Zeppelin Bier | Brauerei Max Leibinger GmbH

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Max Leibinger GmbH
Germany
leibinger.de

Style: Kellerbier / Zwickelbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Zeppelin Beer is a so-called "Kellerbier". The name "Kellerbier" has historical roots, dating back to the time when beer was still served directly from the cellar. It is an unfiltered, naturally cloudy beer with a low carbon dioxide content, and it contains all of the natural sediment. As a result, Kellerbier is rich in valuable nutrients such as yeast, protein, minerals and vitamins.

Following the old family tradition, Zeppelin beer is brewed in accordance with the German Purity Law of 1516. As with all of our beers, we use the world-famous Tettnanger aromatic hops, high-quality barley grown in upper Swabia and pure water from the uplands of the Alps. We give the dark amber Zeppelin beer seven weeks to quietly mature. The result is a fully flavoured, mildly malty Kellerbier of the highest quality and goodness with an alcohol content of 5.2 percent. It’s a beer which is almost unrivaled in taste, thanks to its extremely delicately spiced, original flavor.

Added by Mora2000 on 06-15-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
123
Reviews:
43
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
14.94%
 
 
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2
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Photo of OWSLEY069
1.74/5  rDev -50%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Pours a hazy deep orange-ish color with an off white head. In the aroma, little to no aroma whatsoever. In the taste, a small caramel like note, but really nothing at all. A small bite and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry caramel note in the aftertaste. Lack of flavor, and taste.

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Photo of antott0523
1.75/5  rDev -49.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Appearance: Hazy amber with a minor amount of carbonation. Thin beige head that dissipates to nothing.

Smell: Metallic notes of iron. Faint notes of malt including apricot and butterscotch. A bit damp.

Taste: Actually quite neutral. Notes of filtered water. The finish is moderate with faint notes of iron, apricot and yeast.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with a moderate amount of carbonation.

Overall: Everything about this beer is below average. There are notes of apricot and butterscotch on the nose and tongue, but they are masked by more unpleasant characteristics such as iron and yeast.

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2/5  rDev -42.5%

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2/5  rDev -42.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

Photo of mdunman
2.54/5  rDev -27%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A: Hazy amber with a good head and some good linger

S: Stale malt with some good hops

T: Rich stale malt with some pretty good hoppiness

M: Medium body with good carbonation

Not a pleasant trip. Tasted like Coors Banquet with some better hops. I won't be ordering another of these any time soon.

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2.75/5  rDev -21%

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2.75/5  rDev -21%

Photo of Dface
2.83/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of russpowell
2.84/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Always happy to try a keller bier, here's hoping it won't be tired or old...

Pours a clear caramel with 2 fingers a cream colored head. Near zero head retention & lacing

S: Pears, some breadyness

T: Follows the nose, figgyness as well up front. More of the same with faint leafy hoppyness as this warms. Pears,dryness & hints of oxidation as this warms

MF: Medium bodied, slight carbonation, thins out as this warms

Gonna guess this is old, no discernable dating on the bottle, I wouldn't buy this again unless I was in the country of origin, drinks alright at best

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Photo of BeerZack
2.86/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

The color is a murky brown reminiscent of dirty bathwater with a spotty soap bubble head. Also kinda looks like iced-tea to put it in a more favorable way.
Smells of cardboard and apples with a hint of toffee.
Slightly sweet toffee covered cardboard with a weird chemmy bitterness that reminds me of an American light beer, urea. Finishes dry due mostly to carbonation bite. Carbonation is very strong and tingly and Im not sure it suits the rest of the beer, although it is interesting.
Probably not quite as bad as I make it sound, but I can't really describe it any better either. (ie I will drink the other 5 bottles, but I will probably never buy this beer again)

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Photo of seedyone
2.94/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Not what I was expecting at all. This was nearer an IPA than a Kellerbier, IMO. And a mediocre one at best.

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of mikeylol
3/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A- Copper with a tinge of brown hue. 1 Finger head quickly recedes into a very thin foam layer. Surprisingly, there is some lace.

S- Yeasty with hints of clove and banana. Very pronounced malts with hints of caramel and floral hops.

T&M- Above avg carbonation, medium bodied. Sweet bready malts dominate the pallet. Pick up hints of the clove and noble hops, still grossly malt-centric. Moderate alcohol bite, even though it is relatively weak.

O- A so-so German brew. Never had this style, might seek out others but not Zeppelin.

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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Zeppelin Bier from Brauerei Max Leibinger GmbH
3.48 out of 5 based on 123 ratings.
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