Organic Münster Alt | Brauerei Pinkus Mueller

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3.65/5
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420 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Pinkus Mueller
Germany
pinkus-mueller.de

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Bierman9 on 04-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,329
Reviews:
277
Ratings:
420
pDev:
15.34%
Bros Score:
4.32
 
 
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Photo of Victory_Sabre1973
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy darker golden color. The head was 1 finger, white, and average lasting. No lacing on the glass.
The nose is slightly floral, and slightly sweet.
Taste - The taste is mellow, but on the backside it's kind of fruity, and tart slightly. There's a slight bitterness to it on the backside.
The body is decent. The tart feeling does linger.
Delicious, and it is a beer I'd try again.

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Photo of interstellar_cowboy
2.22/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of Tludke
3.2/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bret717
4.08/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look- Pours pale golden and very slightly hazy with a dense, off-white head

Aroma- sweet biscuity malt and perfumy floral hops come together as one

Taste- the biscuity sweetness and floral hops are there along with an underlying mild tang

Feel- light bodied with significant carbonation, dry finish

Overall- this was enjoyable, and my first Munster Alt. The mild tartness coupled with the biscuity malt and floral hops made for an interesting drinking experience

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Photo of jkblr
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500mL bottle coded 04120N8 poured into a stange glass at fridge temp 5.1% ABV. The beer pours very hazy, but not chunky, straw yellow resembling pineapple juice. The head is off white and recedes to a thin cap and leaves a little lacing. The aroma is stale hops and pils malts. The taste is slightly tangy with minimal pils malt presence and a bit to hop flavor on the back end. The mouthfeel is thin bodied, adequately carbonated and dry in the finish. Overall, not great. I'm still looking for an answer on the bottle dating. I suspect this is way too old.

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Photo of MacStinson
4.64/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
4.5/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I love Pinkus and this beer has a nice unusual taste that really grows in you.

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Photo of CervezaNY
4.28/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OompaMentor
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

7/26/2017 - Savannah, GA

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Photo of tykechandler
4.5/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of constantine_272
3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours light straw and clear with a little sediment at the bottom. Almost zero head despite being well carbonated. Wheat and oats on the nose with a sweet candy sugar. Taste is mellow and smooth oatmeal with maybe a little white peach. A prickly crisp carbonation finish. Zesty rye spiciness but very subdued. Dark bran finish with a light dry hop finish. Thin dry and refreshing with a mild dry finish. Easy drinking. Really tasty light beer. Not all that exciting, but tasty.

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Photo of mikeinportc
4.21/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Slightly hazy gold, creamy white head, with very fine bubbles.

Aroma is fruity/estery, yeast, and (unbaked) bread dough.

Flavor is bready, with just a touch of citrus (tangerine?) and rye bread-like sourness, followed by light sweetness. Finishes with pleasant mild bitterness, accentuated by fine, prickly carbonation on the tip of the tongue.

Seems like a combination of a Belgian blonde + a pils. I like it, and would have it again, especially considering it is $3.99/16. oz bottle. My first altbier, so not sure what it is supposed to be, and rating it as-is , not compared to some standard of the style. *shrug* It's good. I am enjoying it. That's what matters. ;)

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Photo of SSGCujo
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of morrowd3
3.67/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of windowside
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dinglehacker
4.16/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into stange. Rim of head, bubble lace. Dull straw color.

Malty biscuit nose, with some lemon notes.

Taste very similar to the nose, grassy, rose fruits and lemon, plenty of bread.

Mouth is wet, but not watery. A very refreshing ale.

My first altbier. If not indicative of the style, it is nevertheless an excellent beer that keeps one's interest throughout the experience.

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Photo of MikeyTomorrow
4.02/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jodio
3.92/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerAndFilm
3.53/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DBosco
4.34/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.69/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nobledust
4.27/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SamuelMiller
3.86/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.21/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Organic Münster Alt from Brauerei Pinkus Mueller
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 420 ratings