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


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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.52/5   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Betty (236) - Walgett, NSW, - DEC 29, 2008
Drinking this now. A pleasant enough drop. Drank Chimay white first thing this morning before my toothbrush passed my lips. Displaced some of the plaque for this tasty, but underhopped pils.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TedE (724) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 6, 2016
330ml bottle into lager glass. Malt aroma, touch of plastic. Golden amber beer with fluffy white head, carbonation is fine and busy. Flat mouthfeel with caramel malt taste. Some hops are present in the finish. Certainly easy drinking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ShaneJ (802) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 8, 2016
Bottle from Dan Murphys (October 2014). Pale amber, white head, biscuity, grainy, moderate grassy bitterness, light body, easy drinking, sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jjsint (1803) - Stuntney, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2015
Bottle from Cask & Still, Edinburgh. Light yellow, decent off-white head. Mild aroma of lemon, cornmeal, hay: not particularly enticing. Taste is sweet but more saccharin than sugar, like an own-brand diet soda. Slight bitterness for temperance. Aftertaste is sweet with an added acrid medicinal note. Just can’t get into this beer. It is refreshing but that’s all I can really say.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Marduk (4780) - Reval, ESTONIA - NOV 15, 2015
330ml bottle (Viking Line). Clear amber color. Huge size, white head, stays. Very malty, perfume, dusty in aroma. Sweet and dusty malty taste. Maltiness is overwhelming. Typical Monteiths.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
FatPhil (12181) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 14, 2015
330ml bottle (Viking Line)
Golden, persistent tight white head. Simple light lagery aroma, a bit dusty. Taste is a complete mess. Dirty malts, harsh acidic bitterness. Finish is rough and hash, very metallic and chemical. For a lager, not a total disaster, but this being vaguely drinkable reinforces my opinions of them not being ale brewers, as their ales suck donkey balls.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Peter_L (1226) - SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2015
Doftar deg och svagt av säg, det positivaste som kan sägas om denna dryck. Jo, den har färg också. Ingen krispighet, ingen torr balanserad beska. Raka motsatsen från en Tjeckisk Bernard pilsner. Denna lager hade även medföljande bottensats...Provning av ett fyrpack från detta bryggeri är komplett. Bye, bye, adios. Aldrig mer detta bryggeri.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ManVsBeer (6863) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle @ White Swan, Hebden Bridge. Golden with a carbonation and a thin head. Malty enough pilsner, although certainly not heavy in any of its characteristics.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
angel77 (1913) - oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 4, 2015
Botella 33 cl de el c. Inglés Oviedo tomada en 2006. Fc pref 11-2007 (r185). Pilsner se 5 Vol sin muchos recuerdos agradables. Corriente.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
tricksta_p (2672) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma of malt, grain, corn. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Boring sweetish Pilsener.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (12189) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2015
Golden with a small white head. Malty aroma with a touch of DMS. Sweet malty flavour with a dusty note

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