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Brewed by Allgäuer Brauhaus (Oetker Group)
Style: Premium Lager
Kempten, Germany
Serve in Lager glass

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Altenmünster Brauerbier Urig / Würzig - die Bierspezialität ganz im Zeichen des Brauhandwerks. Rund und voll im Geschmack - ganz so wie es der Brauer mag - traditionell in der geprägten Bügelflasche.
11.0P, ca. 215 kcal / 0,5 l


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JonMoore (1807) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2005
Clear pale golden colour with a good sized white head. Aroma is yeasty, bready, malty, barnyardy. Taste is grassy, malty, hoppy with a light bitter aftertaste. Quite highly carbonated with light mouthfeel which is a bit watery at the finish. Not bad really.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Joshw (14) - GERMANY - JUN 25, 2005
A nice pour with a nice white head, a yeasty nose with hints of sweet malt. The consistency is nice, a bit metalic and salty, with not enough malt or hops. It started nicely, but finished crappy! Not a reccomendation!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marko (3788) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 16, 2005
Natural and aromatic..... well, from my last experience with Altenmünster lagers, I expected it to be fake and smelly. But, it wasn’t. Still wasn’t too good. Not for the price. Apparently, this was the most expensive beer among the five beers a friend brought from Germany. More expensive than, say, Paulaner Dunkelweizen. Not worth it. It might be because of the bottles, but all Altenmünster beers seem to be far overpriced. Anyway, to the beer. Pale golden, fluffy white head. Aromatic ? Not really. The nose was far from intensive, but kind of pleasant, malt and lemon. Taste ? Again, lemon, and malt, with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Not much body. After I left it to get a bit warmer, something happened. It started smelling malty, but in a disgusting way. I guess those are the "strange emanations" an earlier rater mentioned. The same thing reflected in the taste. So, pleasant while fresh and cold, but not really stable. I drank better.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HermanW (1021) - Coevorden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2005
A good premium lager.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MartinT (7523) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2004
A vile cheesy, pea soup is growing underneath the hop-covered haystack...A nonetheless pleasant hop bitterness manages to thwart the oddness and is lifted by a creamy malt tonus...Working out in the sun can be rejuvenating, but after a while strange emanations start to appear...

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 27, 2004
Floral hops with vegetal undertones. Clear, golden blond with lasting white coverof head and nice bubbly carbonation. Hay, grassy hops, strong pils malt character with restrained bitterness. Refreshingly crisp palate and nice strong carbonation. Bottle enjoyed with MartinT and Rastacouere.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6107) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 26, 2004
Clear blonde, low carbonation, honest white head. Aroma would gain from having more malt goodness. Something like grassy corn disturbs the balance a good bit. Palate is very dry, salty, once again not quite malty enough. Rural field and hay flavours. Somehow astringent cement like finish. It’s not as bad as I make it sound though.. Highly carbonated, sharp thin-medium body.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (18963) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2004
Bottled. Pale golden, brief head. Sweet and malty with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Fairly low bitterness. Fairly well made, but unadventurous.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (7801) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2004
Light gold in colour, pours with a large head of foam (that disappears quickly). Aromas are yeasty and metallic with some spice. Flavours are soft buttery malts with grain and a hoppy dry metallic finish that ebbs away pretty quickly. Still, it went down well so it can’t be too bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rickgordon (3841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2004
Bottled. Pale golden. Malty aroma with cocoa notes and some nuttiness. Initially hoppy but finishes with a question mark. It started out good but died somehow. Like the first half of Sweden-Italy.


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