Brewed by Karmeliten Brauerei Karl Sturm
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Straubing, Germany
Serve in Lager glass


on tap


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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 2.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Organic beer, originally brewed for the french market. The newer Karmeliten Biobier is a slightly tweaked version for the german market as there are different laws for organic ingredients in France and Germany.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
andrepintado (2419) - Lisbon, - NOV 1, 2012
33cl bottle from bio store in Paris. Pale golden color and thin white head. Carbonation is soft. Soft bitterness. Cereal and light malt aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaghana (5235) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle 33cl from bio shop Strasbourg, a clear yellow beer with good head. Nose is sweet like with grassy notes. Aroma is on a sweet malty basis, good average bitterness, floral touch, correct even if nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tderoeck (7578) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 9, 2015
15/V/15 - 33cl bottle @ the Abeels (NL) - BB: 20/V/16 (2015-617) Thanks to my parents for the bottle!

Clear pale orange beer, small white irregular head, little stable, non adhesive. Aroma: very malty, bit sweet, pears, wort, grains. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: very malty, grains, hay, cow fodder, bit sweet. Aftertaste: some almonds, wort, grains, sweet, malty, marzipan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beertobealive (413) - Stavanger, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
white head with light hops flavors. faints quickly. clear and light yellow body. pleasant taste with some thickness in mouth. moderately bitter and not long at all.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (16578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2013
500ml bottle from Terre de Boisson, Calais. Clearish gold pale with thin white head. Some puke on a lemony noble hop aroma. Some cereal too. Yes a touch pukey and not very good cereal or malts. Some continuing lemon through til the end. Some bitterness on finish. A middle of the road helles, with a bit of decent lemony character. Goes ok with strong pepperoni pizza. Still it has flaws

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (5098) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Bottle bought in Paris. Golden body with medium head. Nose is corny, malty, sweet. Taste is also caramel, sugar, toffee, some malts and oats. Sticky texture. Quite okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hoju777 (153) - FRANCE - APR 12, 2012
Bottle from bio store in Paris. Cause pesticides will shrink your ballls. Smells like apples. Looks gross. Light colored but grossly, slightly opaque, like old apple juice. Tastes great! Like apple juice. A good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MoritzF (9094) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - JAN 31, 2012
(bottle, 33cl) Slightly , pale golden colour with a big and blond foamy head. Slightly biscuity pale malty aroma with traces of honey and a mildly spicy hoppy background. Moderately bitter and slightly sweet flavour, light to medium bodied with a modest carbonation. Pale malty, slightly biscuity and minimally buttery taste with herbal and subtle woody hops; bitter-sweet finish with a tinge of honey in the aftertaste. 19.XII.11

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pivnizub (9861) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JAN 5, 2012
Bottle: Golden, a bit hazy, visible carbonation, smaller stable and creamy white head, buttery and slightly hoppy nose; light to moderate sweet-bitter flavour, soft, light bodied; short bisquity-hoppy finish. Not great......

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (6479) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - NOV 28, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2011 Bottle, Karmeliten Biobier. Honeyish spice to the malt and light flowery hop aroma. Golden, fine carbonation, lacing head. Dusty/minerally edges, behind a full malt body and good broad grassy, earthy and citric hop notes. Full chewy body, sparkly mouthfeel. Well balanced and moreish despite the somewhat hard salts.

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