Michel's Kellerbier - Michelsbräu GmbH
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Reviews by boddhitree:
4.51/5 rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
The brewery is in Babenhausen, which I had to google, and surprisingly it's in my backyard. It's within commuting distance of Frankfurt, in fact near where my girlfriend works. Though it's in Hessen, it's practically in Bayern. The next town over from Babenhausen is Aschaffenburg, which is in Bayern.
Lighter slightly cloudy yellow gold with a huge, explosive head that 2x spilled over onto the table cloth, much to my girlfriend's embarrassment, though I really tried not to have it overflow, especially the 2nd time. Their website says it has "eine beispielhafte Schaumkrone" or "exemplary foam-head," so this comes as no surprise that it overflowed. The foam remained a long, almost eternal time, so long that I gave up waiting and pulled my first drink through that foam after a almost 5 minute wait.
In the front, a decent but mild bitterness up front. Like hard jabs from a boxer, just enough bitterness to get your attention, but too much to knock you in the chops. The middle has a little grassiness and a little bitterness, on the sides sweet pils malts, bready says g/f. Back, wow, sweet, also Münchner malt caramel sweetness, but maybe more like Vienna malt. Very sweet pils malt dominates but it's not not cloying sweetness. The bready pils malts really come through strong and sweet. The aftertaste is sweet and caramelly, lovely. Mouthfeel is luscious, a little spritzy, Goldilocks zone.
Overall, almost wow beer. Maybe not from the individual parts, but together, it's really süffig,... sweetness and bitterness all in the right places and lots of flavor everywhere. Love it.
Serving type: bottle
11-02-2013 12:16:46 | More by boddhitree
More User Reviews:
4.28/5 rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
BB A-6-05. Great and everlasting head leaving laces and forming a mountanious landscape while shrinking. Nice golden beercolor but with sediment still waiting in the botle. Nose is more then good being malty-hoppy as should and further very clean. Taste is fully flavoured having lots of maltbody for a light colored beer. Litle sweet but well balanced in the beer with aftertaste that's mostly fine bitter but also has some malts. What a great mouthfeel with the good carbonisation and full but smooth feeling. One to drink on nice and sunny springday's like this is.
Serving type: bottle
05-19-2005 12:42:06 | More by paterlodie
Michel's Kellerbier from Michelsbräu GmbH
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