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D-35423 Lich
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Brewer: Hans Heinz Uhring, Bernd Birkenstock
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Notes

Opened: 1854

Annual Production: 1,600,000 hl

Contributors: Mario Kornmesser, Matthias Krümberg, Ulrich Graef

Updated: May 12, 2022

Beer List

  • 0.50% abv.

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    5.00% abv.
    • Date: May 5, 2022 (#11032)
      Package: canned
      Place: Hy-Vee Maple Grove, Maple Grove MN
      Score: 19 points
      Appearance (3)
      Brilliant golden. Dense white head.
      Aroma (4)
      Sweet fresh malt. Nicely floral. Mild sulfur.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light-medium body, fairly fizzy. Clean malt, mildly grainy. Mild floral hop flavor, mild noble bitterness. Just enough sulfur. Finishes clean and dry.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Excellent beer. "Brewed in Lich for Benediktiner Weissbräu GmbH, Ettal".

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    5.40% abv.
    • Date: May 7, 2022 (#11036)
      Package: canned
      Place: Hy-Vee Maple Grove, Maple Grove MN
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Light copper color, nicely hazy. Creamy head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Mild banana, some clove. Lots of bready wheat.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, fizzy. Lots of bready wheat, sweetish. Some banana, mild clove. More clove in the finish.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Real good wheat beer. "Brewed in Lich for Benediktiner Weissbräu GmbH, Ettal".

  • South German-Style Dunkel Weizen/Weissbier
    5.40% abv.

  • Australasian, Latin American, or Tropical-Style Light Lager

  • German-Style Brown Ale/Düsseldorf-Style Altbier

  • German-Style Kölsch/Köln-Style Kölsch

  • German-Style Strong Doppelbock
    7.60% abv.

  • German-Style Brown Ale/Düsseldorf-Style Altbier

  • Dortmunder/European-Style Export
    5.40% abv.
    • Date: August 2, 2003 (#4985)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 17½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Bright pale golden. Big thick head. Very mild noble hop aroma. Light body, but still quite malty with a big spicy hop flavor. Thanks to Bryce Hinsch for the sample!

  • Australasian, Latin American, or Tropical-Style Light Lager

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier

  • German-Style Pilsener
    5.00% abv.

  • European-Style Low-Alcohol Lager / German-Style Leicht(bier)
    2.80% abv.

  • Kellerbier/Zwickelbier
    5.00% abv.

  • German-Style Pilsener
    4.90% abv.

  • German-Style Schwarzbier

  • Australasian, Latin American, or Tropical-Style Light Lager

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
    5.40% abv.