Professor Fritz Briem Grodziskie | Professor Fritz Briem

Professor Fritz Briem GrodziskieProfessor Fritz Briem Grodziskie
BA SCORE
3.75/5
167 Ratings
Professor Fritz Briem GrodziskieProfessor Fritz Briem Grodziskie
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Professor Fritz Briem
Germany

Style: Smoked Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by oline73 on 11-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#22,044
Reviews:
66
Ratings:
167
pDev:
11.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
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Photo of SLeffler27
3.89/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A one-inch white froth lingers within a Spaten dimpled mug before depositing spotty lace above a nearly clear SRM 5-7 (golden ale). Clouds of tiny carbonation tempestuously stream upward. When put to the light it appears honey gold.

The aroma is similar to doughy white bread with a background of faint wood smoke and peat. Warmth draws out lemon.

Balance is superb with a faint banter between bitter, sweet, and sour in each sip. Light smoke, reminiscent of Taylor ham on Wheat Thin crackers. The finish is modest and almost non-existent. Warmth again draws out lemon.

A medium body with a soft smooth texture, soft carbonation, and no alcohol.

This makes for a great relaxing beer to be enjoyed with friends after work. Easy drinking and perfect for long sessions of conversation.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.87/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Well if that isn't a beer that everyone should at least try once given its uniqueness. Dark gold, good 1/2" head, tiny bubble compactness. Tart lemon and smoke in restraint.

Delivered plenty of roasted/smoked wheat notes to clash with the tartness. A little pricey for what it is, but if it was something I could score for $10/6 pack, sure I'd pick one up in the spring/summer/fall I'm sure.

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Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BranfordBound
3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the 500mL bottle into a pint glass, comes out honey colored with a subtle haze and a white head that stays. Smell is sweet, some fruit, maybe a hint of smoke at the most. Taste starts with a blast of fruity sweetness, bread, middle has some tartness and maybe more stone fruit. Finishes dry with a smoky finish, very similar to a wooden barrel, clean, crisp. Overall it's a nice beer, tastes like a lager, but maybe a hair too sweet and not smokey enough. Body felt heavy for the low ABV.

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Photo of iCabaLLero
3.02/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of spycow
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tillmac62
3.55/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Amber pour with suspended particulate matter. Normal head volume, lacing and retention.

Light nose of mild smoke, a bit of sour funk and hints of malt and yeast. As it warms, floral and apple notes are present.

Heavy light body with a smooth texture. Nicely carbonated with a bit of effervescence in the middle and a fair burst in the finish.

The flavor profile is good, but rather weak. You get a little weak smoke, a little weak sour funk and a hint of balancing sweetness. As it warms, sour funk is the most prominent. The finish is semidry.

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Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours cloudy amber crowned by a 1” sudsy white foam collar. Some cling.
S: Slight funk, light smoke, ripe fruit, light grains.
T: It’s a fairly dry drink with a little funk, sour, salt and smoke supported by light grains with some spiciness in the background.
F: Refreshing, light body with medium carbonation.
O: A light, refreshing, unique and interesting beer.

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Photo of ajdemma
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zach136
4.02/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours light yellow, dissipating head.

Aroma/Flavor: Medium smoke and light acidity. Some fruitiness and clove, maybe a hefeweizen yeast strain?

Mouthfeel: Medium-light bodied, some residual bar-be-que smoke.

Overall: This is one of those styles i'm not surprised died off.

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Photo of Jimmys
3.92/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

500 mL bottle into weizen glass.

A: orange with hits of brown. hazy.

S: smells slightly acidic. dull acidity, not sharp like a American wild or Belgian sour. mild smokiness is an inviting complexity.

T: mild smokiness throughout the drink. wheat grainy flavor as well. the smokiness is more on the nose than the drink. mild acidity. even less as I drink more.

M: the wheat builds a nice body on a very light beer. appreciated texture.

D: definitely a gratzer. the smoky wheat flavor is good and has a nice complexity to it. wouldn't hate for more acidity, but happy about the smoke.

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Photo of macesq
3.6/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stevoj
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from Prost! Boise. Pours out a hazy golden with small creamy head. Aroma is slightly funky, musty, yeasty, taste brings some of the salt, without being too puckering. Quenching, tasty, crisp, clean. Nice hot day drinker.

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Photo of j0hnc2468
3.35/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sixpoint
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bitterbill
4.07/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

24k gold liquid sitting under a small head of foam.

Big fruity tartness with a bit of smoke in the smell.

Taste wise, again, delightful fruity tartness backed by a very mild amount of smoke. Fairly subtle flavours which makes this a very easy drinker.

Light bodied.

Nice historical brew!

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Photo of 2Bstout
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CampusCrew
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JasonR1975
4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DaftPatrick
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Ihadbeer
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%

Photo of MadScientist
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of bubseymour
4.3/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.02/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of KornWallace
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Professor Fritz Briem Grodziskie from Professor Fritz Briem
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 167 ratings
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