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Samichlaus Classic Bier - Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg

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Ratings: 1,783
Reviews: 1,040
rAvg: 4
pDev: 16.75%
Wants: 142
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Austria

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 02-25-2001

The once strongest beer in the world is back! Brewed only once a year on December 6. Samichlaus is aged for 10 months before bottling. This beer is perhaps the rarest in the world. Samichlaus may be aged for many years to come. Older vintages become more complex with a creamy warming finish. Serve with hardy robust dishes and desserts, particulary with chocolates, or as an after dinner drink by itself. Brewed under the exclusive licence of Feldschlösschen-Hürlimann-Holding, Switzerland.
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Photo of BucBasil
3.44/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Appearance: This is a clear reddish beer poured into a pint glass from a bottle labeled "The world's most fantastic beer" with "Malt Liquor" slapped under it for legal reasons. This is the 2006 vintage. The head is off white, built to one and a half fingers but dissipated in about 30 seconds. The visquous liquid seems to stick to the sides of the glass when swirled.

Smell: When swirled reveals a deep, sweet maple syrup smell that dies down to show off a powerful malt smell leading into one of the most alcoholic smells I've sensed outside of liquor. Ridiculous, but surprisingly not really a bad thing.

Taste: Super sweet, sticky, and syrupy on the tongue at first glance that gets sweeter as it goes down, leaving a somewhat burning sensation in the mouth... kind of like the feeling you get when you just spit out mouthwash. Aftertaste is highly alcholic and scotchy. In fact, this has the same aftertaste as a mid-grade scotch.

Drinkability: Let's be real here, people. This bad boy is 14%. The taste is reaaaally alcoholic. I bought a 4-pack of this not knowing what to expect. I can only drink one of these every few days, and I'm pretty much done for the night after one of these. This is a novelty type thing that I could see drinking once a year in the winter... which is exactly what it's brewed for.

Photo of Halcyondays
4.32/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

11.2 oz. bottle, 2006 edition,

A: Pours a reddish, amber, brown, with a small tan to white head, the high viscosity of the brew gives it a spiritous quality in the look, not unlike a brandy.

S: Very malty, but at 14%, the alcohol comes into play here and gives a big solvent character to the smell, very appealing though, it is not overdone, very smooth.

T: Taste is exceptional, malt complexities abound, caramel and dark fruits mix with the spiritous alcohol, to create a jovial riot of flavour on your taste buds. It's hard to explain, it is very unique to this beer. The huge amount of malt creates a multitude of sweet raisin taste that I throughly enjoyed. It's hard to create a high alcohol brew without the ethanol being overbearing, but this one has it just about picture perfect, a little bit ethanol and phenol, as to be expected, but there was no burn and it perfectly complemented the other flavours in the beer.

M: Thick and viscous, but a didn't find it cloying, very smooth, similar to a brandy definitely, really no alcohol burn.

D: It's a high alcohol brew and quite expensive, so I can't see having more than one of these at a time, it is a sipper definitely, I find that it is a great occassional treat, one that I thoroughly enjoyed.

Photo of Overlord
3.72/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Super strong beer, the alcohol really nails you on this.

Smells great, with a hint of hops and lots of malty/floral sweetness. Taste has a burn to it, but the mouthfeel and texture are very good. Not much carbonation or head to speak of. Other than cherry and vanilla, I couldn't taste much nuance to the decidedly delicious malt-burn.

Pricey for its size, but worth trying.

Photo of ralree
1.8/5  rDev -55%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

11.2oz bottle, Bottled 2006.

Yeck. Some people seem to like this beer, but I cannot stand it. Its color is fairly pleasing, but this thing has no head. Barely even laces. The smell is fruity and alcoholic, and the taste is like raisins that have been soaked in vodka. If you really like the flavor of alcohol, this one is good for that. I just took my third drink, and cringed like I do when I take a shot of vodka. After swallowing, I can feel the fumes in my nose for about a second. It does have a redeeming aftertaste, like dried apricots or raisins. If it wasn't so heavy on the alcohol, I'd give it a better rating.

Photo of xgabe
4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2003 vintage cellared 'til 2007; 11.2 oz bottle.

Considering my experience with my Y2K bottle, I decided it's high time I started to enjoy these... they do not get better after too much time. Bad storage or whatever, the 2000 vintage I had was past its prime. I decided to try this one and compare.

