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Paracelsus Zwickl - Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH

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89
very good

48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 11
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH visit their website
Austria

Style | ABV
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-10-2008)
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hansavijaticar

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-03-2014 20:20:49 | More by hansavijaticar
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straightlambic

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

07-02-2014 20:00:09 | More by straightlambic
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Pacioli1445

South Dakota

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-26-2014 15:11:08 | More by Pacioli1445
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BradMacMullin

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap in Hallstatt Austria. This was definitely a very unique beer. A very hazy color hits you right away with a 3 finger foam head. Very carbonated and refreshing taste. As everyone wrote, not a common beer and it struck me at first as a pilsner but I was wrong. Very florally and vibrant smell and the taste was the same. Nice yeasty taste with a mild amount of hops. I can't put my finger on this one, but something I may need to bring back to Boston. Great find.

Serving type: on-tap

05-20-2014 10:42:33 | More by BradMacMullin
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MeghanAngier

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +23.5%

05-02-2014 00:04:09 | More by MeghanAngier
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iatethecloudsfor

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

12-29-2013 23:28:23 | More by iatethecloudsfor
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dcmchew

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

11-08-2013 16:40:06 | More by dcmchew
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mmmbirra

Italy

3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

50 cl bottle from a six-pack brought back from Austria.
A cloudy golden beer. Big fluffy white head. Looks appealing.
Very yeasty aroma, some lemon zest and a little grain. A hint of sulfur pops up from time to time.
The flavor follows the nose but has an extra oomph of malt that rises through the yeast and a super pleasant grassy hop flavor in the end that gives a touch of spice but doesn't dry out the palate too much.
Nice and smooth, but with the extra fullness that is expected from a zwickl(unflitered, full of yeast.)
Very Very enjoyable zwickl, with a little something extra(fuller malt flavor and a touch more hops) that separates it from the pack.
If I could go back to Austria tomorrow for a few more 6-packs I would.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2013 18:51:44 | More by mmmbirra
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clarknova

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

09-15-2013 19:47:49 | More by clarknova
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ronin926

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-05-2013 16:31:29 | More by ronin926
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-22-2013 00:24:04 | More by ADTaber
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-11-2013 01:12:53 | More by pathman
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safaricook

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-22-2013 21:34:34 | More by safaricook
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Daktah

Illinois

3.89/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy but bright golden honey color with a fluffy white head.
Smelled like fresh honey wheat bread with some floral notes tht matched nicely. Taste is similar, with bread and yeast forward profile and a honey aftertaste that is not cloying but definitely sweet.

Good carbonation and mouthfeel that rounds out a well balanced, easy drinking beer.

Happy to find this on tap in Chicago and excited to drink again on a planned trip to Austria this fall.

Serving type: on-tap

05-15-2013 15:03:39 | More by Daktah
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tootsMcGee

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-13-2013 01:24:39 | More by tootsMcGee
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Beerman1977

Austria

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-12-2013 00:20:10 | More by Beerman1977
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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chanokokoro

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on tap in the Soldier Field South Lot during our tailgate before the Bears vs. Packers game. Special thanks to Matt from Laschets Inn for providing a half barrel.

Pours a hazy pale gold topped with a thick, creamy two finger bright white head. Superb retention and thick, splotchy lacing. Light fruit, hints of grass, floral notes, and fresh bread dough on the nose. Opens with grass and grain notes, joined by bready, yeasty malt, a touch of honey and sweet cream, apple blossoms, and apple and pearskin. Heavy light body to very light medium body. Silky mouthfeel with a touch of creaminess. This is one darn good brew and my favorite zwickl to date. Highly recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

12-17-2012 01:37:43 | More by chanokokoro
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap at the brewery's Stiegl Brauwelt

Paracelsus Zwickl -- ABV listed as 5.1%
"brewed using Austrian raw ingredients from controlled organic farms". Two samples, each served in small glass Stiegl mugs

Cloudy orange-gold with a creamy and durable tan head. The head leaves plenty of stick lacing.

Aroma: Yeasty, earthy lightly spicy
T: Better than indicated by nose. Hops are less earthy and more spicy than in the nose. Hint of apricot.
M: Near medium body with somewhat aggressive carbonation.
O: tasty and highly drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

08-24-2012 21:45:25 | More by chinchill
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BlakeyBrew

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-26-2012 01:51:57 | More by BlakeyBrew
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PistonSteele


4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-30-2012 04:52:48 | More by PistonSteele
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Mulcahey

Illinois

5/5  rDev +23.5%

04-30-2012 16:02:17 | More by Mulcahey
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Jack53

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

01-31-2012 03:43:45 | More by Jack53
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle that I brought directly from Innsbruck, Austria.

A - Pours a cloudy, even muddy, light amber body, with a nice foamy white head. Okay head retention and nice lacing.

S - The aroma is very yeasty (it isn't a bottle-conditioned beer for no reason) and fruity. Apple and pear notes, some bread, hints of citrus and caramel.

T - Mmm, this is much more flavourful than I expected! Juicy apple and pear flavours dominate the palate, then leaving some room for caramel, bread, and a bit of earthy hoppiness. Some bitterness and plenty of breadiness in the after-taste. Also a hint of honey. Nice!

M - Light-to-medium (approaching medium) body to it. Very smooth and soft on the pallate. Low carbonation makes for excellent drinkability.

O - Hands down, this is a tasty beer and one of the best unfiltered lagers I've had to date. Refreshing, drinkable and flavourful. I'm glad I picked this one at that supermarket in Austria.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2012 23:28:01 | More by NightINgale
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lanbewardin

Belgium

4/5  rDev -1.2%

12-29-2011 18:53:29 | More by lanbewardin
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Paracelsus Zwickl from Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH
89 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.