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Brewed by Brauerei Pinkus Müller
Style: Altbier
Münster, Germany

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RATINGS: 555   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Made of organic country malt, top-fermenting yeast, natural hops and first-class brewing water in long-proven brewing procedure, strictly after the German purity requirement.


stephen louis' rating

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stephen louis (162) - Victoria, British Columbia, - JUL 8, 2006
My beer is called" Pinkus Original Obergärig Alt" This beer name is an alias of Pinkus Münstersch Alt . On the pour the nose is tin and grass with malt. Taste-wise it is not too bad. Lots of upfront carbonation. (If you roll this beerr in your mouth you will pick up bubblegum). Starts malt and a bit too sweet, quickly goes to citrus and lemon-grass, finish is dry. A pretty good hot weather beer.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentAle (683) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 4, 2014
Aroma is clove, citrus and yeast. Taste is light sweet malts, cloves and slight tang. Appearance is a cloydy gold body with a medium pearl head that retains fairly well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7858) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle. Not sure what to expect from a Munster Alt (having read much about this style (as being quite different from your standard Alt), but never having had one). Pours with an almost clear yellow hued body with a medium sized white head that is somewhat quick to fade. Aromas are biscuity, baked bread, honey, floral, slightly faded, tea. Lightly herbaceous with a touch of lemon. Flavors are dry, floral, almost a touch sour. Toasty malt backbone, floral, clean fermentation. Medium bitter. Lively carbonation, dry, slightly oxidized.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
boozedude (1789) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle into glass..cleariah..I rand yellow pour with white head .funky aroma and malt bread lije taste...om..Easy dronking

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
VastActiv (2826) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle 0.5l at home, Oulu. Originally rated 20062012. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Grain, fruits, citrus and malts.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
KPD (41) - Michigan, USA - AUG 12, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2014 Bottle at World of beer .Pours golden clear. Did I miss the memo about alts not being German ales that are amber to brown? Aroma is grassy with malt in the back and some hint of tartness. Light mouthfeel. Pretty light beer. Flavor is light malt sweetness with a slight tartness at the end. Decent light summer beer. Horrific alt.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geiserich (3385) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle from Vierhunter111, many thanks: Malty/grainy aroma with grassy hops. Golden color, white head. Flavor is light malty, bit grainy, fresh. Grassy and light citric hops. Dry finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (680) - New York, USA - JUL 11, 2014
The body has a slightly hazy golden body which seems a bit light for the style. There is some visible carbonation that helps support it tall white head. The hangs on very well and makes good splotchy lace patters on the glass. Its aroma is mostly malty and nutty with some classic German spicy floral hops mixed in with just the slightest touch of mineral. I get a firm medium bodied beer with loads of bready and nutty maltiness with just a touch of dry earthy yeast. This is balanced by classic German hops that add some spicy and floral flavor notes as well as some moderate bitterness and dryness. Its finish is bready and dry with hints of the hops.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (4887) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle at World of Beer Easton while watching the Germany vs. Algeria game on 6/30/14. Clear gold in color with a thick white head. Aroma of malt, a bit of bread and crisp hops. Malty flavor with mild tartness before a bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (5410) - Ohio, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle from old backlog notes 07. Pours a dark golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have grainy, cereal malts, light caramel, grass, earthy notes, the nose was weaker, flavor is boring.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (3654) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle: Light, clear gold with a tall, but quick white head. Perfume, lemon aroma. Taste is sweet grain, tart green banana, acidic light fruit...bright. Different..qualities of a pale lager and a witbier in one.


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