Irlbacher Premium Exzellent | Freiherr Von Poschinger Braysche Schlossbrauerei Irlbach GmbH

no score
Awaiting More Ratings
no score
Send samples
Irlbacher Premium ExzellentIrlbacher Premium Exzellent

Brewed by:
Freiherr Von Poschinger Braysche Schlossbrauerei Irlbach GmbH

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by beerdrifter on 01-19-2010

For Trade:
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by beerdrifter:
Photo of beerdrifter
1.46/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Picked up a rack of local beers while visiting Berlin and this was one of them. Slightly hazy light yellow pour with quickly fading head and minimal lacing. Very mild nose with not much going on besides some grass and a slight hint of vanilla. The taste was likewise nothing special. Lots of grassiness with a terrible sour aftertaste at the start. Very earthy with almost no hop bitterness and a sweet honey tinge. This was an all around terrible beer that I ended up not being able to finish. Exzellent it definitely wasn't.

 526 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of sfprint
2.26/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured into a Weißbier glass, half inch head. Slightly on the dark-yellow/orange side of a lager.

I don't have the vocabulary, or beer knowledge to describe this smell accurately, but it does have a smell. :) but not one i particularly like. and it's a smell i've only smelled in other german beers... hmm.

Initially it's not so flavorful but smooth, but after you're done sipping, the slightly bitter flavor sits at the back of your mouth. It's definitely a different taste, not what I expected from the smell. Somewhat sweet, but not in a good way. Quite different from other lagers I've had. Oh wait, the bottle says it's a dark lager ("Kühl und dunkel", cool and dark), contrary to "style" it's been classified under on this website. Or maybe that's refering to the way it was brewed, my german isn't so great.

On one hand it doesn't feel so carbonated, but on the other there's a slight, smooth tingling happening that you can sometimes feel. The way the after taste sits in your mouth isn't particularly pleasant.

If someone offered it to me, I would drink it again, but I probably wouldn't buy it again.

 1,117 characters

Photo of steverx8
3.5/5  rDev +59.8%

Irlbacher Premium Exzellent from Freiherr Von Poschinger Braysche Schlossbrauerei Irlbach GmbH
2.19 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational

    Join us June 2-3, 2017 in Boston, Mass. for beer, cider, mead, kombucha and sake from over 70 small producers.

    Learn More
  • Subscribe to BeerAdvocate Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.