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The Monarchy Preussen Weisse

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The Monarchy
Brewed at Vormann Brauerei

Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Köln (Cologne), Germany

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Spiced Weißbier. The original recipe of the beer was found in an old brewing book from 1831.
Ingredients: water, barley and wheat malt, sugar-beet syrup, hops, ginger, juniper, yeast.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4815) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 13, 2015
500ml bottle pours a hazy golden orange color with a finger of white head that leaves a few spots of lacing on the glass. Aroma is juniper berry and ginger. Taste is spicy with a malty sweetness and a herbal, grassy hop bitterness. Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, an interesting ale which is oddly good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rubbishystuff (2028) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2015
From WLVL. Weird, but I liked it. Spice mix was really all over the place. Might be a good winter beer? I’m going to give this one the benefit of the doubt. Serving; bottle

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Saeglopur (1048) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JUN 30, 2015
500 ml bottle shared by Werckmeister, thanks!
Amber, hazy body, with a medium, frothy, off-white head.
Aroma of spices, soap, *kanal*, banana, wheat.
Taste is quite light, with spices, bread, banana, some sweet malts.
Medium mouthfeel, with an average carbonation.
Finishes soft, sweet, spicy, a bit fruity.

Boring. Nose is pretty strange, taste is better, but quite flat. Not my cup of tea.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Werckmeister (895) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 30, 2015
500ml bottle from trade with Erzengel, many thanks. Shared by 2 with Saeglopur. Did not find the BB date on this one. ABV 6,5%. yellow hazy color, small off-white head. smells reminds me of the soap at 80s 1* hotels, not a pleasant reminder :P some spices, smell not very good. medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. taste of spices, some sweetness, soap smell again but less strong than on the smell, fruity notes, peach. finishs with soap notes and light fruits. very weird one, unfortunatly it was hard to avoid the smell, taste is a bit better, but also not so pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (5699) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 16, 2015
sample at mondial de la bière 2015, mtl. almost cloudy golden grey-ish with a reviving off-white cap, minimal retention and lacing. banana breadiness, peppery and clovey, obvious wheat, some rustic grains, berry fruitiness, ginger, mint, grass, hefe yeast, sulfur traces. average carbonation, light body - slightly watery; dry bretty-peppery finish. decently spiced - never overdone. unique. nice wheaty and spiced hefe-brett duet. enjoyed.

2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike5326 (1139) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - APR 28, 2015
Poured from a tap. Clear copper color, extended carbonation built up to the top, medium white head. No aroma. Light body with a mild fruit flavor and a watery finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (4618) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 19, 2015
Aroma is light caramel, spices and funk. The flavor is fruit, funk, malts and a sour/earthy finish. Not what I was expecting, interesting.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AirForceHops (4512) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - APR 18, 2015
500 ml bottle purchased at 7/11. Clear gold with a ton of yeast and spice particles floating in the brew. Aroma is quite interesting, juniper Berry, herbs and light yeast.

The body is lighter with a huge herbal finish. Lightly sweet with the yeast playing second fiddle to the spice. Slightly fried plantain flavor. Interesting is the only thing I can really say here.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WillRunForBeer (1422) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2015
500mL bottle shared by AirForceHops. Thanks, Chris! Pours pale gold with plenty of floaties. Aroma is heavy ginger, mild banana. Taste... Did you ever want a banana flavored ginger ale? Neither did I. Fail.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Chalumeaux (374) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2015
Poured from 500 ml bottle thanks Airforcehops. Color is dark gold with thin white head. Aromas of spice fruit and bananna. Taste is slightly tart with hints of ginger and clove and mild fruit.


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