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


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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53/5   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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Hermod (5460) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 30, 2015
33cl bottle. Golden color, thin white head. Horrible aroma, unfermented wort, sweetness. Flavor has sweetness, malt, pesticides. Awful.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2015
330ml bottle. clear gold pour with thin white head. aroma is grass, earth and hops. doesn’t taste like a pilsner much. quite grassy and stale. not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fellebag (1303) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 7, 2015
33cl bottle. Small white head diminishing. Clear pilsener color. Aroma is malt, leaves. Taste is quite sweet of malt, leaves, wood.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geokkjer (7194) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, fruitiness, some malt and corn. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some bitterness, malt and herbs. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
bjakk (669) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - DEC 22, 2014
Yellow, clear, with white head. Mild aroma of apple. Mild taste, apple with considerable metallic bitter aftertaste. Watery

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wheresthepath (2014) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Bottle at Wild Lime, Reading. Gold with a thin white head. Gentle fizz in a soft body. Sweet but thin malt behind light grassy hops. A little pepper in the slightly dry finish. Beats the macros I guess, but it’s very very tame indeed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
pivnizub (9864) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - NOV 16, 2014
Lahev. Clear, golden, smaller - slowly collapsing - White head; mild sweetish pale-malty nose with a bready touch, spicy Saaz hops barely detectable, but some are in the Aroma...; mild bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied and nearly soft; finish is watery, spicy hops and pale malt detectable in molecular doses: Not an unpleasant, but a very thin Interpretation of a Bohemian Pilsener...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kavu (3695) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 1, 2014
0,33l bottle from Viking Gabriella. Pours pale golden with a very low head. Aroma is grassy malts. Flavor is slightly fruity malts with a hoppy finish. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wiosna (576) - - NOV 1, 2014
0,33 pullo from Viking Gabriella. Kirkas kullankeltainen. Tuoksussa makeaa mallasta, maalaisleipää, metallia. Maussa mallasta, humalaa ja metallia.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beer5000 (5650) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 30, 2014
330 ml bottle. Clear golden body with a big but fast disappearing white head. A bit weak aroma of grain and sweetish malt. Flavor is sweet malty and a bit metallic, low bitterness. Plain and one dimensional. Medium body and short aftertaste. Nothing for me at all.

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