Brewed by Monteiths Brewing Co. (DB Breweries)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Greymouth, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.46/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Moneith's limited release Summer Ale is a refreshing different beer. Its uniquie style dates back to the late 19th century when ther was an adherence to brew with distinctive spices. True to tradition, this bright gold beer's spiciness adds a real flavoursome zest-balance by a touch of Rata honey and four different malts. Try it ice cold with a wedge of orange or lime.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PeatyPete (925) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2016 Golden colour with off-white head. Aroma of ginger and honey. Taste is sweet spicy with ginger as the main taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
goozen (3810) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 16, 2016
Bottle 0,33ltr: Clear golden colored brew with an sweet bitter taste, much hints of ginger and some orange and honey. Little bit unbalanced, could be much better this brew from the far South Pacific.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
biir (779) - Berlin, - AUG 23, 2016
From a supermarket in Romania - Pretty strong ginger, very sweet. Medium body. Not good for me .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
djoeye (3627) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2016
Off white head, clear deep golden body. Tarty fruity aroma, berries, vanilla-like spices, caramel, ginger, hops, citrus. Smooth taste, leafy sunset sweet hops, caramel, malts, lemon, malted ginger candies, honey notes - ginger’ish finish. Normal on palate, a bit lemonade’ish. Overall, much lemonade. [33cl.btl.5%,@Umea Folkets Hus]

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
dutchbeerpages (2254) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2016
Quite bad, again Heineken pushes out the many great breweries in the Netherlands by putting this dishwater on the shelves. Ginger too much, sooo sweet, horrible beer. Why Albert Heyn? Why?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JorisPPattyn (9468) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JUL 23, 2016
Small, white-greyish head, fast gone despite lively carbonation in veiled orangey golden beer. Very spicy nose, lavender springing to mind, as some pine needles, heather. Bathroom connotations.... Less outspoken above aromas in the mouth, plus arachide, caramel, ginger and some citrus. Better balanced, if yet not very attractive. Ultra light, watery appearance and at the edge of overcarbonation. Disappointing in this time and age.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
arsol (986) - NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
Gyllen brun farge med hvitt lavt skum. Klar. Lukter av sitron og krydder. Ingefær?. Smaker malt, honningsødme. Mild og lettdrikkelig.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ktwse (4051) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2016
Pours clear amber with low white head. Aroma of fruit, sweet candy, maybe hints of citrus. Taste is super sweet, fruit, candy, somewhat artificial. Light and smooth body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TrefwoordPunk (958) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 15, 2016
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a clear golden with a medium to big white head and an aroma of lemon, ginger, honey, malts and vinegar. Why do they call this a limited release when it’s even available in a Dutch supermarket?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (2041) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2016
Bottle 33cl. From AH supermarket, Amsterdam. Poured into a lager glass. Clear pale to medium golden, good two finger frothy white head, half-way lasting, good lacing; aroma ginger, laos, lemon; taste medium to light heavy sweet and slightly bitter, lime, ginger, sugary; thinnish sweet gingery and limey finish; medium body, watery texture, soft carbonation; refreshing, like a ginger beer or lemonade.

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