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Original Munchner Hochzeitsbier Von 1810 - Brauerei Hofstetten Krammer GmbH & Co. KG

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Original Munchner Hochzeitsbier Von 1810Original Munchner Hochzeitsbier Von 1810

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BA SCORE
87
very good

69 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Hofstetten Krammer GmbH & Co. KG visit their website
Austria

Style | ABV
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheManiacalOne on 11-08-2009)
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-12-2012 03:02:34 | More by mdillon86
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Ego

New Jersey

3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

sitting in the cellar for about a year, crummy weather night = beer testing

eyes...
good 2 fingers of head rise on an average pour, slightly off white, slightly audible crackling head, orange tone with some amber highlights, lots of carbonation racing towards the north, as the head calms down the bubbles in the head become quite uniform mini marbles of carbo bliss, the crackling has now subsided and the head retains quite nicely, lacing is decent, a nice looking brew.

nose...
aged sweet straw (no barnyard tones), sort of like corn bread or some sort, it has a dryness to the odor, and the sweetness rides on this, almost like how champagne smells but not as punchy, faint herbal notes are skulking about the back, pretty good.

taste etc...
on the initial sip there is almost nothing.. until the after taste, and then it all flows in, there is a muted caramel flavor with lots of yeasty malt and sweetness that almost wants to go over the edge but doesn't. in the end the sweetness fades and a mild bitterness balances this out as well as an interesting sour note that leaves you wanting a touch more (perhaps this is the note that prevents this from becoming mouth puckeringly sweet), this stuff is smooth and the carbonation (which is quite active) is married very well here to the overall feel, this beer seems simple but really has a nice variety of layers for such an easy drinker.

verdict?
tasty, definitely worth trying, something very different, not as yeasty as some kellers, perhaps more tame ? or more refined ? that's up to you.

I don't always drink beer, but when I do I go to Beer Advocate, stay thirsty my acquaintances...

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2012 05:51:37 | More by Ego
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adjunctjonez

Maine

4.33/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap in a half liter marzen glass. Served with a inch of off white head that fades but laces. Overall taste is malty, caramel sweet breadiness with smooth earthy hops. Reminds me a of a marzen and definitely worth checking out if you like old style german lagers.

Serving type: on-tap

11-29-2012 15:09:56 | More by adjunctjonez
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sneaks2210

New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-16-2012 02:47:59 | More by sneaks2210
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nickfl

Florida

3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours with a small head of off white foam on top of an amber-brown body with light haze. The head settles at a moderate pace but leaves little lace on the glass.

S - A lightly fruity aroma with some toffee and red apple notes.

T - Lots of bread and toffee up front with red apple yeast notes. Some caramel and more apple in the middle as well as a bit of spice in the finish.

M - Medium-thick body, moderate carbonation, and a balanced finish.

D - Oddly, this seems more like an English winter warmer than a German beer. Even so, it is quite pleasant, if not overly complex, and it is certainly drinkable enough.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2012 06:18:18 | More by nickfl
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Honey amber, medium head. nice ring of lacing that holds up through the whole beer.

S - Sweet crisp nose with a ton of sweet honey. Malty and light, some light molasses and hints of sugary covered dates. Sugar cookies and faint grain.

T - Chewy malt, mildly bitter grains. Light and crisp, a very nice balance between sweet/bitter.

M - Light bodied, perfectly carbonated, mildly viscosity. A bit chewy and semi dry. Very drinkable.

O - Great balance and smooth flavors, an enjoyable German style celebratory beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2012 18:03:16 | More by BeerForMuscle
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes.

Pours out a very hazed brownish-amber color with a fizzle for a head that leaves behind no lacing at all. Lighter side of medium body and carbonation levels, powdery, chalky finish.

Smells... like a musty yeast bomb. Which, after a bit of internet research, turns out to be true to style. There is a dollop of deeply earthy hopping on top of that with a light side of herbal and bready tones, present in both the nose and in the flavor, which is reminiscent of a toasted bready marzen with crazy amplified yeastiness.

The relative richness of the flavor presents an intriguing contrast with the lightness of the body and the texture of the beer. It also dries out significantly in the finish relative to the sweetness levels of the midsip. This brew has certainly stoked my interest in sampling more Kellers in the future.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2012 16:41:17 | More by WastingFreetime
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Hopdaemon39

New York

4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a half liter bottle into a nonic tumbler- pours an hazy copper color with less than a finger of creamy white head, modest retention and no lacing.

Smells like a keller or marzen to me- caramel, rich roasted malts, a little grassy noble hops, some yeast. Appealing.

