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Altenmünster Jubelbier Dunkel Spezial (Jubel)

Formerly brewed at Allgäuer Brauhaus (Oetker Group)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Kempten, Germany


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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Nomen est omen: Ein Bier zum Jubeln. Vollmundig, süffig, dunkel. Da steckt wahre Braukunst drin.
13.0P, ca. 240 kcal / 0,5 l 

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jgb9348 (5717) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2003
2003 Vintage Santa Bottle:
Clear copper colour with a thick dense tan head. Aroma of metal (just like copper!), malt, grapes, brown sugar and a mild amount of cherries. Light-bodied; Sweet caramel flavours line the mouth and reveal some mild malt flavours with the bonus atrocity of metal. Aftertaste is very subtle...a bit of the sweetness and some faint nuttyness is noticed. Overall, fairly bad for the style, but a decent beer none-the-less, and a nice bottle to celebrate Christmas! I bought this painted swing-top bottle at Beers of the World in Rochester, New York and sampled it on 19-December-2003.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPDIPSO (5667) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - APR 2, 2002
Just a great alt! Bittersweet from the munich malt and noble hops. Thick head with a crystal clear orange-brown color.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2004
Jubel pours a dark amber (rather than brown) with a slight head and mild effervesence. The aroma is malty with a slight fruity afterthought. The taste is malty, full, and rich, giving a pleasant mouthfeel. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2002
i thought it was pretty good, nice malty sort of charachter, with a nice bitter finish, clean tasting too. It was also quite english in its taste aswell.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5359) - Newark, California, USA - NOV 21, 2003
Dark amber color. Medium head. Aroma is brown sugar, malts and fruit. A medium bodied dunkel. Malts are roasty, nutty and sweet. Mild hops. Touch of spiciness. Nicely balanced. I mainly bought this beer for the fancy Santa bottle, but it was a definitely drinkable beer. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hildigöltur (5105) - København, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2004
Reddish brown coloured. Malty aroma. Smooth malty flavour with roasty and sweet notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (5094) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 8, 2002
Mild malt nose in the bottle, becomes powdery smelling in the snifter. Deep chestnut brown with lacy head. Excessively gimmicky bottle. Parched grain and sorghum flavor. Thin and slightly metallic. I could swear that this was a dunkelweisse, rather than an alt. The bottle just said Jubel, and it differed from alcfron’s description of the Jubel bottle, and I was at a quandry whether to rate this as the Jubel Dunkel, since the bottle looked like the Dunkel, with a different label...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4903) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 23, 2004
Miature hootch jug bottle with cute handle. Liquid smoke aroma is quite sharp initially but mellows by the end of the bottle to be quite agreeable. Reddish brown with a very good off-white head. Body is on the thin side of average. Flavour starts thin compared to the initial aroma but builds through the glass. A light effervescence on the tongue. A light bodied lightly spiced and smoked offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4886) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 5, 2005
Cloudy brown color with a medium head. Grainy and wheat filled aroma. The flavor is full of rich malts and more wheat with some spice. Damn, I thought this was really quite good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hotstuff (4874) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 30, 2003
This brew poured very little head, but it had good lacing on the side of my mug. This beer had carbonation to it. It had a smooth taste with an ever so slight aftertaste. It had a citrusy aroma. To me it had a creamy and smooth mouth feel to it. Some bitterness, but not overwhelming.

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