Altenmünster Brauer Bier Urig Wurzig | Allgäuer Brauhaus AG

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Allgäuer Brauhaus AG
Germany

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by paterlodie on 02-15-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
58
Reviews:
23
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
14.41%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
14
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of allboutbierge
4.83/5  rDev +36.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

As good as a Helles gets.

Clean body, lightly bitter and dry aroma. Body is light but flavor is strong. Classic beer flavor with pleasant lasting aftertaste. The finish lingers. Something like this should be marketed in the US at an affordable price. BMC would clearly be exposed for the difference between what they market and what they actually make.

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Photo of TOMHONE
4.54/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Very refreshing beer with good flavor/taste. Very smooth indeed with no after taste which is what good beers do best.

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Photo of TasteFiend
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of paterlodie
4.28/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance is more then just ok pooring in with a thick and lasting head and a beautifull actually quiet dark golden beercolor. Nose is very malty, litle yeastarome and litle hops in the background. Taste is also full matly, "suffig", and full before going into a nice and bitter aftertaste. Mouthfeel is as expected from a Hell full and fresh. And hell yes I would love a couple more! Tasted bottle was best before 10-08-05.

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Photo of HappyHourHero
4.17/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a tall, creamy, off-white head that lasted for a minute or so. Pale golden beer showcases a swarm of carbonation. A faint sweetness from the malt and bit of grassy hops make up the aroma. The mild grainy sweetness from the pungent hop flavor. It's a mix herbal hop flavor along with a chewing bitterness that make for a solid hop punch. The flavors hold strong well after you swallow the beer, and the bitterness sticks around into the next morning. A solid Helles Lager, and if you're into hops then this one is for you.

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Photo of chromestar
4.12/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of jcance
4.02/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is an all around decent beer. Very malty, with some biscuit flavor. Goes down easy. It is refreshing and better than most German beers I've tried. Will purchase again.

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4/5  rDev +13%

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4/5  rDev +13%

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4/5  rDev +13%

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4/5  rDev +13%

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4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of randawakes
3.95/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this beer in St. Goar, Germany on a trip around the continent. Small town, right on the rhine.

Smell: Malty aroma, bitter and hoppy notes.

Taste: This beer is balanced, bitterness with grassy hops and buttery notes. Medium carbonation, very drinkable, but overall there beer is nothing spectacular. But.. Helles Lager v American Pale Lager, hah, no comparison.

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Photo of bark
3.89/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The colour is medium yellow with a weak tint of gold. The high foam slowly sinks down to an uneven finger thick head. There are some traces of lacing.

The smell is very malty and fresh. Lots of bitter-aromatic hoppy notes. Some sweet notes and a hint of alcohol. But it is mostly malts going on here.

The taste is also very malty, but it doesn’t get heavy. It is also balanced by a clean and robust bitterness and some light notes of grassy hops and buttery notes. The aftertaste is mild and very harmonic with flowery and bitter notes.

The carbonation is medium strong; small fresh strong bubbles.

This is a highly drinkable, uncomplicated beer with a lot of character.

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Photo of xylophonica
3.86/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 50cl bottle into a tulip.

A - Classic bier look! Beautiful finger of fluffy head with a golden ale below. Distinct column of carbonation bubbles streaming out from the middle of the liquid. Almost ad-worthy.

S - Malt & wheat. Typical Helles Lager.

T - Pale lager style, mildly wheat-like with an undercurrent of malt. Slightly sweeter aftertaste mixed with some more prolonged bitterness.

M - Slightly spicy on the tongue but with not much else going on..

D - Pleasant and easily drinkable but a bit strong on the wheat/malt thing at the start. No problem knocking back a few of these.

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Photo of dgilks
3.86/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Perfectly clear golden colour with a thick, fluffy white head. Good head retention.

Mild malty aroma with a hint of herbal hop aroma. Very light.

Light malty flavour with a crisp, bitterness. Slightly grainy with just a bare hint of fruitiness.

Medium-light body with moderately-high carbonation.

A nice, easy drinking Helles Lager with decent flavour. This is definitely not a challenging beer but a real step up from the standard Australian lagers.

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Photo of Clydesdale
3.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a bright, clear golden color. The clean white head is very tall, with a dense, frothy texture. Retention is very good, and a nice amount of soapy lacing sticks to the glass.

S: Doughy, bready maltiness in the nose. Somewhat grainy, with some sweetness. A bit yeasty and musty. Noble hops are pungently grassy and herbal, per the style.

T: Again, a doughy, bready character is most prominent. Yeast character is prominent, with some lightly fruity (white grape) notes. Noble hops are very pungent, with sharp floral and herbal character. Bitterness is fairly high for the style, building gradually into a strong bite. Slight alcohol in the finish, if that can be believed for 4.9% abv.

M: Medium body. Carbonation is perky but not overdone, lending a nice crispness. A dry, clean finish.

D: A raw, rather hoppy Munich Helles lager. The malt bill is definitely to style, but the hop presence is much closer to a pils than most other Helles lagers. It lacks some of the polish that the style typically has, but makes up for it with a bolder flavor and more assertive hoppiness. A nice offering at any rate.

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Photo of Curiosibeer
3.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Medium white crown; colour is yellow, golden; smell is somehow bitter; in mouth, spicy, bitter, hints of nuts in the end.

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Photo of cdwil
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Beerman1977
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of EatonHops
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of karait95
3.73/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Clear yellow color with a not totally thin body, rich carbonation that lets a layer get formed on top of the bear and build a big head at the beginning that dissipates but leaves traces behind.

S: Malty smell as the style dictates, almost no hops but maybe in the back they are present, the barley is the main ingredient in this beer.

T: The flavor is good based on malts basically barley malts with some little hops and some spicy character, very faint but present.

M: The sensation is nice and the drinking of this beer is good nothing complex but pleasant.

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Photo of eric5bellies
3.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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