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

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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bottle: Filtered.
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.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hawthorne00 (3422) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 18, 2010
Bottle. Gold, white head, high bead. Aroma has moderate amount of malt and rather muddled-smelling hops. Taste is firm malt and just a little bitterness. I’ve had Pils where the bitterness isn’t that high, but there’s just not enough here to make this anything more than an OK Kiwi lager.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
phaleslu (9256) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2009
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear gold with a medium white head. Aroma is hops, grass, grain, and malt. Flavor follows suit, with a sweet and moderately bitter quality. Light bodied. Too grainy, which masks some of the hops, but still has a decent earthiness to it. Not bad for the style because it doesn’t have the Euro skunkiness that so many of its peers have.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (43245) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2009
Bottle 330ml.
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, fruity, sugar, moderate hoppy, grass, light yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft and sticky. [20090514]

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2009
[Bottle] Pours a clear shade of yellow with some white foamy head. Light grainy aroma. Tastes pretty similar, with a noticeable crisp hop finish. The only thing saving this beer is the fact the palate is pretty good for the style. High carbonation. It’s not too bad, but I was expecting more after trying Monteith’s Black.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - AUG 4, 2009
Bottle. Pours with a big white head over a clear golden body. No aroma of note. Body balances the sweetness of malt and the hoppy bitterness. Nothing special.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2009
Bottle. The aroma is not great - lacks true Saaz character of a Czech style pils. The flavour is a slight improvement, but my overall impression is just another boring pils.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
VertBaconStrips (2302) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 2, 2009
Bought it a place that I think was called Trader Joe’s in Temecula, CA. It’s just north of the mall. Dumped out a pale gold with a white weak quick death head - bubbles....going going gone. Meh. Smelt ok, but nothing out of the ordinary - sweet, grass, hops, malts. Christ, I’ve got the Westmalle Tripel hiccups....Taste ,well, quite drinkable considering tasting fake - plain malts, hops, grain and this "I made this in my basement and bottled it in old plastic pop bottles". Went down prety smooth leaving a good bitter aftertaste - just a little slick though.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (16424) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 31, 2009
Bottle, thx to Papsoe. It pours a clear, golden body under a white head. Fruity nose with some pale malts. Tropical fruits too, but in the background. The flavor is also on the fruity side, with some tropical fruits and a little malty sweetness. Medium body. Some bitterness in the finish, I would like it more pronounced. Maybe a bit on the sweet side, but it’s a quite nice beer. (090514)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10414) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2009
Clear golden with a white head. Sweet aroma with hints of malt. Flavour was somewhat malty with hints of caramel. Finished slightly bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (39991) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2009
33 cL bottle, courtesy of Papsoe. Pours clear and golden yellow with a fully gone head. Mild citrusy and vague grassy hops aroma. Light sweetness, vague cardboardish note and mild grassy bitterness. Ends dry and lasting grassy flavoured.


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