Brewed by Brauerei Hölzlein
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Litzendorf-Lohndorf, Germany


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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (9299) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 20, 2011
croc at the brewery. vibrant dry grass nose with pungent noble hops liveliness. nose and flavor of honey cracker malt is enjoyable. smooth and creamy with prickly hop acid and light apple juice flavor, but overall it’s delicious and genuine. the owner’s son trained under Ganstaller at Beck-Brau, and the result is one of the better vollbier’s in the area.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kuphish (381) - Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2011
Bottle. Pours a 1" foamy, frothy white head. Chunky yeast particulate in suspension. Otherwise clear, golden body. Aroma of dusty yeast, floral & woody hops, along with lightly sweet malt. Smooth, bready pils malt flavor dominates and is supported by some musty, lightly spicy hops. Medium-full body is fairly creamy and lightly carbonated. Sweet up front with a mildly bitter finish. Very easy drinking. Overall a fairly tasty, balanced beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (9729) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 1, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2017 My Bottom Line :
Toasted bread and light caramel build a plump body before herbal hops and their bitterness balance out the finish.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A ring of foam dips into the krug.
-The hops took a while to appear; they were able to balance out the finish, but they were strangely shy in the aroma and flavor profile.
-Soft carbonation and agile sugars made for a pleasurable mouthfeel.
-A 2017 pint yielded some diacetyl in the nose.
-This was a quite drinkable, rustic, perhaps rough lager.

On tap at the brewery gasthof.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (19514) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 21, 2011
Herber Antrunk mit deutlich wässriger Note, dennoch ansprechend würzig, in Teilen auch mit rauchigen Aromen. Mit der Zeit wird das Bier würziger, die Wässrigkeit ist trotz Präsenz wenig aufdringlich. Deutlich holzig, die Würzigkeit wirkt dadurch trocken. Gelungenes und süffiges Bierchen. 9/10/11/11//11

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2011
From bottle at the Pigs Ear Beer Festival, London on 6 December 2006. Pale straw colour. Very doughy, bready aroma with a whiff of butterscotch. Pretty much more of the same on the palate - less bready and without the butterscotch. Very soft mouthfeel. Ends up relatively clean but not very inspiring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borresteijn (6806) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2010
50cl Bottle at In de Wildeman. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of pale malts, a bit of plastic, green apples. Flavour is light malty, light plastic, light bready, light grassy finish with more plastic. Light to medium bodied. Seemed off..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (15913) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2010
Bottle from brewery. Pours dark golden with a small stable creamy head and lacings. Bread crust, grass, grain. Floral hoppy. Very dry with a fine bitterness. Medium bodied. Small vinous note. Seems a bit stronger than 4,7!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (15454) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2010
Draught at the brewpub. Mild bready aroma, a little sweet and spicy from the hops. Looks clear yellow in the mug. The flavour is sweet, bready, slightly vinous. Mild bitterness. Tastes a little stronger ABV than your average lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bacchanalia (146) - milton, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2010
Real powerful nose of weetabix with an underlying acacia honey, one of the most powerful noses I’ve had from a bottled lager. Body of teh beer is class, nice & rounded with light conditioning. The flavour is again nice & full on , there’s a blast of cereal with that nice delicate honeyed background, but also a purveying slightly green, earthy , damp straw & vegetal character, its not unpleasant but wouldn’t be top of my flavour charts. Now this bottle only has a months shelf life & I’m 2 weeks into that when trying, but I would love to try this on draught to see what its like & I reckon it would be a belter. Obvioulsy I can only score it from what I’ve tasted.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10489) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
Clear golden with a medium white head. Malty aroma with hints of grassy hops. Flavour was dry with grassy hops, malt and straws. Finished dry and bitter.

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