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Monteiths Brewer’s Series India Pale Ale

Brewed by Monteiths Brewing Co. (DB Breweries)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Greymouth, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
There’s plenty of rich maltiness from this Pale Ale and higher-kilned malt combination. The Cascade and special New Zealand hops create a fruity aroma with a dose of bitterness to drive home the hop flavour. A beer for the IPA aficionado with a distinctly Kiwi style. Perfect for a moment spent catching up with old mates.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TEJA (1928) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2016
Sampled at SBWF 2015. Short light beighe head. Clear golden color. Tropical fruit and a balanced cara aroma. Caramell taste and a fruity sweetness.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
omhper (22315) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2016
Bottled at Kastrup Airport, Denmark. Clear golden, rich head. Aroma of boiled vegetables. Sweet and sugary with boiled cabbage and syrup. Fairly low bitterness. Eh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1782) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Pours a pale colour. Taste is a bit skunked and herbal. Cannabis and pungent hops. Ok

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Foffern (1543) - Bodø, NORWAY - JAN 31, 2016
Bottle at Piccadilly, Bodø. Pours a clear amber color with an off-white head. Careful and sweet aroma of caramel, pale malt, dried fruit and cooked vegetables. Flavor of harpix, caramel, leather, metal, grassy hops. Strange bitterness and is unbalanced. Has a slick mouth feel, medium body and a medium to heavy bitterness. A little weird and unbalanced ale. Far from an IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (3679) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2016
Bottle @ Fiddlers. Pours a clear orange beer with a big white head on top. Aroma is faintly hoppy, has a metallic note and some faint citric notes. Flavor is bittersweet, again metallic notes and has a bit too much malty stuff going on. Even a hint of cardboard detected in the very end. Crisp, well carbonated mouthfeel, decent aftertaste. Not too impressed by this mediocre IPA to be honest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Madsen1635 (514) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle. Clear dark amber pour with white head. Aroma has some sweet malt. Taste is balanced with just a hint of bitterness. Light body. Medium carbonation

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UjoKlobasa (237) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle. Hoppy session like IPA. Taste is medium bitter and light sweet. Light, drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gegwilson (2524) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2015
Picked up for €1.50 on the Newcastle-Amsterdam ferry, which should have been a clue to the quality in retrospect. Pours amber with a thin fading off white head. Mild grainy aroma. The taste is grainy malt, with metallic and medicinal notes. Some floral hop. Very poor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2015

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Monteiths Brewer’s Series India Pale Ale ].
Clear medium orange amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, light to moderate hoppy, old hops. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, sweet malt, old hops, pale malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20151024]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (5958) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Gnarly Burger, Stockholm.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, citrus, malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Grapefruit, fruit, floral, citrus, malt.

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