Waldhauser Zoigl

unfiltered beer in mug with coaster
Waldhauser Zoigl

Brewery: Waldhauser
Town: Neuhstadt an der Waldnaab
(Oberpfalz)
Style:
Zoigl
Color: amber
, unfiltered
Head:
white, thinning
Nose: grainy,
light hop
Body:
medium, low carbonation
Palate: balanced, nicely integrated grain, hoppy

Finish: clean, dry, bitter

Served: on tap at Zoiglwirtschaft Zum Waldhauser

Impression:  This isn’t part of the Echte Zoigl group but now that I’ve been to all the “real” Zoiglstuben, I start to look at others when it’s convenient. This one was and I have to say not only was the Zoiglstuben really nice but the Zoigl was better than at least a couple of the Echte ones. It wasn’t as good as some but still. It was well-made with a nice grain element and it was hoppier than many but still quite balanced. It had a clean, dry, bitter finish. I was imagining this to be a one-off stop but I wouldn’t hesitate to eat here again, especially if on a Tuesday when most Echte Zoiglstuben are closed.

Care for another Zoigl?

 

 

2 thoughts on “Waldhauser Zoigl

  1. This is a town I had never heard of, but I just looked it up on the map and see that it is not far from Bayreuth and Amberg, so I know the general area.

    1. It’s an easy stop as we take that Autobahn on the way back from Saxony due to there being less traffic. I need to get back to Amberg but just that little bit further and harder to park.

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