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Brewed by Monteiths Brewing Co. (DB Breweries)
Style: Pilsener
Greymouth, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Monteith’s Pilsner Beer is a Bohemian-style lager in the heritage of extremely hopped blonde beers brewed in parts of Eastern Europe. It has a complex hop aroma and a rich hop bitterness characteristic of this tradition in brewing.
Monteith’s Pilsner Beer has a malty quality that includes smooth caramel characteristics from the use of Vienna-style crystal malts. The key flavour is its enormous hop character, crafted around this complex malt flavour.


2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mkel07 (4343) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 31, 2008
Sparling yellow golds colour with lots of carbonation, but not a lot of head. Hops flavours very evident.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KiwiJonno (76) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 14, 2008
330mL Bottle. Clear golden beer with a white head. Traditional tasting Bohemian Pilsener, with a malt sweetness and moderate hop bitterness in the finish.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
UnholyBrewing (595) - Central Florida(Upper Hell), Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2008
...bottle. Poured a clear light golden color with almost no head, but what was there was white, and faded quickly. Aromas were slight hops, grass, and some pils-like notes, but lacking intensity. Boring mouthfeel, with very low carbonation. Flavors were hops, some malt and maybe a hint of citrus. Finished dry, boring, but it wasn’t too bad.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
KiwiInTheUK (6) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2008 does not count
I have good memories of this one, very refreshing on a hot summer day at the bbq/beach in NZ.. Nothing too strong flavourwise, but there’s something fresh and tasty about it nonetheless, makes it a heck of a lot nicer than a lager, very refreshing and drinkable.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lunkie (1579) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAY 31, 2008
Hop malt aroma with a hint of spice. Clear yellow colour with fair head and lacing. Bitter hop malt flavour with spice. Flat palate.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dredd (733) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - APR 1, 2008
Spicy aroma on this one that is mainly sweetness and slight citrus with a cardboard like finish. A fraction under carbonated though which lets it down. Appearance is about what you would expect with clear light colored body with tall white head.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gam (3636) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 15, 2008
Puffy head very large,gold coloured pils,aroma Bohemia style but boring smell,flavour bitter there is a metallic to sour off taste,I love my pils but not this one.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Plimmer (252) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2008
Bottle 33cl. Clear golden body with small head. Malt and a little hops in the nose. Flavour dominated by malt and bitter hops. Nice pilsner.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2008
(On tap) Clear, deep golden with a small, white, lacing head. Fairly clean, malty nose with a whiff of flowers - a bit of Saazer? Medium in body and fairly clean with a good malt base and a dry, lightly hoppy finish. 28 IBU. 250108

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NoiZe (2323) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2008
I’ve had this one in New Zealand on my honeymoon.
Plain pilsener from Monteiths. Watery, but still enjoyable.


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