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Mönchshof Kellerbier (Kellerbräu) - Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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very good

246 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 246
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 11
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kulmbacher Brauerei AG visit their website

Style | ABV
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnW on 10-14-2005)
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Photo of Texasfan549
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Texasfan549, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of afinepilsner
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

afinepilsner, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +4.2%

afsdan, Mar 22, 2014
Photo of bishopdc0
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

bishopdc0, Mar 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

davemathews68, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of mmilyko
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

mmilyko, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of InspectorBob
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

InspectorBob, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of jandadeboer
2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

jandadeboer, Feb 09, 2014
Photo of javlin624
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

javlin624, Feb 04, 2014
Photo of imscotty
3.4/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500 ml Bottle with ceramic swing top cap

A: Nice light amber color, cloudy. off-white head that dies down after a minute. Some lacing.

S: Very light malt and yeast scents. Not picking up much hops. Hay.

T: Some malt and oak. Nothing too complex happening here. Straight forward clean flavors. A nice lasting slightly bitter finish.

M: Medium mouthfeel, light carbonation.

O: This is my first experience with a Keller beer. Let me say that I am not a big fan in general of Lagar beers, I really enjoy the complexity of yeasty flavors in ales. So that is why my ratings may seem a little low.

Having said that, this Keller beer did show some character, especially when it warmed up.

imscotty, Dec 19, 2013
Photo of dcmchew
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

dcmchew, Dec 16, 2013
Photo of BillRoth
4/5  rDev +4.2%

BillRoth, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of bamberger603
4/5  rDev +4.2%

bamberger603, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of Ciocanelu
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Ciocanelu, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of KingSlayer
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

KingSlayer, Oct 19, 2013
Photo of Duff27
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Duff27, Sep 28, 2013
Photo of JCBears
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

appearance: Goldeny Brown with sunshine cloudiness around the edges. A force to be recconded with sans head

smell: Some nice wood spices brings out a hint of Christmas with a bit of nuts

taste: You can really taste a cask like feel on the tongue almost like the barrels are still there in the brew

mouthfeel: A bit weak but then again what do I know. The flavor stays on the tongue but the body leaves quickly

overall: I like it, it was a nice surprise. Someone took some time on this recipe. Not my favorite but I would love this in the winter time.

JCBears, Sep 13, 2013
Photo of keithmurray
3.53/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - hazy, cloudy golden amber color with eggshell white head

Smell - wheat, honey, fresh baked bread

Taste - some of what was hinted at in the nose, hint of honey, wheat, baked bread

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, medium carbonation, flavors do not linger for very long

Overall - no telling how old this bottle was, still turned out to be an okay beer

Price point - $4.29 / 500ML swing top bottle

keithmurray, Sep 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

bcsbeer, Sep 06, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

brandonld23, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of Slatetank
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I purchased this flip-top at State-Line Liquors in Elkton MD, enjoyed chilled in a glass mug.

The color is dark amber with light off white head with hazed appearance in general with tight bead and thick lace collecting. The smell is lots of bready malt with a gentle yeast ester and light hop accent with slight sweetness in the aroma. The feel has a sweetish full feel with moderately high carbonation and light bitterness with semi-sweet finish.

The taste is slightly toasted with lightly spiced flavor from both the hops and yeast with a subtle sweet bready malt balance and yeast creaminess in the taste. There is a mild mineral note with an earthiness of German pilsner malt with mild creamy yeast taste in the finish. Overall I enjoyed this, it is a good lager with nice maltiness but not exceptional -just a good take on the style butt not overly complex

Slatetank, Aug 26, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Half litre bottle.

A: Pale amber, hazy, taned head, decent retention and lacing.

S: Cork, yeast, phenol.

T: Malt, brown sugar, charcol, oak, increasing bitterness and the Kulmbacher sharpness.

M: Smooth, silky texture, low carbonation. Had the feel of a well kept cask ale.

O: Very good example of a Keller, does all you expect and a bit more.

jonb5, Aug 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

BeerForMuscle, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of kew
4/5  rDev +4.2%

kew, Aug 06, 2013
Mönchshof Kellerbier (Kellerbräu) from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
86 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.