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

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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
strap (863) - Sindelfingen, - MAY 28, 2013
Golden and fizzy. Aroma of cheap lager and honey. A little citrus and honey. Not quite a San Adams Summer. Could be a solid session beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MMR (752) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2017
It is a nice refreshing Blond Ale. Nothing too special but it does the job.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maupie (985) - Roosendaal, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2017
33cl fles. Helder licht amber kleur, fijne romige witte schuimkraag. Aroma van gember en karamel. Smaak is zoet, honing, gember en licht karamel. Medium lichaam, veel koolzuur.

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
TedE (1185) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 16, 2017
330ml bottle into pint glass. Interesting sweet ginger nose, reminds me of S.E. Asia for some reason. Pale amber beer, no head, a few bubbles. Zingy mouthfeel, weak malt lager taste. Finish is plasticine and fake grape. Its horrible.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
danjs5 (172) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 3, 2017
Pours a clear yellow with thin head. Unexpected ginger beer flavour. Light and thin fizzy lemonade gingerbeer almost shandy. Fairly unplesant but some might like it as a super sweet light watery refreshment on a hot day.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (1017) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2017
Bottle share thanks to RichTV. Poured clear gold copper coloure with off white lacing. Ginger pepper nose Taste is caramel ginger and cinnamon, sweet finish

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gangstergafje (890) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2017
The beer looks nice. The color of the beer is a nice golden yellow. It is a bit pale. The beer is nice and clear. A lot of rather big bubbles are rising towards the top. There, a nice layer of rough white foam is formed, with collapses rather quickly, leaving a thin drape. The smell of the beer is not bad. It isnt that strong. It has a distinct summery touch though. There is a nice sweet smell of honey and also a nice aroma of ginger. I also smell some zesty bitters and a nice malty base. The smell is quite sweet, but not out of balance. The ginger and honey arent to strong, luckily. It misses some wow though. The taste of the beer is also nice, but not extremely special. There is a nice malty base, on which te different flavours are build. There is a nice zesty bitterness, honey sweetness and ginger spiciness. The taste lacks a bit of strength. Nice though. The palate is good. The body is medium, so is carbonation. The finish is not to long and contains a nice honey flavour. Nice beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cokemonkey11 (746) - - NOV 1, 2016
Bottle. Pours light amber with a medium tan foam residing. Scent is pure ginger beer. Taste is medium honey and light hops, some pale malt, and residing ginger. Some herbal properties. Very good.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
stouby (4569) - Holbk, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2016
Bottle at home. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma heavy ginger, light malty and spicy honey. Flavor medium sweet and ginger, honey, light spicy, sweet. Light to medium body.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DutchMark (381) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2016
Not a fan. A bit sweet and watery. Flavor has malts and some honey and rosemary which could be nice but the brew is too weak to make it stand out.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martjoobolut (3808) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 13, 2016
Bottle (from auchan, Timisoara). Pours clear golden. Aroma is fruity, grapefruit, sugar, ginger. Flavor is sweet and bitter, citrus, grapefruit, ginger. Overall: drinkable.


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