Allgäuer Büble Bier Edelbräu | Allgäuer Brauhaus AG

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Allgäuer Brauhaus AG

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Photo of drmeto
3.31/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Note: This is a Vienna Lager, not a Pilsener.
The amber colour didnt throw you guys off?

-pours a golden-amber with a medium to big,foamy,white head
-high carbonation visible
-medium to high bitterniss for the style
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
-slight alcohol warmth
One of the better Amber Lagers

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Photo of J30wang
3.24/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a medium golden yellow with average head. No notable smell, but crisp and refreshing to drink. A solid pilsner, very much like every other German pilsner

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.9/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Clear golden color and an off-white rather compact, medium-tall head. Dissipation takes some time and leaves rich lacings behind.

S: Clean, mild honey-like sweet malt, bready. Reminds me of Swedish crisp-bread. Rich bitter hops. Nettles and hay.

T: Rich and almost creamy smooth malt, sweet and bready. Bitter hops are rather mild for this style, but actually rather well balanced with the malt.

M: Aftertaste is a bit short, but lovely bitter. Body is so smooth, medium-full. Carbonation is rich, but the bubbles are so small and non-aggresive.

O: A Bavarian Pilsener - not as heavy on the bitter hops as the Pilseners from northern Germany, but still nice.

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Photo of stevoj
3.1/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dark golden in color with foamy head. Malty nose and tangy malt in taste. Mouthfeel is medium with little lingering palate. Not strong in flavor, but easily drinkable.

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Photo of BlackHaddock
3.91/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Half-litre flip-top bottle taken on 16 Apr 2011 in the excellent 'Aufsturz', Berlin.

This is a good example of a Southern German Pilsner, smoother than those from the north, but full bodied and showing all the favourable attributes of the style: clear, golden colour, snowy white head and a hop content which is notiveable but not obtrusive in any way.

A little stronger than most Pilsners alcohol wise, but it hides it's strenght well. Easy to drink and even with a slighty bitter hop aftertaste it is one of the best Pilsners I've ever had.

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Photo of chickencoop
3.67/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Classic taste for a classic style. Big bitter - hoppy, bready beer. Much more taste from the smell to the taste. This is just a bigger in every way german pilsner. Pretty drinkable, but can't imagine putting to many of these down in a row, totally filling. Cool artwork as well.

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Photo of Halcyondays
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Beachwood,

A: Pours golden with a soft white head, lots of good lace.

S: Very bready, heavy pils type malt, sourdough.

T: Crisp full bready pils taste with a good hop balance. Nice grassy hop flavour. I like it, but it's not striking.

M: Crisp, clean, easy drinking.

D: Solid stuff. Definitely a likeable beer and a crowd pleaser. Glad to try it again.

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Photo of cagocubs
4.07/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

First and foremost, this is my favorite label art for a beer. The beer itself wasnt half bad either.

A: Hazy yellow, poured similar to a wheat. Nice fluffy white head that did lace parts of glass. Retention ok.

S: Earthy, pine, some buttery bread, and some citrus sweetness.

T: Citrus and earth tones present, and like the smell it goes down with some sweetness.

M: Cleanses the palate nicely. Crisp and flows nicely.

D: Extremely refreshing. Good example of a Pilsner style.

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Photo of jbro434
4.32/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bought during a German road trip. Bottled. Pours dark gold with a one inch head that fades quickly. Initial taste is good bitter hop flavor, not sweet. Leaves a bit of small lacing. The clean mouthfeel is typical of most German beers from the region. Slight grain, hoppy and a bit more stout than I expected. Finish is more of the same... good bitter hops kick and malt that sticks to your taste buds. I need to seek out the source next trip to Germany and see how it is on tap. A very good beer.

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Photo of KI9A
3.83/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Deep, hazy yellow, light head, decent lace.

S: Earthy, biscuity, sweet.

T: Mirrors smell closely. Honey, biscuits, slight lemon on the back. Hops overwhelmed by the sweetness, which is fine by me.

M: Clean, refreshing as hell.

D: Only if I can find a bar serving these! What a nice seesionable brew.

