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Freigeist Abraxxxas - Braustelle

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BA SCORE
85
very good

160 Ratings
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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%


Brewed by:
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Germany

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 04-08-2010)
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Birdmarg741

Maryland

4.01/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy medium orange color. Minimal head but a thin lace covers the drink through its lifespan in the glass.
Smells like apricot, meyer lemon, and honeysuckle. Light smoke smell at first, but it grows significantly as the drink warms.
Wow- tart. Really get the lemon in the taste. Shocking at the first taste. Hard to hold in the mouth for too long. Predominant flavors are certainly the lemon and smoke. It is lovely overall, but mostly after the actual tasting experience- not so much during it. A bit painful on the bitterness. Jaw clenching. The lemon takes over the ability for the apricot to shine through. Honey still coats the back of the throat at the end with the smoke.
The mouthfeel is a bit painful. Tastes more like a cocktail than beer. Even though the alcohol content isn't high, it feels like it belongs in a martini glass.
Absolutely happy I had the experience. Wouldn't and couldn't drink a ton of it on one setting. But would certainly have a glass again. Must try!

Serving type: on-tap

08-06-2013 18:20:31 | More by Birdmarg741
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mactrail

California

4.09/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This pours a clear amber color in the Aventinus bulb glass with a big foam. It settles down to the ideal sudsy German mouthfeel. A little yeast at the bottom of the bottle.

Malty and wheaty with just a touch of tartness. The balance of sweet and sharp, smokey and spicy, is outstanding. Not as sweet as the bocks or dunkels. This is one of the best German beers I've had and I hope it's part of a quiet revolution to apply some Teutonic intelligence to their wealth of traditional beer styles.

I like the argument that Lichtenhainer should be its own style, as apparently it was historically, and not any sort of Berlinerweiss. There is no hint of lactobacillus. It has just a touch of the Hefe spice, but a distinct malty, grainy flavor with some perfumey notes. This is vastly more drinkable than any Berliner I've had, in any case, and I say if you see it you ought to try it. From the 500 ml bottle purchased at Bine & Vine in San Diego.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2013 05:17:24 | More by mactrail
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AgentMunky

California

3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Mikkeller bar in SF.

Hazy gold. Good lacing. Scattered lacing.

Barnyard funk. Dank hair and horse piss. Meh

Holy shit this is so good. A weirdly smokey sour beer. Wild ale with barbecue?

I don't know that I'd get another but damn. Strange one.

Serving type: on-tap

07-19-2013 04:48:20 | More by AgentMunky
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Peated Abraxxxas

Cloudy orange/amber. Small lip of foam.

Funky nose with a delicate smokiness. White currant, hay, and smokestack. Graham crackery malts. Great nose.

Unctuously funky and a little sweet with apricot and wheat notes. Nice salty peat smoke is the real game changer. Slightly citrusy in the way that it's tart. Unreal good.

Soft and supple. The right kind of spritz marries the sour. Wonderful.

Blown away by this one. Amazing brew.

Serving type: on-tap

07-12-2013 02:37:18 | More by thecheapies
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(Served in a teku)
A- This beer pours a slightly hazy deep apricot body with a thick snow white head that boils down a bit. It sticks in thick rings to the glass with each sip. There is a strong carbonation of tiny bubbles that trail up the glass.

S- The mellow alder wood aroma with some gentle smoke qualities has a nice tart hint with a faint hop note and some nice yeasty qualities in the finish. There is a nice bread crust malt note that comes through as it opens.

T- Nice bread dough note leads to an alder smoke hint that is mellow but lingers nicely through the flavor with a crisp green hint in the finish. There is a soft funky tartness that comes through in the finish as it warms a bit.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a tight little fizz on the tongue.

O- The nice wheat flavor with good smoke flavor is complimented by some funk tart hints. Every thing is balanced and mellow making this interesting and very tasty and sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2013 04:11:00 | More by rhoadsrage
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Chico1985

Massachusetts

3.91/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Kevin for sharing this at a tasting last week. Smoked berliner weisse, what the.