Near forceful pour into my Duvel glass, in order to stimulate any head. As expected, very minimal 1/8" head which dissipated very quickly, leaving only stray bubbles at the rim; no lacing whatsoever. Extremely thick on pouring.

Very appealing medium dark amber color, which nearly looks like honey... nearly as thick. The carbonation was light; minuscule bubbles seemed to claw their way up like a rock climber, nearly staggering side to side.

Extremely sweet malt hits your nose... truly the opposite of a hop wallop. No hops detected at all (my unexperienced nose?). Raisins, molasses, overripe fruit (bananas) dominate, with just the subtlest hint of alcohol, but nothing suggesting 14%.

Taste: Malt sweetness as detected in the smell. Warming alcohol aftertaste leaves after the smooth flavors you experience, finally letting you know that you have a high ABV drink, though again, not nearly pointing at 14. Pleasantly warming going down... All I need is a cold winter evening, a lazyboy, a fireplace and a good book to read. I'll make due with summer writing this.

Mouthfeel: thick thick thick! The carbonation is still somewhat evident (C/W the 2000 vintage I had... it was negligible there). This brew (I feel weird calling this one a brew) definitely lingers around the palate, inviting you to further explore the complexities that seem to have matured just right at 4 years.

OVERALL: Enjoyable after 4 years of patience. Sipper for sure. Have this brew 4 to 5 years after cellaring. I did not enjoy the results of seven years of patience! I still have a 2000, a couple 2001's, 2002's... oh well. We'll see.

Photo of bloberglawp
3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a maredsous chalice at 14 celcius.

Pour medium copper color with off white head that dissipates quickly, little carbonation. Malt and port like smells. Alchohol and clean s.weet malt flavor, Quite unique.

I'd recommend sharing a bottle, this one could stir up a nice conversation with a non-ba that enjoy fine hard liquor or porto

Photo of Quej
3.34/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A - A dark reddish beer with little to no head and even less carbonation. Very clear and juice-like appearance.

S - Smells largely of Cherry Coke and other red fruits and berries. There is the smell of some sweet malts and a hint of alcohol.

T - Lots of sweet malts and fruits up front. The taste of cherries, cranberries, blueberries and black current are the center of the beer. The sweetness miraculously covers over the high alcohol percentage it claims to have. This beer is more reminiscent of a nectar than a beer. Tastes almost like a fruitier dubbel. As the beer warms the alcohol taste increases, rendering it almost unpleasant.

M - Syrupy and thick, rather odd with no carbonation. Felt more like nectar or cider than beer.

D - Not so great, too much alcohol taste at the end, and too sweet the entire time.

The beer was good, but it was just too sweet and too flat to make it a great beer. I find that this beer did not live up to its reputation.

Photo of templar316
4.46/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A bottle of 1995 drunk in 2007.

I was concerned about the lack of head, very sparse and quick to evaporate. Perhaps 12 years is too long. However the flavors quickly laid rest to the concerns. Raisony, Caramally, Malty, and powerfull after dinner beer. Obviously well deserving of its reputation as one of the world's finest. The lack of carbonation was disconcertining for the mouthfeel and the potent flavors would make it difficult to drink more then one or two, but certainly worth the price of a few bottles.

Photo of jamie2dope
4.09/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A funny thing with this beer...I first heard about it in the Beeradvocate magazine, and tried it at the Sunset Grill and Tap. Afterwards I found it at a local bottle shop, and cellared it. The funny thing is that I keep finding older vintage versions of this beer more readily. I fished this 2004 bottle out of the basement to make room for the 2003 I found today. Anyway, on to the beer. It pous into a Chimay chalice a dark orange/honey color, with little heading, just a lace with some good retention. Smell revealed over ripe fruits, molasses, caramel, and boozy alcohol...perhaps closest to rum. First the fruit flavors dominate the taste, with lots of dates and figs. Toward the middle the honey flavors pull through in a huge way, soaking all those fruit tastes with honey and sweetness. The end result is a very big bite from the alcohol. This is a very hot brew, and the fact that there is little if any carbonation serves to make it taste all the more like hard liquor. The body of it is pretty thick and chewy. With the high ABV, this is definitely one to sip and take your time with. Compared to other newer batches of this, it is clear that this one has aged nicely with some of the flavors calming down somewhat. It is really difficult to classify this brew. It doesn't really taste like a doppelbock to me, but then again, it doesn't really taste like any style I have encountered exactly...maybe a barleywine with huge honey character. Awesome beer here. Can't wait to crack open the 2003 bottle I grabbed today to see how it differs from the rest. Cheers

Photo of John_M
4.12/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap during Max's X-mas in July celebration.

