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

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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.66   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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First Beer that Monteiths had produced.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 2, 2009
Bottle 330ml.
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, caramel, burnt sugar, black beery notes. Flavor is light to moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20081231]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 7, 2011
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden amber with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, slight breadish and grassy hoppy. Bitter, flat malty and slight metallic flavoured. Dry and flat malty finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29284) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2003
The aroma is sweet with strong grassy and hoppy notes and underlying notes of yeast. The color is red-brown and is has a very small and fast disappearing head. The flavor is plain sweet with notes of grains, malt, caramel, and yeast. It finishes on a grassy hoppy note - without much bitterness. The body is thin - probably because of the 4% ABV. An easy drinkable beer - but nothing special - I think this would be a great beer to quench your thirst after hard physical labor - because it has much more taste than an international lager and is still extremely fresh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2005 (Bottle 33 cl) A fine example to prove the fact, that an ale doesn’t really have to be very potent to be extremely tasty. Dark amber close to brown, filtered, not much head. Nutty, malty notes. dry at first but some sweetness occurs on the palate. High on carbonation. Very pleasant ale. 011203

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (20714) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2006
Bottle. Clear orange coloured with an off white ehad. Aroma of malts and caramel. Sweet flavour of malts, caramel and hops.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20313) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 4, 2011
Bottled (from bierzwerg.de). Copper colour, mediumsized foamy/fluffy slightly off-white head. Aroma is caramel malts, some bready notes as well as mild notes of syrup. Flavour is being quite much the same along with some grassy and mildly nutty notes. A bit boring, but technically no big flaws.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2002
Red-brown, malty, sweetish, balanced bitterness.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2008
Bottle. Pours a clear brown color with a fizzy off-white head. Sweet malty caramel aroma. Sweet malty slightly burnt caramel flavor. Sweetish malty caramel finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle from Liva. Medium head with medium duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, malt, hops and fruits.


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