Hirter Morchl | Brauerei Hirt GmbH

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128 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Hirt GmbH
Austria
hirterbier.at

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-18-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
128
Reviews:
58
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
11.46%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
19
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0
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500ml Bottle
$1.99
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Hirter's Morchl dumps into the glass with a handsome chestnut brown body while garnet highlights flash through when backlit. Clarity is good and carbonation runs through the entire body. A microbubbled beige head sits atop the body with a respectable cap and some stick. Lacing cakes the glass as I drink.

A deep rich toastiness permeates the entire body. Notes of soft caramel, vanilla, cream and even faint black cherries bring about an even keeled nose. Munich malt is the highlight of this beer and it's expertly utilized.

Again, the Munich malt rushes over the tastesbuds and remain after the swallow. Smooth, rich toast and caramel lead the way. The melange of black cherry, cream, and vanilla are all mild and well integrated but certainly there and together making up a decent portion of the flavor profile. The swallow leaves behind some floral hoppiness. All flavors are clean.

Morchl is a medium bodied beer with snappy carbonation. The finish is amazingly dry and appropriate leaving behind zero saliva. This is a super fresh bottle as even the bitterness grows, even though never beyond mild.

I drink this beer often on draft but I believe this is the first bottle I've ever had. It's a really enjoyable, drinkable, and affordable import. The flavor profile shows a ton of depth while staying easy drinking and fairly light. Many 1/2 liters of this has, could, and will be had by me in the future.

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I poured a bottle into a pilsener glass.

Appearance- Clear cola brown color with a fingers worth of tan head. Light amount of lacing.

Smell- Roasted malt, toffee, and a hint of dark fruits.

Taste- Roasted malt, toffee, dark bread, and a hint of dark fruits.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied and smooth with a high level of carbonation.

Overall- A nice tasting, enjoyable beer.

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Hirter Morchl from Brauerei Hirt GmbH
3.84 out of 5 based on 128 ratings.
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