The beer pours a red brown color, with minimal lacing and head. On the nose I get cherry and cola, and the beer smells as if it will be pretty sweet (which of course it is). The beer does not smell as if it will be extremely high in alcohol, though of course I know that it is. The beer is very rich and sweet, with flavors of cherry cough drop and vanilla initially, but later ranier cherry and citrus. The beer has a very distinct initial taste and mid palate, and seems to lighten up considerably on the finish. The citrus finish keeps the beer from tasting too heavy and is quite refreshing (relatively). The beer ends with a long, lingering, sweet finish. This is a fine beer, but it's also a bit cloying and is not the most drinkable of beers. The abv. is pretty noticeable, and I'm wondering if a bit of aging would help to smooth out and calm down some of the sweetness.

Still a very fine beer.

Photo of dblinkhorn
4.22/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from an 11.2oz bottle into a snifter glass.

Appearance - This beer pours with some bubbly head that almost immediately dissipates to absolutely no head whatsoever. It is a wonderful amber-red in color, and it is very clear.

Smell - Thick malt smell right up front, with candied dark fruits and a reeking smell of fermentation (in a good way!). There is no hop aroma that I can pick up on. Also, for this ABV, it doesn't really have a burning sensation on the nose.

Taste - This beer is practically pure, sweet, cooked malt. As with the aroma, the flavor also has strong fermented, dark, candied fruit flavors throughout. The alcohol is amazingly well-hidden considering the ABV.

Mouthfeel - The carbonation is a tad harsh for this type of beer in my opinion, but nothing major. The beer is amazingly smooth and feels like velvet on the palette. There is some sting after swallow from the ABV, though.

Drinkability - Again--for this ABV--it's amazingly drinkable. You can certainly tell it has a high alcohol content, but if I had to guess I would say it had somewhere in the neighborhood of 10% (certainly not 14%!). The malt flavor is powerful, but not too powerful.

Overall this is a great beer. It reminds me a lot of many of the U.S. old ales. This is definitely a malt-packed brew, so be warned. Hops are nowhere to be found. This is true malt-liquor!

Photo of mattcrill
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2005 vintage

Aroma: Fruity esters up front. Apple, raisins, slight bit of mineral notes up front. No hop aroma or any off aromas detected.

Appearance: Brilliant clarity with a white head that is gone in an instant. The body is coated with carbonation but it quickly fades as well.

Flavor: Fruit flavors up front. Grape jam, more raisins, a bit of carmel in the middle. Finishes with a pretty warm alcoholic finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium-full carbonation. Almost a carbonic sting at the end. Finishes bone dry.

Overall impression: Pushing the limits of style here. Hot alcohol is way too prominent. I can't imagine what it tasted like fresh. I will try this again at the holidays...in about 5 years! Base recipe seems pretty good but the alcohol makes this one hard to enjoy. I'll put the other on away and forget about it.

Photo of jim102864
4.67/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a short wine glass on tap at Hop Devil in New York. I was told the vintage was 2001 and a must have. I thought it was a barley wine and when I asked no one seemed to know for sure. I was suprised it was a doppelbock, but what a special brew ! The appearance was chestnutty and ruby-reddish and brown with very low carbonation as expected, and no head. The nose included aged cherries, evidence of oak-barrel infused grapes perhaps. Reminded me somewhat of a flemish sour Belgian. The taste was sweet maltiness and very fruity. Lots of aged fruit working their magic in this one: prunes, raisens, dates, raspberries and cherries...wow! Mouthfeel was chewy and thick with fruitiness. Very much a sipping beer but I'd have no problem haveing a few more than one in one sitting, assuming I'm not driving of course. Very much enjoyable. It's kickass, but the etoh is very subtle. The word great comes to mind.

Photo of PlaywrightSam
4.37/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Bottle into tulip glass, 2006 bottling. A: Clear brown, complete absence of head. S: Lots of sweet, somewhat fruity malt. Nicely spicy, scent of tawny port, brown sugar. T: Very sweet but surprisingly not overwhelming at all, the port character continues with a big alcohol bang at the end. Caramel, vanilla, bourbon long into the finish. M: Nearly no carbonation, smooth and thick. D: I've been wanting to try this beer for a while, and finally decided to search out a bottle after reading about it in BA--and I'm definitely not disappointed. The look, flavor, and feel to the beer makes me feel like I'm drinking some sort of esoteric chilled port. It's very unique, and insanely drinkable, especially for a 14 abv beer that I'm drinking right now in the middle of 95 degree heat. A genuine pleasure of a beer.

