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around the world in 80 beers episode 198: Knappstein Reserve Lager
Knappstein Reserve Lager

Pours a clear very pale yellow with a small/medium head that lasts for ages. lots of carbonation visible.

First sip: Whoa. I mean, mild malt and toffee sweetness, with quite a lot of fruit, almost grapey, flavours. Hops is mild but very long lasting and can be tasted from sip to long after the swallow. Medium mouth-feel with a nice carbonation tingle on the tongue.

If it weren't for the hops, I'd think this was a fizzy riesling. It is extremely drinkable and goes down very easily. This can be a problem - at 5.6% this can result in wobbly boots. A very yummy beer!

Knappstein reserve Lager
Enterprise Brewery (Knappstein Wines) South Autralia
5.6% alc/vol
330ml bottle

Knappstein Reserve Lager

Same again, sir? Oh yes please!