Pour is hazy bright orange with a very nice white head. Thick with good retention and lace.

Cool and interesting scent. Light fruity notes of peach, apple and lemon, some hay, earthiness, light smokiness. Surprisingly good mix.

The taste is a little less potent but maintains the same well-done and unique balance of flavors. More wheat/breadiness coming into play, light fruits, and light tart, farmy, smoky flavors.

Light mouthfeel with good carbonation. Easy drinking.

Definitely a strange idea but it works well here. Nice balance and the flavors don't clash.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 17:28:02 | More by Chico1985
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Hopswagger for this one.

1pint 9fl oz bottle served in a Southern Tier tulip

A - Pours a light burnt orange with a small cream colored head.

S - Smoked wheat grain, earthy, old lemons.

T - Lactic tartness upfront, lemon acidity, salty, all wrapped in smoke, dried fermented fruit, apricots and pear skin come to mind, grainy wheat runs right down the middle, smoke comes out more as it warms, Finishes tart and dry with an acidic bite at the end.

M - Effervescent carbonation lifts this off the palate creating fine fizzy bubbles. Light side of medium weight, dry tart finish.

Nice and refreshing. The smoke really didn't get in the way of the tartness like I thought it would. The nose was muted and didn't amaze me. Clean flavors with a solid finish. Good beer for food pairing.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 23:57:58 | More by StaveHooks
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macrosmatic

Florida

3.4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes. Had on-tap at Mr. Dunderbak's. Served in a goblet.

A: Hazy gold in color with a thin white head and just a few bubbles of visible carbonation.

S: Grainy, a bit funky, light lemony sourness and light smokiness.

T: Some sourness up front, then tart and then the smoke shows up! Cracker malt underneath as well. The smoke starts to fade into some sourness but never entirely disappears, lingering on the back of the tongue for awhile.

M: Light body, medium carbonation sensation, low alcohol presence.

O: Well, I didn't realize this this was a smoked Berliner when I ordered it. And I probably wouldn't have tried it if I did. The smoke was a surprise, and diminished what was otherwise a tasty beer. But I can't ding the beer too much for tasting like what it's supposed to. I finished it without a problem....but won't be having another.

Serving type: on-tap

06-12-2013 03:47:56 | More by macrosmatic
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cbutova

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Have heard things on and off about this for some time now. Finally getting around to trying it.

A- 500ml bottle poured into a snifter. Beer comes out somewhat murky with a golden-light amber color. A creamy texture white head forms to about a finger tall and retains pretty nicely. The creamy cap leaves a very silky robe of lace around most of the glass opposite of my sips. Very nice lacing.

S- Really not a very strong aroma to me, have to stress a bit to pick things up. Smoked malt, tart fruits and wheat bread are all I really get. Interesting but needs some more aromatics.

T- A combination of flavors I can't say I have really experienced. Tart grapes, apple fruit and smokiness are the primary flavors going on here. Banana, spicy raisin, wheat bread and some light malt sweetness in the background.

MF- Light to moderately thick body with a very silky carbonated feel. A bit of tartness and a tiny bitterness on the palate.

A smoked German beer with some tartness to it. This combination of flavors isn't going to cause a revolution but they work out better than I imagined. A decent beer that is worth a shot.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2013 01:26:12 | More by cbutova
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falloutsnow

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From: Binny's, Schaumburg, IL
Date: None on bottle
Glass: Weihenstephaner weizen glass

Abraxxxas is a fairly unique, easily drinkable, tart, smoked, German wheat ale. While those elements may not seem to go together well, they manage in this style, and all the elements are fairly well-balanced, none crowding another out. One to enjoy again when the mood strikes.

Pours a 2cm tall head of off-white foam, the bubbles small and densely packed, creating a smooth, meringue-like mass. Retention is excellent, the head very slowly dissipating to a cap of about 0.75cm atop the body of the beer. Lacing is also excellent, with a frosting of foam remaining around the entirety of the glass' inner walls. The body is a dark brown-orange color, with light bringing out pale yellow highlights amidst the still brown-orange base. The carbonation is visible, quite vigorous and numerous through, the opaque body.

