Tannenzäpfle
Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus

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From:
Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus
 
Germany
Style:
German Pilsner
Ranked #10
ABV:
5.1%
Score:
91
Ranked #7,527
Avg:
4.07 | pDev: 12.04%
Reviews:
240
Ratings:
399
Status:
Active
Rated:
Yesterday at 06:06 PM
Added:
Apr 08, 2004
Wants:
  75
Gots:
  118
SCORE
91
Outstanding
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Notes: Also called "Pils"

The Rothaus Tannenzäpfle is the absolute classic among our beers - and has been since 1956. That is why it is also the namesake and figurehead of the Gäpfle family. The best aromatic hops from Tettnang and the Hallertau as well as local malt made from summer barley and the purest spring water from the Black Forest give Rothaus Tannenzäpfle its uniquely spicy and fresh taste.
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Rated: 4 by TheEpeeist from Maryland

Yesterday at 06:06 PM
 
Rated: 4.44 by WCKDVBZ from South Carolina

Sep 19, 2022
 
Rated: 4.13 by Beer_Goblin from New York

Sep 12, 2022
 
Rated: 4.73 by laura_uwu

Aug 19, 2022
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Rated by irs from New Jersey

3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
On tap at Dog Run Bar (Brick Farm Tavern), perfect on a hot day. Very refreshing.
Jul 31, 2022
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Reviewed by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

3.77/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Tannenzäpfle pours a clean, crisp yellow, with a large, fizzy head. Aroma is a bit skunky. Flavor is lighter, bright grains, with a nice bitter kick. Good body and feel.
Jul 15, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by mjpolzin from Wisconsin

Jul 11, 2022
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
11.2oz bottle. Poured out a crystal clear, golden yellow color with a small, bubbly, white head of foam. It left some sticky traces of lace on the glass. It smelled of fresh cut grass, hay, caramel and floral notes. Sweet caramel, bread crust and a mild bitterness.
Jul 06, 2022
 
Rated: 3.84 by Houborg1 from Denmark

Jun 25, 2022
 
Rated: 3.8 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Jun 13, 2022
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Rated by mvogt from Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Maybe a little more bite than I am ready for, but otherwise excellent all around.
Jun 05, 2022
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Rated by benmilkst from Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
Very easy to drink for someone not looking for a "hoppy" beer. Delicious.
Jun 02, 2022
 
 
Rated: 4.88 by cold_beer

May 07, 2022
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Reviewed by Fordcoyote15 from Pennsylvania

4.49/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Look - perfection.

Smell - smells like the first tkme I smelled weihenstephaner original - amazing.

Taste - great

Feel - more oily and less crisp than I want. Might be I let it warm too much.

Overall - right up there with weihenstephaner original as one of the greater most underrated beers I know of. Germany fucks.
Apr 30, 2022
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Rated by Skabiski from Maryland

4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Outstanding Pils. Crisp and refreshing. I could drink 1 or 97! The grassy and floral hop flavors really make this great.
Apr 24, 2022
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Reviewed by Dinglehacker from Wisconsin

4.37/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured into a glass pokal. Big foamy offwhite head, pale gold body.

Light floral nose.

Taste is cracker malt, floral, grassy hops.

Med carb, full smooth body.

An exceptional pils. Really good and very drinkable.
Apr 02, 2022
 
Rated: 4.12 by travelguy from Ohio

Mar 20, 2022
 
Rated: 4.11 by abrodsky from Massachusetts

Mar 19, 2022
 
Rated: 4.38 by Benish from Utah

Feb 28, 2022
 
Rated: 3.75 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 21, 2022
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Reviewed by badgerbeer1 from Wisconsin

2.21/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5
For a German lager, I would have thought better. Considering what it is up against, I thought it would be a smoother easier drinking beer. I found it in the section amongst all other major German beers and I did not think it kept up to pace
Feb 13, 2022
 
Rated: 4.88 by jaydubbs from New Jersey

Jan 22, 2022
 
Rated: 4.16 by nathanu10

Jan 12, 2022
 
Rated: 5 by CreightonSM from New York

Jan 02, 2022
 
Rated: 4.29 by SonOfKyuss from Virginia

Jan 01, 2022
 
Rated: 4.21 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Jan 01, 2022
 
Rated: 3.09 by Humanusfermentum from Virginia

Dec 15, 2021
 
Rated: 3.58 by Phoodcritic from Michigan

Dec 14, 2021
 
Rated: 5 by baklo from North Carolina

Dec 12, 2021
 
Rated: 4.03 by Monkeyknife from Missouri

Nov 25, 2021
 
Rated: 4.5 by -Andrew- from Michigan

Nov 09, 2021
 
Rated: 4.1 by Stignacious from New York

Nov 06, 2021
 
Rated: 4.13 by Curt3 from New Jersey

Oct 11, 2021
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Reviewed by izraelc from New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a pale gold. Big foam. Smells skunky. More flavorful than it looks. Spicy bitter body. A hint of malt. Bitterness persists. Goes down smooth. Better than expected.
Oct 09, 2021
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Reviewed by DaveMaciolek21 from New Jersey

3.67/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Brilliant, bright gold pour. Tettnang and Hallertau hops provide the refreshing pilsner bite, lemongrass taste. The malt backbone brings a cracker finish that comes second in the flavor wave. The mouthfeel is so light, it feels like the beer almost evaporates in your mouth. A great quencher.
Oct 06, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by hockeypuck from Maine

Oct 02, 2021
 
Rated: 4.24 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

Sep 12, 2021
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Reviewed by Franziskaner from Missouri

3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Gold in color with excellent clarity. There’s a quarter inch of dishwater white on top. The aroma is of well water and grassy German hops. I’m tasting very light crackery malt with a generous dose of grassy bittering hops. The mouth is light light and very refreshing and smooth.
Sep 11, 2021
 
Rated: 4.48 by RobinLee from Wisconsin

Sep 08, 2021
Tannenzäpfle from Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 639 ratings