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Matthias Müller 1st Bavarian Pale Ale
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Brewed by Apostelbräu Hauzenberg
Style: English Pale Ale
Hauzenberg, Germany
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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The First Bavarian Pale Ale was created between the three friends Stefano Cossi (formerly Thornbridge Hall Brewery, UK), Matthias Mueller (they met at famous Brewing School Weihenstephan/Germany) and Rudi Hirz. Dry-hopped through the use of a special “Hop mill” as well as in our tank container during its journey from Apostelbraeu to Oxford C.T., USA Hops: Hallertaur Mittelfrueh, Styran Saviniski, Styrian Golding Malts: Bavarian Pale Ale Malt, Spelt Yeast: English Ale Yeast.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (7972) - Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2013
Gusher. It actually is a pretty solid beer. Mild bitterness, pleasant bready malts, English yeast character and some grapefruit,

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (3528) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 5, 2012
Paid $5.90 for a 500ML bottle @ Bier Cellar, Portland, ME. Had to pour extremely slowly with the large, foamy head slowly gushing from the bottle as soon as the cap was popped. Weizen glass shows a hazy straw color with large amounts of carbonation. Aroma of hay, grass and citrus hops. Tastes just like it smells with an effervescent mouthfeel. Light malt provides a base to the grassy, citrus dry-hopping. Texture has a drying effect. Really unique and a bit odd; yet still has a refreshing quality.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 25, 2012
500 ml bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of straw, lemon zest and floral notes. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, lemon zest and floral notes with a crisp dry lingering floral finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (3578) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 16, 2012
New Beer Distributors, NY 50cl ($5.50): Pours a slightly clouded orange colour with a relatively loose white head. Aroma is king of musky and earthy: reminds me of some other beers, but I cannot exactly remember which ones. Taste is lightly hoppy, in a way similar to a rather restrained pilsner. A weird German version of a pale ale. Nothing all that great though. Reminds me a bit of a kellerbier or altbier.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (4066) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Aroma is malts, fruit and mild sweetness. The flavor is fruit, dryish hops and mildly sweet and malty finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5095) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Sampled on draft at the Headkeeper this beer poured a murky orange-amber color with a large fluffy and creamy orange-white head that lingered and left incredible lacing. The aroma was tart citrus, chalk and a bit of sourdough bread> The flavor was tart, chalky, citrus Pez candies and was very dry. Long tart, dry, Pez candy finish. Medium body. Disappointing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bmerz (715) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Bottle from Breukelen Bier Merchants, NYC. Hazy gold with great initial head. Aroma is moderate strength with a light sweet citrus, dust, and grain. Tastes similar with a yeast sediment component that is also in the mostly soft rounded texture. It’s very drinkable and comforting. Nothing really stands out but it’s a well composed beer...more or les of exactly what I expected a English style pale ale made in Germany to be.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2012
Draught at TND: Faint aroma of hops, malt, and grass. Poured amber in color with a small, creamy, dense, white/off-white head that diminished but lasted throughout. Hazy. Not sparkling. Flavor is slightly sweet, light to medium bitter. Tastes of malt, hops, grass, and a hint of citrus. Medium body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Malt, hop, grass finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5799) - ITALY - MAY 22, 2012
ambrato scarico buona schiuma piuttosto persistente leggerete maltata un tocco erbaceo legger citrico discreto amaro piuttosto morbida

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
italianjohn (2377) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2012
Hazy copper pour orange tint sticky lacing with thin white head ..... aroma is very fruity and grassy hops with lemon zest .... taste is earthy, light caramel malt, mostly citrusy with lemon zest, fresh grassy hops and a bitter lemony bite, lightly sour fruity dry ..... finish is dry with a nice lingering bitter bite ..... well balanced and nicely done .... very sessionable


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