Apostel Bräu - Privatbrauerei Eichbaum GmbH & Co. KG

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33 Ratings
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 12.62%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Eichbaum GmbH & Co. KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: Daredevil on 08-11-2007)
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Photo of EmperorBevis
3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

I really quite enjoyed this & I'm no pilsner fan, real taste of the mountains somehow

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3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

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4/5  rDev +29.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of endless1408
3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of Latarnik
3/5  rDev -2.9%

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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of Odri
3/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of rale
3/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of alugeris
2.75/5  rDev -11%

Photo of flyingpig
2.2/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Clear & golden colour with a thin, bubbly white head that turns to a soapy lacing quite quickly.

Nothing really, some corn and a bit of a grassy hop aroma along with some cheap lager and a basic lager smell.

Basic in taste as well with some corn, bread and a faint hop taste on top of some biscuit and grain. Cheap and quite poor.

Grainy and slightly dry with medium carbonation and a bit of skunk to it as it is drunk.

A pretty cheap and slightly below average pale lager that didn't seem German at all and was a major disappointment when I tried it. There was not a lot going on and was mainly cheap grain and hops along with some lighter malts and a generally poor beer overall.

Photo of Heminoolo
3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of netshark
3/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of spinrsx
3.1/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz Can from the SAQ for 1.80$

Appearance - Clear yellow colour with an average size fizzy white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some faint lacing. The head lasted for only a minute or two.

Smell - Malts, breads/grains, hay/straw/grass, corn

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts and corn syrup mixed with some grainy/grassy notes. It ends with a crisp herbal/grainy aftertaste.

Overall - Nothing really remarkable about this beer other than the fact that it is refreshing on this hot day. It's non offensive but nothing that really warrants drinking again.

Photo of avisong
3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of ZorPrime
3.13/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pale yellow color. Very clear. White foam head. Disappear quickly. The aroma presents notes of piny hops... this is a surprise. I wouldn't have guess it would smell good. Some cereal grains. Intensity is medium and the aroma is inviting. The taste is timid... this is light beer category. Light bitterness at the end. This is refreshing but it is a little bit disappointing. The aroma had promising notes, but if fails on the taste if you ask me. This has to be drink quickly. It doesn't get any good when it warms up. This one is missing some "punch" to be a true pilsner.

Photo of beerpirates
2.95/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

33 cl bottel poured into my de molen tastingglass

Clear gold pour with a fizzy white head.
Aroma is a typical pils. Some grass and hops with a light sweet note.
Flavor is dry and grassy with some bitterness, hay, slight malts, and a lightly sweet honey finish. Some bitterness lingers and leaves a crisp taste on the palate.
Easy drinking pilsener.

Photo of dbaker61
2.93/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Light yellow, crystal clear. About one finger of head which lasted about a minute. Left just a small amount of lacing down the glass.

Smell: "Bright" was my first thought. Very sweet, with just a touch of citrus.

Taste: This is a German Pils? Seems like all malt, no hops. Really, very little hops character here.

Mouthfeel: Kind of a metallic twang coming in late. Medium body, with a little too much carbonation.

Drinkability: Not a bad drink, but there are better examples of the style. I'd have another.

Photo of flexabull
2.93/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a bright yellow color with a nice fluffy white head.

Aromas are of light citrus, mostly lemon, and some creamy malts as well.

Taste is also creamy, with subtle sweetness. Finish comes off crisp, with some citrus (again lemon) hop flavors. I think the beer comes off as a little too sweet though.

Mouthfeel is ok, it's smooth, but almost too thick feeling, and comes off as kind of "sticky".

Drinkability is also ok. It's a decent beer, a little too sweet for my tastes, but it's certainly drinkable, and was a bargain at .38 euro cents per can.

Photo of TerryW
3.1/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A good-looking brew with a large white head over a clear pale yellow body. Some lace as we go.

After that its pretty much all about the malt. Distinctly strong, sweet, and malty aroma alongside hay. Rather malty for a Pilsener as well. Fairly muscular aroma and taste profile for the style and a bit too much on the malt side of things. Still drinkable.

Photo of crossovert
3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Anno 1713.

Pours like a typical Grman pils, with a nice clear golden hue, nice white head, good retention, good lacing, and nice bubbles.

Smell is a bit on the grainy side, more malt than hop, the hops are slightly medicinal and herbal.

There is come hop bitterness, but the brunt of the flavor is malty. The sweet, bready, biscuity malt is decent, nothing too exciting for this style. The mouthfeel is a bit off, the flavor delivery seems off.

This is a good pizza chaser and party beer, but there is better out there in the German pils category. Some better, cheaper ones include Wernesgreuner and Licher.

Photo of rtratzlaff
3.1/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Many will probably disagree, but I think Apostle Brau is a cool name for a German brewed pilsner. It makes me think of Martin Luther imbibing with ranting about grace. But this beer dates back to the eighteenth century so he wasn't drinking this.

The beer pours a clear light straw with a decent white pillowy head that does dissipate, but leaves decent lacing as well.

Aromas are sweet pale malt and that is about it. The flavor is pretty much the same with some green apple character. The most noticeable thing about this beer is the body for a 4.8% beer. The mouthfeel is tasty and slightly creamy for a pilsner, but I am liking it. I would rather there be a bit more hop character other than a hint of earthiness in there.

Photo of Psilo707
2.95/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Transparent & shiny, glints of wheat and yellow hue make their appearance. Head of medium stature and lacing of not-so-fine quality; dissipates vapidly. Olde-fashioned slight-metallic, extra un-malty taste rings in the mouth. Lots of corn and hay present upon initial gulps; remain throughout. Dull in the mouth and lacking a creamy attitude. Drinkability decent, can go on these for hours.

Better as the sum of its parts than its actual parts, but nothing special.

Photo of farrago
2.48/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thick, highly agitated head of pure white, above average streaks of lacing, foam persists well. Light golden straw in color with an orange glint at various angles, fully transparent. While crisp, hard for the nose not to be given the relative paucity of scents, grain, hay, dried grass, comes of as roasty without discrete malt scents, almost zero citrus influence, gone at the same moment it's there. Light-bodied and more or less dilute, even if you attribute this to stream water freshness or stoniness. The carbonation is a dead ringer for Pellegrino, likewise brings out some metallic notes. Has that grain, grass thing and maybe some corn husk or hay. Really, nothing going on, kind of "beery" in an old fashioned European way but needs more aroma and flavor to hang its hat on.

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Apostel Bräu from Privatbrauerei Eichbaum GmbH & Co. KG
74 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.