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

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RATINGS: 834   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finwe (428) - Grankulla, - OCT 4, 2012
500ml bottle @ Zinnkeller, Helsinki. Pours very dark reddish brown, almost black. Aroma of roasted malt, bread and some plum and other dark fruits. Roasted flavour with caramel and some grassy hops. Dryish finish.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arsol (956) - NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
Bortimot svart farge med beige skum. Lukter karamelmalt og sødme. Svak søt og noe røkt i smak.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cthulhu (942) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - JUL 20, 2016
50 cl bottle. Dark brown/black. Big beige head. Chocolate, caramel , roasted malts with some pleasant fruitiness/esters that makes all the difference . Medium to light body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
knasputte78 (516) - SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2016
Mörkbrun, nästan svart. Maltig rund smak. Lite nötig karaktär, mycket trevligt till lite grillat ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fuzzcro (209) - Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Nice aroma and appearance but the taste was bland. I’m wondering if my taste was off that much but thinking the "dry" word used in the description may be the explanation as to why it didn’t appeal to my taste.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NikitaDE (33) - Minsk / Schweinfurt, Bavaria, GERMANY - JUN 4, 2016
Very dark, almost black opaque color. Thin foam with small carbonation and not a very lasting foam. The smell - chocolate, kvass, coffee, caramel.The taste - roasted malt, coffee, a bit bitterness but it is optimal. A palate is just bitterness of hops and that is all. Average beer but with interesting smell and taste)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
limbonicartbeer (23) - - MAY 12, 2016
Cerveza lager de color obscuro, de poca carbonatacion. Al olfato se perciben aromas a maltas y café tostado de manera sutil. Al paladar se percibe café y maltas tostadas con un toque final ácido sin llegar a saturar el resto de espectro de sabores. Conclusión Cerveza lager recomendable para aquellos que gusten de cervezas ligeras pero con carácter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (1138) - Xiamen, CHINA - MAY 4, 2016
500ml bottle at Phoebe’s, Daxue Lu, Xiamen on 24 Sep 2015. Pours black brown with an off white head. Aroma of malt and caramel with roast coffee. Sweet finish, some bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (1920) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2016
Swing-top bottle 50cl. poured into a lager glass. Almost opaque dark brown, good two finger frothy tan head, mostly diminishing, small layer remains, fair lacing; roasted malt aroma, cocoa, caramel, earthy; smooth taste, medium sweet and bitter, malty, milk chocolate; aftertaste mild roasty sweetbitter, bit chocolate, spicy and licorice notes; medium body, watery texture, soft carbonation; very pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vighals (2932) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - APR 9, 2016
Dyp mørk brun med lavt beige skum. Søt lukt, kandis og brent malt. Søtlig brent smak, brent karamell, og kandis. Lett bitterhet.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdolfoCC (146) - 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.


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