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Altfränkisches Klosterbier - Klosterbrauerei Weissenohe / Klosterbrauerei Weißenohe Wirtshaus

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Altfränkisches KlosterbierAltfränkisches Klosterbier

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18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 16.35%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Klosterbrauerei Weissenohe / Klosterbrauerei Weißenohe Wirtshaus visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HappyHourHero on 07-29-2007)
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Reviews by clarknova:
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clarknova

Germany

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

03-07-2014 15:08:13 | More by clarknova
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sfprint

Germany

4.22/5  rDev +13.1%

A: Black tea orangy red. Very smooth head (1 cm) and tons of vibrant carbonation.

S: Roasted malt, slightly sweet.

T: Ha, well it tastes like a tea made out of toasted malt. It's really quite tea like, a cross between ice tea and beer. But tasty! The alcohol is particularly undetectable.

M: Lightish, softish, with a soft carbonation sting.

D: Great, great, great. Very very easy to drink. Perfect summer beer. This is the best one I've had so far from Weissenohe.

08-14-2010 20:09:56 | More by sfprint
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philipquarles

Connecticut

4.35/5  rDev +16.6%

This is not a traditional keller/zwickel, but much closer to an Oktoberfest/märzen.

On cask at the Avenue. Pours a slightly hazy orange-amber with a huge, fluffy off-white head. Great lacing. Smells largely of caramel and bready yeast. Earthy. Tastes of big caramel malt, with plenty of earthiness and even a slight bit of smoke. Dryer than one would expect. Light-medium body. This is what an Oktoberfest should be.

09-18-2009 07:59:16 | More by philipquarles
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-27-2014 21:17:43 | More by DrBier
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metter98

New York

3.45/5  rDev -7.5%

On-tap at Brew Dock, Dublin, Ireland

A: The beer is slightly hazy yellowish amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high off white head that died down, leaving a thick collar around the edge of the glass and lots of lacing down the sides.
S: Light aromas of fruity yeast are present in the nose—apples and bananas seem to stand out in particular.
T: Much like the smell, the taste has fruity flavors of yeast, with apples seeming to stand out in particular. Hints of bready malts are also perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and slightly chewy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer didn't seem to have all of the raw yeast flavors that you normally get from a Kellerbier or a Zwickelbier, but the fruity notes from the yeast were pleasant.

06-24-2014 17:11:27 | More by metter98
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured from a gravity cask at Churchkey.

Pours a moderate copper color with a nice white head and a bit of lacing. Smell brings forward a large amount (comparatively) of doughy malt as well as some lighter, apple-ish fruits. Taste brings forward some hop bitterness, with a bit of earth and hints of citrus. Feel was moderate and a bit thicker than most kellers, although still fairly light. Drank fairly well, but was a bit dark and heavy compared with its flavor profile.

10-13-2010 00:37:28 | More by Thorpe429
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev +1.3%

Firkin at Max's Taphouse in Baltimore.

Creamy head, hazy orange color.

Nose has hints of creamy malts, slight sweetness and hint of lager like aroma, bit of decoction like softness.

Taste slight sour from being in the Firkin I believe, creamy light toasty malts, light lager fruit, light bitterness, pretty light overall which it should be but just a bit light on the overall malty taste.

Mouth is lighter bodied, just a bit of carbonation due to firkin.

Overall not bad, a bit lighter than it should have been in taste profile.

09-23-2011 23:08:45 | More by jlindros
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John_M

Oregon

4.33/5  rDev +16.1%

Out of a gravity fed cask at the German festival at Max's.

The beer pours a golden amber color with surprisingly good head retention and lacing. On the nose I get some interesting aromas of burnt sugar and sweet malt, which is quite enticing. Flavors on the palate replicate the nose, though I'm surprised by the amount of flavor this beer has. I also get some flavors of caramel and chocolate, with the beer finishing with just a hint of hoppy bitterness. This is absolutely delicious. Mouthfeel is pretty light, but with a long, smooth finish. Drinkability is exceptional, with the alcohol in this beer no more then an afterthought.

How I wish this beer were a bit more available. This is the sort of beer I could see myself drinking glass after glass of, as it's just that good and easy to drink. Yummy!

