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Mönchshof Original - Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

Mönchshof OriginalMönchshof Original

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34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 13.74%


Brewed by:
Kulmbacher Brauerei AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 06-30-2003)
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Reviews by stoutman:
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stoutman

Michigan

3.83/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light clear golden pour, a large frothy head, good carbonation,malty hop grain flavour, some crispness aroma of floral hops and honey, pale malts, with a subtle yeastiness. A mild bitter but good hop taste at the finish. Has many characteristics like some Czech brew, this would be a nice session beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2009 01:11:07 | More by stoutman
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Lgarciaosuna

Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -5%

04-11-2014 18:28:40 | More by Lgarciaosuna
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dcmchew

Romania

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-26-2014 14:51:56 | More by dcmchew
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

11-25-2013 18:32:42 | More by Ciocanelu
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5%

09-19-2013 00:08:12 | More by AnitaBrewski
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Kirian

Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

09-17-2013 21:07:45 | More by Kirian
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

08-31-2013 05:47:30 | More by NightINgale
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pastramionrye7

Germany

3/5  rDev -12.3%

07-16-2013 01:49:15 | More by pastramionrye7
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shamrok

Germany

3/5  rDev -12.3%

06-09-2013 00:48:54 | More by shamrok
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clarknova

Germany

3.25/5  rDev -5%

05-30-2013 15:53:33 | More by clarknova
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patra7

Greece

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-27-2013 15:06:54 | More by patra7
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jonb5

United Kingdom (England)

3.78/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden colour, clear, decent sized head which it held on to quite well. Aroma seemed to be Hallertau hop with notes of apple. Tasted slight clove and banana. Finish was grassy and malty, slight hop bitterness but not over done. Mouthfull was crisp, fairly well carbonated which gave it a slightly coarse edge. Decent character for a German Pils, won't blow anybody away but much bitter than big name brands.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2012 12:12:09 | More by jonb5
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kurgan3

Poland

3/5  rDev -12.3%

04-02-2012 14:59:58 | More by kurgan3
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Paincane

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Golden yellow with white head when poured from flip-top bottle.
S: Grain, grass, and hop aromas produce a pleasant fresh nose.
T: Grainy, grassy and a sharp hop bitter finish.
M: Light-medium bodied with good carbonation.
O: Enjoyed this beer but will not need to revisit it. Good but not great.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2011 19:56:55 | More by Paincane
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coy

Mexico

3.23/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served from the bottle, traveling does not help this beer.

appearance .- Light pale gold, almost no head disappears very fast.

smell .- Bready.

taste .- Bready, Bitter.

mouthfeel .- Light, refreshing.

overall .- Good for a hot day, not my favorite beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2011 02:11:34 | More by coy
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +17%

12-08-2011 19:28:51 | More by Rochefort10nh
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atis

Finland

3.85/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours clear light yellow with huge creamy head, patchy lacing. Aroma is simple grainy malt, bits of floral hop aroma.

Taste is malt with pleasant, crisp zesty bitterness. Mouthfeel is light with rather high carbonation.

Overall, quite good Pils. Nothing too memorable, but nothing bad either.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2011 20:31:48 | More by atis
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pixieskid

Germany

2.33/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Quite a downgrade from the pilsner I had right before it...has an off-taste and overall vibe of an AAL.

Pours with a minimal white head, increadibly light and filtered.

Nose is minimal, a bit of grains.

Taste is the same but with a hint of pine and herbal hops; dominated by a musty taste and corn. Finishes slick with a slightly grassy bitterness.

Not impressed; German Pilseners may be a "simple style" but there are a few characteristics that make or break them and this one just doesn't cut it.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2011 21:11:49 | More by pixieskid
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Sunnanek

Sweden

3.45/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pour is golden with a pretty large kind of fluffy white head, which dissipates into some lacings.

S: Mostly floral hops; citric notes. But there's also some bitterhops and some maltyness to it.

T: Malt together with bitter hops, and a floral hoppy twist. Citric notes. Neat and clean.

M: Aftertaste is long and mostly bitter. Body is medium creamy and carbonation is balanced medium.

D: A German pilsener a bit above average.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2010 19:58:08 | More by Sunnanek
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DerBayer

Germany

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Hmmm this is not as good as their Schwarzbier but it ticks all the boxes of a decent pils.

The taste is dominated by clean hoppiness and not that much eslse. Light body and medium carbonation makes this a very refreshing and drinkable summer beer. May have this again.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2010 18:59:11 | More by DerBayer
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treque

Mexico

4.18/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hue leaning more to yellow than to orange, a creamy white head, with high retention and residual, very consistent carbonation made of very tiny bubbles.

Excellent malty aroma

Excellent pilsner taste, with ideal bitterness, sharp end without being extreme.

cooling and lightweight body makes it possible to drink large, without resentment.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2010 23:30:04 | More by treque
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soju6

Missouri

3.98/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Monschshof has a golden color, with a good head and light carbonation. The smell is of grains and is pleasant. The taste is crisp and refreshing, slightly bitter. It is smooth and clean. This is a very enjoyable beer and is great for session drinking.

Serving type: on-tap

03-28-2010 11:10:08 | More by soju6
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koolk

Australia

3.03/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tasted in Frankfurt 09.

Pours a clean light golden colur with a firm white head that holds well.

Clean aromas with a slight herbal hop note. Some grainy malt and perhaps even a little lemon. Not much happening.

Palate falvours mimic the nose with some slight herbal hop notes and a mild maltiness. Very low flavour intensity.

Nice enough mouthfeel but very thin and watery towards the end.

Figure this is standard Germany swill Pils as it isn't very exciting. 1.50 EUR from the corner store though, so no complaints on value!

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2009 12:45:19 | More by koolk
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jarmby1711

Australia

3.23/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pale and very clear , so clear , to me it looks unattractive.The head is good it laces nicely it justs looks a little too soft.
There were vague hints of some herbaceous material on the nose , neither unpleasant or very dominant
Unexceptial lager flavour but does have a undertone of shortbread biscuit to it , which I guess to be the maltiness and the hop biterness combining.
Flavour and mouthfeel are all at the front of the mouth , in that there is no depth in anything that is happening mouthwise.
I found this to be somewhat boring.
It is drinkable but I would not bother again

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2008 07:09:09 | More by jarmby1711
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WHROO

Australia

3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Swingtop Pint...

A: Golden Straw, clear, brilliant white fluffy head...with good lacing

S: Lemony citrus, floral, grassy.

T: Again citrus in flavour, a smigeon of sweet malts, with crisp bitterness to finish.

M: Light & sharp, very clean.

D: not overflowing with flavour, yet well balanced & did enjoy it. Not brilliant but enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2008 21:12:56 | More by WHROO
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Mönchshof Original from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
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