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

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RATINGS: 845   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdolfoCC (168) - Veracruz, Veracruz, MEXICO - APR 9, 2016
APARIENCIA: de color marrón casi negro, se observa ligera actividad de carbonatación; corona de espuma color marfil, de burbujas compactas y algunas abiertas de de baja retención. AROMA: notas de maltas tostadas, notas de café, notas de pan. SABOR: notas de café tostado, maltas tostadas, notas de corteza de pan, deja una ligera nota ácida pero no llega a ser astringente, se siente el agua mineral; en el retrogusto un amargor muy ligero con tono maderoso, seco y nada astringente. Sensación: cuerpo ligero, baja carbonatación. Resumen: una buena cerveza lager con caracter.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Echon (367) - Århus, DENMARK - APR 2, 2016
A medium-bodied very dark brown beer, with a malty aroma and flavour, and caramel notes. Light watery taste, with light sweetness. This beer did not really do anything for me.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (2838) - SPAIN - MAR 19, 2016
Bottle 50cl / Botella 50cl. @ Cerveceria Internacional, Sevilla, España. A: Dark brown / Marron oscuro. T/S: Roasted malt, sweet, chocolate / Malta tostada, dulce, chocolate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sawbuck (633) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2016
Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts. nice ebony color with a thick tan head. Sweet up front. Rich chocolate, with a nice subtle bitterness to balance. Slightly watery mouth feel but not of putting. Finish is a nice mixture of sweet/bitter chocolate. Nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CObiased (321) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - FEB 23, 2016
Bottle 1 PT .9 fl oz - it pours a clear dark brown with a med light tan head. Mild aroma of roasty malts, earth and cocoa. Slightly watery. Lots of layered malt flavor- caramel, chocolate, toast and followed by a somewhat sweet and watery finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drmet (809) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - FEB 12, 2016
L: -pours the darkest of brown with no light coming through and a big,foamy,beige head S: -coffee,licorice,mocha,oats,burned toast T: -Follows the nose plus chocolate,syrup and nuts F: -medium carbonation -light body O: Good Schwarzbier

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (5370) - Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Poured a deep black color with aromas 9f light earth and roast a touch of smoke. Flavors are the same OK beer overall wouldn’t seek this oulne out but worth the tick.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suurjuust (2854) - ESTONIA - JAN 20, 2016
Clear dark brown beer with a big fluffy brown head. Nose is malty, bready, roasty notes, earth. Flavor is soft breadiness with mild acidity, grains, roast. Mild bitter finish, more roast and weak acidity. Simple, but fairly pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ippopodio (134) - ITALY - JAN 5, 2016
Limpida dal colore marrone intenso, quasi nero ed una bella schiuma nocciola un po' grossolana. Al naso arrivano prugne, cioccolato e pane tostato. Al palato è beverina con note di malto affumicato e frutta secca. Il finale è fresco ed invita a lunghe bevute. L'amaro e l'alcol non si avvicina proprio al bicchiere.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pete4999 (1445) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2015
On tap at Mr. Goodbar in Buffalo, NY. Nice color, dark brown nearly-black, tan-colored head. Light mouthfeel, roasty flavor, chocolate, caramel. Not bad, nice example of the style, but I was hoping for better.


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