Allgäuer Büble Bier Edelbräu | Allgäuer Brauhaus AG

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Brewed by:
Allgäuer Brauhaus AG

Style: German Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-15-2002

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Ratings: 91 |  Reviews: 52
Reviews by SeanChouffe:
Photo of SeanChouffe
3.63/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Golden/amber color, hazy, low carbonation and a small head that dies quickly and does not carry much lace. Aroma is of yeast, hops and fruit. The taste is slightly sweet with a distinct bite. It is smooth in the mouth with little fizz. I think this rather more like a “hefe-lite” or a “pilsner-weizen,” and not really a pils. Cute little dude on the bottle.

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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 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 ant1
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RickyS
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of anders36
3.28/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I bought this bottle in Kempten, so it's not the first Allgäuer Brauhaus beer i try. It has a nice amber colour. The head disappear quickly though, leaving just a very thin ring. It has a balanced smell between malt and hops and a little metallic smell. The taste is a bit malty with a nice hoppy aftertaste. There is a hint of alcohol in the aftertaste though. This is not a bad beer, but not the best one from this brewery.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
4.13/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A crystal-clear golden body reveals some very fine bubbles rising steadily towards its frothy white head. The retention is excellent and it maintains a short lid throughout the glass; continually leaving some attractive rings of lace. The nose expresses sweetish, grainy malt and grassy/slightly herbal hops. The body is medium and its very fine, moderate carbonation is just lightly crisp on the tongue before warming into a light creaminess. All of the rich, demi-dry graininess implied by the nose is present; and it's exceptionally well-balanced by a grassy and spicy hop flavor that's backed by a solid but kid-gloved bitterness. It finishes dry with some residual soft malt and echoes of the grassy/spicy hops previously encountered. Exceptionally well-alanced and drinkable with alot of flavor without becoming overwhelming. At 5.5% it's still a very nice session pilsner!

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dark golden color with off-white head. Aroma is sweet and grainy with some honey and light floral hop notes. Taste is more balanced. Malty with a hint of honey but also a bit hoppy and slightly bitter in the background and coming through on the finish. Medium minus body with medium plus carbonation. Overall quite decent lager.

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Photo of Sweetdemonsweat
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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 DOCRW
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of hotstuff
2.62/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Dayton, OH AleFest:This beer definitely lacks flavor and character.On to my rating...a small sized white head that was mostly diminishing.The body was clear and uncarbonated with a yellow hue.The nose was that of a typical lager and it was also lightly hoppy.The flavor was lightly hopped and it had a smooth and medium bodied mouthfeel to it.

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Photo of Ebichuuu
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of AaronRed
3.18/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I found this beer at a local beer store, one that I don't often frequent. I saw this beer sitting there with two others from the same brewery and so I decided to try one- given that I have never seen or heard about this brewery. This beer was very clear and clean looking, about as crystal clear as anything I have ever seen. Not much for the olafactory system, kind of musty, maybe some grain. Flavor was OK, crisp bitterness, which in my opinion was too much for this style. I like bitterness in my German pilsners, but this was too much- maybe a little metalic, which interfered with the overall taste. Went down smooth, sort of clinged to the back of my throat. Hops were noticable, but something was slightly off.

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Photo of Dukeofearl
3.65/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Found a German deli in Calimesa, CA and found a very nice selection of German beers, including this one I had not heard of before. But I like Allgauer, I like the label (a German youth dressed in traditional mountain garb all the way to the hat with a feather, holding a ceramic stein almost as big as he is, with a very happy twinkle in his eyes), and I like the big fat glass (I just learned that it's a Seidel) so much I bought one of those too!

Pours a darker golden than I would ever expect, with a medium head that came around after a vigorous pour in the second half- the bubbles are quite large. Once it dies down, a thin white film of the remaining small bubbles is a nice cap on the beer.

Aroma is typcial of a light malty German beer, and it seems very proper for the style. Slightly sweet, bready, found a slight hop note after I searched a while. Flavor follows through- gentle, mellow, but nice malt profile, with a slightly stronger hops bite on the tongue (but still not strong).

As with this style, always good, easy drinking.

I like this beer, but if I'm looking for some similar German beer, I probably would go to the Helles style before this. It is OK for what it is.

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Photo of metter98
3.45/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that gradually settled down, leaving a large collar of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of bready, grainy and pilsener malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and also has some underlying hints of grassy hops, which contribute a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and very clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and has a pleasant, clean mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of stavroghin
4.12/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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 monkist
3.65/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not too bad this hefeweizen, although a bit on the lighter side and has a bit sour aftertaste, stipp drinkable. Not a Weihenstephaner, could be better.

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Photo of allstar255
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of headlessparrot
3.55/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Globetrotter
3.1/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Found in a Moscow supermarket, the bottle is standard German brown half liter, with a multi-colored label featuring a little boy ("Büble") in Lederhosen and holding a beer mug almost as big as he is. Purity law applies. Best before 7/25/06, I opened it on 2/24/06.

Pours a clear, slightly dark gold under a thin off-white head that barely muster 1/2 finger before fading to collar. A couple of lace spots and strings cling to the glass. There's a bit of bready grain in the nose, but it is very subdued. The mouth is light and very prickly. The taste is also subdued, with the malt too far in the shadows lending only a hint of sweet and ruffage. A bit of hops makes an appearance for a while, adding just a bit of dryness to the proceedings. The aftertaste is clean and slightly dry, with a bit of spice thrown in. I was hoping for great on this one, but will have to settle for OK.

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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 Zorro
4.2/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy golden orange beer.

Smell is lots of grain with some fruity and citrus scents to it. Has a sweet caramel smell too.

Taste is on the dry side. Strong hops flavor is pleasant solid bitterness with floral flavors too. A solid strong flavored lager. A beer that dares be different and bold flavored.

Mouthfeel is good.

A tasty brew, the heavy hop content makes this standout from the rest of the crowd. Will buy again.

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Allgäuer Büble Bier Edelbräu from Allgäuer Brauhaus AG
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