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

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 321   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.


Quack-Duck's rating

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7733) - Down South, - AUG 31, 2012
bottle from an Autohof on the A6. Clear pale yellow, large white head. Malty, slightly grainy base with some aromatic hops plus some bitter hops. Not as aromtaic as could be.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
seifer (1) - gescher, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 9, 2014 does not count
Riecht anders als es schmeckt. Von daher irritiert es mich. Geschmack gut, aber irgendwie nicht stimmig.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
massingasetta (150) - München, GERMANY - JUL 6, 2014
Anständige Schaumkrone und helles goldgelbes Bier lacht mich an in mein Verkostungsglas. Es riecht wie ein Bier riechen soll, es riecht nach Deutschland im positivem Sinne, nach Hopfen aus der Hallertau, nach Wiesen und Frische. Einstieg ist süffig und ein gute Malz/Hopfen Mischung. Der Hopfen geht geschmacklich linear in Körper und Abgang über. Wirklich ein einheitliches graduelles abklingen der Bitterkeit. Kulmbacher wird wohl deutlich unterschätzt. Fazit: Ein wirkliches Fundstück dieses Bier - Gut, gut, gut.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rockana (133) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 1, 2014
Pours clear golden with medium white head. Aroma is malts. Sweet followed by some bitterness. Meh.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
HammerTroll (318) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 1, 2014
Clear golden color with medium sized white head. Malty aroma. Slightly bitter taste with more sweetness. Thin body, average carbonation. Nothing special.
(Pivkan 0,5l bottle)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rjplumer (375) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Pale burnt yellow. Starts off with a two finger head but fades to a quarter inch film. Has a grassy malt aroma. Crisp malt taste. mild bitterness. Refreshing and feels light. I’d be happy to have this one again.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
popery (1349) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Pours bright, gold and crystal clear. Medium-sized white head. Surprisingly good head retention with some decent lacing. The aroma is clean and sweet with fresh barley. Just a little bit of mustiness, possibly from the travel distance/time. It has a simple sugary, doughy flavor. There’s a touch of herbal, grassy, spicy hops. It’s all very gentle, though. A touch of cider. The taste is similar, though the hops come through more. Moderate sweetness and moderate bitterness. The hops have a spicy, grassy bitterness to them. It fades pretty quickly. Finishes pretty dry. Very easy to drink. Gently effervescent mouthfeel. Quite light. It’s not a dramatic beer, but it’s solid enough.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (2888) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear light golden with airy white head. Clear aroma of hops, malt and yeast. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with notes of yeast and malty touches. Mild acidic hints. Bitter aftertaste. Medium body. An OK Pilsener.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerheart65 (957) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 25, 2014
Pale golden pilsener with big frothy white head that is medium long and leaves lacing. Grainy aroma is dry. Simple and pure flavor, nice palate with standard carbonation, long bit harsh finish is grainy like taste, dry. Easy to drink, simple but this works.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
knutole (72) - Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - APR 24, 2014
i’ve drunken it out of a can aroma: slightly grassy, malty, hoppy, overall quite neutral taste: malty, low carbonisation, hay, low hop aroma

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Finn (4003) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 24, 2014
Flaske 0,5l fra Alko Muonio. Drukket i Skibotn 15 Apr 14. Lys gyldengul. Lavt skum. Svak maltaroma. Smaken syrlig mais & gress. 0 variasjon.


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