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Zirndorfer Kellerbier | Brauerei Zirndorf GmbH

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3.63
pDev:
12.95%
 
 
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Zirndorfer KellerbierZirndorfer Kellerbier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Zirndorf GmbH
Germany | website

Style: Kellerbier / Zwickelbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Bierman9 on 10-07-2009

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Reviews: 9 | Ratings: 18
Photo of Martine
4.09/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Half litre bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A: Pours smooth hazy amber-orange to toffee colour, small white head which fades quickly.

S: Strong toffee and caramel notes. Bread, cream, citrus and brown sugar.

T: Initial sweet malts, earth, wheat and milk comes through, fading seamlessly to bittersweet notes and cooked apple finish. A wonderful transition.

M: Very light, clean and neat. Moderate carbonation, very crisp.

O: A very nice crafted Keller, well balanced and highly drinkable.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.35/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Hazy orange color with beige head that goes away quickly. Grainy, bready aroma with a hint of honey. Taste follows with the exactly same notes. Very balanced and easy to drink but nothing really special.

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Photo of drmeto
3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L:
-pours a hazy amber-orange with a medium,frothy,white head
-high carbonation visible
S:
-bready,slightly acidic,lemon,earthy,cereal,milky
T:
-lemon,spicy,cereal,bready finish
F:
-meium carbonation
-light to medium body
O:
Good one

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Photo of jonb5
3.64/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Half litre bottle, poured into pint glass.

A: Amber, orange, hazy, small fading off white head, retained some lacing.

S: Initial fresh north German pils like smell was replaced by brown sugar and molasses.

T: Brown sugar, cranberry, slight bitterness, wheat and charcol came through at the finish.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation, fairly crisp - Easy drinker.

O: Pretty solid Kellerbier, all aspects faded towards the end but it still worked.

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.93/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours slightly hazy orange with a warm, yellowish, tall, thick but still light head. Rich, rich lacings.

S: Very dry and malty - bready. Neat and clean. BItter hops. Some smoked ham in the back.

T: Very true to the smell - almost identical.

M: Long, lovely bitter aftertaste. Body is medium and very smooth and a bit creamy. Carbonation is medium.

O: A well-crafted Keller!

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Photo of RuudJH
3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

0.5 l bottle of specialty brew picked up in Germany.

Brown golden colour, big white head, decent carbonation.

This is a very flavourfull beer: it's malty, nutty and hoppy. Nice big bittersweetness.
The smell is a bit faint, but the flavour more than makes up for it: it's big. Spicy earthy, floral, citric notes, it's all there.

Mouthfeel is a bit on the watery side: carbonation should have been more.
Overall, this is a good beer to sample.

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Photo of seanyfo
4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

50cl bottle Best before poured in my Spaten Seidel

A- A pale, slightly cloudy amber, with a 3 finger creamy solid head on the pour giving good head retention and lacing.

S- Malt dominating, toffee on the nose, a little honey

T- Munich malt sweetness up front.Hops are there in the finish but not explosive, they are subtle but fade quickly. I swear i am getting apple juice as an aftertaste

M-Its not a dry finish, id describe it as juicy, maybe due to the detection of an apple juice note in the finish. Moderate mouthfeel and carbonation.

D- Its not a true Kellerbier to me, but i really do like it. More like a Marzen with a fruity apple undertone to me. Lacks the hop bite and dry finish of a Keller. Malt in the nose, fruity on the tongue. Very drinkable indeed.

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Photo of BlackHaddock
2.73/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Beer number 5 in my German tasting evening 2 July 2010. The brown half-litre bottle was best before 4 Sept 2010 and was poured into my lovely Wolnzacher Brauhaus (Hopfenperle) glass mug.

The beer was a cloudy, murky dull orange colour. The large off-white foaming head left some good lacing on the glass as I downed the beer.

The smell wasn't strong, some grains and cereals maybe, but not much of anything really.

The taste was almost sour, with a bitterness not normally found in German beers (apart from Berlinerweiss) was cleary evident. Not unpleasant, just unexpected.

Overall I thought the beer to be strange and unbalanced.

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Photo of Bierman9
3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I enjoyed a 0.5l mug of this (2.80EU) with a tasty Cordon Bleu at the Gasthof Rödertor in Rothenburg on 27SEP09.

Poured a cloudy copper, with a rocky, off-white, puffy head. The foam lasts well, with good lacing. Has an aromatic, floral hop nose, with minimal malt evident. Medium for body, but this bier is a bit airy and bubbly on the tongue.

Low malt in the flavor as well, with a typical, keller-like greenishness. Some green apple sourness is here, like it's fresh from the vats. Hops added a bit more of a flowery character at the finish. Good for 1 or 2 mugs, tops. Zum Wohl!!

3.9
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | drink: 3.5

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Zirndorfer Kellerbier from Brauerei Zirndorf GmbH
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.