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Westheimer Wildschutz Klostermann Zwickelbier - Brauerei Westheim GmbH

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9 Ratings
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 4.65%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Westheim GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: LiquidAmber on 02-15-2013)
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Reviews by DerAtomsmasher:
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DerAtomsmasher

Washington

3.43/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Much like one of the reviewers described, it looks like a tall Arnold Palmer with a serviceable head on top when poured. Little yeasty bits floating inside.

S: Has the herbaceous, slightly catty smell of a Northern European lager.

T: I wasn't expecting it to be as toasty or biscuity as it is - ever so slightly so - but it's mainly an easy drinker with just slightly darker hues than a typical Euro lager. Not mindblowingly special, but certainly German.

M: Very soft.

First Zwickel/Keller I've seen available in a retail setting, not counting Alpine Spring. Not terrible but makes me wish there were more about.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2013 02:10:18 | More by DerAtomsmasher
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gory4d

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

07-31-2014 22:43:00 | More by gory4d
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RoyFokker

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

04-21-2014 00:14:03 | More by RoyFokker
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mactrail

Washington

3.08/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Handsome medium amber color in the tall goblet. Quite modest foam with a little lacing along the glass. Light body. Pleasant grainy aroma. Starts out with a big browned biscuit flavor. The last few sips are oddly perfumed, maybe it's the yeast. Quite a bit of sediment in the bottom of the bottle, which doesn't stir up on the first couple of pours.

The ending is pretty peculiar. This stuff just tastes kind of cheap for some reason. It seems like a lager with yeast in the bottle rather than much of a Zwickel. A touch of the usual European skunky hops. From the 22 oz bottle bought at Bottleworks in Seattle.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2014 06:06:16 | More by mactrail
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oberon

North Carolina

3.56/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours into a 1/2 liter stein a murky lemon tea color with alot of chunkies and floaties,a thinner but well sustained white head atop.Wet grain aromas with a tinge of iron,a bit of cracker-like crispness is there as well.Deep malt flavors with that iron note,mild sweetness thrown in but it's on the dryer side.No frills here it's malty with no hop presence but the low carbonation makes it an easy drinker.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2013 23:16:08 | More by oberon
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Bandi

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-02-2013 02:06:01 | More by Bandi
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metter98

New York

3.53/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is quite hazy pale dark yellow in color with bits of amber hues. It has a slight amount of visible carbonation along with some large yeast particles floating in suspension. It poured with a thin white head that died down, leaving delicate lacing on the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of yeast are present in the nose
T: Similar to the smell, the taste is mostly yeasty and has some hints of bready malts.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a bit chewy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer isn't nearly as complex compared to some of the other Zwickelbiers, but it has a pleasant chewiness and some nice aromas and flavors from the yeast.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2013 01:59:29 | More by metter98
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flagmantho

Washington

3.65/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 500mL bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: rich golden hue with a moderate haze, relatively strong effervescence, and a decent population of tiny floaties in the body. Head poured a thick finger of frothy white foam but subsided pretty quickly. Not too bad.

Smell: sweet malt aroma with a bit of a tangy graininess. Style-appropriate and pretty balanced, if a bit on the sweet side.

Taste: this beer starts off seeming not so sweet, but the sweetness kind of builds on the palate. Lightly malty with a hint of noble hops and a light bitterness toward the end. Balanced, and decent enough.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with an appealing, well-integrated carbonation. This beer is deceptively creamy! I like it.

Overall: this is a seriously drinkable beer. It may not be the most exciting beer in the world, but damn it if I don't want to keep quaffing the stuff.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 02:22:36 | More by flagmantho
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.43/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours an appropriately cloudy caramel amber with a thin white head that dissipates to a thin film and ring around the glass; no lacing. Mild aroma of biscuit malt and grassy hops. Flavor follows aroma with light biscuit malt, grassy hops, yeast and faint fruit. Finishes with slight hops and malt. Light bodied. Mild mannered. Flavors are subdued, but pleasant.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2013 02:20:04 | More by LiquidAmber
Westheimer Wildschutz Klostermann Zwickelbier from Brauerei Westheim GmbH
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