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

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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.66   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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First Beer that Monteiths had produced.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dynamiteninja (1662) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2013
Bottle. Medium white head with okay retention. Amber body. Nose is malt, hops, wheat and yeast. Light bitterness. Dry finish. I like the style, which is that of an English bitter, but this is average.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sm89walt (1793) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle - Bungalow 8, Auckland. Poured a clear, deep copper-amber with a fine, slowly fading off-white head. Mid-fruits, leafy, grassy-ish hops, some toasty-ish malt. Light to medium body, medium carbonation and a short, low intensity bitterness.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 3, 2013
it was better than the tui, because it has a bit more of a malt base. that’s it.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndreasJaeger (505) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2013
Kopparfärged med vitt skum. KAramellig och maltig i doften, lite jordig humlekaraktär. Lätt söt och karamellig maltton, kola och toffee. avslutas torrt och jordigt.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3412) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 9, 2013
Dobre i smaczne, treściew piwo amber ale. Piana średnia ale trwała, tworzy kręgi na szklanicy. Rudo-brązowy kolor. Piwo aromatyczne w smaku, finisz bardzo wytrawny.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (17446) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2013
3rd October 2011
Clear red - amber beer, bright! Good cream coloured head. Mildly crisp palate,a tad dry. Nice even malt, trace of cream and a whisper of toffee. Super mild minerally hops, vaguely orange. Semi dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElDesmadre (2129) - Mikołów, POLAND - NOV 19, 2012
Bottle. Light brown with a small head. Aroma is mainly caramel, some apple notes, hints of nuts, raisins and hops. Tastes like a brown ale with prominent apple notes. Dry and refreshing, with a light body, low carbonation and a low to medium bitterness. I’d have to lie to write I didn’t like this. Really nice, sessionable summer beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bif (1634) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 2, 2012
On tap at hotel in Auckland. Served a deep golden color with a nice head that fades to some lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, some caramel and a bit of dark fruit. Taste of roasted malt with caramel sweetness and dark fruit. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. medium body, quite smooth with a slightly grainy texture. Enjoyable beer but nothing fancy.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (2878) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 29, 2012
Bottle. Darkish amber with a medium head. Aroma of caramel. Flavour is light sweet amlt with a little dryness at the finish. Standard stuff

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
apcandrew (46) - Gold Coast, AUSTRALIA - JUL 19, 2012
Pours dark amber with light head that disappeared pretty quickly. Sweet and light aroma. Taste is fairly soft - lightly sweet and hoppy.


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