Photo of Cascadia
3.88/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2006 vintage
Pours a nice ruby-brown, sun tea color with very little head that quickly goes away. Smells like malt and fruit, dark fruits like rasions and figs. Taste is very complex, fruity up front, with a slightly smoky middle, nice malt-carmel notes and a warming finish. Very complex, but maybe a little young, a feel like a year or two could allow all the flavors to really meld together. A refreshing brew that is easy to drink but worth cellaring.

Photo of chadlebald
4.32/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2006 vintage. Simply can't wait to let it age.

Poured half of the bottle into a snifter. It's a honey-amber color with no head retention nor lacing (to be expected methinks). Clear and syrupy consistency.

Smell is extremely sweet: maple/honey and perhaps some licorice, as well as some fruits like plum. Actually reminds me of Sam Adams Triple Bock (a sensory experience as it's been about 10 years since I had one of those!).

Immediate taste is sweet as well (like caramel-covered raisins if there were such a thing...hmm, note to self: patent caramel-covered raisins), before moving on to some spiciness (a bit peppery) and then on to the high alcohol, which kicks in and warms the mouth and insides. Finishes pretty dry then.

Gonna have to save the other half til tomorrow (hopefully the vacuum-stopper thingy will work) because this is a dessert type brew in my mind, thus I can't drink a whole one! Great brew; will get some more to let age.

Photo of timtim
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured a very clear copper/orange with a tiny head that went totally away very quickly and left no lace... not a strong smell, but i'm getting fruit (raisin, plum, blackberry) and a little sweet bread. raison d'extra definitly comes to mind because the taste is of raisin, plum, fig, berry, caramel and booze... nice dry, creamy/syrupy finish that lingers on my tounge and in my throat... wow... that's interesting... goes down smooth and is so complex and full bodied i really want to take my time with it... to me there's no alcohol "burn", just a nice warming sensation... i'm definitly going to pick up a couple four packs and see how long i can lay them down... to be broken out on a snowy winter day by the fire... it took me a long time to try this one, and i feel like i drank it out of season even though i'll drink an imperial stout in 100 degree weather while standing in the sunshine and love it... nonetheless, i truly enjoyed this one

Photo of saintwarrick
4.67/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2006 vintage. Pours a dark brandy red with a slight lacy head at first, but that completely disappears. Aroma is ripe with raisins, plums and brown sugar. There's a slight alcohol smell that is well noticed on the first sip. Fruity plums, figs and brandy are the predominant flavors in this strange brew. A total sipping beer that is to be fully enjoyed.

I would hardly call this a dopplebock, more like an eisbock, as it bears little in common with Celebrator, Instigator or Korbinian. This has its own category. A truly unique brew.

I plan to store some away to see how it ages.

Photo of tonistruth
3.57/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

'05 vintage

A- 1" bubbly white that rapidly disappears, polished bronze with golden hues, crystal clear

S- dates, alcohol, malty

T- malty, figs, dates, sweet alcohol creeps around and comes forth at finish throughout after, alcohol tame for a 14% brew (until it warms, then you can breath fire) very pleasing grape flavor in after

M- full body, alcohol can be harsh, carbonation adds life to body, bit sticky, lingers around palatte

D- has extremes between enjoyable and unenjoyable, wonderful aftertaste, sipping brew, complex, must try at least once, but there are much better dopplebocks out there

Photo of Manosbeeroffate
3.72/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Samichlaus, waited a long time to try this, finally bought a bottle today. Pours a not very dark brown in color, smells a little better, a bit sweet. Tastes a lot like raisins, dried fruit, malt and alcohol, you can definetly tell it's a sipper. Mouthfeel is good, overall it's not a summer beer (duh) but a good nightcap, and not for the weak of heart or tastebuds. But I'll buy it again!!

Photo of rodrot
3.57/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

2006 bottling. Poured a light brown, amber color with a small wispy head that never quite disappears. Aroma is very malty with strong alcoholic, winey notes in the nose. I can tell from the smell alone that this is going to be quite an experience. Taste is quite malty, very sweet with almost a brandy-like warming alcoholic note in each taste. The finish is also quite alcoholic. This is a very full bodied, rich beer. Certainly not one for the less adventurous beer drinker. The alcohol is not hidden at all, so it pays to sip on this one slowly. I remember this beer being much darker when it was brewed by Hurlimann, but it still has that huge malty backbone. I'll probably age the other 2 bottles from the fourpack several years to see how it matures.

