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Aktien Zwick'l Kellerbier | Bayreuther Bierbrauerei

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3.88
pDev:
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Aktien Zwick'l KellerbierAktien Zwick'l Kellerbier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayreuther Bierbrauerei
Germany | website

Style: Kellerbier / Zwickelbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by wl0307 on 08-19-2008

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Reviews: 56 | Ratings: 160
Reviews by czfreeman:
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4.6/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

After the superb Original yesterday, today the Zwickl, one of my favorite style.After a resounding pop from the flip-top bottle, pours a deep malty brown-orange-tangerine tea tone. NIce murkiness from the settlement. Head is gorgeous, thick fluffy, rocky, lasting a long time.
Smells are quite complex, taking a while to unfold. Pekoe tea, pepper, cellar-like mustiness, tart peach, tangerine, grainy, yeast, clove, bread. really good. as the beer warms
Wow, first sip. Tea, fruits-tangerine, pea, spiciness akin to fresh pepper, dark bread, fresh yeast, a mustiness lingers, then is cut by the fresh spiciness and a great amount of carbonation, leaving the palate tingling for more.
Body is light to medium, not sweet or sugary in the least, a perfect marriage of Hefeweizen and light brown ale. Musty, rustic, yet spicy and refreshing and tart. Exactly what I would imagine a brewer pulling out of his cellar for his own enjoyment

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More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours into a half liter stein a dull lemon tinged tea color with a thick creamy lightly carbonated head atop.Caramel malts with some mild grass to go along with the expected dough aspect.A mellow feel wich is spot on for the style,very smooth.A sweet pizza dough flavor with some stone fruits melding into a slightly spicy herbal drying finish.Not bad...the feel is superb but not an overly complex palate,seems heavier than what it is.

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Photo of NWer
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Todd
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Jason
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of vinivini
3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chossboss
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of RickyS
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of pastramionrye7
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of KensWorld
4.34/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fatehunter
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a finger of head on a dark straw body.
The aroma is bold caramel malt and ripe plum. Nice.
The taste has caramel throughout, a little lemon bitterness, more dark fruits.
The texture is lighter with nice carbonation.
It's fairly flavorful for the style and good.

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Photo of Kallenovsky
4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmccraney
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FalconA
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Yoonisaykul
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My first taste of a German Kellerbier. I've only tried Trois Mousquetaires'
Mother brought this back from trip to Germany.
Really wish I could read the label on the back ... might ask my dad for a translation.

A- This has a peculiarly beautiful colour. Peculiar and beautiful actually. It's quite hard for me to seize. Golden caramel, light amber, copper. Completely clear (i can see my fingerprints through my glass). Inch of head recedes to an almost equally beautiful fuzzy surface layer in a couple minutes. Slight beige tint to the chewy head. Frothy lacing.

S- Smells like there's some grain other than barley but I doubt it. I'm getting a bit of a burnt cream of wheat, some mineral character and alcohol. Not very much and not very much I enjoy.

T- Wow this tastes good. There's a few layers in here. Starts off pretty ordinary and macro lager like but ends with a weirdly smooth maple ale. I love how this ends. Bitterness is a bit like a chamomille tea.

M- Low carbonation thas works well with the almost eerily smooth flavour. A bit dry. Medium mouthfeel.

D- Very good. Just because of that fleeting taste in the end that I just want more and more of.

Just for that last delicious part of the taste it's worth seeking out this beer. The rest of the taste and structure is just a little over ordinary. I really want to try this again. Really weird how I don't think this is all too good but that little taste I get in the end is like a delicious drug.

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3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DougT
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Superheatnsubcool
4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Ebichuuu
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of emerge077
3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft, served in a tall half liter branded mug.

Copper color, creamy textured foam. Hard to see inside the stoneware mug, but blowing the foam to one side works.

Fruity caramel flavor, light and fairly simple. Unfiltered, smooth and yeasty. Easily quaffed in larger sips. Light lingering bitterness, but not much hop presence otherwise. Balanced and easy drinking. Prost!

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of jlamkey
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%

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