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Organic Ur Pils | Brauerei Pinkus Mueller

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BA SCORE
3.83/5
Very Good
396 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by xlperro on 04-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,751
Reviews:
253
Ratings:
396
pDev:
12.53%
Bros Score:
4.29
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
26
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 396 |  Reviews: 253
Photo of EdgarGerik
4.59/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RyanK252
3.52/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a standard pint glass

A: Pours slightly hazy golden yellow with a frothy white head that settles to a thin layer and leaves a little light lacing.

S: Fruity, yeasty, some spice, and bready malt.

T: Fruity and spicy, floral notes, yeasty, bready malt, and a touch of sweetness.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Drinks more like a kolsch. I wish it was lighter and crisper. What is there isn't bad, just not necessarily what I'd expect for the style.

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Photo of Beginner2
3.76/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer has good stuff: clean, family-owned and an innovator in organic ingredients.
While not clear like most Pils, it has a nice rich malt in the nose and initial taste makes me salivate for a second.
As I drained the bottle, the hops ended-up a bit dry for me.
OA: Despite those two relative flaws, this Ur Pils seems well put together and I would not be shy about having it again.

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Photo of cts309
3.09/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Zylod
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mackeyse
3.48/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance is more cloudy and hazy than I am used to in pils. May have poured too hard? Head was huge and but it dissipated rather quickly. Left some nice lacing.

Smell was sweet. Caught some floral hops and citrus. More “Kolsh-like” in aroma.

Taste was wasn’t what I expected. Sweet malt and cereals. Some chalkiness. Some grassy notes really lingered long after on my tongue—almost disappeared and then came back stronger after a few seconds after the sip. Aftertaste wasn’t altogether pleasing.

Kind of unremarkable but not bad. The sweetness made it a more robust Pils. No bite at all to speak of. Not as clean (tasting or looking) but that may be what they were going for. Either the bottle was not fresh of the unfiltered style was just not my cup of tea.

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Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Desimoaj
3.86/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johlac66
3.05/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured a slightly murky gold with a two finger head that stayed for a little bit.
Sweet bready aroma. More bready than cracker on the flavor. Slight grassy hop bite.
Medium carbonation/mouthfeel. A bit sweeter and not the coarse citrus zest that I expected.

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Photo of PicoPapa
3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

500mL bottle. Pours a murky, cloudy straw yellow with an inch of frothy head. Some lacing. The aroma is sweet grains, grassy hops, green apples, and maybe a faint hint of lemon. The taste is lots of grassy hops along with the sour green apple. Lots of malts with some nice toasted bread and cereal. More slightly sour Pilsner malt at the finish with the apple and grassy hops. Heavier body with a large amount of carbonation. Overall, very good Pils I'll be buying again.

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Photo of Wobbly
4.43/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A world class beer from a world class brewery. So smooth, complex, and refreshing.

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Photo of sporklift87
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spycow
3.63/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ricke49
2.85/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

On a scale of 'muddled' to crisp/clean, you may expect a Pilsner to occupy the latter end. This offering is full-on muddled. The floral notes, the wired sweetness, the cloudy appearance, and the lack of cracker crisp Pilsner characteristics add up to not only disappointment, but a WTF? as well. I'd rather stick to the numerous domestic craft pilsners that are quickly becoming available...with higher likelihood of freshness.

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Photo of mattmarka1
4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Danomeister
4.39/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JasonTaverner
3.44/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cotton_27
3.43/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mactrail
2.82/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

This is wierd stuff. Sweet, flabby, bitter, aromatic. Looks nice, though-- rich amber color with a long-lasting white foam. Sediment in the bottom, and it hazes the pour if you don't do it carefully. Pleasantly spritzy in the mouth.

Interesting perfumey aroma and a flavor like a pumped up Kolsch.But it has that skunky Eurotrash smell as well. I suppose this would go down well in a bower of elderberry blooms with the sound of gutteral German laughter, but here in the Betty Crocker test kitchen it's a raw-boned sweet and bitter sister.

The hops are bitter and faintly herbal, but mostly just the aspirin taste. There are so many better Pilseners. From the capped 500 ml bottle purchased at Hallam's Wine in La Conner, Wash.

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Photo of gatheredwaters
4.17/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BowWowWowYippyYoIPA
3.94/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stickyv
4.26/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shawnadams330
3.6/5  rDev -6%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CptBlackBeerd
4.69/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 500mL bottle into a pilsner glass. Bright golden color and dense long lasting white head. Great floral aromas. Taste is delicate and refreshing with the same floral notes and just enough tangy hops.. Good carbonation & medium mouthfeel. This is everything a great German pilsner should be. Darn near perfect.

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Organic Ur Pils from Brauerei Pinkus Mueller
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 396 ratings
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