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Photo of potownbill
3.83/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500ml Bottle Purchased at Halftime in Poughkeepsie
Appearance: Deep, slightly cloudy yellow witha 1 inch head that left some decent lacing
Smell: Grain. Not very dominanant
Taste. Smooth, grainy, slightly sweet, with a little dryness at the finish.
Mouthfeel: Very smooth
Drinkability: A very good beer, and worth going back for a second.

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Photo of tempest
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from from a 500 ml swing-top brought back from Germany. Appears a clear straw gold with a bit of haze. Nutty and bready with an odd fruit and grain note that reminds me of muesli and dominates the aroma. Finished with a dry biscuit malt note and spicy hops. Overall, this is a well-balanced German pils and something a little different, but still within the style. Yum.

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Photo of Slynger
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

BuBLE pours a clear orangey gold with a cap of light and fluffy-creamy off-white.

Aroma is lightly sweet and solidly biscuity, with a noble, grassy overtone.

Much of the same shows up in the flavor. Solidly biscuity/munichy, subtly sweet with a gentle lemon overtone. Lightly spicy-grassy noble hops finish er off.

Medium bodied and softly smooth and lightly fluffy and creamy.

It's a solid offering for the style for sure. I won't shy away from it in the future. Looking forward to trying some more from Allgauer.

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Photo of nick76
3.05/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

The aroma is sweet with grainy malt and light grassy hops. The appearance is copper gold with a two finger head that falls to near 0 before it should. The flavor is decent with plenty of bitterness to counter the sweet caramel malt. I just wish it was a friendlier bitterness. The palate is thin. This fits the style pretty good but does not stand out as particularly good.

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Photo of John_M
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On tap at Max's German festival the other day. It was actually listed as a Helles, Dortmunder lager, but regardless.

The beer pours a light gold color with fair head retention and lacing. On the nose there are some pleasing aromas, albeit I don't get a lot. However, there is some light honey, clover and bitterness on the nose. On the palate this beer is really nice. While not made in a blockbuster style, this beer is impeccably balanced and very clean. I get some light honey and citrus, with a very smooth, long finish. Drinkability is nothing short of amazing, with alcohol barely noticeable in this beer. I could happily drink this beer all day.

German craftman ship at it's very finest. For what it is, this is an exceptional beer.

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Photo of birchstick
3.03/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - amber with a pretty small head
S - not much to the nose - sweet grains and malt
T - grains and malt, with a bit of corn and hops in the end...also a little watery.
MF - very thin and watery, a tad bit of carbonation
D - this is definitely not the most flavorful pilsner I have had, but it was light and easy to take down.

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Photo of opwog
3.38/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

After having so many bold and eclectic beers, it is sometimes nice to bring it all back to a regular beer. But unfortunately, such beers suffer by comparison. Whenever I hear that voice in my head that says "Oh, my girlfriend would like this," that means that it isn't a beer meant for me. There is nothing wrong with this beer and this is what more people should be drinking versus the general swill that is served at most bars. But for me, almost every element of this beer is only slightly above average. If I had to try to impress friends who were not beer enthusists (and if I also had money to burn), I could put a keg of this out and people would be talking for years about it.

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Photo of jwc215
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at The Gingerman, NYC:

Pours hazed golden with a thin white head that holds up for most of the drink.

The smell is grainy with soft floral/citric notes of Continental-type hops (Hallertau?). Very mild.

The taste is grainy/bready with bittering floral/citric notes. Crisp, dry finish.

An easy-drinking, thirst quenching brew with a nice bitterish touch.

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Photo of zoltar
4.23/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I feel like the appreciation of subtlety has fallen to the wayside. Do you have to be hit in the face with hops for a beer to have flavor? A good beer is balanced and true to it's style, This beer was just that.

It pours a nice amber/honey color. Though the head dissipates rather quickly, there is carbonation to spare, bubbles firmly grip the sides of the glass and slowly float up from the bottom of the glass to the surface.

Subtle hop aroma reminds me of grass and spring blossoms after a brisk sunshower.

The taste is crisp and clean, the mouthfeel luxurious. I experience all the weight i would expect from a beer fermented solely from malted barley. The finish has a subtle bitterness (in a good way) that is in harmony with all the other characteristics of this beer. Balance is the key word here.

Overall, I am very impressed. I didn't even feel like drinking a lager. It's delicious, refreshing, substantial, and flavorful but doesn't weigh me down. I could drink this beer all night, which is good because I have a 64 oz. growler to finish.