Aroma is of somewhat faded campfire smoke, smoked malt (at least 70% of the base), though I'm unable to tell if it's beechwood-smoked barley, or oak-smoked wheat. There is a faint lactic-like tartness in the aroma as well, which cuts the smoke lightly.

The best way to describe the beer is straightforward: a mildly tart, mildly smoked, mild hefeweizen. Front of palate is sweet in a fairly straightforward way from the wheat malt, with modest campfire-like smokiness and a very light lactic tartness. Mid-palate first discovers the mild campfire smokiness, followed by a weizen-like wheat malt sweetness and baked apple-banana esters, which is then cut by a noticeable lactic tartness. Back of palate finds mild tartness; present, yet subdued smokiness; and even more subdued fruit esters and sweetness. Aftertaste is of smoky, acrid bitterness

Beer is medium-bodied, with carbonation of a medium-low intensity, resulting in a pleasantly full, slightly foamy, flowing mouthfeel. Closes very dry, as might be expected by the mild acidity of the beer, with modest stickiness remaining on the palate.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2013 06:37:00 | More by falloutsnow
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lightly hazed blonde colour, ring of white head, not much in the way of lace. Smell is smoked with some fruity lemony citrus, fairly acidic nose though, mix of camp fire/bbq and light peat smoke consistantly. Taste is smokey with bit of acidic-tart fruit flavour, subtle bbq flavours, lemony, more smoke in the aftertaste. Medium carbonation, medium body, acidity is felt in the cheeks as well. Pretty good stuff here, interesting stuff here too, would drink this again gladly.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2013 11:53:41 | More by peensteen
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

4.35/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Sebastian for breaking this out. Sampled on 4/10/2013 at Braustelle and described as a smoked Berliner Weisse. Pours a burnt orange hue with a 1/8th inch, loose, bright white head. Nose expresses citrus notes, primarily tangerines, yeast and candied fruit. Taste reveals slightly soured tangerines, the merest suggestion of smoked malt, apricot and a hint of lactose towards the finish. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with a mild carbonation and a slightly milk texture. Not really spot on for the style, but amazingly drinkable; just a touch of sour and goes down extremely easy.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2013 00:22:01 | More by Jwale73
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Pour is dark golden orange with heavy haze and a tight white head. Nose has a lot of lemon and golden fruits and golden raisins. Notes of lacto, cream, pear with a fair bit of smoke especially as it warms. Taste has a fair bit of lacto, there are bright golden fruits, pear, mango, lemon. Body is creamy with a cream flavor and light sourness in the finish with moderate carbonation. Body is a bit full and carb a touch low. The smoke comes in towards the back, nicely balanced and more present as the beer warms. Very interesting take on a Berliner, the lacto and smoke dominate the front and back with a nice bright fruit flavor.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2013 12:57:57 | More by cpetrone84
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seand

California

3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a hazy light amber with a fair amount of fizzy white head. The foam dissipates quickly to a fuzzy layer and a thicker rim around the glass, which leaves thin walls of lacing.

S: Bread pudding with caramel and yeasty wheat. Kinda weird at first but it grew on me after a few sips.

T: Bready sweetness with wheat and yeast. Mild hops towards the finish.

M: Medium body, medium carbonation.

Overall, nice, and has some slightly weird things going on. Worth a try, but not likely to become part of the regular rotation.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2013 05:13:24 | More by seand
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle shared by Pino, 330ml into a tulip.

