Honey : 2   Cereals : XX   Grainy : 2
Hops : 2   Noble(1)->American(5) : 1   Leafy : XX   Floral : 2   Lemon/Lime : XX   Herbal : 1   Grassy : XX  
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 2   Sourness : XX   Bitterness : 2   Farmy : XX   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 2   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 4   Clean : 3   Crisp : XX   Sharp : XX   Watery : 2   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : XX   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : XX   Oxidation : XX

Comments: Quite dry for an Austrian beer, refreshing and simple, but for its 0,60 Euro tag price, worth your money!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (42524) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2007
Bottle as "Zipfer Heller". Clear light yellow color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, grain, light hoppy, citrus. Flavor is light to moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is light, texture is watery, carbonation is lively. (090907)

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gunnfryd (13806) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 23, 2007
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt. Flavour is fruit, malt, hint of hop. boring beer.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Beer5000 (5650) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 5, 2007
330 ml bottle. Golden body with a small white head. Not much aroma, a bit malt and a somehow sourish in a typical pilsner manner. Flavor is pretty straight forward euro pilsner. A dash of malt, a small indication of fruitiness and somehow bitter. This bitterness emphasizes a certain feeling of being sour when this beer is sampled in the middle of an ale session. Refreshing and that’s it.


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