Brewed by Dampfbierbrauerei Zwiesel
Style: Traditional Ale
Zwiesel, Germany


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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Named "steambeer" because of its heavy fermentation.

freekyp's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
freekyp (1908) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 1, 2013
This bottle was well within the best by date, but still seemed off. Nice nose of spicy continental hops and German malts. pours a pretty lightly cloudy copper. A hint of smokiness in the flavor is quite nice. All that said,my bottle was nearly flat with no head at all. Would like to try this fresh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (7556) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2016
At Internationales Berliner Bierfestival 2016. A bit hazy amber with a medium head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Similar taste. Also light hops and some yeast. Medium body and with a light bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (11291) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 25, 2016
50 cl. bottle. Hazy amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit and straw.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nybol (1365) - DENMARK - APR 15, 2016
En klassisk tysk øl der smager af humle og en anelse sødme. Men drikkelig tysk øl.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (4202) - South Carolina, USA - APR 10, 2016
12 oz. bottle. 5% Cellared but past BB date; ratings compensated partially. Slightly hazy amber body with a decent head. Flavor: Wheat, spicy hops and bread. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mister_Li (874) - GERMANY - JAN 13, 2016
Klares Kupfer mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, Kekse, leicht fruchtig, Banane, Nelke, etwas Karamell, spritzig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (6303) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2015
500ml bottle. Slightly cloudy, amber colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Yeasty, slightly doughy aroma with a banana touch, hints of red berries. Taste is doughy yeasty, a touch of banana, a minimally tart touch of red berries.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (1973) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2015
Swing-top bottle 50cl. (from drinks-of-the-world.de). Clear medium to dark amber color, small but steady frothy off-white head, diminishes slowly, good lacing; sweet malty nose, strong banana, bit vanilla; taste medium sweet and light bitter, toasted malts, nuts; medium body, watery to oily texture, soft carbonation, light sweetbitter aftertaste, light spicy and fruity notes; aroma promises a lot but alas not followed accordingly by taste and aftertaste, both on the thin side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
YantarCoast (909) - Moscow, RUSSIA - APR 3, 2015
500ml bottle as "Arber Dampfbier". Pours light brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is caramel, bread and malts. Sweet and watery taste. It’s ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
McSherman (517) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2015
Schöne orange-rote Farbe. Aroma: fruchtig-säuerlich. Geschmack: ölig, malzig, würzig, leicht trocken, wenig Hopfen Gut!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bamsen78 (5003) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear full amber with stable off-white head. Clear aroma of malt and caramel, with notes of hops and yeast and touches of fruit. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with sweetish notes of caramel malt and estery touches. Lively carbonation, but the body is rather watery. Slightly bitter but mild aftertaste with hints of yeast. Very easily drinkable but nothin really special.

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