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Organic Winter Spezial - Neumarkter Lammsbräu

Organic Winter Spezial
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85
very good

10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 14.21%


Brewed by:
Neumarkter Lammsbräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: pkalix on 01-12-2013)
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

02-03-2013 04:44:14 | More by Chugs13
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baakabak

New York

3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep honey color with minimal head.

Smell is dark and earthy. Mostly roasted malts and a bit of bready yeast.

Taste is the same: big roasted malt, nuts, and earth. Very little hop presence. Just enough to keep it dry.

Thin mouthfeel. Light carbonation

For a beer this malt heavy, it's refreshingly devoid of sweetness.I could, and will have another...and maybe another.This bottle cost me $1.89, so you won't find any complaints from me.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2014 02:04:03 | More by baakabak
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oberon

North Carolina

3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

First off this is NOT a pilsner,it's a helles style lager.Pours into a 1/2 liter stein a deep honey tinged golden with a nice tight one finger white crown atop,love the color and the head that came from the pour.Sweet and grainy aromas along with mild mineral notes.Top notch mouthfeel that's almost creamy in nature with very light carbonation,just great.Flavors are not overly sweet wich I was thinking they might be,some honey and caramel dough with a drying almost spicy finish.Wow this is a damn fine sturdy German lager full in color,feel,and flavor.Top notch here.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2014 21:22:25 | More by oberon
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SoCaliC8

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

01-16-2014 05:26:07 | More by SoCaliC8
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mikeg67

New Jersey

2.48/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

500 ml bottle. Pours amber with tall, long lasting, foamy, white head and soda like carbonation. Nose is of stale bread and grassy hops. Body is medium and smooth. Taste is of grassy hops, bready malt and grain. Finish is medium, semi-dry. At least I did not pay for this.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 18:51:41 | More by mikeg67
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Kerne

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

01-04-2014 23:32:43 | More by Kerne
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DoubleJ

California

4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Because it's a German beer, don't get your hopes up over any additional spices (a la winter warmer). Frosty the Snowman adorns the label with a snowy landscape behind. From a 500 ml bottle, on to the beer:

Color-wise, it has the look of an unfiltered lager. Clouded inside and topped with an inch of solid retaining head. The aroma is very earthy. Earthy again. Raw. Kiss of caramel glazed grass. Still, it has a certain appeal to my nose.

That is one raw, tasty beer. The beer is slightly sweet with a raw, earthy and grassy flavor which works very well for a cold windy night like this. In intensity, it's much meatier than the listed "pilsner" style. Paired with a medium-full body and a snap of carbonation, the beer is not only easy to drink, but a fine pleasure to drink too. This is a different, yet exciting way to bring in colder weather.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2013 05:49:31 | More by DoubleJ
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chickencoop

California

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-21-2013 07:05:07 | More by chickencoop
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afrothunder

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

01-28-2013 05:45:29 | More by afrothunder
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pkalix

California

4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

nice amber color, minimal head. wow, this is like the 4th new beer ive added. i guess the new Total Wine in the neighborhood is a good thing, huh?
smell is sweet and caramel-ly
taste is sweet and caramel-ly, just like so many of germany's other low abv brews, but still very tolerable.
very much like a lot of the other commercial german brews. never considered germany to have commercial brews, but i guess the world is getting smaller, eh?
overall, a decent brew. low abv, but very drinkable. i feel honered to be adding so many new beers...

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2013 03:51:14 | More by pkalix
Organic Winter Spezial from Neumarkter Lammsbräu
85 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.