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Zitronenweizen | Triumph Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Triumph Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Kristalweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by magnj on 09-06-2010

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 11
Photo of Rifugium
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at the Philly brewpub

A kristalweizen is basically an unfiltered hefeweizen, and as such, I was a bit surprised when this came out to me quite cloudy in the glass, pale straw-yellow with a huge fluffy white head that retained and laced well. Major funk in the aroma, lesser herbal and grassy notes with hints of citrus. A touch of tartness up front on the palate, biscuity, more herbal, wet grassy goodness, lemon zest, light peppery spice. Crisp and clean, dry, light-medium body, and very drinkable.

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Photo of q33jeff
3.2/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Triumph Brewpub. Pint glass.

LOOK: cloudy yellow, pretty nice sized head, fades to creamy lacing.
AROMA: lemon, wheat,
TASTE: Very citrus as the name suggests...lemon lime, wheat, not much else, but those are solid. The beer is exactly what it says it is.
FEEL: a little slimey, but decent carbonation.


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Photo of magnj
4.3/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - filtered hefe, low head, some carbo apparent.

S - mild grassy herbal thing.

T - light bready body up front followed by the chomomile and lemongrass. Really clean, not overbearing.

M/D - light mouthfeel, really easy to drink. Good beer with a nice twist.

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Photo of mkh012
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap in New Hope. My favorite of the 4 beers I tried. Pours a nice cloudy yellow. I get lemon peel and a bit of grassiness on the nose. Smooth and well-balanced taste- maybe a little thin but still surprisingly creamy for a weizen- the chamomiles there and works better than expected- definitely subtle, but pairs well with the more citrusy, lemon notes. I also get a faint cinnamon sweetness mixed in. Definitely one of Triumph's more intentionally "drinkable" brews, but complex and memorable enough to stand out to me. Would get again.

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Zitronenweizen from Triumph Brewing Company
3.82 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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