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

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RATINGS: 181   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.


Lubiere's rating

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (10840) - Ottawa, Ontario, - NOV 17, 2011
A golden pils with a thin white head. Light signs of oxidation in aroma, with faint German hops. In mouth, there is still some life left in this one, with grainy (attenuated) malt, still a nice grassy German hops attack, mineral notes, oxidation is not too bad. BB March 2010...still drinkable.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Erzengel (5062) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 26, 2015
Fresh smooth malty beginning. Hints of grain, hints of bitterness. Not too deep and fresh, but nice and round. Malty smooth, not too intense bitter. A typical Bohemian Pilsner, but not a too intense or deep.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerhammaren (1288) - FINLAND - MAR 19, 2015
.33l bottle @Pommi Pours pale clear golden with low head. Aroma is malts, hops, alcohol, grainy. Flavor is mostly same.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (3098) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle @ de Paas. Pours a clear golden beer with a medium sized white head on top. Aroma is very malty, grainy and sweet. Flavor is moderately bitter with a decent amount of hoppy bitterness. Short aftertaste, crispy mouthfeel, decent beer. OK

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Hermod (3952) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 30, 2015
33cl bottle. Golden color, thin white head. Horrible aroma, unfermented wort, sweetness. Flavor has sweetness, malt, pesticides. Awful.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
olliejobbins (1281) - 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.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fellebag (1085) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geokkjer (6371) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
bjakk (459) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - DEC 22, 2014
Yellow, clear, with white head. Mild aroma of apple. Mild taste, apple with considerable metallic bitter aftertaste. Watery

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wheresthepath (1743) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
pivnizub (9165) - 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...


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