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Innstadt Stadl-Bier - Innstadt Brauerei

Innstadt Stadl-BierInnstadt Stadl-Bier

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BA SCORE
86
very good

13 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 8.72%


Brewed by:
Innstadt Brauerei visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: drtth on 05-27-2010)
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zeff80

Missouri

3.46/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Pale, golden/yellow color with a small, white head of foam. It left minimal lacing.

S - It smelled of caramel, grains and floral notes.

T - It tasted of sweet caramel, bread crust and a slight bitter bite.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A light to medium bodied ale.

O - This is a nice brew. Seems more like a Keller/Zwickel Bier, though.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 04:10:25 | More by zeff80
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Luiz0930

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-31-2013 07:21:40 | More by Luiz0930
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

4.34/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Innstadt Stadl-Bier
16.9 oz. bottle; date-notched "1 B", which is obviously a bit old given the ring at the neck and the sediment at the bottom of the bottle. I'll assume that the breadiness of the malt is also at least a little bit due in part to oxidation.

This is Innstadt's version of a festbier, but it is not an "Oktoberfest bier". "Oktoberfest bier" is a trademarked term, and only breweries located within the city of Munich (Augustiner, Hacker-Pschorr, Löwenbräu, Paulaner, Spaten, and the Hofbräu Haus) are allowed to use it, and to participate in the yearly festival. For the other Munich breweries, and elsewhere in Bavaria, the celebration is called a Dult, which began as a religious observation. Munich celebrates three dults a year. The beer is titled a "Stadtl-bier" because the dults are celebrated inside and around special buildings, or "barns", set up as markets or municipal buildings - rather than the tents of "die Wiesn", as Oktoberfest is referred to in Munich.

It's deep golden in color beneath a frothy head of bright-white foam. The head holds fairly well and it leaves some nice spots and splashes of lace about the glass. In the nose it's malty with a biscuity character, and backed by floral and lightly grassy and spicy hops. The body is medium bordering on medium-light, and it's smooth across the palate with a median carbonation. The flavor follows the aroma with a bit more breadiness, some honey, and a touch more spiciness in the finish.

Overall, it's not much different than Innstadt's Neues Helles, with just a little bit more malt and hop character. Certainly worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2013 22:21:38 | More by NeroFiddled
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

01-25-2013 03:39:45 | More by capuchinpilates
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

12-28-2012 21:17:36 | More by wattoclone
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brutalist

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

10-27-2012 00:52:18 | More by brutalist
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

10-22-2012 12:14:00 | More by deapokid
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meatyard

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy, medium yellow with a 2-finger + white head that hangs on for a while, leaving splotchy lacing. Noticeable are some large floaties.

The smell is a bit of yeast and a nice sweet malt aroma with honey and a "floral" quality.

The taste is cracker, also sweet, warm malt and what appears to be some bitterness though not hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel is light tending towards crisp.

Overall: Pretty good, not bad, I can't complain. There's nothing particularly noteworthy here but it's not a bad beer to try & enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2011 00:08:16 | More by meatyard
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Slightly hazy, light colored apple juice body. Free floating yeasty particulates, some suspended still.

S - Sweet dark honey and malt syrup. Sweet grains and candy sugars.

T - Prominently malty sweet, with honey and sugars present. Hints of licorice and mild spices. Subtle hop bitterness in the backend with a sweet yeast side.

M - Medium bodied and semi viscous, this beer is sweet and sticky throughout.

O - A drinkable Marzen, sweet and malty.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2011 22:37:54 | More by BeerForMuscle
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womencantsail

California

3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Stuffed Sandwich

A: The beer pours a cloudy yellow color with a fluffy white head, about two fingers tall.

S: Grainy nose to begin with which fades into mostly bready malts with a touch of cracker type malt aroma. Floral hop notes with and a fair amount of lager yeast.

T: Sweet malt, grain, and bread with a hint of cracker. Grassy and floral hop flavors with just a very slight bitterness. Maybe a touch of corn and plenty of lager yeast here as well.

M: Light to medium in body with a lively carbonation.

O: Decent Oktoberfest. Although it's a bit out of season, the flavors were pretty good and I didn't mind drinking it.

Serving type: on-tap

03-31-2011 21:53:50 | More by womencantsail
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oberon

North Carolina

3.65/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The first beer I have tried from Innstadt.Poured into a 1/2 liter stein a light golden with a well formed but quick to fade white head,I was a bit surprised at how light colored this beer was really.Aromas of dry cracker malt and iron/mineral,not much sweetness going on here,again surprised at how non Fest beer-like it is.A crisp dry palate like freshly baked bread,a bit of German malty iron notes come thru as well,a light smack of herbal hops in the finish.Not like a Fest beer in any kinda way really,but not a bad beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2010 11:47:51 | More by oberon
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nickd717

California

3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Gourmet Haus Staudt. Hmm, this is definitely more of a kellerbier than an oktoberfest in my opinion.

Cloudy yellowish golden color with a clingy white head and good lacing.

Aroma is very grainy with pale malt and some mild hops.

Flavor is grassy hops, mildly sweet pale malt, and graininess. Nothing out of the ordinary, but well-balanced.

Fairly crisp on the palate with medium-light body.

Solid for the style, if not too great overall.

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2010 17:20:19 | More by nickd717
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drtth

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in an Innstadt Stadl-bier tall straight-sided mug. Glass of cold water on the side to sip from periodically.

Appearance: As served the beer is a bright clear golden yellow color with 1/2 ' coarsely bubbled head that soon recedes to a patch of foam irregular and a ring around the glass. Some foam sticks to sides of glass sipping leaves patches of foam and some leggy lacing. Even to the end of the beer there is a small ring and some foam and lacing clinging to the sides of the glass.

Smell: The aroma fresh and has a light bready malt base. There is also a light floral character to the aroma.

Taste: The flavors all initially all from the light bready malt sweetness, but interwoven with that there is a light floral flavor in the background from the hops.

Mouthfeel: The mouth feel is medium bodied with a smooth silky feel from the light, persistent carbonation. The finish is moderately long and begins with the sweetness of the malt. However the malt flavors soon taper off, leaving some earthy bitterness that eventually becomes a light dryness at the end.

Drinkability: This is a reasonably drinkable beer in that one sip easily follows another. While at times I thought there was just a touch too much sweetness here that was not something that bothered me after I started my meal, nor as I was finishing off the beer so it also went well with the food and during the last portion of the beer. I thought this a quite nice beer and one of the better ones from this brewery.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2010 01:54:09 | More by drtth
Innstadt Stadl-Bier from Innstadt Brauerei
86 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.