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Weltenburger Kloster Anno 1050 - Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg

Weltenburger Kloster Anno 1050Weltenburger Kloster Anno 1050

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79 Ratings
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Ratings: 79
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.16%

Brewed by:
Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg visit their website

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: xlperro on 10-20-2002)
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Reviews by falloutsnow:
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3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From: Binny's, Schaumburg, IL
Date: None listed
Glass: Standard US pint glass

An alright marzen, not my favorite for the style, but interesting in some components of taste. I probably won't seek this out again, but am still glad to have tried it, and would be interested to try it fresh.

Pours a voluminous head of dense, off-white foam that coalesces at the top of the glass into a meringue-like structure. The head slowly dissipates over a few minutes to a thin ring of bubbles around the glass. The collapsing of the head results in sheets of lacing along the sides of the glass that are disturbed, but augmented and re-supplied with each sip. Body is a medium tone of golden brown out of the light, golden orange when next to a lamp. Transparent body with fairly vigorous, visible carbonation.

Aroma features bright malt sweetness with slight floral hops. Very mild fruit-like esters. Rather clean and somewhat simple, nothing too exciting, but generally done well.

Taste opens with moderate German and slight caramel malt characteristics that are tempered by slight hop spiciness and slight hints of cinnamon and nutmeg. Mid-palate is distinctly bready, particular wheat bread, and a continued light hop spiciness. Finish continues to be dominated by bread-like and slightly caramel malt flavors. Aftertaste is generically malty and slightly grainy.

Beer is medium-light in body, with mildly aggressive carbonation that creates a bubbly, pillowy, smooth-flowing mouthfeel on the palate. Carbonation initially feels a bit too high, and body is a bit thin for it and the style.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2012 03:56:41 | More by falloutsnow
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3.95/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 500ml bottle into a pint glass

A: Copper-golden color, very clear, very little lacing

S: Caramel, malty, very straight forward

T: Kinda wheaty, very caramel

F: Very smooth, medium body

O: Good marzen that goes down easy, but nothing surprising

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 00:00:46 | More by viers002
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-03-2014 21:13:46 | More by Brabander


2.75/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

500ml bottle. Weizen glass. Brass color, clear appearance. White froth & lose crown showing fairly good retention. Malty, floral & mild toasted aromas. Spicy upfront, candy & phenolic flavors follow. Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation. Watery mouthfeel. Floral bitterness arises & lingers into bitter finish. Herbal infusion & liquor memories on the aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2014 16:30:39 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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5/5  rDev +35.1%

02-22-2014 22:31:47 | More by RoyFokker
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3.04/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Ok now... Hmm... Picked this up on a lim at the local German deli and it's ok, I guess. When Raul sees a label with medieval churches on it, he thinks he's feelin' it. But this one, not so much. Ok, but way too syrupy like that one time Raul broke up with the captain of the cheerleading squad.

Bad memories, my friends.


Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 05:38:06 | More by RaulMondesi
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

08-10-2013 11:52:54 | More by gwydno
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-01-2013 03:24:33 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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United Kingdom (England)

3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Half litre bottle, poured into La Chouffe tulip.

A: Golden colour, clear, medium head, moderate retention, kept some lacing but didn't look that lively.

S: Malt, grassy, caramel.

T: Caramel, grass, straw, hay, lots of farmyard, pepper, wheaty finish.

M: Slightly thick body, medium to low carbonation, bit of a coarse edge.

O: Ticks all the boxes a Maerzen should, subtle and very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2013 14:27:47 | More by jonb5
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

07-25-2013 00:03:08 | More by Jinxxor
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

07-22-2013 06:01:27 | More by shelby415
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

07-07-2013 19:05:19 | More by Ingjald
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-05-2013 11:11:58 | More by felipeprates
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3.36/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A orange golden beer with a nice lacing head.

The smell is very malty with distinct melanoidine whiffs. There are light dextrinous smells that are typical German. All very light.

The taste is light and medium malty. The beer has notes of melanoidines, amber malts and maybe some honey. The taste has a oktoberfest-like taste that is a bit thicker and maltier than a pilsner, but very drinkable. The bitterness is quite low, even for the style. The absence of bitterness gives the beer a slight unbalance.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2013 20:07:28 | More by Absumaster
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4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a nice medium dark golden with a great head that lasts and has lacing complete to the end. It is a clear golden color that is hard to describe. It smell of really fine malts with hints of hops and nuts. It tastes great with nice almost biscuit malts with nice hints of nuts. It goes down really smooth with a nice hint of hops finish. It is super drinkable and is very nice with a meal.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 18:42:03 | More by jesseejames
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

05-31-2013 07:54:11 | More by Luiz0930
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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-29-2013 13:18:15 | More by herrburgess
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-19-2013 04:25:59 | More by Poupae
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

05-16-2013 23:48:04 | More by Matak3
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-19-2013 14:07:20 | More by capuchinpilates
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3.55/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Random find in a grocery store in Seville. Dated 3/27/13 and drank in October '12.

Big effervescent white head erupts and falls down as quick as it came on top of a clear orange/copper colored body.

Caramel, caramel, and a little more caramel. The hops come in a little bit.

Big malty flavor on this with caramel and bread. I love the big caramel aspect of this Märzen.

For the lack of head it is still bubbly and a little thin bodied.

A much needed Märzen white not having one in a couple months and having bunches of lame beers at bars and hostels.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 21:29:24 | More by MattSweatshirt
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3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a golden straw color, very clear.

I smell grains and malt with no classic German skunk

A nice crisp lager that tastes like cereal and malt with a slightly bitter finish

Very refreshing moderately carbonated pilsner feel

This was a very enjoyable beer that would go great with some grilled brats.

Will buy again.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2012 01:37:41 | More by tubeboy
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3.35/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It had 5 months until expiration date.
Poured a two finger that faded quickly. Golden color. Faint grain aroma with distant hops. Good carbonation.
Sweet caramel and malty taste followed by a mild bitterness that doesn't linger much. Clean finish. Good drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2012 21:33:45 | More by FLima
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

08-04-2012 22:44:35 | More by BeerTruck
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3.35/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours an amber color with a decent head that fades to bits of lacing.

S: Fairly mild aroma of malt, grain with bit of caramel sweetness and trace of fruit.

T: Taste of malt and grain with a mild caramel sweetness and fruit in the background. Mild bitterness with a fairly clean finish and a lingering stickiness.

F: Medium body and smooth. Seems just a bit bland.

O: Decent drinker that goes down easy. Good for a couple. Needs just a bit more character.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2012 11:58:40 | More by soju6
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Weltenburger Kloster Anno 1050 from Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg
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