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Mönchshof Schwarzbier - Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

548 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 548
Reviews: 362
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 57
Gots: 16 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

ninaturner, Oct 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

emerge077, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of mmmbirra
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

0.5 liter swing top bottle. Labeled "Naturbelassenes Schwarzbier."

Quite dark. Black until a few ruby highlights appear when shown to light. Off-white/tan head. Thick lacing most of the way down the glass.
A strong mocha aroma emanates, heavy on the bitter chocolate with a little acidity coming from the dark malts.
The flavor isn't as pronounced as the aroma but is nice. Some bitter chocolate again with that slight acidity really coming through. Dry.
Silky smooth, like any good Schwarz should be.
The nose led me to believe this would be a little richer than it actually is, but overall it's a fine beer.
The roast and acidity lingers for quite some time, and calls for another pint.
There really should be more schwarzbiers in the world, or at least more of the existing ones should be available to me.

mmmbirra, Oct 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

harpus, Sep 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -25.9%

John_Squires, Sep 22, 2013
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clevelandhops, Sep 15, 2013
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rheimbro, Sep 07, 2013
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brandonld23, Sep 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

wdarcy77, Aug 18, 2013
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4.58/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Monchshof Rauchbier pours a deep opaque black hue with an off white puffy head. Great lacing and overall appearance. I've had this a few times, once on tap, now I am reviewing the bottled experience. The aroma is so full of roasty malts, it's almost savory. Very mouth-watering. The splendid taste had more of the aforementioned aspects, as well as chicory and coffee, and some faint hops. All very, very balanced and smooth. What a full mouth feel one gets with this for such a low ABV beer! Truly a triumph of a Schwarzbier, definitely my new favorite of the style (I love German Beer). Order it with confidence, and have a couple at only 4.9%! Prost!

Neorebel, Aug 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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Mönchshof Schwarzbier from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
90 out of 100 based on 548 ratings.