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Fürsten Zwickel - Fürst Wallerstein Brauhaus

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BA SCORE
85
very good

39 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.94%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fürst Wallerstein Brauhaus visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 02-15-2005)
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arkanu

Romania

4.75/5  rDev +26%

07-05-2012 19:37:11 | More by arkanu
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Me2

Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

05-30-2014 17:31:35 | More by Me2
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ZachRusk

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

05-21-2013 17:42:39 | More by ZachRusk
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Halcyondays

California

4.38/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

50 cL swing-top bottle,

A: Pours a murky burnt orange with a large frothy white head, some spotty lace.

S: Sulfur and yeast, musty grain, mineral, sea air.

T: Sulfur and mineral backed with a real nice bready rustic malt component. Floral finish of earthy hops. Very well done.

M: Light-bodied, frothy and creamy with an elegant finish. Very drinkable and refreshing.

O: I've had unfiltered lagers before, but never one actually called a zwickel. This is very good and a great new find in the German section.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2012 23:59:59 | More by Halcyondays
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.34/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a bierkrug/mug.

Great large foaming solid bone white head, with perfect pin head bubbles althroughout itself. Body color is a real nice glowing peach amber orange, slightly opaque but with a nice complimenting whipped up foamy top that clings and hangs all on the edges. Real impressive.

Real nice bouquet on this. Dense malts and chewy qualities, with a nice bakery bread smelling action. Doughy. Thick. Real inviting.

Palate comes with an interesting angle. Fruit punch like mid palate with an estery quality fruity finish it seems. Light white toasty bread with a big density malt angle on the swallow. Nice grassy and herbal like hop finish that slowly builds on the finish. Great large mouthfeel on this with huge palate coating capabilities. Fruit angle seems to get into apricots nectarines maybe even some orange citurs but more dense.

This is a real solid Zwickel, quite impressive for a lager.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 16:05:45 | More by smakawhat
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Auraan

Arizona

4.26/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a beautiful cloudy orange with three fingers of fluffy white head. Quite appealing to the eyes. Scents of apple juice, sweet malt, doughy bread like scents and yeast. Nothing to out of the ordinary, but pleasant. Flavors of sweet malt, bread, yeast and an undertone of German hops. It finishes with a nice dry after taste that balances the malty sweetness of the rest of the sip. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation, like a lot of German style beers I've tried. This is a very good, very unique beer, in some ways like a cross between a pilsner and a hefeweizen. I like it a lot.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 05:32:55 | More by Auraan
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

02-22-2013 16:17:01 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

01-26-2014 04:19:17 | More by foghornleghorn22
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paterlodie

Belgium

4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Best before 04-04-05 so in time but probably about half a year old.
Pours in ok with nice white head and golden opalizing beercolor.
Nose is malty, sweet and has the typical german yeastesters with it. Taste is full malty, litle maltsweet before getting into a litle bitter but very clean( as the rest of the brew is) aftertaste. Mouthfeel isn't overwelming but in a good balance. Drinkabilty is cause of the finesse of the brew more then ok. Good beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2005 19:42:49 | More by paterlodie
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

4.03/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle - $3.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a lightly hazed, darkish golden body with a tall, foamy, white head.

Smell: Moderately grainy-scented pilsner malts with a quality to it best described as being "dusty and forgotten". Like an old bottle in an unpopular beer store, a family heirloom, or an Adam Sandler movie on VHS. Also, vague notions blended together, a washed-out melange of fruit, sweetness, and spicy herb.

Taste: Lightly malted barley with a forward graininess to it. Softly sweet. Very, very faint caramel accent, maybe a fleeting hint of dried apricot. Additionally, there's some modest citrus and herb. Lightly bitter. Drying finish, though there's still some caramel qualities present. Lingering yeast and herb.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: A nice, dusty lager.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2012 23:23:54 | More by ChainGangGuy
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4/5  rDev +6.1%

05-24-2014 21:11:49 | More by ONovoMexicano
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Andreias21

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-08-2014 01:17:09 | More by Andreias21
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pknyc

New York

4/5  rDev +6.1%

11-16-2012 01:13:45 | More by pknyc
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ChrisKayler

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-19-2014 03:33:16 | More by ChrisKayler
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azureoval

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-29-2013 00:00:37 | More by azureoval
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oberon

North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a 1/2 liter stein a hazed deep orange tinged golden with a large fluffy white crown that took its time fading into a frothy mass leaving broken rings of lace behind.Yeasty and doughy aromas with a tinge of iron,lightly sweet.The mouthfeel is coating but not heavy,just very smooth.Mildly sweet doughy flavors with a hint of anise,quite yeasty to be expected,faint iron in the finish.Iam sure this is as food friendly as all get out,although not in your face flavors this is top notch for the style.Furst brings it.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2012 21:28:46 | More by oberon
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ttu94

Texas

3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good beer overall. Good drikability and flavor. Don't drink too cold.It is a bavarian Keller beer but tastes like a good Bavarian Helles beer. Cloudy upon pour. Becomes more malty as it warms.
Smell is clean. Taste very good. mildly dry and very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2007 04:59:11 | More by ttu94
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swimnadd

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-05-2013 05:11:19 | More by swimnadd
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Bromine

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-14-2013 11:17:54 | More by Bromine
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ApplePi

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-02-2014 20:42:08 | More by ApplePi
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-09-2014 01:20:39 | More by Oakenator
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wieshefe17

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-03-2014 00:20:28 | More by wieshefe17
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ThatCracker

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-17-2013 02:29:42 | More by ThatCracker
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crossovert

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle, mindestens haltbar bis: 22.01,12.

It pours a cloudy gold with a nice-looking fluffy white head.

The smell is pretty standard, grainy with some slight hop notes.

The flavor has a pleasant citrus character along with some herbs. It is sweet, but not a ton The malt is also very tasty.

It looks and smells pretty average, but it does have a fresh, invigorating flavor

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2011 16:12:57 | More by crossovert
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A finger of head on a cloudy, medium straw colored body.
The aroma is both fruity and earthy. Orange and lemon on the fruit side. Unique.
The flavor is wheat, orange and finishes sour.
A crisp texture with higher carbonation and medium body.
It's like a hefe had a child with a pils. Drink one if you can find it.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 05:50:49 | More by Fatehunter
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Fürsten Zwickel from Fürst Wallerstein Brauhaus
85 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.