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Mönchshof Bockbier - Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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BA SCORE
83
good

51 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kulmbacher Brauerei AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Bock |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 10-05-2003)
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Dougology, Oct 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

patre_tim, Jun 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

samEBC, Jun 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

saintjulien, Apr 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Lgarciaosuna, Apr 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

herrburgess, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of StJamesGate
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amber tan with streamers and a big pile of craggy eggshell foam.
Light sour toffee and flinty grain nose.
Brown baguette, caramel apple, and salted peanuts with a light noble buzz.
Toast and dried apricot finish and drying cut hay linger.
Light with only thoughts of medium, crisp, slight warmth.

On the dry, hoppy side of bocks, and I'm not complaining. Sweetness is restrained in favor of nutty, toasty, salty malts. Soft fizz, super clean finish and at this strength the ABV is still somehow not overplayed. Yum!

StJamesGate, Jul 18, 2013
Photo of videofrog
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

videofrog, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Clear copper body with a big, cream colored head, long lasting

Aroma: Malty sweet; caramel; dried fruit

Taste: Smooth; juicy malt; sweet on start; slightly bitter mid and finish; a little too syrupy

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

KingSlayer, May 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Ciocanelu, May 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

BILF, Feb 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

His_Royal_Hoppiness, Jan 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

Damburger, Oct 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Florya, Sep 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

pappetros, Aug 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

kurgan3, Apr 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

javiernano, Mar 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

phaedrusovchaos, Jan 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

cdwil, Dec 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Rochefort10nh, Dec 06, 2011
Photo of Brabander
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

One of the better German 'normal' beers. In fact almost all beers in Germany are normal, only a few are mindblowing.

This was a pleasant exeption in the beermass. Bottle best before december 2012.

Poured in my Struise glass as always this beer looks like tea, a nice brown colour. Thick head, five fingers. Some carbonation but not much, a pity.

Decent smell of malt and some light citrus notes. The foam sticks nicely in the glass.

Sweeter taste than for a normal German beer with some bock feeling at the end. Not bad, try it when you see it.

Brabander, Sep 30, 2011
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3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This girl gives a good and easy three inch slab of head. Underneath the beer is medium darkish copper with some reeasonable beading.
To taste there is fruit, candy sugar, some yeastiness with notes of toffee which are sharpish and lead to an edgy almost metallic end. There is just a flake of chewiness to the body which promises to deliver sticky sappiness which appeals to the palate.

There's alot going on here but it ends up being a cacophony of many flavours which just doesn't bring much harmony or joy.

Zimbo, Sep 21, 2011
Photo of BretSikkink
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Copper in color, clear with orange highlights. Head is whitish tan, pops up nicely but has no stick or legs.

Aroma is fairly strong, not bad, with a good dose of fruits, a hint of herbal hops, earthy malts, and a little boozy apple.

The flavor is alas a bit too light to be a strong contender in the bock category. Fruitiness is there, both ripe and overripe. Good balance of sweet and sour there. Toasted malt stays out of the way, but comes up short in the backbone. Finishes nutty with a hint of carbonation and alcohol.

Drinkable, but the sour fruit finish might annoy some and the body is a little too light to be considered a standard. Good beer.

BretSikkink, Aug 31, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml swingtop bottle served into a Guinness brewhouse series true imperial pint glass in Belfort, France. Reviewed live.

A: Pours a 2.5 finger head of fair cream, good thickness, and good retention. A light copper colour. Semitransparent.

Sm: Cream, musty hops.

T: Nutty hops, amber hops, and nice cream on the finish. The climax is a nice culmination, but the hops are meshed not layered. Nice complexity, but certainly still far from unique. Caramelized malt and barley foundation. Built and balanced well.

Mf: Nicely coarse, but wet enough to stay refreshing. Complements the flavours of the body, but is far from a perfect match.

Dr: Very drinkable, especially for the ABV. Well priced in Germany. A great beer all around.

kojevergas, Jun 13, 2011
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Mönchshof Bockbier from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
83 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.