Original Landbier Zwick'l | Bayreuther Bierbrauerei

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Original Landbier Zwick'lOriginal Landbier Zwick'l
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayreuther Bierbrauerei
Germany
bayreuther-bier.de

Style: Kellerbier / Zwickelbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly/also known as Aktien Zwick'l Kellerbier

Added by wl0307 on 08-19-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
179
Reviews:
59
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.31%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
27
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 179 |  Reviews: 59
Reviews by JCBears:
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4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

appearance: Nice brown to amber color, meaty head that screams backbone. NIce color blending that goes from dark at the top to light at the bottom. Really loving it.

smell: Hearty and robust smells that your can really feel the roasted barley. Really fills up your nose and says step up to something with a back bone.

taste: Fruit on the side with a nice sweetness, barely a bit of the hoppiness at the end just as it says good bye down the hatch. Slight smoke at the end to make you think of a warm place after a cold wet day.

mouthfeel: Not as much backbone as the smell lends for but great and full enough at the end to give it substance.

overall: A great brew deffinately one you should pick up if you see it. Almost woth goign well out of your way for. Really liking this brew.

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Photo of oberon
3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours into a half liter stein a dull lemon tinged tea color with a thick creamy lightly carbonated head atop.Caramel malts with some mild grass to go along with the expected dough aspect.A mellow feel wich is spot on for the style,very smooth.A sweet pizza dough flavor with some stone fruits melding into a slightly spicy herbal drying finish.Not bad...the feel is superb but not an overly complex palate,seems heavier than what it is.

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Photo of NWer
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Todd
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Jason
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of vinivini
3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chossboss
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Robertas
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chinchill
3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a .5 L ceramic capped bottle. Bottled 23 Sept. 2016.

Look: Very slightly hazy copper-brown body topped with a moderate size beige head. Exceptional lacing.

Smell: appealing, malt dominated aroma; some mixed fruit preserves; faint spices and hops.

Taste: Rich for style. Malty and lightly sweet with some toffee and faint fruit jam tones; clean finish.

Feel: medium body; well carbonated; semi-dry finish.

Overall - An excellent example of this traditional German style.

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Photo of RickyS
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of pastramionrye7
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of KensWorld
4.34/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fatehunter
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a finger of head on a dark straw body.
The aroma is bold caramel malt and ripe plum. Nice.
The taste has caramel throughout, a little lemon bitterness, more dark fruits.
The texture is lighter with nice carbonation.
It's fairly flavorful for the style and good.

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Photo of Kallenovsky
4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmccraney
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FalconA
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Yoonisaykul
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My first taste of a German Kellerbier. I've only tried Trois Mousquetaires'
Mother brought this back from trip to Germany.
Really wish I could read the label on the back ... might ask my dad for a translation.

A- This has a peculiarly beautiful colour. Peculiar and beautiful actually. It's quite hard for me to seize. Golden caramel, light amber, copper. Completely clear (i can see my fingerprints through my glass). Inch of head recedes to an almost equally beautiful fuzzy surface layer in a couple minutes. Slight beige tint to the chewy head. Frothy lacing.

S- Smells like there's some grain other than barley but I doubt it. I'm getting a bit of a burnt cream of wheat, some mineral character and alcohol. Not very much and not very much I enjoy.

T- Wow this tastes good. There's a few layers in here. Starts off pretty ordinary and macro lager like but ends with a weirdly smooth maple ale. I love how this ends. Bitterness is a bit like a chamomille tea.

M- Low carbonation thas works well with the almost eerily smooth flavour. A bit dry. Medium mouthfeel.

D- Very good. Just because of that fleeting taste in the end that I just want more and more of.

Just for that last delicious part of the taste it's worth seeking out this beer. The rest of the taste and structure is just a little over ordinary. I really want to try this again. Really weird how I don't think this is all too good but that little taste I get in the end is like a delicious drug.

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Photo of mishi_d
3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tomb_ride
3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DougT
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Superheatnsubcool
4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of DallasK
3.67/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ebichuuu
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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Original Landbier Zwick'l from Bayreuther Bierbrauerei
3.88 out of 5 based on 179 ratings.
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