Brewed by Parkbrauerei
Style: Heller Bock
Pirmasens, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Traditionsreich und geschmackvoll! Unser helles Starkbier. Statt süß und wuchtig, eher vollmundig und frisch und von goldener Farbe. Gönnen Sie sich - fern von der Haktik des Alltags - einen besonderen Tropfen und ein Stück Brauereigeschichte.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kappldav123 (4700) - GERMANY - JAN 21, 2014
Thanks to Erzengel for that bottle. Looks really good. Beer in the glass zippy, huge head. Starts strong-malty, a bit alcoholic without being too much. Soft-spicy, some grasy notes. Finish well balanced, still fine spicy. Nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (6472) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 28, 2013
500 ml bottle. BB 16/09/2014. From my Secret Santa. A big thank you Erzengel!
Clear deep golden colour with a small frothy white head. Sweetness, grainy malt, mild alcohol and play dough in the aroma. The flavour is mild grassy hops, mild bitterness, farmyardy malt, almondy sweetness and... not very good. As I’m not huge fan of Bock this isn’t easy one. Strong, sweet and malty. Reminds a bit strong Baltic/East European Lagers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (7569) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2013
Golden color with medium white head. Aroma of grain, malty. Bittersweet taste. Bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lowalisa (17) - Speedway, Indiana, USA - JAN 23, 2013
This was the beer of choice for GIs stationed in this area of Germany. Park makes many different brews, but this one is probably the best. It pours a silky gold and has a slightly malty flavor. Slightly bitter finish. Decent inexpensive local beer. I tried one again last summer to relive my time in sunny Zwei and was not disappointed. It wouldn’t be my beer of choice now since I have grown up, but it was and probably still is a great party beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (1956) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Nice seasonal from Park. Mild malty aroma, taste is malt with some spiciness. Color is deep gold with a nice airy head. This is decent, and from my local brewery, so I’ll give it props.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
COMRADEJOSH (287) - Ft Hood, Texas, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Deep honey brown with flavor of carmelized malt, smooth with light carbonation good bock beer but nothing really stands out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
steeleebird (12) - Illinois, USA - MAY 6, 2012
My first ever Bock beer. Enjoyable during a meal or after, slightly sweet but with caramel tones. Higher alc% than most weissen yet smooth. once drove 180 mi from Fulda to Kaiserslautern to pick up a rack.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
HaseZotzenbach (14) - Zotzenbach (Rimbach), Odenwald, GERMANY - FEB 13, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2012 Deep gold to light amber in color, with good clarity, ruby highlights and a large, creamy, persistent, white head. Dominated by a balance of rich, intense malts, a definite alcohol presence that is not harsh and a light noble hop aromas, which is acceptable in this special pale edition. Rich, sweet malt balanced by a significant alcohol presence. The malt can have toasty qualities, some caramel, and occasionally a slight russet flavor. Its hops flavor and bitterness just offsets the malt sweetness enough to avoid an over-sweet character. The alcohol is smooth, not harsh or hot, and it helps the hop bitterness balance the strong malt presence. Your true finish should be of just malt and alcohol, but should have an impression of attenuation. Full to very full bodied with a moderate to moderately high carbonation. The significant alcohol is warm without sharp hotness, very smooth without harsh edges, bitterness, fusels, or other concentrated flavors. Overall Impression: A very strong and rich lager which happens to make this a bigger and maybe better version of either a traditional bock or a helles bock. As being a retired Army soldier, who was stationed a long time in Germany and knows of the famous Parkbrauerei / Park & Bellheimer AG in Pirmasens, Germany, the balance of this beer, excellent flavor, and easy drinkability make this one hell of a good brew. One of the best I have had the privilege of drinking, and very highly recommended. Park PIRMINATOR - JETZT wieder erhältlich! Das helle Bockbier der PARKBRAUEREI ist wieder da! Traditionsreich und geschmackvoll! Unser helles Starkbier. Statt süß und wuchtig, eher vollmundig und frisch und von goldener Farbe. Gönnen Sie sich fern von der Haktik des Alltags, einen besonderen Tropfen und ein Stück Brauereigeschichte. Ein Stück Brauereigeschichte kehrt zurück, es gibt es wieder den von Generationen so geschätzten Pirminator! Das helle Starkbier in der traditionellen 0,5 Liter Bügelflasche soll Kraft seines Namens nicht nur die Erinnerung an den Glaubensboten Pirminius wach halten, der etwa 740 nach Christus das Kloster Hornbach bei Zweibrücken gründete und für die Christianisierung unseres Landes von großer Bedeutung war. Gleichzeitig ist es eine Verneigung vor der klösterlichen Braukunst im frühen Mittelalter. Ohne die rotbackigen Braumeister früherer Tage und deren überschäumende Zinnkannen wäre unsere weltweit einmalige Bierlandschaft nie entstanden. Dabei steckte hinter der Brautätigkeit der Klosterbewohner durchaus ein gewisser Eigennutz, da sie ihre täglichen Mahlzeiten durch flüssige Nahrung entsprechend aufbessern konnten. Das kam ihnen vor allem in der Fastenzeit zugute, wenn die ohnehin schon schmale Kost noch spärlicher wurde. Denn „Flüssiges bricht Fasten nicht”. Das schmackhafte und kräftige Starkbier half, die mageren Wochen zu überstehen und tröstete über den knurrenden Magen hinweg. Auch ohne knurrenden Magen sorgt der Pirminator des 21. Jahrhunderts für helle Freude. Er ist weder süß noch wuchtig, sondern eher vollmundig- frisch, von goldener Farbe und mit einem Stammwürzegehalt von 16,X ausgestattet. In diesem Sinne: tauchen Sie ein in die genussvolle Geschichte eines starken Bieres und gönnen Sie sich fern von der Hektik des Alltags...........einen sehr besonderen Topfen!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bierkrug (2131) - Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, GERMANY - NOV 9, 2011
500 ml flip-top bottle picked up at Toom in Landstuhl, Germany. Pours an Amber-Gold color with an off white head. Aroma is sweet malt, candy and alcohol. Taste is caramel, sticky sweet malt and alcohol. Palate is smooth but has a kick. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
darkseduction (581) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - OCT 28, 2011
Bottle 50cl. Blond, almost copper-coloured brew with dense white head. Had this one years before, rememered it much paler. Although very good brew. Thanx to the brewery to relaunch it!

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