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Grätzer - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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82 Ratings
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Ratings: 82
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  3.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is our interpretation of a Grätzer, which is a traditional German style smoked wheat brewed with lots of hops and 90% oak smoked wheat malt. The result is a spritzy, smokey and refreshing ale.

10 IBU

(Beer added by: avalon07 on 05-26-2012)
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

threedaggers, Sep 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

SCanthony, Sep 15, 2014
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LoveStout, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

acurtis, Aug 24, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

seavercm, Aug 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

IPAchris, Aug 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Mattybz28, Aug 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

HuaiDan, Aug 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

lupercmda, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.03/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

650 mL bottle poured into a plastic cup.

Appearance - Deep golden body. Huge white head.

Smell - Smoky. Bright wheat. Weird.

Taste - Bright citrus. Wheat grain. Smokey. Bitter in the back.

Mouthfeel - Very light, but quite bitter. Smokiness detracts a bit.

Overall - Well, I guess this is what it's supposed to taste like, but I don't get it.

Alieniloquium, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

TheRavenger, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

ari32, Aug 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

EConnOG, Aug 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

loverofthecraft, Jul 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Canada_Dan, Jul 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

BrahptimusPrime, Jul 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

JWQ, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

DaPan, Jul 22, 2014
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3.03/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- hazy orange with a large soapy white head.
S- wheat, clove, earthy hops, and basil.
T- earthy bitter hops, wheat, faint smoke, burnt corn, and grassy.
M- moderate carbonation and light body, dry finish.
O-This was a strange one for me. I was expecting a lot more smokiness and received a lot of earth tones instead. I would have to dive deeper into the style to appreciate it.

AdamF625, Jul 20, 2014
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Brihon, Jul 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

brauseboof, Jul 15, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Cloudy lemon gold with lots of fine bubbled carbonation, 2 fingers of off white head, chunky lacing.

S: Lemonade, light smoke, sour quality, bubblegum, plastic

T: Light crisp lemon rind, a sudden hit of bitterness, light lemon juice quality, plastic, light smoke but its almost not there.

M: Light and airy and powdery, lots of fine bubbled carbonation.

O: My first of this style, I was glad to find this in Greenville, SC and am enjoying it on Deerfield Beach, FL, July 14, 14. Reminds me of Chimay’s lesser distributed monks staple brew, in lightness and some of the smoky plastic like flavor profile. Not the same style, just some similarities. Also reminiscent of witbiers. Very light and good for hot weather.

patre_tim, Jul 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

badb_rad, Jul 13, 2014
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Grätzer from Westbrook Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.