Original Landbier Zwick'l | Bayreuther Bierbrauerei

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179 Ratings
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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:
26
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 179 |  Reviews: 59
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 hman43
3.32/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Look: It pours a cloudy light brown with tinges of orange.

Smell: It has a rich, sweet malt aroma that has a bready smell to it. There are also aromas of grass and hints of floral. There is an off aroma that I can quite place that adds funk to it.

Taste: It has tastes of grassy hops, with slight floral and some fruity esters.

Feel: It has a light feel on the heavy side towards moderate. It is a smooth drinking beer with no bitterness and a sweet finish.

Overall: The taste was highlighted by the malts and hops in balance with the fruit esters adding some complexity.

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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 RochefortChris
4.58/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EXScotT
4.11/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

on tap at the new rhein haus in denver, and its just delicious. this is a style i would love to see more of, i love the yeasty bigness, maturity, and depth. it always sort of reminds me of this time of year. i dont know if thats traditional or not, but thats what i think of. cloudy for sure, with a huge white head on it served in a small hefeweizen glass. its darker than a hefe, but just by a shade or two. i smell the german yeast right away, and wheat, definitely wheat based. there is a patient sort of character to this, beyond richness, but like almost overly developed on its flavor profile. less fresh maybe on the grain and hops, but there is bitterness for sure, and the contribution of the yeast is what its all about. i have not had enough of these to compare this to the best out there, all i know is that its awfully good, and seemingly traditional as can be. wouldnt change a thing, although there is a lot of body to this and it sits just a tad heavy in the gut. this is hearty old world beer at its finest. hopefully get to try some other stuff from these folks...

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Photo of Haybeerman
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XeroD
4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of josanguapo
3.22/5  rDev -17%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

From Club del Gourmet of El Corte Ingles. In Paulaner glass. Playing Legend of Grimrock 2. 16 days after BB date. Easy drinking. Soft bitterness. Ugly aspect. Not much nose.

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

Photo of d_kizzle
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gajo74
3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Look- amber color, big foam head and frothy lace that retains well.
Smell- Caramel, toffee and honey. Hint of apples. Overall, very sweet.
Taste- sweet on the tongue. As with the aroma, the honey and caramel taste is there. Malty and raw grain, fruity, apple like. Slick feel, but with some dryness on the back end, and very mild hops presence.
Feel- light bodied, oily, little carbonation, overall, a simple brew.
I don't know much about this style. It is interesting and tasty at times. Will revisit.

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

Photo of BeerzMcKenzie
4.26/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of J_Snax
4.22/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Smooth, tasty and hard to find in my area. On tap at my favorite NW German Bars (Prost/Feierabend/Stammtisch)

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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 zmeik
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of der_meister
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lucnifter
4.29/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drmeto
3.66/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L:
-pours a cloudy dark amber with a medium,foamy,white head
-medium to high carbonation visible
S:
-Yeasty sweetness,spicy,bread,caramel,earthy,zesty
T:
-very spicy,bread,nutty,clove
F:
-high carbonation (overcarbonated)
-medium body
O:
Kellerbier of the dark variety.
Not my fave, but a good one.

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Photo of Stillyman11
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dedbeer
4.17/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerBeast
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Elimav
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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