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Schwechater Zwickl - Brauerei Schwechat (Brau Union)

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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 4
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Schwechat (Brau Union) visit their website
Austria

Style | ABV
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 10-16-2003)
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Schwechater Zwickl
,5l green glass bottle, €1,69 @ Julius Meinl Am Graben on 02.01.14
"Abgefüllt Am: 12.11.2013 / Mindestens Haltbar Bis: 12.03.2104"
... so 52 days old but still 69 before best by date.

Notes: Very hazy with yeast. Straw-gold body appears almost lemon-yellowish because of the yeast. Massive, rocky bright white head. Head retention and lacing are very good. Surprisingly not skunked in green glass! Aroma is floral with malt sweetness. Yeast is not really noticeable. Flavor displays grainy malt that's sweetish but really well balanced by floral hops with an herbal background. Round with an infused, very firm bitterness. Finishes almost as it started, just going from "bold" to "polished/smooth" in the finish. Body feels medium. Soft, fluffy carbonation that gently bristles. Almost creamy; smooth. Bright, flavorful, clean. Remarkably drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2014 03:19:38 | More by NeroFiddled
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ronin926

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

09-05-2013 16:26:30 | More by ronin926
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

06-14-2013 17:02:03 | More by safaricook
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Beerman1977

Austria

2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

05-31-2013 18:41:54 | More by Beerman1977
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allboutbierge

Austria

3.15/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jein...

A fairly average Zwickel. Grapefruit juice like color with thin and short lasting head, aroma full of biscuit, zest, dry herbs. Biscuit malt dominates flavors, a little bit of lemon and dry bread crust in background. Flavors are bit messy but nevertheless interesting. Mouthfeel is clean and would go well with a summer cook out.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2009 18:17:25 | More by allboutbierge
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Globetrotter

Virginia

3.28/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I found this in the fresh juices section of a large Vienna supermarket. It comes in a green half liter bottle with an elongated neck, a pull top cap and a red, gold and white label. No ingredient info. Best before 10/13/06, it was bottled nine weeks earlier - a bit long for a Zwickl, but OK. I opened it on 10/2/06.

Pours a very cloudy very light whitish yellow hue under a one finger off-white head with good retention and generating a couple lines of lace. The nose is crisp and hoppy, almost metallic, with a touch of lemon. The mouth is light and very prickly. Stark dry espresso bitter hits from the start, surprisingly strong adn bitter for such a pale beer. Not much in the way of malt, and the lemon is elusive. Just raw espresso bitter flavor. It's interesting, but way too one-sided. Not particularly good, either.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2006 04:36:17 | More by Globetrotter
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stcules

Italy

3.55/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Hazy orange appearance, beautiful foam, beige, compact.
Delicate malt in the smell, breadcrust, yeast, quite pleasant. And there is also some hop. Delicate and inviting.
Same for the taste, quite yeasty and breadcrust. Even some light spicy notes (orange peel? Anise?). In any case, good.
In the aftertaste there is a comebacking of the hoppy bitterness, and then again delicate malt and yeast. Again a little spicy (pepper?).

Serving type: on-tap

01-05-2006 16:46:23 | More by stcules
Schwechater Zwickl from Brauerei Schwechat (Brau Union)
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