St. Pauli Girl Special Dark - St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.
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3.55/5 rDev +16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Slight grassiness from the hops along with a bit of malty tones, very reminiscent of other german pils/dunkels I've had
Medium high carbonation, bit watery on the palette maybe a bit less attenuation, some crystal malt would help. Bit of bitterness along the sides of the mouth, but relatively mild.
Poured to decent 1/2" or so head in a New Belgium goblet, but very quickly dissipated. This was a very disappointing, with a bit better head retention and mouthfeel I think this could be very good instead of just a decent session beer. Mahoghany/ruby in appearance through the goblet.
Some slight malty notes, bit of caramel maybe. Grassiness from the hops comes through. Pretty good, not quite great.
Very, meant to be a sessionable beer and I think it comes through on that.
I like this and feel as if this could be a good fallback session beer if in need of something to drink a decent amount of but don't want a macro brew. With a bit more presence on the palette (less water) plus a better head retention I think this could easily be a much better beer.
Serving type: bottle
12-30-2011 01:56:37 | More by jerryjeff
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St. Pauli Girl Special Dark from St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.
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