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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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.

Dervock's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Dervock (1007) - - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle - pale gold with small white head. Doughy, earthy aroma, with something spicy. Definitely not like a pilsner, fairly drab taste, some sweetness, none of the hop aroma or taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
andriesradu (682) - ROMANIA - MAY 25, 2016
Clear golden with a small white head. Malty, light sweet aroma. Flavor is mainly malty, clean. drinkable but taht is all. Similar with their "IPA".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ciocanelu (1435) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - MAY 24, 2016
Clear golden color with white head, typical lager look. Aroma has bread crust and a hint of honey sweetness. Taste follows the aroma with the same notes plus some slight hop character on the finish. Light body, well carbonated. Overall it’s a decent lager with no off tastes but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adamnowek (1884) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 3, 2016
Clear golden colour with a slight brass tinge. Aroma is pretty grassy. Taste is smooth and crisp with more of a malty character than a hoppy one. Highly drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (4740) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 26, 2016
Food Hallen, Amsterdam. Very dark brown-gold, oddly dark. Small soapy head. Mild tart malt aroma. Clean, syrupy pils, maltier side. Kind of macro and cider but demonstrably better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
markoijelena (2509) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 16, 2016
Bottle 0.33l at the Food Hallen Amsterdam Netherlands.28.02.2016.Taste with bro luttonm.Pour it really dark golden color with small white head.Aroma of malts,some that Czech feel but just a pinch.Taste not so fresh,corn,malt,soapy,funky finish but better than IPA for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
OllieBBommel (1472) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 29, 2016
Bottle@Home. Appearance: clear golden with white head. Aroma: flowery hops, malt. Taste: malt, bittersweet. Palate: refreshing, small body, medium carbonation. Overall: ok.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1955) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2016
Pours a blonde colour. Tastes like supermaket own brand piss lager. Quite dissappointing

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hapatus (5) - - FEB 12, 2016 does not count
Pale amber color. Malty and dusty, light lager aroma. Malty and dusty flavor, quite sweet too. Boring but OK pilsner, easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TedE (1015) - 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 (832) - 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.

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