Turbinen Sprint Gold | Turbinenbräu

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Brewed by:
Turbinenbräu
Switzerland
turbinenbraeu.ch

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Nickls on 03-16-2010

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Ratings:
8
Reviews:
2
Avg:
2.76
pDev:
27.9%
 
 
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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by Nickls:
Photo of Nickls
3.48/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

(From notes)

Pours with a generous one finger of pure white frothy foam that holds just OK with some spotty lacing; very clear slightly darker yellow hue with noticeable rising bubbles.

Aroma is very basic, but not offensive. Mild herbal and grassy hop notes; light maltiness. Really not much to report on there. Flavor brings a little more interest and it is slightly more bitter than most Swiss lagers; crackery dryness; fluffier but fairly thing body. Nice vibrant carbonation. No vegetal notes and very clean all around. Actually refreshing, and easily drinkable for the style. Certainly a session lager, and a cut above most in the country. Not as preponderant as others, but should definitely have it if you come across it (that is above other lagers available).

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More User Reviews:
Photo of csmartin6
2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

Photo of dcisco44
1/5  rDev -63.8%

Photo of BrazilianAussie
2.72/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of biernack
2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of kojevergas
2.15/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

"Goldsprint" per my bottle. 33cl bottle acquired in Zurich, Switzerland and served into a generic drinking glass. Reviewed from notes taken in June 2010.

A: Pours a one finger head of no cream, fair thickness, and below average retention. Body colour is a clear yellow-gold.

Sm: A light aroma of plain barley. That's about it.

T: Barley foundation with uninspired minimal floral hops. Some stale malt emerges on the climax. As simple as can be, yet somehow still imbalanced.

Mf: Badly coarse and wet. Doesn't complement the flavours of the body.

Dr: Not real drinkable or even high ABV; this won't even do the job to get you drunk easily. Not at all worth its swiss pricetag. A pretty bad beer overall, all things considered.

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Photo of pjm1782
3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of kamilgracki
3.21/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Turbinen Sprint Gold from Turbinenbräu
2.76 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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