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

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common

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RATINGS: 807   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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.


Kavu's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kavu (3011) - Helsinki, - FEB 12, 2013
0,5l bottle from Alko. Pous dark amber with a high light tan head. Aroma is slightly roasted malts. Flavor is roasted malts with some nuts and hops. Not too remarkable, but quite decent.


3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fisler (241) - Bamberg, GERMANY - AUG 29, 2015
Optisch im Krug eine echte Perle, sattes Schwarz, dichter Schaum wie Cappuccino. Im Trunk deutlich dominante Röstaromen, fast ein Porter. Im Abgang hallt das noch lange nach - Mönchshofs bestes würde ich sagen.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7050) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle from a REWE in Nuremberg. Dark brown with a slight, off-white, head. Plenty of sweetish, chocolate, character, a slightly jarring vegetal edge and touch of toasted malt in the finish. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Icedwarf (807) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2015
Zwart bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is licht bitter, caramel, lichte rook en chokolade. Goed bier.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Karstenborg (508) - DENMARK - AUG 1, 2015
Very dark brown with a big off-white head. Aroma is roasted malts, earth and dark chocolate. Taste is bread, malt and coffee

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (2268) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 19, 2015
0.5 L flip top bottle poured into a dimpled mug. Black with medium light brown head. Aroma is light chocolate, medium body, medium carbonation, and good thin small-bubble lacing. Taste malty chocolate with a slightly dry finish. Good Schwartz bier.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Teran (184) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JUN 6, 2015
Sweet and deep roasted malt, long lasting tan head. Aroma coffee, very dark. Molasses flavor. Watery mouth feel, average carbonation. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ninecats (334) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle. Deep dark with beige foam, dissipates fairly quick, slight lacings. Milky, roasted aroma, dark fruit, overall a nice roundess to it. Taste follows the same fashion, with a semi sweet, roasted taste with a slight bitterness throughout the end. Medium to big body, light to medium carbo. A delicate, well-rounded schwarzbier, flavourful and drinkable at the same time.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2420) - Odense S, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle. Hazy dark brown body with a medium frothy offwhite head. Malt, light chocolate, notes of hazelnuts, light hops. Smooth and soft. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SkillsFactory (196) - ITALY - MAY 15, 2015
Marrone scuro, quasi nero, con una bella testa di schiuma color caramello molto chiaro di buona persistenza. Al naso e al palato malti tostati, malti caramellati, cacao. Dissetante e leggera, una buona schwarzbier.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartzluke (391) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 15, 2015
6 oz pour from chilled bottle into shaker pint. Dark-brown-to-black and opaque with a moderate white head. Great nose. Rich, malty, and nutty. Fairly full bodied and creamy. Taste has some good layers. Chocolate, nuts, cream, and a little milky sweetness. Flavorful and drinkable.


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