10-08-2009 15:56:17 | More by John_M
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HappyHourHero

Indiana

2.55/5  rDev -31.6%

Sweet aroma is a mix of toasted malt and, unfortunately, a chunk of corn. Tall, foamy, pale tan colored head faded slowly. Tastes like dough and raw grains mixed with a butterscotch corn hybrid. The flavors of a landbier are there, but in the wrong proportions and a bit out of whack. Mouthfeel is watery with hardly any carbonation. A mild beer that manages to be to sweet. Maybe some more hops would balance it out and cover up some of the corny bits. One is enough for me.

07-29-2007 15:40:23 | More by HappyHourHero
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DefenCorps

Oregon

4.38/5  rDev +17.4%

On cask yesterday at Max's. It's always a pleasure to be surprised by a beer you've never heard of.

Amber with a thin white head. Great clarity. There's a thin head that hangs around a while. On the nose, there's a fresh, earthy hop character with a rich malt backbone with caramel and honey. Clean, this is almost a hybrid of a kellerbier and a marzen. The palate opens mildly bitter with an earthy hop character. Ridiculously deep, there are flavors of caramel, honey, bread, burnt sugar and a mild fruity character with figs and plums. Awesome. The finish is dry and long lasting with a blend of bitterness and sweetness. Light in body with soft carbonation, this beer is a treat to drink.

09-21-2009 17:28:29 | More by DefenCorps
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.73/5  rDev 0%

Haven't had too many of this style.

Pours a rich copper color capped with a nice white head. It foams up a bit, rocky, then fades to a collar, then to nothing. This beer is does not resemble the style listed here. It is clear and clean

Aroma is a bit nutty, toffee, caramel, green grass, some smoke and sweet bread.

Flavor leans more to the toffee and caramel side. The nuttiness isn't all there, but the green grass and spice from the hops (I'm assuming Noble) prevail quite nicely. While they do bite and offer some bitter dryness, the sweetness isn't nullified.
This is quite a nice beer

01-06-2013 05:25:14 | More by Mebuzzard
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jonb5

United Kingdom (England)

2.33/5  rDev -37.5%

Half litre bottle, copper colour, clear, big thick head. Initially it had a nice grassy hoppy aroma but this faded quickly. First mouthfull was nice and had notes of malt but it went downhill fast and by the end was close to being undrinkable. Mouthfull was ok, only thing acceptable about this beer. Overall poor, not impressed by the brewery, also its a Dunkel.

03-12-2012 15:26:41 | More by jonb5
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

01-23-2014 16:16:05 | More by grahamboudreaux
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

3.36/5  rDev -9.9%

Thanks to Thirstybird for the opportunity to try this one. 500ml bottle served in a willibecker. 09.10.14 indicated on the label. Pours a translucent caramel-colored hue with a rocky, 2.5 inch, bright white head that eventually disperses into a consistent 1/8th inch cap. Delicate curlycues of lacing are revealed during the tasting. Nose expresses grains and caramel with a hint of Marzen skunk. Taste consistent with nose; however, it all comes off a bit watery and there is also a faint metallic character at the finish. There's also a slight breadiness to the flavor profile. Mouthfeel is light in body with an average level of carbonation. Overall, just an okay Marzen - nothing to write home about, but I'm glad to have had the opportunity to try it fresh.

03-08-2014 22:40:10 | More by Jwale73
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duff247

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-25-2013 00:46:13 | More by duff247
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samEBC

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

02-20-2014 15:36:43 | More by samEBC
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stevoj

Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Poured from a bottle purchased in Nuremburg area. Poured roughly into german .5 l glass. Beautiful orange, copper color, ample carbonation. Minimal head fades to skin quickly. In the mouth, feels like it will have some bite or bitterness, but none to be found. Taste is very smooth, almost pilsener like, unexpected for such a dark beer.Much lighter in taste than expected, just a hint of bitterness on the back of the tongue. Caught off guard with this one, not bad, but different from expectations.

01-10-2012 19:01:57 | More by stevoj
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

3.98/5  rDev +6.7%

A: Clear golden pour with a tall beige airy, but still rather compact head. Rich lacings.

S: Rich maltyness and bitter hops - bready and somewhat sweet.

T: Rich malt and rich bitter hops - well balanced. Semi-sweet and very bready. Creamy and some citric notes.

M: Smooth creamy full bodied beer with low carbonation and medium-long botter aftertaste.

O: This is a nice Keller with everything that should be there.

07-03-2013 14:14:02 | More by Evil_Pidde
Altfränkisches Klosterbier from Klosterbrauerei Weissenohe / Klosterbrauerei Weißenohe Wirtshaus
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