Brand Up (Urtyp) | Brand Bierbrouwerij

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Brand Up (Urtyp)Brand Up (Urtyp)
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3.61/5
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31 Ratings
Brand Up (Urtyp)Brand Up (Urtyp)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brand Bierbrouwerij
Netherlands
brand.nl

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named changed from Brand Urtyp

Added by paterlodie on 07-03-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,157
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
31
pDev:
9.42%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 31 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of SpongeHop
3.71/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L - pale golden, white head
S T - pale malts, very clean. Slightly dry. Noble hops reminding me of a Victorian garden. Grassy, clean, dew, and flowers, interestly enough. Really nice.
F - nothing of note

O - very nice. Quite flowery. One of the more enjoyable lagers I've had in a long, long, long while.

I would recommend this one. One of the better easily available lagers you can drink.

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Photo of Martin_Maat
3.59/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I wasn't expecting much, because of some other disappointing Brand beers I tried and because I generally do not care much for lagers/pilseners. But this was a pleasant surprise. The bitter aftertaste lingers on and makes it last, There isn't much more to it than the bitterness (36 EBU) but it is enough to make me enjoy it. It did not convert me to a lager lover but I guess this is a good one.

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Photo of greedysoul
3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 54V4G3
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beginner2
3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had in 2015 in Amsterdam.
MJ's "Guide" gave it 2.5 of 4 stars calling it "beautifully balanced and elegant, with a long finish."

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Photo of lhwjanssen
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JTuomi
3.34/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stillyman11
4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Zet
3.52/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear straw yellow colour with a medium sized head that quickly dissolves. Very fresh smell of grass, malt, citric and flowers. This continues in the taste, albeit a bit weaker. Malt tends to dominate a bit too much here. Due to the hops, the finish has some hints of grapefruit. Aftertaste has a nice bitterness and some resin flavour that lingers very well. Not something i would immediately buy again, but still quite good for a lager. Makes me wonder why macro breweries don't simply choose to brew their euro lagers more like this.

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WillemG
3.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Merlin68
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of BPHL
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of BJSmit
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of RCH1
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of rojavaga
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of safaricook
3.8/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of ObsidianWhite
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Photo of pensinck
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of volga
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Photo of Tomblerone
2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

Photo of Douberd
3.2/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 300 ml bottle. Colour is faded yellow, that of hay, totally transparent. Small quantity of bubbles at the bottom of the glass. One finger head that quickly dissolves but not entirely, thus still covering the beer's surface.
Smell of malt.Taste is bitter and leaving an equally if not more bitterness after the sip has gone down. Also, a bit metallic..
Thin bodied on palate and dry. Thankfully, not as watery as I was expecting from its colour. Medium carbonation.
Overall, not that different from your typical lager, except maybe from the stronger bitterness.

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Photo of vollie
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of rekel
4/5  rDev +10.8%

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Beer rating: 3.61 out of 5 with 31 ratings
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