Pinkus Muller – Münster Altbier (500ml)

  • Country

    Germany

  • Size

    500ml

  • Beer Style

    Gold Beer

  • Beer Type

    Ale Learn More

  • Region

    North Rhine-Westphalia

  • Sub-Region

    Münster

The Pinkus-Muller brewery traces its origins to the family’s arrival in the Northern German town of Munster in 1816. At that time, Johannes Müller and his wife Friederika Cramer started an altbier brewery and a bakery. Since their arrival, 150 breweries have come and gone from Munster. Only Pinkus remains.

Today, the fifth and sixth generations of the family operate the famous Pinkus-Muller Pub/Brewery. So dedicated to quality is Pinkus, that they are the first all organic brewery of the modern era to brew with only organically-grown barley malt and whole hop blossoms. They produce 20,000 hectoliters per year.

Tasting Notes

Pouring a pale gold color with floral aromas of noble hops, sourdough bread crusts, lemon rind, and subtle honey that leads into a dry, medium body and an incredibly smooth finish with lingering notes of bread crust, mineral/stone, and lemon glaze finish. A smooth, dry, easy-drinker.

5.1% abv

Method

“Alt” is the German word for “old” or “original” and the alt style is certainly older than German lager styles. Pinkus Muller’s Altbier is unique in that their Alt is golden in colour, where this style is almost always an amber coloured beer. Altbier and Kolsch are two “hybrid styles” where the beer is fermented first as an ale, but then lagered for 4-6 weeks at near freezing temperature to create a much more crisp, light, and refreshing product.

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