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Mönchshof Schwarzbier - Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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Mönchshof SchwarzbierMönchshof Schwarzbier

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

522 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 522
Reviews: 359
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 53
Gots: 8 | 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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falloutsnow

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured a bit vigorously from a swingtop bottle into a pint glass, which produced a 2cm, off-white head that quickly collapsed into a think coating of bubbles along the top of the beer. Would have liked the head to stay around a bit longer, but there's excellent lacing along sides of the glass: a full spectrum of streaks and rings. The body is a transparent brownish-amber with some hard to detect (against the darkness of the brew) carbonation.
S: When cold, the beer has a faint smell of toasted malt. The treat comes when the beverage warms, however, for then pleasant toasted malt combines with hints of sugared honey to produce a very inviting scent.
T: Toasty grains, a bit of caramel, some nuttiness, at times I want to say that I taste cherry preserves, and all ending with traces of fruity hops. Some general bitterness and coffee sourness occur in the middle and remains with the aftertaste, which I find enjoyable.
M: Medium to medium-light in body, similar to a thicker lager. Carbonation is moderate: stronger on the front of the tongue than in the rear, which leaves the experience crisp and refreshing. Dry finish from the hops.
D: Excellent warming effects in the nose, hearty malt taste (which is good), and a sound mouthfeel all make this very enjoyable, completely drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2006 04:15:08 | More by falloutsnow
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A bit murky looking color and appearance, but a real nice mahogany and reddish colored body, with some nice rising faint bubbles. Head is easily three fingers tall, foamy, full of swiss cheese retention and coffee cocoa brown in color. A little bit of soapy lacing. Neat looker.

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Mönchshof Schwarzbier from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
90 out of 100 based on 522 ratings.