Taste is also quite nice- sort of blooms outwards as it progresses across the palate. Starts of low key with a little grain at the tip of the tongue, then the caramel sweeps over the mid-palate with the roasted malts, catches a little kick of noble hops towards the end and finishes with the caramel coming through nicely.

Mouthfeel is pretty nice- medium bodied, somewhat delayed moderate carbonation (at first it feels smooth and then becomes a little prickly). This is a nice one- I would certainly get it again and I imagine that it would go very nicely with some pumpkin pastry/cake of some variety.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2012 18:57:12 | More by Hopdaemon39
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not your average Octoberfest but very drinkable regardless. The smell is almost of an auld ale nature, with hints of smokiness. Yet the taste is very different: easy to drink, smooth, balanced, malty. You know you've had a pretty good sized beer when you're done. Worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2012 21:10:42 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-01-2012 16:52:50 | More by HamGlade10
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

09-29-2012 18:33:18 | More by JAHMUR
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-24-2012 14:36:19 | More by PeteRiz
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-20-2012 23:05:25 | More by Hanzo
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Celebrator pokal. Pours a slightly cloudy medium coppery amber with an active half finger off-white head that dissipates slowle to a thin film which has good retention, no lacing. Pleasant aroma of caramel malt, light stone fruit, and aromatic herbs. Flavor of toasted and bready malts, mild dark fruit, somewhat sweet. Finishes with mild malt, apples and light hops. A quite nice flavor progression and great flavor combination. Medium bodied. First European example of this style; glad to have tried it and looking forward to drinking this again.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2012 04:47:20 | More by LiquidAmber
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ms11781

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-30-2012 02:11:19 | More by ms11781
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.53/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Very good beer! Poured this at a good temperature with a large, thick, foamy, cream-colored head that slowly settles and a little lace. Color is an almost clear, honey amber with some bubble trails. Aroma is a fresh, volatile mix of malt, hop, toffee, yeast, a little fruit. Flavor's like nose, on the dry side, with a little residual fruitiness; carbonic tang and yeast/hop bitter are all up front and work well together. Body is excellent - has a softness that is checked by great carbonation. Finish is like flavor, of average length, and is super drinkable. Could drink the hell outta this one.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2012 21:17:59 | More by drpimento
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

06-09-2012 22:19:10 | More by ygtbsm94
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

06-09-2012 22:10:16 | More by Huhzubendah
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gory4d

New York

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

On tap at Mission Dolores in Brooklyn.

Pours a ruddy orange with no head beyond a thin cap of bubbles; slightly hazy. The smell is grain, something like lavender, clean well water. It tastes woody, with notes of sweet grain, some faint dandelion sourness, and has a thickly bitter finish. It's a tad thick and fairly viscous, but that's offset by a fine and sharp carbonation. A well made beer, if perhaps a little heavier than need be.

Serving type: on-tap

05-31-2012 21:18:55 | More by gory4d
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tylerprince

Colorado

4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had the pleasure of trying this on tap at DBGB in NYC (Bowery and Houston). My dad liked it so much he had a liter.

A: Pours a beautiful hazy copper with copious off-white head. Good retention and beautiful rings of lingering lacing.

S: Primarily pilsener malts, which isn't my cup of tea. Lots of banana. Apricot and other fruits; hint of saffron. Sweet caramel malts.

T: A great balance of caramel and pilsener malts with a nice hoppy earthiness. Yeast is evident. Again, hints of apricot and saffron. Banana is, again, quite prevalent.

M: Low on the carbonation, which is nice. Dry and crisp. A bit sticky.

Serving type: on-tap

04-08-2012 03:13:43 | More by tylerprince
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Peyton5410

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

04-02-2012 02:47:11 | More by Peyton5410
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 16.9 oz. bottle. Has a dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, caramel,sweet. Taste is a good balance of bready malts and hop bitterness, some caramel. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2012 15:13:57 | More by tone77
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Samp01

New Jersey

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

Pours a cloudy brownish amber with a medium lasting beige head, Aroma is of toasted malt, barley, yeasty and bready notes with some dark fruity esters. Taste is toasted caramel malt, barley with some yeasty fruity notes. Palate is medium body with good carbonation. Finish is sweet toasted caramel, barley, yeasty and bready with some dark fruity flavors and lightly hopped. This brew has a nice well balanced malty character. Overall a very good easy drinking tasty and enjoyable brew.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2012 19:06:54 | More by Samp01
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-31-2012 04:50:31 | More by TastyIsBeer
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LornaLee

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16%

12-29-2011 05:06:29 | More by LornaLee
Original Munchner Hochzeitsbier Von 1810 from Brauerei Hofstetten Krammer GmbH & Co. KG
87 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.