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Brewed by Kulmbacher Brauerei (Schörghuber)
Style: Pilsener
Kulmbach, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 312   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kulmbacher Edelherb is pale and dry. Its special taste is thanks to the soft brewing water from pristine, crystal-clear springs of the Fichtelgebirge, the noblest malting barley from regional farmlands, handpicked hops from the Hallertau, and our legendary brewing skills.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crowderm (382) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2010
Nice golden pour. Skunky aroma. Flavor is pretty average, but grew on me a little bit over the course of the glass. Not my favorite pils, but alright.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NJJereme (375) - Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 26, 2009
Bottle. Pours a gold color with a light white head. Decent lacing. Malty, grassy aroma along w/ flavor. Light bodied. Goes down very easily, a little bitter on the finish, but overall nice mouth feel. Very refreshing. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
iam (369) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2006
Bottle. Poured a clear golden colour with only a thin white head. Awesome malt and hop aroma with a bit of grassiness. Taste has a bit of spice present but a great abundance of malt with some graininess. Nice bitter hop finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FishManLA (337) - Abita Springs, Louisiana, USA - JUL 1, 2008
"Pilsener" isn’t my favorite style, but the good ones can still be pretty good. This is a good one. Pale yellow with bubbly carbonation and a more persistent head than I find usual for a pilsener. The foam, which starts out a two finger thickness, lasts at a paper-thin thickness pretty much till the end. Nice lacing. Nose is fairly potent of yeasts and fruity notes. Primary taste is tart and appely, with citrus undertones. Dry, rather hoppy finish. Drinks easy.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bungalo22 (326) - Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA - JAN 24, 2008
Smells bad, pours a clear yellow and tastes like a Rolling Rock - pale malt, metallic, watery. Not a fan.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braastad (325) - FINLAND - MAR 29, 2013
Pale yellow, clear, with small lacing head. Nice hop aroma, grassy and even a bit spicy. Bready malts with medium bitter finish. Some tartness also.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rmasa (324) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2010
Sparkling golden color, firm white head; aroma is grainy malty and honeyish sweet with hints of grass and citrus - slightly metallic when served cold, but the problem is solved easily; flavor is malty, sweet citrusy and slightly honeyish, and in the finish grassy hoppy with a long bitter aftertaste; body is medium, carbonation feels a bit harsh at first, but softens quickly.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jonb5 (321) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2013
330ml bottle, poured into La Chouffe tulip. A: Pale colour, small head which didn’t hang around long, minimal lacing. S: Hallertau hop, fruity, grassy. T: Lots of bitterness as title would suggest, notes of bread and grass. Balanced but uncomplex. M: Crisp, light body, well carbonated, coarse. O: A decent enough Pils, I think it might be hard to drink more than 2 or 3 because of the bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fdomig (317) - München, GERMANY - JUN 2, 2012
500ml bottle. Aroma is hop, hay. Appearance is golden with a nice white head. Taste is light bitter and light sweet. Has a medium long bitter hopy finish. Medium carbonation. Overall an average pils.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Voivod (304) - Como, ITALY - MAY 10, 2003
Not so good ad the Monchshof original, but still a refreshing pils. The body probably is too thin, while the aftertaste too much hoppy and bitter.


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