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:
#22,014
Reviews:
66
Ratings:
167
pDev:
11.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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15
Gots:
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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%

Photo of ummswimmin
3/5  rDev -20%

Photo of JellyJacket
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Immortale25
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%

Had on-tap at Thirsty Monk Asheville. Served in a mini snifter.

A- Pours a semi-hazy light amber color with a full inch of white head that retains well before becoming a

S- Slightly effervescent wheat aroma with some nice notes of lemon and even some musty funk. The smoke is very mild which is a plus for me.

T- Smoke is more apparent in the flavor but not overly so. It lingers a bit but the wheat does a good job of equalizing the profile so things don't go overboard.

M- Thin but with a good amount of carbonation and yeast texture. Light body.

O- Finally got to taste this fresh and it's quite good. Smoke is one of my least favorite flavors in beer but this one does a nice job of keeping it a subtle afterthought to the wheat base.

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Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of laituegonflable
3.01/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Pours an orange colour, very cloudy, as opaque as the NSA's privacy policy. Head is flat, can be revived OK though.

Smells slightly smokey. Bit of bubblegum at the edge, some spice notes. Yeah, nice savoury smoke but has some notable flaws/palate holes at edges.

Taste starts with that odd herbal, almost minty note, then gets a bit smokey midway, very weak though with just a hint of woody notes. Quite metallic, almost salty at the back. Really confused beer, not really one thing or another.

OK body; a bit flat though.

Really no idea what to make of this. Tastes savoury, but insubstantial. Also weird.

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Photo of diverite
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
3.43/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

500ml bottle sealed with pressure cap.

poured into HF Wine Stem.

Appearance: dull golden or pale yellow colored beer (with a copper hue?). 2 full fingers of white head that yeilds a large bubbles from a hard pour. Head drops down to thin and uneven ring around the glass. Thick lacing around the glass.

Smell: Apples, cereal grains and barley, with meaty and earthy smoke. Spicy yeast.

Taste: Red apples and red apple skin. Apple cider. Hint of lemony citrus. Wheat bread and honey. Grainy especially barley. Very light smokiness. This is much sweeter than I expected this to be. I want more smoke in this beer to make it more substantially flavored. Not much tartness in this beer to speak of either. Watered down and muddled finish.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with low carbonation. Feels light and watery. Pretty mellow and very drinkable.

Overall: I was told this was a soured smoked wheat beer. I was dissapointed that it wasnt very tart or smokey. Its sounded really interesting. After having it, I felt that was a gimmick. I wouldnt necessarily call this a smoke beer, but it definately is a beer style that I have never tried(Gratzer Ale according to the beer label). Average and nothing too interesting here.

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Photo of Lovely85
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of kylehay2004
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of SABERG
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a modified tulip.
A - Mild copper color, minor layer of crisp white froth, slow dancing carbonation, no lacing.
S - Tinge of sour, beechwood lite smoke, hints of fresh cherry.
T - Slight sour with cherrywood carrying through the first sips, then the wheat body takes over. Fine round carbonation leads to a slightly grainy finish. Interestingly the smoked wheat is mild, actually quite nice.
M - Medium bodied, a lazy feel across the palate, finish lingers and closes out with a bit of savory, which I enjoy.
O - The historic series this collective brews is something I have truly enjoyed. This offering is no exception. A learning experience from a fine offering. I would enjoy this with a plate of cured meats on a sunny day.

Cheers all

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