Blairgus (2195) - California, USA - SEP 1, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
1 Sept 2013, bottle. very pale yellow, clear, some steady bubbles. nose is sweet, kind of perfumey. thin body and mildly fizzy. light straw malt, kind of floral/perfumey. okay.
DYCSoccer17 (3157) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 12, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
500mL bottle purchased at Total Wine Arden. The aroma has a lot of gumball and light banana character. Light DMS corn-like character as well. Really doesn’t make me think of an Altbier. Transparent yellow body with a small, fizzy, quickly dissipating white head present. Again, not what I would expect from the style. Starts with a light tart astringency, before some pretty gnarly boiled vegetable flavors come through in the middle. Finishes with more tartness and acidity. This is really difficult to enjoy.
BMMillsy (963) - Florida, USA - JUL 31, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
My first altbier! Pours murky dark yellow with a small white quickly receding head. Aroma of sweetly tart cherries, some alcohol, not much else.
Flavor is sweet up front with the cherry and honey, then fades into pilsner malt characteristics. Light and lots of carbonation. Overall, a small step up from a pale lager if you ask me. Meh.
OKplus (673) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 26, 2013
1.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
1pt, 9floz. served in a Dogfish Head pint glass
A - Pours a hazy orange color with an odd hue of green. Stark white sinks pretty quick.
S - Soured stone fruit, grapes, salty limes, hay, grain, faint sour berry aroma.
T - Stale grain, hay, chalky yeast, thin honey, faint peaches and general stone fruit. It turns more grassy in the middle and has a tangy sweetness to it. Finishes sweet and tangy.
M - Light thin body with low to medium carbonation.
A strange brew for sure. I almost thought it was brewed from lager yeast. Odd tangy notions that didn’t blend well with a ho hum base beer. I like the fact that it’s organic but this is a no go.
Serving type: bottle
ronaldtheriot (975) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUL 23, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pinkus Münster Alt has a thick, foamy off-white head, a hazy, somewhat bubbly, yellow-golden appearance, and a fairly heavy amount of lacing left behind. The aroma is of very aged, cellared, over-ripe light fruit, dank grain, and mold, plus sweetness and an unusual hop zing. Taste is of those things, plus lemony sweetness, light bitterness, biscuit, and water. Mouthfeel is light and watery, with some carbonation prickle, and Pinkus Münster Alt finishes lager like- crisp and refreshing. Overall, this is a very different beer, and I would recommend it to the adventurous types. RJT
Ash69 (12) - - JUN 24, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Drinking an 8 year old aged one, holds up incredibly well. Amazing nose, does not have the head anymore but an absolute delight. Great malty taste on the palate. Golden colour. Light carbonation. Recommend.
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NordicV (923) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Gyllengul öl med vitt skum. Lätt gräsighet i doften samt en aning deg. I smaken tillkommer en fräsch citruston. Ett trevligt sommaröl.
Lagerboy (906) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Mostly clear dull pale yellow, small foamy white head fades. Sweet malty floral aroma. Taste is tart fruity yeast , light floral hops and sweet caramel malt, soft and subdued. Softly carbed, light-medium bodied, lightly hopped. Easy dry finish. Very nice! LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)
EtTuCthulhu (734) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - MAY 1, 2013
2.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
The aroma smells like sweet and sour dough yeast, and the appearance fuses a clear yellow color, bubbly character, and a large white head. The taste is very unimpressive but not unoffending with its slightly sour and slightly sweet combination, and the palate continues this trend with a medium body, thin and slick texture, soft carbonation, and an abrupt finish.
mtwhitney (168) - Maui, Hawaii, USA - APR 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I have never had an alt ale before, so I was rather surprised at how lager-like it was compared to most ales. It almost tasted wine-like. At this point I am babbling so enough.