Lichtenhainer - Rapp Brewing Company
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Ratings: 35 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Shaw:
3.96/5 rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
From a growler I filled at the brewery just a couple of hours ago. I'd never had a sour beer made with smoked malt before.
Pours a cloudy straw color with a bright white head that quickly reduces to a ring in my glass.
Smoky and tart aroma. I can certainly say I've never smelled a beer like this one before.
It's tart and refreshing with a good smoky flavor and hints of citrus zest. Certainly a flavor that would be an acquired taste for most.
Nice almost puffy body, probably thanks to the wheat malt.
A very different beer from the IPAs I've been drinking, and a nice diversion. I will certainly have to go back to Rapp Brewing Co.
Serving type: growler
03-09-2013 06:07:26 | More by Shaw
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3.99/5 rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Appearance: Arrives with a pale straw color with a tiny head that fades quickly
Smell: Smoke and tart citrus
Taste: Lemon tartness up front, with the subtle smoke tones building in the middle; finishes balanced between the tart and smoke
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with low to moderate carbonation
Overall: You never know when you will come across a new style; this is one of those times for me and I like it
Serving type: on-tap
03-30-2014 01:26:48 | More by brentk56
3.4/5 rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
650 mL bottle poured into a taster.
Appearance - Hazy pale yellow. Small fleeting head. Very thin collar.
Smell - Grain is most prominent. Slightly acidic. Faint and well incorporated smokiness.
Taste - A little fruity. Touch of apple. Tart. Grainy. Less smoke. Subtle smokiness.
Mouthfeel - Light and grainy. Medium carbonation.
Overall - Interesting sour. I don't get a ton of smoke, but it's a neat touch.
Serving type: bottle
10-08-2013 01:30:17 | More by Alieniloquium
4.59/5 rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Went to Rapp instead of Dundein brewery because I heard their Gose is awesome. It was, but this was the stand out beer of the day. It's a smoked sour. Yeah...
Appearance: Pours a typical berliner looking color. Got it in a flight so no real head.
Smell: Smells really smoky and sour. You get the typical sour lactose tartness aromas but it's also smoky. Super interesting.
Taste - Taste mirrors the nose. Interesting and unlike anything I've ever had.
Mouthfeel: Typical sour mouthfeel.
Overall: Probably my favorite beer on tap the whole Florida trip. I hope they bottle this again when I'm down in December. If not, I'm getting a growler next time.
Serving type: on-tap
09-21-2013 05:42:09 | More by GameFreac
Lichtenhainer from Rapp Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.