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Ur-pils - Privatbrauerei Schwelm

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Privatbrauerei Schwelm visit their website

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Absumaster on 11-30-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.17/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I am somewhat confused about where this beer is brewed. According to the label it is brewed at the LWL-Freilichtmuseum Hagen, but this is at the same adress as Privatbrauerei Schwelm.
This beer is a pilsner that is handcrafted and is bottle conditioned. Never seen a pils with yeast in it before.

It pours a murky, orange golden color with a big bubbly head that leaves lacing on the bottle.

Smell is hoppy with some rough edges of raw hops, probably a Hallertau hop, that also gives some light spicy notes. It almost smells like lemongrass. The malt is light dextrinous and has a straw-like smell. Smell is sweet and has wort-like notes. The yeast gives a light autolized smell, but the bottle was a bit overdue.

Taste is malty that is light like a true pilsner should be. A whiff of grain, husk and straw lay down the fundament for the great German hoppiness, subtle with a rough edge. Must be a Hallertau. Body is very light which makes the beer really drinkable. Aftertaste is dry and bitter, with the yeast giving the beer a light stock taste. (1,062 characters)

Ur-pils from Privatbrauerei Schwelm
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