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Mönchshof Schwarzbier - Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

562 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 562
Reviews: 363
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 58
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kulmbacher Brauerei AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-19-2002)
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3.85/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle into lager glass, no bottle dating. Pours fairly crystal clear dark brown color with a small foamy light khaki head with decent retention, that reduces to a thin lacing cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, dark bread, toffee, molasses, light dark fruit, and roast/yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of roast/bready malt and yeast ester notes; with solid strength. Taste of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, dark bread, toffee, molasses, light dark fruits, and roast/yeast earthiness. Light amount of roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, dark bread, toffee, molasses, light dark fruit, and roast/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and robustness of roast/bready malt and yeast ester flavors; with a good roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth and fairly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 4.9%. Overall this is a very nice schwarzbier style. All around good robustness and complexity of roast/bready malt and yeast ester flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Poured from a 1.9 oz flip top bottle, into a Tall weisse glass.

Beautiful dark brown with a creamy tan two finger head, excellent retention, excellent lacing

Malty aroma, hit of chocolate

Taste almost porter like, very little hop, but nice robust malty flavor,

Very smooth mouthfeel, little to no alcohol, could drink this all night, until it was nap time. Carbonation is perfect, creates the head, but drinks very smooth

Overall, this is exactly what the elders in this application say it is, an Outstanding Schwartzbier!

JLSIV, Aug 14, 2014
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Mönchshof Schwarzbier from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
90 out of 100 based on 562 ratings.