The Monarchy
Brewed at Vormann Brauerei

Style: Traditional Ale
Köln (Cologne), Germany


on tap

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Methusalem is a tradidional Dortmunder Altbier (also known as Adambier) which was especially popular in the 18th century in the area around Dortmund. It used to be one of the richest top-fermenting beers in Germany.

aenima's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
aenima (330) - Askim, - FEB 1, 2014
Sour and smokey aroma. Caramel, chocolate, smoke and funk. Not my type of beer. Very strange.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8421) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2016
[8391-20160529] Tap. Toasted bready grains aroma. Dark dark red black body with a long-lasting foamy off-white head. Malty fruity sweet flavour has a bit of a soured fruit thing going on. Medium body. Interesting. (6/3/7/3/14) 3.3
(@ Hashigo Zake, Wellington, NZ)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (9537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2016 2016-05-29. Nice brown body with a modest beige head and nice lace. Aroma of tangy malt, lightly toasty. Flavour is mild, lightly tangy malt, hint of dishwater and sourness but better than that sounds. Mild overall. Light malt. 6+ Average to light bodied palate, soft carbonation. 3+ 6/4/6/3/12 On tap at Hasihigo Zake, Wellington, NZ.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer-yum (1244) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 21, 2016
Restrained aroma in a dirty brown black pour. An interesting combination of old ale flavours with a subtle sour background. Hides its strength well - probably too well to be honest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Saeglopur (1612) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - APR 30, 2016
Draught at CBF Wien.
Golden-amber, hazy body, with a small, creamy, off-white head.
Aroma of peaty smoke, spices, funk, sweet fruits, some caramel.
Taste follows this, with some more grains.
Medium, a bit creamy mouthfeel, with a lively carbonation.
Finishes spicy, smokey, sweet, a bit fruity.

Good, but not exactly my cup of tea. Quite strange mix and not that balanced in my opinion. Still interesting stuff, but nothing I would try again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sebilinz (1647) - Linz, AUSTRIA - APR 11, 2016
Bottle. Cloudy amber body with white head. Aroma is fruity with malts. Taste is malty smoke fruits and nice sourness. Aftertaste is milk sour with smoke and hints of bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nate (4022) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2016
On tap at the Thirsty Monk (5/20/15). Mild tart-sweet nose but not much else there. A tad smoky-meaty. Coppery amber clear with creamy off-white head. Medium-heavy body with medium carbonation. Starts sweet and smoky, meaty and a bit tangy. Nice tart-sweet-smoky finish with lingering nutty smoky after.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leonardopacu (21) - Araçatuba, BRAZIL - APR 6, 2016
Aspecto marrom escuro translúcida, espuma beje e cremosa, odor maltado, sabor frutado, amadurecido, mel, alccolico. Poderia ser um pouco mais sour como diz o rotulo. Muito boa

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rubbishystuff (2238) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 1, 2016
From WLVL. Almost a porter like roastiness. A hint of smoke. Rich but thinner than the taste. Serving: Bottle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
albmoro (99) - BRAZIL - MAR 16, 2016
Quase uma Stout. Lúpulo bem carregado. A leve acidez combina perfeitamente com o conjunto. Corpo bem forte, é uma cerveja para se beber bem devagar em ocasiões especiais.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElDesmadre (3078) - Mikołów, POLAND - MAR 16, 2016
Bottle. Full, sweet, light tart beer. The dominating flavour and aroma note are hazelnuts, complemented by cocoa and vinous notes mostly. The finish is very nutty and tannic, which enhances the subtle tartness of this beer and makes it rather astringent. Interesting, complex, unusual beer but too astringent for me.

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