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

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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.55   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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 15, 2013
Light gold. Mainly pale malt aroma w light spice. Light bitterness, touch of hop but little if anything in the finish.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Frankenstone (1) - Shoalwater, AUSTRALIA - MAR 23, 2013 does not count
A lightly hopped pilsner, lacking depth of flavour and having an unusual bitterness. Disappointing.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AndreasJaeger (505) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2013
Gyllene i färgen med vitt skum. Frisk och sötaktig pils med blommiga och fruktiga toner. Humlig karaktär med mycket blommor. Avslutas lätt torrt med bitterhet.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bif (1416) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Bottle- Pours a clear golden color with a decent head that fdaes to some lacing. Aroma of mild citrus with some malt sweetness and fresh grain.. Taste has a bit of citrus with malt sweetness, bit of caramel and grain. Decent bitterness and a fairly dry finish. Light body, crisp, smooth and refreshing. Not what would consider a Bohemian Style but still quite enjoyable. Good for a few.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beersiveknown (2875) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 26, 2013
On coastal pacific train
Burnished gold with herbal saaz nose, crisp hop bite, fairly dry finish. Medium carbonation and forms a slight off-white head.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kongsized (1) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 3, 2013 does not count
A really bland fizzy lager that belies the description on the bottle. Sweet, thin, just another bottle of puss.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
briandoylenz (1) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 5, 2012 does not count
This is a mildly hoppy pilsner that is easy to drink. It’s a little sweeter than I’d like but a good quaffing beer nonetheless.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2012
330ml bottle. not a bad pilsener.Nice balance of malt and hops. Sweet initial taste with a slight hop bitterness on the finish.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
EithCubes (4831) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Bottle by 06-09-12. Faint malt nose, pours a deep golden with a fizzy white head. Sharp medium bitterness, grainy and a little dirty/industrial. Light-medium body not very crisp but full and flat.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
omega (684) - NEW ZEALAND - FEB 10, 2012
A very lightly hopped pilsner, which is very soapy on the palate. Not one to write home about.


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