Filtered straw yellow, light head with almost no retention. Nose has light lemon and lactic notes, with a hint of a campfire. Tastes of lemon, wheat, smoked grains/an extinguished fire. Light feel, light carbonation. Tastey as is, and is more of a subtler Hopfenstark Boson de Higgs.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2013 20:39:50 | More by liamt07
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.35/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Gotta give it up for the resurrection (of sorts) of a nearly-lost style. This stuff pours a hazy pale straw topped by a finger of white foam. The nose comprises mildly-tart lemon zest, light coriander, light black pepper, light cracked wheat, and a hint of beech smoke in the background. I may or may not get a hint of juniper in there as well, but it's hard to tell for sure. The taste brings in more of the same, but that smoke is a bit more intense now; not very much, frankly, it's still just a minor pall on the absolute range, but it's enough to effectively color the second half of the proceedings here. Normally, I'm all for smoke like this, often even stronger, but here it begins as a clashing partner with the lemony bits and then as a silencer, a deadener, of the same. Things just don't work all that well together on my tongue. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, an interesting beer, for sure, but one that just doesn't quite do it for me.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2013 21:16:05 | More by TMoney2591
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fdig23

Pennsylvania

4.01/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the bottle. Awesome labels on these guys by the way.

Appearance: Vibrant cloudy yellow with a huge perfectly fluffy white head.

Nose: Lively white grapes and pepper, artificial smoke, plenty of banana, a tiny hint of lactic sourness.

Taste: Smoke at first, but not the artifical or rubbery smoke you find in the nose. More like smoked salmon. There's a bit of lemon juice sourness and a nice clean, refreshing wheat crust finish. It's subtle in its complexity and unique in its flavor combinations.

Mouthfeel: Good and full carbonation, persistent head, good mouthfeel for the style.

Overall: The first time I had this I hated it. I had it again more recently and actually really enjoyed it. Not sure if my palate just changed or what, but this is definitely and interesting and excellent brew. It's a great modern take on a very ancient and forgotten style.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2013 04:42:12 | More by fdig23
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Freigeist Abraxxxas
16.9 oz. bottle with no apparent freshness dating.
$6.95 @ The Beer Shoppe in Ardmore, PA

The Freigeist Abraxxxas (not to be confused with their Abraxas with just one X), pours a cloudy orange-gold body beneath a full head of slightly-off white foam. The head retention is excellent, and it slowly dwindles from a very thick thumb of froth down to a more condensed pillow that's finger-thick, and then eventually to a creamy pencil-thin cap - half of that - and eventually a creamy collar and whispy surface covering as you sip at it. The lacing is equally impressive, and it initially leaves solid sheets of lace around the entire inside of the glass.

Smoke is clearly apparent in the nose, and it's reminiscent of the Beechwood that's so often used in Bamberg. Some mild tart and sweet fruit also sneaks through the foam, but there's not much more.

The flavor is tart upfront but it's not overly sharp. In fact, it's somewhat mild not unlike a fuji apple. Flavor-wise, it becomes somewhat lemony in the finish, but it doesn't have that lemony acid slap at the outset. And it's also naturally fruity from the yeast, with notes of apple, pear, and some very light fig. Some phenols enter as well, and it's got some some soft clove to it. Its sweetish malt offers some balancing support against the tart note, and it's grainy and a bit wheat-like, even becoming somewhat bready in the finish. The bitterness is firm, and just a bit more than balancing. Most important perhaps, is the smokiness. It's far from overdone, and hangs more like a delicate, thin veil across the entire flavor. It seems most solid across the middle, and as you go into the finish, but it quickly fades, leaving only a hint in the gently lingering, soft and dry finish. The missing component? Hops. Hop flavor is generally kept low in weissbiers, and it's at a very low level here. You will, however, find some mild earthy and leafy hops in the finish.

Possibly the most interesting thing about this beer is that it revives, in a way, a forgotten style; and in that way it's unique because it's so different from almost all of the other beers on the market. There are hundreds of years of German brewing history behind us, and I'd love to see more of these styles revealed. Hedonistically, the beer is also a treat. It offers both tartness and smokiness, two fairly unique characteristics these days, but at moderate, very accessible levels. It's interesting and entertaining, as well as refreshing and satiating. Absolutely worth seeking out!

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2013 15:45:31 | More by NeroFiddled
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brewandbbq

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle.

Pours cloudy gold with a one inch head of dense white. A solid skim coat with tattered lacing thoughout the glass.

Aromatics lead off with grass-rubbed lemons, smoked apples, and clove-studded bananas. Hints of wet hay and peach fuzz follow through.

