Würth Windischeschenbacher Zoigl

Brewed by Brauerei Würth
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Windischeschenbach, Germany


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartlebier (3815) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JAN 5, 2017
50cl bb06/2017, Edeka Tirschenreuth. - A gentrified, purified, filtered Keller of sorts, Würth capitalises on the Zoigl cult of the last 10 years by bottling this fair enough, hoppy Keller with a thin, bready malt base. Distinctly grassy and nettle-green, if fresh in aroma. Accents of sweet almond, barley husk sulphurs. Basic, if balanced in flavour,with a sweet yeasty touch. The best of the bottled Würth range, which is where real Eschawo Zoigl sets in and takes over...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (4358) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2016
Bottle, my 100th Zwickel/Keller/Landbier. Just slightly hazy golden color with nice white head. Aroma is grainy, bready, malts, some diapers. Taste is grainy malts, some sulphuric flavours, bready. Low carbonation, but still refreshing. Quite nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (19137) - P´Castle, GERMANY - JUN 4, 2016
50cl swing top bottle. Pour almost clear pale golden colour with a huge good lasting white head. Aroma of dry and grainy pale malt. Taste of grainy malt, mild floral hops, some fruits, nice!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
EAGLE82 (235) - Röslau, Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 5, 2016
Terrible zoigl... definately too much hops for such a beer. Also too filtered. Not recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TAR (2729) - Marshall (Asheville area), North Carolina, USA - DEC 27, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2015 Bottle best by Mar. 16, 2016: Golden in color with minimal haze. Creamy but nonuniform head. Clean but simple nose of minerals, lemon, hay, baguette and piecrust. Loose carbonation. Thinnish body. Initially toasty with fairly vibrant pils malt which distributes a profusion of baguette and hay notes underscored by deeper cookie accents. Malt takes on a grassy hay dimension which echoes the grassy hop aspects. Lemony splash of well-integrated hops ensues, though a noticeable waxiness as well as an intrusive slickness negates much of the hoppy brightness. Lemon, hay and vague toast encompass the basic but mostly clean finish. It’s nice to see that this brewery is actually trying rather than simply exploiting the word "zoigl" for monetary purposes, like so many other charlatans are doing with their fraudulent bottled product. No obvious off notes found here, but it certainly doesn’t possess the character that you’ll encounter in most of the stuff produced at the kommunbrauhauses, nor does it exhibit the depth of character found in their Dunkles Zoigl. Tastes more like Franconia than Oberpfalz, but it’s still an enjoyable lager.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrol (281) - - JUN 22, 2015
Cloudy golden with a medium off white head. Sweet malty aroma with hint of grainy notes.A bit too sweet, but I love it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Moravius (1238) - Beijing, CHINA - JUN 2, 2015
Flasche (50 cl) aus dem Cash-Getränkemarkt, Weiden. - Dunkelgelb, leicht trüb; üppige weiße Schaumkrone. - In der Nase Hefe, Karamel, matt fruchtig-herber Hopfen mit dumpfen Zügen. - Im Antrunk matt herb-fruchtig mit recht dumpfen, abgestandenen Noten. Ein wenig süßliches Karamelmalz, Anflüge von Banane. Rezenz wie bei einem Industriebier, für einen Zoigl also viel zu rezent; etwas dünnes Mundgefühl. Im Abgang schroffe, lustlose Hopfenherbe mit Noten von alten Socken. Hier schmeckt man deutlich den Hopfenextrakt. - Noch trinkbar, aber unrund und billig gehopft. Mit einem echten Zoigl hat das wenig Ähnlichkeit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (24616) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2013
Bottled, thanks fonefan! Cloudy golden, rich creamy head. Sweet malt aroma, Creamy with medium body and soft mouthfeel Mid sweet with notes of grass. Minerally mid bitter finish. Harmonious

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Christian (13336) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2013
Golden with a small white head. Aroma of grainy malt and butter. Sweet malty flavour with a yeasty note

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15905) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2013 Bottle @ Oberphalz. Pours Golden with a small White head. Fruit, orange , bread and grain. Some more hops would have done it good. Medium bodied. Quite decent. Bottle @ Windisch. Cloudy golden. Corn, grain and dust. The bottle I brought home was much better. I let the highest rating stand.

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