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Organic Münster Alt - Brauerei Pinkus Mueller

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BA SCORE
82
good

345 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 345
Reviews: 257
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 16.02%
Wants: 14
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Pinkus Mueller visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 04-16-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Boozecamel, Oct 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

matjack85, Feb 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

pknyc, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of TheEclecticGent
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This Alt Beer poured into a mug was golden amber with a white head and slight lace. The smell is fruity with citrus and malt overtones. Nicely carbonated with a medium-weight mouth feel. The taste is a mixture of earthy grains and banana with a tart finish. This was my first beer from this brewery and it was pretty good. About to follow it up with their Pils.

TheEclecticGent, Jan 09, 2006
Photo of Maillard
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Maillard, Jun 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Sspeer1, May 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

SocalKicks, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of Greggy
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a very impressive fluffy two-finger head that is slow to recede and leaves a nice lacing.

Smell: A straw scent comes through as well as some light citrus

Taste: Most notably, it had an obvious, lemon-esque taste to it. The grainy straw comes through after the lemon taste. Finishes grainy and a touch citric.

Mouthfeel: citric and sour, but refreshing.

Drinkability: This is a very unique brew. I can see it being very refreshing in the summertime.

Greggy, Feb 25, 2008
Photo of CreekyJarls
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

CreekyJarls, Nov 05, 2013
Photo of sparkydoyle
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer poured cloudy with slight to medium fluffy white head. Nose is mostly Munich malts (bready), along with a slight hop note mixed in yeasty notes (earthy, cedary).

More assertive in flavor than a German larger, and without the hard water notes that are common in English ales. More low key than American ales, but much less astringint than a typical American micro-ale, thanks to European malts. Flavor profile opens with hop bitterness, followed slowly building mellow sweetness from Munich and caramel malts, and a sweet finish.

sparkydoyle, Feb 21, 2004
Photo of Jame515
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Jame515, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of Tballz420
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brew is a cloudy orange color, with a small bubbly white head on top. Lots of little carb bubbles. The scent is pure malt, caramel. As for the taste, its got a slick pale malt backbone, some hop contrast but not much. This is pretty refreshing, somewhat different from my other alt experiences, but this ones from germany so it should be a pretty good example.

Tballz420, May 05, 2004
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Cyrano41, Jul 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Bear1964, Sep 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

shelby415, Sep 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

CorgiDad, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of yemenmocha
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice cloudy straw-golden colored pour with white head. Nose has bright fresh fruits with a whiff of See's hard candies. On the palate the fruit is there as well, but also a pleasant malty component that isn't overly sweet. Rather light bodied but smooth texture of course, with nice carbonation. Good drinkability.

yemenmocha, Sep 11, 2010
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

petermethot, Jun 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Localdrinklax, May 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

schopenhauerale, Oct 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

gonger, May 18, 2014
Photo of kingcrowing
3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

Pours a nice golden yellow with a small white head with some nice lacing. Nose is malty, dry, yeasty and a bit fruity.

Taste is sharp, got that signature German lager flavor that's very crisp and refreshing. It's got a nice light noble hop bite but there's also some creamy maltiness to it. It's super drinkable, especially when it's 90 degrees out.

kingcrowing, Sep 03, 2010
Photo of marc77
3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear golden in hue if decanted off the yeast sediment. Impressive fluffy, thick well retained head. Herbal Hallertauer hop nose, along w/ a bit of mellow tartness due to the unusual use of wheat in the grist. Soft grainy malt flavors in flavor, but that honey - like sweetness is prominent, just as in Pinkus's Pils. Hop bitterness is fairly subdued for an alt and residual malt sweetness is high, but as a beer in itself this is a very tasty one. Hop flavor is absent. Although Munster lacks the crispness and assertive bitterness of an alt, there's plenty of flavor to make it an enjoyable brew.

marc77, Jun 08, 2002
Photo of Viking
3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Not an appetizing looking beer, with it's cloudy, pale gold body and weak head. Smells rather nice, however. It has a gentle grainy aroma, with a heavy dose of sour fruit - perhaps Granny Smith apple is the best comparison. Light smell of hops present as well. Taste is smooth and refreshing. Rather grassy, with a bit of tart fruitiness. Finishes clean with some herbal hop bitterness. Good brew for an unseasonably hot day!

Viking, Oct 01, 2002
Photo of SSBrennan
3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy dark yellow with a dense off-white head.

The smell is fruity with notes of banana and malt. Some slightly off putting earthyness.

The taste is complex with fruit and malt sweetness and herbal hops and a slight lingering bitterness.

Very smooth and drinkable with a surprisingly rich mouthfeel.

SSBrennan, Jan 03, 2008
Organic Münster Alt from Brauerei Pinkus Mueller
82 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.