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Augustiner Bräu Edelstoff - Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG

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BA SCORE
88
very good

397 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 397
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 13.52%
Wants: 22
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-13-2002)
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Photo of ONUMello
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 330ml bottle into a pils glass
A: Pale yellow with a one-finger head and a steady stream of small bubbles
S: Grainy, a fair amount of corn, bread and a bit of grass
T: So clean. Malty, a hint of banana, a bit nutty and a touch of herbs. A lot is there but everything is modest and balanced
M: Light-bodied, crisp and clean
O: This won't hit you in the face but instead makes you take a step back and contemplate it. What you'll find is a simple but pure & complex beer

ONUMello, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of mizx
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

mizx, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of douchymcbag
4.18/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Aroma: grainy sweetness with floral Nobel hops.

Appearance: straw color with brilliant clarity and creamy white head that lingers.

Flavor: grainy sweetness followed by clean Nobel hop finish.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with medium carbonation due to being served on cask.

Overall: I am typically not a lager fan. However, this beer is excellent. Easy drinking with a wonderful balance between grainy sweetness and hop bitterness.

douchymcbag, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of innominat
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

innominat, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of wrightst
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

wrightst, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of xungmound98
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

xungmound98, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of Leftofthedial
4/5  rDev +2%

Leftofthedial, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
4/5  rDev +2%

Latarnik, May 30, 2014
Photo of Duesler
4/5  rDev +2%

Duesler, May 27, 2014
Photo of LagerCognoscenti
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good looking lager with medium carbonation. Good lacing. A lovely aroma of lemon honey and bread. A really nice semi carbonated mineral water mouthfeel. Beautifully balanced with pilsner notes but a sweeter overall finish.... just as a Helles ought to be. I wish I had several instead of just one so I could really get into the subtle flavours. This is a superb lager. The bottle is beautiful by the way! All lager fans should try this delicious beer.

My mark out of one hundred would be 83.

LagerCognoscenti, May 26, 2014
Photo of Pacioli1445
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Pacioli1445, May 26, 2014
Photo of eduardolinhalis
4.35/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle served in a big Weihenstephaner lager glass.

A: Pours an absolutely clear pale yellow color forming a big bubbled and creamy white head. Medium retention and some thin and lingering lacings left in the glass

S: Great smell of sweet grains. Very bready. Notes of honey followed by flowery hops

T: Sweet malts in upfront. Very bready and crispy. Notes of honey. Mild bitter hoppy end. Excellent balance

M: Such a smooth, creamy and, at the same light body. Medium retention and a delicious bready and crispy aftertaste

O: Excellent drinkability. I can imagine myself drink gallons of this beer. State of art German Lager

eduardolinhalis, May 24, 2014
Photo of tomrom
4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

tomrom, May 10, 2014
Photo of Punky_Brewster
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Punky_Brewster, May 09, 2014
Photo of mquinn919
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

mquinn919, May 04, 2014
Photo of mroberts1204
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

mroberts1204, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of zbloom
4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

zbloom, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev +2%

ckollias, Apr 15, 2014
Photo of robofreak
3.39/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A) clear pale yellow, vanishing head

S) honey, bread, hint of banana, slightly metallic

T) honey start, grain, nutty finish, alcohol, slightly acidic

M) light body, medium carbonation, slightly oily

O) Refreshing, light beer with a great heritage

robofreak, Apr 11, 2014
Photo of CamaroHR
4/5  rDev +2%

CamaroHR, Apr 01, 2014
Photo of calmstock
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

calmstock, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 oz bottle was poured into a goblet. That's all the hotel had for glassware.

Appearance: This beer poured a one dinger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a golden straw yellow with great clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Pilsner malts, some sweetness and some grassy and spicy hops.

Taste: Pretty much same as above.

Mouthfeel: Chewy, smooth, light bodied, refreshing, crisp, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Pretty solid helles lager. Solid beer.

Flounder57, Mar 19, 2014
Photo of Fettpopps
2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of dcmchew
4.59/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This should be good. Looks textbook: pale golden, lots of bubble, but just at first, perfect two finger fluffy head.
Smell of noble hops, herbs, spices and sweet grains.
Taste is awesome. Malts are grainy and sweet, but not too much, just enough. A low lemon zing, sweet (to dry) red apple. Spiciness really sells this beer, really tasty and packing a very nice unexpected hint of vanilla. German hoppy finish, herbal and bitter.
Not so much carbonation as you'd expect from the pour, it's smooth and chewy. Perfect mouthfeel.
This is a perfect example of a German lager, a benchmark for others. Really good.

dcmchew, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of Slemendous
4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

Slemendous, Mar 11, 2014
Augustiner Bräu Edelstoff from Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
88 out of 100 based on 397 ratings.