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Brewed by Monteiths Brewing Co.
Style: Schwarzbier
Greymouth, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Nice creamy head, stong malt flavour on the nose.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1757) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 5, 2014
On tap at the brewery in Greymouth, NZ Excellent clarity in this very dark brown ale. The body is topped by a creamy tan head that is very durable and leaves the glass almost totally coated. Both flavor and aroma are about average for style, if a touch more hoppy than a European version. Dark and medium roasted malts lend a lingering malty aftertaste. No burnt notes. Feel: Medium body with medium carbonation. Smooth. O: solid version of style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3333) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 25, 2013
The head is ok, body darkred-black. It smells darkmalty, roasty. The taste is darkmalty, roasty, bit aromatic. Not that interesting but the malttaste is quite nice.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
MichaelAwesome (3871) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 16, 2013
Pouring black with a slightly roasted nose. Some sourness with roasted malt and nuts in the aroma. Not really entertaining, but a decent drinkable beer.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
McTapps (3869) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - NOV 26, 2013
Beer pours out of the bottle in a deep black colour with low creamy head and medium body. Aroma of malt and roast. Taste of intense malt, leaves, woods, milk and nuts. Light sour, light smokey-roasty finish. Drinkable but not really nice.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
nlc (89) - Amsterdam & Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2013
Monteith valt over het algemeen tegen. Ze weten heus wel te brouwen maar is naar mijn idee gebrouwen voor een groot publiek. Alles is erg vlak van smaak. Niet echt craftbeer te noemen.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ReV2 (143) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2013
A rather thin, dark lager-bier. Hints of smoke and coffee, nothing overpowering. Nice enough and worth trying, taste improves as it gets warmer in the glass.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shaunfield (68) - adamstown, AUSTRALIA - AUG 22, 2013
This is a very tasty beer. I like it a lot. .I’ll get it again that’s for sure.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
markfield81 (42) - adamston, AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2013 Tasty, creamy with a good aroma this beer has all the flavor of a delicious beer tastu

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (10035) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Draft at Pegasus. Dark maroon color, small tan head. Aroma of coffee grounds. Taste is plain roasted malts. Simple.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
WilleLW (177) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2013
Black colour with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and a slight hint of hops. Taste of roasted malt with notes of chocolate and a finishing coffee bitterness. A slight metallic taste in background with some sourness (in a peculiar way). A light body without beeing watery. A good beer but with a slightly odd after-taste that doesn’t fully suit my taste.


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