Taybeh Golden | Taybeh Brewing Co.

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Taybeh GoldenTaybeh Golden

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Taybeh Brewing Co.

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Taybeh (tai-bey) in Arabic means "delicious." Our Taybeh beer is hand-crafted in small batches in German traditional style using a top fermenting yeast and cold lagering. This process creates a distinctively flavored beer with a clean, crisp taste. Taybeh Golden Beer-brewed with only the finest natural ingredients: malted barley, hops, pure water, and yeast-is the fresh, flavorful alternative to imported beers.

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Ratings: 38 |  Reviews: 21
Photo of brureview
4/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Is it a Pilsener?
Sort of tastes like a Pilsener.
It's too carbonated and bitter to be a Pilsner which is usually
Smoother and maltier.

I didn't look at the reviews and saw the style. Hmm..

It's an ale, influenced by the German style.

Poured a clear golden color in a Jack's Abby pint glass with a 2 F head.

Very floral, fruit, lemon aroma. quite nice. I can't recall any Pilsener with this aroma.
Very carbonated, light body, easy drinking.

Fruity taste with a crisp dry bitterness.

Disagreement here. I just drained poured a well known Maine brewer's beer which is a "summer Ale". This on the other hand, is quite drinkable.

An excellent light lager.

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Photo of NastyNorseman
3.68/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden color, a little hazy presence, with frothy white head and lots of lacing. Smells of grass and a little hops. Tastes, yeasty cracker, herbal, with nice crispness. Finishes dry and clean. A great beer for the region and not a bad German pils.

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Photo of desint
3.22/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlackVeg
3.03/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of yaron73
3.91/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Metalsnota
3.65/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of misternebbie
2.81/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Pure and simple a darn tasty brew

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Photo of biernack
2.66/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Njbarker92
4/5  rDev +26.2%

Photo of jjunit
2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

Photo of TwiggyCZ
3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of patre_tim
3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of BILF
2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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2/5  rDev -36.9%

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of johnnnniee
2.82/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Bottle received in trade from RobertDale, thanks for the opportunity. Pours a slightly hazy medium golden color with a huge fluffy white head that persists forever. The aroma is huge on the skunk as soon as I pop the cap. Clove and light sugary malts round it out once that dies down a little. The flavor is light sugary malt with hints of clove and and a bit of earth. Medium to light body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. I drank most of it, but I don't think I would again unless I were at the source. I thought this was only ok.

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Photo of MarkoNm
2.13/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a clear slightly darker golden color. Topped with a small and quickly disappearing white head.
There's not much to the nose, just a slight hoppy aroma, barely noticeable.
Likewise the taste. Some initial sweetness, followed by a very watery body and almost no distint finish. Easy to drink, but not much to the taste.

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Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.69/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #66 (July 2012):

LOOK: Bright pale gold, lots of lace

SMELL: Dried grass, lemon pith, floral, mildly biscuity, herbal, very clean

TASTE: Exceptionally crisp, lighter body, very grassy, crackers, bready, cooked veggies, modest hopping, herbal, extremely dry finish

This one just gets by. Digging deep within the dryness, some subtle complexities come forward to keep our palates in check. While it may not stand up against the finest of German Pilsners, it ends up being a pretty damn good beer. We can only imagine that local patrons of this brewery are quite thankful.

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Photo of MDDMD
3.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A-medium golden color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-grains, sweet malt, light fruit, little hop

T-sweet malt, slight orange, light bready, mild bitter finish

F-light to medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O-decent lager with good feel and easy drinking, little more sweet than I prefer

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Photo of jlindros
3.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle had at The Armenian Tavern in Old City Jerusalem.

Exp 16/07/2014

Big fluffy head fades at med pace, nice lacing, crystal clear golden pils color.

Nose very light, little straw and toasty pilsner, light tin and fruity lager, little unhappy lager, dirty water.

Taste lighter as well, little straw and toasty pilsner, little grainy, light fruity lager crisp, light grassy hops, little sticky. Light syrupy, mild to fair bitterness, hint of a sulfury unhappy lager and touch skunk. Finish is crisp med bitterness, light grassy hops and fruity lager.

Mouth is lighter bod, decent carb.

Overall kinda meh, a bit of unhappy lager sulfury notes, and so-so flavors that are very light. Enjoyable for really hot days but maybe not much otherwise.

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of EwaldEichstaett
3.57/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Yeah. I have not have a good beer in a while- (I live in the Mid E and don't get to drink much anymore) however, this one is actually really nice. I got it in Jerusalem. Bought a few extra as well.

Excellent pour, a thick foamy white head that lasts ages and leaves thick lacing on the mug. Nice deep golden color. The nose is not too strong, but has a nice malty hoppy smell to it.

The first day I tried it I did not notice too many hops. The second time was much better. The hops are tasty, but the malts are a bit off for a pils. Some of the flavor actually reminded me of a wheat beer. It had fruity notes and a good malty body. There is a slight metallic aftertaste which is not great and a bit of a soggyness to the malt... in any case, it was very refreshing after a hot day.

Definitely worth buying a few. As far as I know, this is the only Palestinian craft beer so... Let's give them some support.

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Taybeh Golden from Taybeh Brewing Co.
3.17 out of 5 based on 38 ratings.
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