*It should be noted that a majority of the reviews of this beer are based on tastings of this beer from the bottle. While I'd like to trust my neighborhood beer supplier, I've had too many bottled import beers that tasted terrible. It's a shame. They aren't properly cared for, and honestly, they don't sell as well as american microbrews, so they've been on the shelf longer. While this might not hurt heavy styles, the lighter beers (esp. Czech pils) suffer. It's the same with wine. Red burgundy is a minefield. Caveat emptor.*

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Photo of RoyalT
2.15/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Appearance - This is a deep orange in color with a modest head.

Smell - The grain here is rich but a little rough around the edges and the hops mostly mild and leafy. This is a very bland nose.

Taste - The grain is uncomfortably sharp and the hops non-existent.

Mouthfeel - This is bigger than light-bodied but not medium. The carbonation is lacking.

Sinkability - This one missed the mark for me. A good German Pils is supposed to be light, refreshing, and thirst-quenching and this was none of those.

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Photo of RblWthACoz
3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazed golden/amber with a big off white head that sticks around. The 1 pint 9 ounces fills my glass beautifully and with the head takes it all the way to the top. Nose is mild. Flavor is pretty good. A nice smooth character, but the flavor doesn’t stay around long at all. Feel is standard. Drinkable, sure. But nothing outstanding or even interesting.

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Photo of hustlesworth
3.81/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A- 4 rockin inches of creamy foamy white head becomes rocky and cavernous leaving lots of sticky wisps of lace as it settles. golden straw yellow with an odd bluish tint.

S- barley malt, hay, grass, corn husk, broccoli, grains, floral herbal hops, sage-like walnut, and sourdough bread.

T- bready malty sweet and caramel. hops come through mid way bringing herbal and somewhat flowery tastes. butterscotch and fruity yeast esters at the end, apple, pear, white peach, white grape. very green tasting in the dry finish.

MF- refreshing and juicy with medium carbonation.

D- this is how american macros should taste...

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Photo of paterlodie
3.72/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

BB 18-03-07. Nice white head and golden beercolor. Nose is quiet malty and not very hoppy though certainly bit of green spice there. Taste is quiet alcoholic and bitter but shows maltyness despite dry taste. Bitter atertaste style like and well carbonated to temper alcoholfeeling. Bit of overdone pilsener IMO that misses the finesse but still well drinkable and enjoying it.

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Photo of Byeast
3.31/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: darker gold/goldenrod , with a fast rising carbonation supplying a, inch of white foam.

Smell: grassy noble hop , a medium , soft , and clean malt profile.

Taste: Nice and fresh , soft ,slight husk and grainy malt charater mingles with the grassy and slightly herbal noble hop taste.

Mouthfeel: soft , with the carbonation prickling at times but not quite active enough for the style.

Drinkability: Worth a try imo. An easy drinking brew , just a tad bit subdued.

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Photo of BuckeyeNation
3.33/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Harvest gold with a definite orangish hue. The bone white cap is more a loose collection of bubbles than it is dense or creamy. Maybe that's the origin of 'Buble' (since I couldn't find a translation anywhere). It condenses within minutes to a fairly average looking one finger disk and leaves precious little lace on the glass. Barely above average.

The nose isn't hoppy enough to even hope to compare with the best pils (or the next-to-best pils for that matter). Nobles are front and center of course, but they don't make much of an impression with their pungency or their character. There's also a grainy undertow with no trace of citrusy top notes.

Buble Bier is an okay version. As in the nose, I'd like more of a quality hop presence. There's a decent amount of pils malt providing support, it's just that the German hops don't take full advantage of the opportunity. Bitter outduels sweet--especially on the back end--but only just. More hoppy zing and a crisper finish would elevate things considerably.

The mouthfeel is fairly middle of the road for the style, perhaps a tad more full than that. A greater number of lively bubbles might have provided some additional mouth interest. As is, the mouthfeel is no more than adequate. I wish the label had some sort of dating because this beer tastes and feels a little worn out to me. My hope is that it isn't a representative sample.

I love Allgauer Brauhaus's Cambonator Dopplebock, so I was expecting good things from Buble Bier. What I found was a drinkable pils, but not an especially remarkable or memorable one. In the end, I guess it's fair to say that my Buble has been burst.

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