Photo of Vancer
4.65/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Whoo, a glass of sherry beer. Nice. Poured a dark, murky amber brown. No head of course, this is pure booze! The yeasties on the bottom jumped into the fray with a little swirling.

Looks and smells like dark apple cider, sweet and inviting. Lordy, what a taste – sweet caramel apple with just a hint of orange cough syrup. Great sippin’ brew, thick and chewy. Even some hints of candy cane and Belgium yeast.

Full and able-bodied, pour one into a cognac snifter and have a go at it. A world class brew that aged well.

This 2000 version was graciously provided by beerbeing.

Photo of toothharp
3.77/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I like this beer. I bought it at Lone Hill Liquor and poured into a tulip glass. The appearance is clear and copper.The head immediately dissipates into nothing but trails of bubbles flow throughout. The aroma is alcoholey and sweet. I think I get some raisin, brandy, spice. It's like a December beer should be, though it's May for me. Anyway, the taste is sweet and you get some alcohol. Not a lot of bitterness at all even in the finish. Light on the tongue. You get a boozeyness in the taste like a scotch or some kind of whiskey. I'd say what stands out most is a fruitiness like raisin, fig, maybe some pair. Anyway, need to stop typing. The 14% ABV will cause me to start rambling...

ooh, PS. there may be a slight woody finish. Like on the breath a little.

Photo of vtfan77
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottled in 2005

A- Nice crystal clear copper hue. A touch of carbonation is evident at the pouring, but fizzes out before it's able to form a head. The beer is almost still in the glass, but with a few tiny streams of bubbles going upwards.

S- Very malty with lots of sweet bread aromas and alcohol. The alcohol isn't as strong as I was expecting. In fact, the smell really isn't very strong overall.

T- Much more intense in the flavor department. It's very sweet with strong malt flavors. Hints of caramel and maple syrup are evident. Alcohol is definitely evident as well, although it's not overwhelming as may be expected. The beer is a little hot going down, though. Extremely tasty.

M- Not overly thick, but very smooth and creamy. Carbonation is surprisingly evident and contributes a nice, slightly fizzy mouthfeel.

D- I suppose it's decent for a 14% alcohol beer, but certainly one and done. I definitely wouldn't have more than one in a sitting.

Very good, overall. I'm definitely glad to have tried it. It's certainly not something I'd have often, but nice for every once and a while. I let mine warm to near room temperature, and that suited it well. Recommended.

Photo of Kendo
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The 2001 Vintage, on tap at the Lionheart in Albany. Consumed on May 2, 2007.

A: Poured into a plain glass, probably about 10 oz or so. Inside the bar, where it's dark, at first it looks a lot like dark apple cider. Brought outside where it was a bit brighter, it was clear brown with orange-ruby tints when held up and backlit a bit. No head whatsoever, and only a small stream of bubbles slowly rises for a short duration.

S: Sweet and hot are the general first impressions. Dark dried fruit -- figs, prunes, berries -- licorice, rum-soaked raisins and plenty of sugary malt sweetness -- bubble gum, maybe? -- underneath as well.

T: A lot like the nose: sweet berries, brown sugar, dark fruit, molasses and rum. Even though the dominant flavors are sweet, it doesn't get cloying or seem overwhelmingly one-dimensional. Perhaps that is due to the balance of all those flavors or because it finishes surprisingly dry. There's not really a sense of hoppy bitterness at all, however, in spite of that dry finish. Spicy alcohol is noted, but given the ABV it's not all that strong in the taste. It is hot on the way down and just seconds after lodging itself in the belly you feel the heat.

M: No carbonation at all. Chewy in the middle and definitely full-bodied, but it finishes surprisingly dry and light, almost like some of the better Belgians.

D: Good, but . . . at this ABV, you've got to go slow. It's heavy enough and the alcohol is sufficiently noticeable that you'll know to take your time.

Notes: What a find. Heard late last week that they had this at the Lionheart and I knew I had to get there before it kicked. A nice treat, and at 5.5 - 6.5 years old the alcohol seems to have mellowed a bit. I'm guessing this would be substantially hotter if it were younger. . . .

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Samichlaus Classic Bier from Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
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