Light bodied with a crisp, lush mouthfeel.

The palate starts with a tart brightness, smoke, and bananas. Apples and clovey phenols follow through.

Finishes with lingering smoke and tartness.

What a tasty, unique, and refreshing beer. The smoke and the tartness are both in check without being overdone.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2013 00:36:54 | More by brewandbbq
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

16.9oz bottle poured into a stange glass.

Appearance
Really cloudy golden orange with 1 finger of white head.

Nose
Banana, apricot and caramel. Hints at some peach, lactic sourness and smoke.

Taste
Extremely light (lactic) tartness with apricot, lemon and peach. Caramel, pink lady apple, banana and tangy wheat. Finishes with some light fruits and touches of beechwood smoked malt.

Mouthfeel
Light-medium bodied, clean, crisp and refreshing. This really cleanses the palate.

Overall
I really expected this to be more sour, so it was a little bit of a let down. It's still a really tasty, nicely balanced and refreshing beer, just not very sour. :(

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2013 01:25:24 | More by justintcoons
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz Bottle received in trade with Phyl21ca - thanks!

Appearance - Hazy gold colour with an average size fizzy white coloured head. It's hard to make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is some good lacing. The head lasted for 3-4 minutes.

Smell - Breads/grains, citric/lemons, rust/vinegar

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste bread/grains mixed with some some smokey funky flavours. There is also a bit of lemon/citric acid something along the lines of old milk. It ends with a lemony funky aftertaste.

Overall - Holy cow.. I've never had a beer with this much funk. It's got a bit of a 'it's so bad its good' thing going on.. at times I want to drainpour but then I keep going back. Can't say I'd ever drink this again, but interesting to try once.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2013 01:01:05 | More by spinrsx
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BrewerB

Florida

3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy medium orange color. Large white head formation with decent retention and some lacing along the glass. Noticeable smoke quality in the initial aromas along with a modest fruitiness. Initially subtle smokiness yielding to a hint of acidity in the middle and grainy malt on the back-end. This acidity picks up as the beer has a chance to warm and more sips are taken. Dry finish with a light amount of lingering smoke. Medium bodied with a moderate level of carbonation.

Interesting mix of smokey, tart, and fruity flavors along with a persistent grainy malt note. Certainly not brewed to style but a solid beer none the less.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2013 21:10:04 | More by BrewerB
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

4.34/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-cloudy gold with a sticky white head

S-smoky tartness. Very odd but awesome. Green apples. Medium strength

T-comes in with a weirdly awesome flavor of sour apples and smoke. It's a great flavor with a nice matching after-taste.

M-dry medium carbonation with a watery finish

O-points for uniqueness. It is drinkable, though maybe not as much as other German sours. I recommend anyone to try this.

Serving type: on-tap

01-27-2013 02:26:26 | More by AdamBear
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thagr81us

South Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed while attending Cantillon Zwanze Day 2012 at Avenue Pub as a pre-game to the event! Served from tap into a Duvel sampler. Poured a hazy pale golden yellow with a half finger white head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained phenomenal lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, smoke, sour, and earth. The flavor was of sweet malt, sour, toasted malt, smoke, and earth. It had a light feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a fairly good brew. This brew really had quite a bit of potential. The aroma was about the only letdown here as it was rather weak. I basically had to bury my nose into the beer to pick up on anything. While this was a little bit of a buzzkill, the flavor did recover from this. The toastiness actually went decently with the sour note I picked up on. The smokiness just took it to another level on top of that. A really well done brew that I would definitely take the time to explore again.

Serving type: on-tap

12-31-2012 13:25:15 | More by thagr81us
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a light hazy pale yellow color weisse with a large pure white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of lactic sour notes with light subtle smoky flavour are quite interesting. Taste is a good mix between some lactic sour notes with some subtle smoky notes which are really not overpowering. Body is about average with good carbonation. Well brewed with nice light touch of wheat notes.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2012 18:40:06 | More by Phyl21ca
Freigeist Abraxxxas from Braustelle
85 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.