Brewed by Hofbräuhaus Traunstein
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Traunstein, Germany


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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Das Sechzehnzwölfer (1612er) ist das Bier aus der guten alten Zeit. Ein naturtrübes, vitaminreiches Export Hell, frisch aus den kühlen und dunklen Tiefen des Lagerkellers. So wie zu Urgroßvaters Zeiten die Bierfässer unfiltriert vom Braumeister "gezwickelt” wurden. Nach Beendigung des Brauvorgangs öffnete der Braumeister mit einer Zwickelmünze (heute 2 DM) einen kleinen Hahn am Lagerfaß und verkostete das unfiltrierte Zwickelbier.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (35894) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 5, 2010
Draft. A hazy light golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of straw and citrus, as well as lighter notes of malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt as well as lighter notes of straw and honey.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2010
On tap at Lindenbrau in Berlin. Thin. Pours blonde in color with nice white lacing. Tastes of malt and water. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
heavy (2808) - Split, CROATIA - MAR 25, 2010
06/03 Draught at Lindenbrau am Potsdammerplatz, Berlin. It poured slightly hazy pale yellow body with smaller head. Lemony and slightly sweetish malty aroma. Yeasty and malty flavor, sweetish honey, biscuit and some herbal hop. Full bodied, which is really strange for the style, but definitely a plus. Still, it’s very refreshing with fine malt profile extending into long finish showing some kind of slight hop bitterness. Very good zwickl.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomer (3294) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAR 25, 2010
Draught, thick bubbley head, lots of carbonation, quite clear pale yellow colour, yeasty aroma with a touch of vanila and mushroom and a hint of malt, flavour of honey, lemon, light breadiness and some white fruit, pleasant medium bitterness, swet and sour aftertaste, with a hint of bitterness, medium bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marko (5304) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 7, 2010
Sample stolen from a travelmate (big thanks Zarko!), at the Lindenbräu. Poured a hazy pale yellow body, lemony, with a medium sized white head. Lemony, slightly sweetish and malty nose. Odd but nice enough taste, sweaty yeastiness, grain, light lemon. Aah, ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (11731) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 29, 2009
300ml vom Fass at the Lindenbräu pub in Sony Center, Potsdamer Platz. Unfiltered beer served at a fine drinking temperature. Cloudy yellow body, no head to speak of, however, spotty lacework on the glass. Aroma of malt and wheat. Fresh, mild citrus fruits in flavour with a ditto mild, dry bitterness to the finish. Dry and soft in the mouth. Easy to quaff (Berlin, 21.11.2009).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (46664) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2009
Draught @ Lindenbräu Berlin, Bellevuestr 3-5, 10785 Berlin, Germany.
Unclear medium yellow color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, hay, dusty, fruit acidic. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is light medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090918]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jerohen (2222) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2009
On draft somewhere in the Traunstein region. Hazy golden coloured, small but lasting head. Malty nose, citric notes, a bit grassy. Hopbitter flavour, very pleasant. Very easy to drink beer, very well suited for those 0.5 or 1 liter glasses that one finds everywhere here in Bavaria.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2009
Hazy straw colour. Fairly bready but pretty tasty. Some slightly herbaceous (nettles?), citric hoppy notes in the flavour. Mouthfeel is mellow and could be a touch firmer. Overall, clean, pleasant and well made. I tend to prefer a crisper, dryer lager but this softer specimen hit the spot just fine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - JAN 31, 2009
Draught at Lindenbrau Brewpub, Berlin. August 08. Hazy golden with a medium white head. Sweet malt and grassy hop aroma. Flavour is malt and fruit, well balanced. Crisp easy drinking beer.

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