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Park Pirminator - Parkbrauerei / Park & Bellheimer AG

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Park PirminatorPark Pirminator

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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 19.1%
Wants: 5
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Parkbrauerei / Park & Bellheimer AG visit their website

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 01-08-2003)
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Reviews by Yimosan:
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2.63/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Lived in Germany for 6 years and this was the party beer, fairly affordable back then and would get you drunk quick. Not sure now, but in the early 80's it was a seasonal beer, you would start seeing a lot of it during the Fasching celebration and through Christmas.
As for flavor, strong alcohol taste...not very impressive otherwise.
Oh, and I had a beer man deliver it right to my door...kinda' like the milk man in the old days.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2008 21:16:43 | More by Yimosan
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

12-08-2011 20:39:19 | More by stevoj
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3/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It is true this beer is everywhere in Germany and there are all sorts of legends about it thought up by drunk Americans.

Appearance- It does have a nice gold color for a bock it is not as dark as most beers this style. Sometimes it has great head lace and sometimes it doesn't.

Smell- It is a very sweet smelling beer that reeks of malt.

Taste- Very bread like and metallic.

Mouthfeel- Thick and fizzy but a little bit syrupy

Drinkability- Average but there are so many better ones to choose from

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2008 16:33:32 | More by MTNboy
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3.1/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Park Pirminator sporting the familiar red diamond "P" trademark is best served a bit colder (40-45F) than normal. The Pirminator poured up rather dull & fizzy into a stemmed bock-style tumbler. The loose, whitish head on top of the pale-deep golden body collapsed almost immediately after being poured. Very poor head retention per style. The aroma has some sweet graininess & cracker-like maltiness, but is mostly dominated by sulphery notes, sweet corn (DMS) and noticeable alcoholic overtones. The flavor starts off slightly biscuity with a light, grainy sweetness, but turns quickly towards a rather marked bitterness and ends in a straight-forward alcoholic fashion. The body is rather light and lacks creaminess per style. This is a fine spezialitäten beer, but I was honestly expecting a bit more from this infamous Rheinland brewery. I've long been a fan of the Pils, but the Pirminator lacked complexity and honestly didn't do much for me. This hellesbock would certainly be a decent aperitif with rich, soft-ripened goat cheese or paired with traditional German Jager Schnitzel smothered with sautéed mushrooms. Here's to the Seitz family & their Little "P" Man.

PROST! Beertracker

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2005 17:45:59 | More by Beertracker
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4.55/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Having had quite a number of these the other night I am having alittle trouble remembering everything about this beer.
I think it was in a 22 .oz bottle with a ceramic flip top.
Poured into a half liter Palaner glass it poured a huge four finger head. Alittle grainy in the aroma and sweet malt with a fruity aftertaste. Other than a slight alcohol sweetness you don't even know it's there wich makes it very easy to drink to many of these befor the alcohol kicks in.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2003 08:25:25 | More by xXTequila
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3.1/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

With the ator ending, I was expecting a dopplebock. NOT. The label says it is a Helle Bockbier. It fits the BJCP style guidelines of a Helles Bock better. Very golden, clear and head retention is not bad for style. I got very little malt in aroma or taste. The flavor was dominated by bitterness and alchohol.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2003 18:55:17 | More by LarryKemp
Park Pirminator from Parkbrauerei / Park & Bellheimer AG
80 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.