laiti (8481) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2017
Sample @ the brewery tour. Aroma is a bit odd with lemon, biscuits and hayish grain. No CO2 on palate. Flavour has milky grain. Finishes with mild grassy hops and some herbal bitterness. olio (10289) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2017
Tap @ The brewery.Saeglopur (2178) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - FEB 11, 2017
Pours hazy golden color with a large white head. Refreshing grassy aroma with some hops, slightly citric notes. Grassy flavor, grain, some bitterness. Nice and refreshing.
2 litre growler from the brewery shop, bb April 7 2017.
anstei (2254) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - DEC 23, 2016
Golden, hazy body, with a big, fluffy, lacing, white head.
Aroma of flowers, hay, grains, bread, some sweet fruits, some biscuit, even slight vanilla.
Very smooth taste, with quite similar aromas, but with more of the smooth bread and biscuity sweetness, a subtle hop bitterness and a slight dryness.
Medium, a bit oily mouthfeel, with an average carbonation.
Finishes smooth, bready, floral, hoppy, a bit sweet, a bit dry.
Wow, this is the perfect Zwickl! Never had another style example before, with such a depth and smoothness. The balance is outstanding, sweet, hoppy and bready notes in perfect harmony. And this is so quaffable, it shouldn’t be difficult to empty the growler on my own I guess. Maybe I’m crazy giving such a high score for a pale 5% ABV Lager beer, but I don’t care, this is perfection in its category, can’t imagine a better style example!
Growler from the source, courtesy of SinH4, many thanks! Pours cloudy pale yellow. Aroma is some sulfur, lots of residual yeast, some lager malts. Body is medium, lots of lager malts, soft carbonation. Great drinking experience, tasty and juicy, light bitterness. A great pleasure! jfb (6270) - GERMANY - DEC 14, 2016
(growler) hazy pale golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of dusty pale malts and marzipan, with a touch of powdered sugar, some yeast and grassy hops. flavour is mostly grainy pale malts and popcorn, with some more yeast, a hint of floral hops and a rather minerally light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.
Ritzn (1412) - GERMANY - DEC 14, 2016
Hazy yellow with medium white head. Aroma is some green stuff, grass, citrus, a little grainy hops. Taste is well rouded fresh citric sourness with some fruity sweetness. Slightly sparkly mouthfeel, but with little bubbles. Still easy to drink. Some uncanny citrus pips in the finish, which I don’t like that much. Still decent.
Sebilinz (2345) - Linz, AUSTRIA - OCT 27, 2016
Growler. Thanks to SinH4. Hazy golden color with large lasting white head.Aroma is malty, biscuits, fruits. caramel, honey, herbs. Taste is caramel, biscuits malts, also roasted malts fruits herbs. Aftertaste is nice balanced between bitterness and sweetness. Very nice on this has everything. Great one couldn’t stop drinking it. SinH4 (4797) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 25, 2017 Growler from the brewery, many thanks jonas! Hazy yellow color with big frothy white head. Aroma is citrusy, a bit apples, bready malts, juicy, some yeasts. Taste is juicy citrusy, grassy, biscuity, some honey, bready, incredibly balanced and lecker. Low natural carbonation, chewy mouthfeel. Similar to the Jahrhundert from the Holzfass - they?re both masterfully crafted. A beautiful and unpretentious beer. Jonas says this was more sulphuric a few hours ago.Werckmeister (3188) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - SEP 25, 2016
Tap from the tank at the Zwicklbiertag. More milky, sulphuric, green than the growler version. But excellent!
0,2l from 2l growler shared by Jonas, big thanks. yellow quite hazy color, rather big white head. smells of ripe fruits, bit breadish, bit yeasty, lightly citric. nice smell. medium body, light carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of bread, ripe fruits, citric, spices, light peppery, hints of sweetness. finishes quite balanced with notes of bread and spices. quite nice, great balance. jonas (7586) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 24, 2016
From tank at the Zwicklbertag. Cloudy yellow, frothy white lace. Light sulphuric grassy hop aroma. Sparkly dry body, great bitterhop profile: grassy flowery, apple orchard notes. Crisp malty with a hint fruit and a tad salt. Very very moreish.