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


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RATINGS: 743   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Mönchshof Schwarzbier- "the Black Pils"- is a brewing wonder and a brew-lover's dream. Supremely drinkable, dry and beautifully hopped, yet loaded with dark malt flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (2413) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy very dark brown with stable light tan head. Clear aroma of roasted malt and caramel, with notes of fruit. Bitter, roasty and hoppy flavour, quickly giving rise to sweetish notes of malt and caramel. Touches of coffee beans. Sourish and bitter finish. Medium to high carbonation. A decent Schwarzbier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (974) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2014
God fyldig duft av vørter. Mørk brun, nesten sort farge. Tykt brunt kremet skum. Mild preget sittende smak av vørter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kalervo (625) - FINLAND - DEC 13, 2013
Very full, thick and well balanced schwarzbier. Maybe not really unique, still really good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sissio (408) - Orsenigo, ITALY - NOV 29, 2013
At tap at Kapuziner in Castelseprio Good beer, very drinkable. But very difficult to taste as it shiuld be done... Too much stuff to eat in there

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (1313) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 23, 2013
On tap at Alewife in Baltimore. Pours a dark brown with slight tan head. Nice lacing. Sweetness and chocolate on the nose. Flavor is sweet chocolate. Too sweet. Slight roast also. Medium to light bodied. Ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JDBaker11058 (1131) - Maryland, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Appearance: clear dark mahogany, with two fingers of thick, creamy light beige head shrinking to a thick collar, leaving good lace. Aroma: surprisingly solid nose of sweet milk chocolate, light breakfast roast coffee, caramel, and a hint of white pepper. Taste: sweet and slightly roasty, with chocolate, coffee, cereal grains, a hint of chicory and lemongrass. Finish: crisp and smooth, slowly drying, with slight roasty sweetness lasting. Notes: On the sweet side for a schwarzbier; in fact, one of the sweeter ones I’ve had. Frankly, they pack a wallop of flavor into a lighter beer. Really enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndyW68 (811) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Clear dark brown with light tan head. Nose of roasted malt and sweet caramel. Taste follows nose. Watery mouth feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
andriesradu (401) - ROMANIA - OCT 1, 2013
50cl. Pours dark brown almost black with a big creamy beige head. Aroma is moderate caramel, sweet, malty. Flavor is light roasted malt, caramel, a bit watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (1338) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 27, 2013
450 yen from Rakuten, 4.9%. A nice caramel and toasty black beer. It has a very rich and flavorful taste for such a low alcohol percentage. It has a good mouthfeel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tulle (357) - DENMARK - SEP 25, 2013
black, brown, hazy, tan foam, toast, herbs, leather, woody, medium sweetness, lightly sour, medium body, creamy, average carbonation,

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