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Bamberger Herren Pils | Brauerei Keesmann

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3.93/5
Very Good
39 Ratings
Bamberger Herren PilsBamberger Herren Pils
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Keesmann
Germany
keesmann-braeu.de

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bierman9 on 10-06-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,706
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
39
pDev:
14.5%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
2
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 39 |  Reviews: 27
Photo of RoyalT
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - This is a thick and cloudy dingy yellow with hints of orange and a nice white head that left good lacing.

Smell - The hops pop from the glass. They are sharp and spicy with strong herbal notes making this a heavy-duty sample of the style. The malt is light and in the background and has a nice German grain aroma.

Taste - This is very herbal in flavor with a grain backbone that is just as nice to taste as it was to smell.

Mouthfeel - This is a big Pils, definitely medium-bodied, with some mild carbonation and a surprisingly bitter bite throughout.

Drinkability - Most of the people I saw ordering Pils at a gasthaus in Germany were women looking for a lighter drink, and in this regard the Herren is not the right Pils for that. If you want a meaty thirst-quenching brew that glorifies the mix of a full grain flavor and a sharp herbal hop then this is perfect.

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Photo of dbruce86
3.48/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Aroma:

Strong malt aroma, no hop aroma coming through.

Appearance:

Rocky head , persistent though light. Coarse lace. Straw yellow color. Very attractive.

Flavor:

Malty, but not sweet. Little hop taste, but mildly bitter. Slight pleasant bitter aftertaste.

Mouthfeel:

Light carbonation. Thin body.

Drinkabiliity:

Good Pilsner. Body a bit thin and a bit too malty.

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Photo of PennBrewer
5/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Incredibly fresh, clean, malty and hoppy served from the brewery tap. I've been drinking this beer for over 20 years and have yet to find a better pils.

The Keesmann pub also has the best food in Bamberg. Try any of the steaks, trust me, you'll forget Ruth's Chris.

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Photo of Offa
4.17/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a pretty good German pilsner, hoppy and herbal bith with fairly well-rounded character.

Gold and very faintly hazy, it has a big white head slowly shrinking to a ring and leaving a little lace.

The aroma is apple, honey, grain and a lot of herbs.

The taste is bread, herbs, a honey-bread sweetness underneath a minty, tingly herbal bitterness. The hops just dominate the finish and the herbal bitterness lingers on the toungue. In flavours it is a bit like Jever, yet stronger in flavour and more characterful, less bitter and more malty.

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Photo of Troyone
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is imported by Shelton Brothers who put their sticker on the back of this bottle. Under the sticker, lower right, it states "alc. 4,6% vol.".

Pours a hazy wheat color with a big white head that dissipated and has moderate action.

Common Pilsner hops aroma with bready malts in the background.

Smooth Pilsner hopped flavor with a grainy barley taste.

Light bodied, resinous feel, with lively soft almost flat carbonation.

Very drinkable, so smooth, gives the impression of flat carbonation.

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Photo of theopholis
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance- Pours a golden/straw, slightly hazy yellow. Extremely small carbonation bubbles rise to the top of the glass. Good, white head with some retention. Leaves small, sticky lacing.

Smell- A bit subdued, but I suspect my fridge is to cold. what there is is a nice, malty, grainy, clean, crisp aroma.

Taste- Nice. Not as malty as most Pils, but decent. Noce malt sweetness with a good balance of bittering hops. Very worthy effort.

Mouthfeel- Crisp and refreshing. Excellent CO2 level. Unlike most Pils, this one seems to get better as it warms.

Drinkability- Not the best example of the style, but very drinkable.

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Photo of Zorro
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Clear gold colored beer with a glass filling white head.

Good Pilsner malt aroma with a spicy Nobel hop aroma. Quite a spicy hop aroma here with herbs, mild citrus aroma.

Taste starts out neutral sweet and grainy with a mild bitterness. Mild herbs and a bit of grain flavor the taste is nowhere as complex as the aroma.

Mouthfeel is OK.

An OK Pils but I have had many better.

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Photo of ttu94
4.2/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this great beer at the brewery in Bamberg.
Nice clear pale yellow with a small head that lasts and leaves a ton of lace. Super spicy aroma. Very spicy hop taste. Slight sour hit but the beer goes dry fast. Leaves a nice malt aftertaste. Different from most pils that I had in Germany, much more hop kick. Wish I could have more here in Texas.

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Photo of Hibernator
3.6/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bamberger Pilsner
16.9 oz brown bottle
Served in a mini St. Sebastiaan tulip glass

Pours a golden and hazy yellow. Extremely small carbonation bubbles rise to the top of the glass. Spotted trails of sticky lace.

Pleasant aroma of grains, sweet apple juice and hops.

Clean and juicy mouthfeel with a tad of sweet flavors. Rather crisp and clean which really enhances the drinkability level. Grainy with a flat apple juice punch and a tight, hop snap.

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Photo of paterlodie
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

BB 16-12-05. White head and a pale golden beer that's opalising. Good nose of fine hops in a light barleymalt. Fine nose without too much yeastinfluence and overal good. As is taste that's nice and dry, good maltyness and a very fine hopcaracter that's well dosed makes this brew very refreshing. As mouthfeel is; no off-tastes and just fermented palemalt and hops. Maybe not to appealing but very clean example that I love to drink.

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Photo of stcules
2.6/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Full golden hue, very clean. Some little bubbles.
The smell is very light. Some hop. Malt. Light but quite pleasant.
The taste is a little more strong, with a good full maltness, and a decent hopping. Quite well balanced, quiet and drinkable.
Some hopped personality.
Slightly too carbonated, but very slightly. Light body, drinkable.
Hop in the aftertaste.
A good standard pils.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This southern German pils pours a crystal-clear, straw gold body beneath a full head of creamy white foam that holds exceptionally well and leaves some very nice lacing about the glass. The nose is floral and slightly herbal with hops over a mild maltiness. The body is medium; and it's very fine-bubbled carbonation lends a mild caress to the tongues before it slides gently away. More floral hops appear in the flavor upfront before a delicate combination of grainy malt and herbal hop flavors appear backed by a solid bitterness. It finishes dry and quite refreshing, with a firm but unobtrusive bitterness and some lingering hoppiness. Really nice! It's not a bold pils, but it is impeccably balanced and amazingly drinkable! Exceptionally well done!

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Photo of UncleJimbo
3.91/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled on tap at the brewery in Bamberg.

This pils poured a clear, gold yellow color with creamy white foam that persisted and clung to the glass, leaving lace. The smell was "clean" with grain and malt and a hint of vegetable. The taste was floral hops with bread and grain with some malt. Tangy and not sweet. The mouthfeel was smooth with medium body and moderate carbonation. The finish was hoppy and the hoppy flavor lingered. This was a very nice pils.

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Photo of Bierman9
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed while at the Keesmann Brauerei/Restaurant in Bamberg... This Pils has a pale straw color and is crystal clear. The head is a billowy, white puff of foam about 2" high. It lasts quite well, and lacing sticks nicely to the glass. It has a crisp, clean hop aroma, mostly floral, but with a hint of spiciness. The Herren has good body, and is nicely smooth on the tongue with a minimum of carbonated prickliness. Flavor has a light crackery aspect to it, and it is crisp and dry throughout. It has a smooth hop flavor, with no bitter bite at all but a smidge of spiciness. A well-made example! Prosit!!!

overall: 3.9
appearance: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | mouthfeel: 4 | drinkability: 4

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Bamberger Herren Pils from Brauerei Keesmann
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 39 ratings
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