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Kulmbacher Mönchshof Original Pils

Brewed by Kulmbacher Brauerei (Schörghuber)
Style: Pilsener
Kulmbach, Germany


on tap

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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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The long brewing tradition of Mönchshof and our love for hand-crafted detail guarantee even today a beer fro the demanding beer lover. Experience a fine Pils-style beer with the taste of a traditional beer with our finely-hopped,delicate Mönchshof Original

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zacgillbanks (2620) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Very pale straw coloured with a sweet toffee and grassy flavour followed by a gentle floral and creamy, malty finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Piw (131) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - JAN 10, 2015
500ml Flasche. Klar und golden. Große, weiße Schaumkrone, lang anhaltend. Würzig, leicht hopfiger Nachgeschmack.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zvsn (755) - ISRAEL - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle. Clear yellow golden with a nice creamy head. Aroma of grains and hay, light floral and soapy notes. Sweet malt favors, slightly cloying, stale hops, herbal bitterness with short finish. Rather light bodied. Drinkable but not particularly good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (3635) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle from my father (bought in Germany). Malty smell with pale bread and hay. Clean malty taste with pale bread. Clean and very drinkable lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Calisky (1190) - ALSACE, FRANCE - NOV 21, 2014
Couleur jaune dorée, mousse qui disparait. Nez légèrement houblonné. Gout malté, céréales avec petite amertume houblonnée, note légère fruitée raisin en fin de bouche. Corps moyen. Assez simple.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nickel (440) - - OCT 9, 2014
Deep golden color. Malty aroma. Lite bitterness in the aftertaste. Good pilsener

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Zarkam (486) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 1, 2014
500ml bottle from Goumondo.de, clear yellow colour, large frothy mostly lasting white head, fair lacing. Moderately malty aroma of grain, straw and caramel, light floral hops. Taste is initially balanced mildly bittersweet and turns into a light bittersweet finish with an acetic feel. Medium body, slick mouthfeel, oily carbonation. Fairly generic, if balanced and pleasantish German pils, having tasted an archetypical pils and a helles in a row, must say that I find the pils flavour/aroma profile somewhat more pleasant.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (6163) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 30, 2014
"Light grassy hops and corn sweetness in the aroma. Fizzy feel, somewhat crisp. Some cereal as well as light hops on the palate. Nothing too exciting..."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (912) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2014
Swingtop bottle 50cl. Clear pale golden color, one finger frothy white head, recedes after a while to a thin layer, good lacing; aroma of hops, grain, bread, grass, hay; smooth taste is light malty sweet and light hopbitter; medium body, oily to creamy texture, bit spicy on the tongue, soft carbonation; finish lingering dry and mild bitter, herbal notes. Well-balanced mild pilsener.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (2607) - BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2014
German Pilsener with thin, quickly opening, sticky, snow white head and pure golden blonde colour, clear with faint sparkling. Pure malt aroma, a bit honeyish and delicate, paired with herbal, aromatic hops a bit reminiscent of chamomille or even mint. Neutral, grainy onset, soft carbonation, soft honeyish malts, clean and crisp and finishing in a pleasant, mild, herbal and grassy hop bitterness. Good, clean and refreshing example of the style.

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