Berg Ulrichsbier
Berg Brauerei Ulrich Zimmermann

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From:
Berg Brauerei Ulrich Zimmermann
 
Germany
Style:
Lager - European Dark
Ranked #46
ABV:
5%
Score:
86
Ranked #19,755
Avg:
3.77 | pDev: 10.61%
Ratings:
12
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sep 30, 2021
Added:
Jul 31, 2009
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  4
SCORE
86
Very Good
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Photo of Snowcrash000
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Snowcrash000 from Germany

Pours a crystal clear, deep golden amber coloration with a small, frothy head. Smells of bready, slighty grainy, toasted and caramelly malt and grassy, herbal hops. Taste follows the nose, with a good balance of bready, slightyl grainy, toasted and caramelly malt and grassy, herbal hops, as well as a certain nuttiness and just a hint of dark fruit also coming through. Finishes with a light bitterness and some dark malts and grassy hops lingering in the aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel with a light/medium body and medium carbonation.

This makes for a rather nice Amber Lager with a clear focus on the dark malts, although some grassy, slightly bitter hops are also coming through, creating a very pleasant overall balance here. It's that certain toasted, nutty character with just a touch of dates which stands out here though, although this still remains a rather light and easy-drinking beer at heart. Overall, this makes for an enjoyable Amber Lager that strikes a great balance of sweet and bitter notes, easy-drinkability and subtle richness of malt-forward character, although feeling just a tad light-bodied.

Sep 30, 2021
 
4 by SHaeuser from Germany on Jul 07, 2017
 
3.56 by Cristoph from Nebraska on Jun 30, 2017
 
4.4 by sv8692 from Germany on Feb 24, 2017
 
4.25 by Genx from Georgia on Nov 13, 2016
 
4 by Toza from Bosnia & Herzegovina on Sep 09, 2016
 
3.68 by XsoldoutX from Pennsylvania on Jun 16, 2016
 
3 by Fettpopps from Massachusetts on Jul 04, 2015
 
4 by slbrown from Germany on Sep 14, 2013
 
4 by CummingsK21 from Illinois on Oct 07, 2012
Photo of david18
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by david18 from New York

I had a bottle of this at the end of a tradeshow day. It was in a grolsch style resealable porcelain cork. I liked this a lot but I have no idea why it's called a German Pilsner. It was much too malty for that.

I drank it out of a bottle (I know) so I'm not sure what it looked like.

The aroma was very malty with a lot of dark fruit

The flavor was also very malty with dark fruit and pretty good carbonation.

Next time I try one of these I'll pour it into a glass and re-report.

Sep 20, 2011
Photo of tpd975
3.15/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by tpd975 from Florida

A: Pours a nice brown hue with a tan head.

S: Bold aromas of toasted malt, brown sugar, and toffee.

T: Malty up front as well. Candied malt, brown sugar, toffee, and a big toasted malt. The middle to finish is quite hoppy and bitter. Long bitter finish.

M: Medium in body, rich, with a hopped up finish.

D: Pretty good. Very unique for a german beer.

Jul 31, 2009
Berg Ulrichsbier from Berg Brauerei Ulrich Zimmermann
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 12 ratings