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Mönchshof Landbier - Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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Mönchshof LandbierMönchshof Landbier

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BA SCORE
80
good

12 Reviews
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Reviews: 12
Hads: 36
Avg: 3.38
pDev: 21.89%
Wants: 4
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
Germany | website

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager | 5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Absumaster on 08-28-2006

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Reviews: 12 | Hads: 36
Reviews by stoutman:
Photo of stoutman
3.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours light golden and effervescent with a thin foamy, mostly maintained white head. Aroma of malty grain, toasted malt, cracker crispy. Taste is sweet, malty, chewy, with undertones of bready lager yeast. Mouthfeel is between medium / full bodied with lively carbonation. Pretty good stuff.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of RickyS
3.24/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JoeAmerican77
2.88/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Krystal and clean cut, yellow like sunlight, with a weak half finger of head.

The nose of a Keystone Light

Mild everything with a backbone of sweet malts and cut grass.

Light bodied, mild carbonation a little sticky as it warms

Just another lager, not bad, but not gonna have another visit from me

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of pastramionrye7
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Ebichuuu
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Gottesverachter
4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of RuudJH
3.06/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

0.5 l. of lager, comes in a swingcap bottle, bought during a short trip to Germany.

Looks great at first sight: a nice white head on a golden beer. Too bad there's hardly any carbonation: i'd like to see some more bubbles.

Smell and taste are very musty, grassy, but dominantly malt.
The finish is quick, the alcohol is easy.
Drink this one cold: the lack of carbonation makes the drinking of this lager a bit disappointing, otherwise.

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Photo of kurgan3
4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of drmeto
3.31/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

L:
-pours a clear straw-golden wth a big,foamy,white head
medium-high carbonation visible
S:
-honey,floral,bready,spicy
T:
-Follows the nose
F:
-light body,medium carbonation
O:
It's ok

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Photo of ThomasKoren
3.49/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Absumaster
3.63/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer is called Landbier and I was very anxious to try it. I expected a barnhouse beer, but instead it was more like a pilsner.

It pours a nice golden color with a steady carbonation and a lot of glass sticking cream. The head was thick and wooly.
Smell was not very exciting, just a lager beer, with some sulphur and grainy malt smells. Some amber malt which reminds me of vanilla.

Taste was also very lager-ish, a light bitter and a good malt base, which left a husky taste. The difference with a real pilsner is that this is slightly sweet and there are some vanilla notes. Body is medium.

I expected more of this beer which claims to be a Landbier, but tastes more like a tweaked lager.

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Photo of ArmyATCBrewer
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of SayBoom
3.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HappyHourHero
3.58/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured a huge, fluffy, bright-white head that faded slowly leaving scattered patches of lace. Transparent, glowing, golden beer holds a few streams of bubbles. Herbal and floral hops in the aroma along with a bit of faintly sweet pale malt. Herbal and grassy hop flavor combines with a light sweetness from the malts to create a hop tea flavor. It is accompanied by a mild bitterness that develops quite early on and pulls through to the finish. Moderately light body combines. A bit of fine carbonation props up an almost watery mouthfeel. An easy drinking biergarten brew.

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Photo of seanyfo
2.87/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

500ML bottle poured into my Zirndorfer seidel

A - Pale golden lagerish blonde, soapy thin ricky white head that disappates very quickly to leave a crown. Lacing is minimal

S- Lots of grain and some vanilla up front. A musty grassy smell fills the nose also.

T - Very musty again, lots of grain. Some nice hop bitterness.

M - Medium carbonation, but almost feels stale on the tongue.

D - Probably the worst looking lager from Germany i have ever seen. A lot more flavour than Carling/Stella/Bud/Miller, but not flavours i associate with Landbier. Zirndorfer beats this easily.
Will drink it, but i know there is much better out there.

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Photo of vanderSchorpioen
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of rredshift
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of lazaunsound
3.15/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mytu420
3.49/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jonb5
4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of clarknova
3.56/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brabander
3.83/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I bought this beer months ago when i was in Germany a stored it in my beerfridge. Today was the day to open this one. We all know that the Germans brew a good beer. This one is no exeption.

Poured in my Struise glass the beer looks good. A clear yellow fluid with a very nice white and bubbly head. Too bad there is not much cabonation.

Smell is OK, a bit of citron from the hops. Good and very drinkable for a landbier. I will enjoy every drop of this half liter.

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Mönchshof Landbier from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
80 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.