Brewed by Schwechater (Brau Union)
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Schwechat, Austria


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Schwechater Zwickl passt besonders gut zu cremigen Erdäpfelpürees serviert mit Kalbsbutterschnitzel oder aber auch zu schärferen Gerichten wie Chili con Carne. Zu empfehlen ist es auch zu bunten Salaten mit gebratenen Putenstreifen. Milde Käse harmonieren ebenfalls mit dem prämierten Zwickl. 12.5°

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yespr (47115) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2011
50 cl bottle, 3 weeks old. Pours a orange juicy murky orange with a small head. Aroma is mild citrusy and orange fruity, light grassy. Crisp fruity and bitter. Smooth citrusy, bitter and light grassy. Mild bitter fruity finish. Very elegant, ugly looking but so smooth.

omhper (25570) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2004
Bottled. Cloudy pale yellow. Yeasty nose wuth some herbal spices. Light bodied with simple malt profile and notes of alcohol. Low-medium bitterness.

Beerhunter111 (22268) - P´Castle, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2014
Trübes strohgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht säuerlich, getreidig. Geschmack leicht säuerlich, fruchtig, Citrus.

pivnizub (10769) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2008
Bottle: cloudy, golden, bigger, slowly collapsing fluffy white head; moderate fruity-yeasty nose with a clean sweet-malty background; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, medium bodied, quite soft MF; longer sweet-fruity and slight bitter finish. Good, well drinkable Zwickel.........

KyotoLefty (10611) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 27, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2012 Tasted from the bottle in August 2006, Wien. Light yellow color, extremely cloudy. Tall, fine head. Extremely strong lemon aroma. Sour, with just a touch of sweetness. Very aromatic. Somewhat like a lambic in its nose. Sour flavor, with lemon and spice. Good malt, but little sweetness. Good hops, but it is ruled by a refreshing, sour flavor. Very drinkable; fantastic. Dry, sour, hoppy finish, long lasting. Maybe the best bottled Austrian beer I have tried, certainly the most interesting and original.

MartinT (10037) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 8, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2009 My Bottom Line:
This amenable Zwicklbier relies on its minty, herbal hops and its huggable blond cereals to sculpt a balanced and healthy pint.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A layer of foam protects the cloudy blond.
-The nose is a tad too timid for my tastes.
-This could be hoppier, but it is still quite good as is.
-Light citrus leaks from the hops, working well with the hay-like cereals.

Bottle. Best before January 23rd, 2009 (drunk on Dec.28).

Quack-Duck (9490) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2013
draught at Prilisauer Wien. Very cloudy pale golden yellow, creamy white head. Malty with a yeasty fruity touch and shy hops in the finish. Good to accompany my Wiener Schnitzel.

Cuso (8934) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle, many thanks Karol. Hazy yellow color with small white head. Strong malty aroma. Taste, malt, citrus, yeast. Fruity finish.

BuckeyeBoy (8301) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 23, 2016
Bottle pours out a hazy wheat color topped with a fluffy white head. Nose is grain wheat some floral notes and a little spice. Taste is more of the wheat flour some light perfume and spice.

Cunningham (8283) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2012 On tap in Vienna March 2011. Hazy golden colour with a big white head. Fruity and citric aroma. Well balanced flavour with citrus, yeast, fruityness, mild malt.

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