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Brewed by Meinel-Bräu
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Hof, Germany

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Spezielles Bier für Hofer Katholiken Eine Hofer Brauerei unterstützt die beiden katholischen Pfarreien mit ihren Mitteln, damit die Jugendarbeit finanziell besser ausgestattet, Personalengpässe behoben und Pfarreigebäude modernisiert werden können. Das gemeinsame Bier "Konrad und Mariechen" soll das Zusammengehörigkeitsgefühl der beiden Pfarreien stärken. Gerstensaft mit markanter roter Farbe Die Idee zu diesem besonderen Bier entstand erst vor wenigen Monaten und stieß bei der traditionsreichen Hofer Brauer-Familie Meinel-Hansen, die beiden katholischen Pfarreien verbunden ist, sofort auf offene Ohren. Monika Hansen - übrigens die jüngste Braumeisterin Deutschlands - hat ein leichtes Sommerbier mit fränkischem Hopfen und vier verschiedenen Malzen eingebraut. "Wir wollten mit dem Bier eine leichte rote Farbe erzeugen und so kommt ein dunkleres Malz hinzu, um die Farbe dann auch im Bier zu erreichen." Dieser Rot-Ton ist ganz bewusst gewählt, berichtet die 22-Jährige: "Konrad, die männliche Seite - das Bier - und durch die rote Farbe die weibliche Seite für Mariechen."


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
pivnizub (8800) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle(thanks to the Lake of Constance!): Amber coloured, stable creamy and lacy white head, toasty-fruity nose, some subdued hops detectable; mild bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied as expected; delicate toasty-caramelly finish with a dryish-hoppy aftertaste. Not bad, worth a try…

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (3796) - Freising, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2012
(bottle) pours a clear golden-amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of bread dough and grain, with a hint of fried onions, sugar icing and light sauerkraut. flavour is mostly pale malts and light caramel, with a very light hint of red fruit and a slightly earthy finish. very light-bodied with soft carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
laiti (5636) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2012
50 cl bottle @ Timo A, BBE 25.02.2013
Aroma has grainy malt, some vegetables and , hints of caramel and distant cardboard notes. Flavour is light with grainy malt, some resiny hops and hints of berries. Does not feel like amber ale – or ale at all. Could be (a light ) bitter though.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
olio (6144) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2012
50 cl bottle @ Timo A.
Pours clear dark golden, almost copper color with a small head. Aroma of vegetables, mild malts, some caramel, grass and a bit of goose berry bush. Flavor of sweet fruits, wet cardboard, a bit of banana, hay, some mild malts and resin. Somewhat watery palate with a slick finish.
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2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
lusikka (6208) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2012
500 ml bottle. Thanks Timo A.
Pours a golden colour with a small white head. Aroma of grainy malts, grass and some cardboard-like notes. Flavour of grainy malts, grassy hops, wheat, yeast, cardboard and some very mellow tartness. LIght bodied, slick mouthfeel and low carbonation. Finishes sharp and light bitter. Amber ale? No way in hell.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (3752) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 29, 2012
500ml bottle. Very clear reddish dark amber colour with average, firm, frothy, off-white head. Minimally grainy caramel malty aroma, hints of straw. Taste is monotonously minimally dry grainy, minimally sweet caramel malty, slightly watery, abrupt finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (6709) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 29, 2012
500 ml bottle. BB 25/02/13. From bierzwerg.de.
Clear deep golden colour with small white head. Sweet caramel, mildly tart fruits and malt in aroma. Flavour is quite easy and bland. Some sweetish malt and mild bitterness. Rather balanced though. Anyway it’s not your average German Pils.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mile (2969) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle. Golden, small and fully diminishing head. Moderate, malty and caramel sweetish aroma, some fruitiness and light hoppyness. Medium body, malty and caramel sweetish flavor, light toffee and some fruitiness. Finish is short to average, malty and sweetish, some caramel and light fruitiness, faint hoppyness. Malty and sweetish amber ale - too sweet/almost totally lacks hoppyness.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8464) - Bochum, GERMANY - NOV 20, 2012
(bottle) Clear, amber to copper colour with a medium-sized and slightly tanned foamy head. Cara-malty and herbal and slightly metallic hoppy notes with traces of citrus in the background. Bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied with a crisp carbonation. Mildly cara-malty base with traces of black tea, accompanied by herbal hops; slim but not watery herbal hoppy finish with delicately fruity notes in the aftertaste. Likeable, but not outstanding. Reminds of a light Altbier. 16.XI.12

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kristall-König (2207) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - NOV 18, 2012
Hopfenwürziger, brotiger und etwas streng daherkommender Geruch. Süß-brotiger Start. Danach erneut brotig, floral. Abgang würzig auf moderater Ebene. Bittersüß abebbend.


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