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

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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Monteiths 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.
Monteiths 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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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TedE (1112) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ShaneJ (844) - 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.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jjsint (2588) - Cambridge, 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 cant get into this beer. It is refreshing but thats all I can really say.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Marduk (6771) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
FatPhil (14896) - 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.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Peter_L (1246) - SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2015
Doftar deg och svagt av sg, det positivaste som kan sgas om denna dryck. Jo, den har frg ocks. Ingen krispighet, ingen torr balanserad beska. Raka motsatsen frn en Tjeckisk Bernard pilsner. Denna lager hade ven medfljande bottensats...Provning av ett fyrpack frn detta bryggeri r komplett. Bye, bye, adios. Aldrig mer detta bryggeri.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ManVsBeer (8950) - 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.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
angel77 (2723) - oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 4, 2015
Botella 33 cl de el c. Ingls Oviedo tomada en 2006. Fc pref 11-2007 (r185). Pilsner se 5 Vol sin muchos recuerdos agradables. Corriente.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tricksta_p (3902) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 14, 2016 Bottle at home. Aroma of malt, grain, corn. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Boring sweetish Pilsener.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (13078) - 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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