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


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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Zarkam (532) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 2, 2013
330ml bottle labelled as Zipfer Original from a supermarket in Pecs, Hungary. ’slightly hazy medium yellow colour, small mostly diminishing frothy white head and virtually no lacing. Aroma of moderate malts with cookie and nutty notes accompanied by light floral hops and a bit of dough and nutmeg. Taste is moderately acidic, with a lightly bitter finish with a slight alcoholic feel, medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Was somewhat shocked, I assumed it was another uninteresting bulk lager but there was even some yeast and character to it, more hopping and it would’ve been way above three even.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Capa (2317) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Golden with a white head. Light grain, sweet, a touch of hop in the aroma. Medium, carbonated body. Flavor is sweet cereal grains, light hop. Not a bunch of depth here. Decent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mile (3459) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2013
Can. Light golden, small to average and fully diminishing head. Light to moderate, malty - lightly grainy and sweetish aroma, light metal. Body is light to medium, malty - lightly grainy and sweetish, faint metal. Finish is short to average, malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish, light metal and light alcohol. Sweetish lager with notes of alcohol - lacks bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3346) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 9, 2013
5.5% bottle from Liquor Mountain. A twist top which is rare in Japan. Clear straw gold with a big fizzy white head of foam & a freshly mowed grass & pungent earthy aroma. The body is light & smooth while the taste is sugary sweet, grass & hay with a clean bitter finish. Not bad after a day of work but a bit too sweet I think. 

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kamil_ (351) - POLAND - AUG 30, 2013
Clear, gold color. Frothy and medium lasting white head. Aroma of malt and hop (low intensive). Light bitterness. Average Carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Henti (243) - Dunaszekcső, HUNGARY - AUG 29, 2013
Bottle from Austria. Golden color, white medium head. Lively but light sweet and crisp aroma of malt, citruses and hops. Medium-bodied, medium carbonated. Semisweet flavor, a bit sour and medium bitter. Crisp, refreshing, but still an average one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bartlebier (2683) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - AUG 5, 2013
50cl can, bought in Interspar on account of label mentioning "Gebraut mit Naturhopfen"... Pours a pillowy piss yellow, chemical/plastic fumes arise through sickly sweet mash malts; mouthfeel of adhesive cardboard, bandaid; metallic hop kick sets in late in overdrive. A drainpour desaster - please somebody explain how this reached 94% as a Pale Lager?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
chrisv10 (12989) - DENMARK - JUL 31, 2013
Bottle. Clear pale yellow with medium white head. Aroma is malt, grainy and a little grass. Flavour is malt, medium sweet, little watery, grainy, little grass and a little bitter.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (2339) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2013
@Porec (Kroatië), blik 0,5L, 5,4%, onderweg gescoord tijdens het tanken op weg naar Kroatie
licht geel/waterige zwakke witte kraag
aroma: licht moutig, zoetje
smaken: lichte mouten, niet slecht maar ook niet echt bijzonder!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dnicolaescu (1322) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUL 27, 2013
BOTTLE. Head: white, big, frothy to creamy. avg. retention. Colour, straw, slightly hazy. Aroma: kettle hops, malt, green apple acidity, lemon, a bit sharp. Taste: dry, some sweetness, slightly acid, dry sharp bitterness.

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