Mönchshof Premium Lager - Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 12-22-2003

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Ratings: 14 | Reviews: 5
Reviews by JCBears:
Photo of JCBears
3.18/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

appearance: Amber golden not a bad look especially when I got it from the cheap rack

smell: weakened by age you can get some of the earthy grain smell, reminds me of a fresh plowed spring field

taste: The pronounced bitters fill the mouth first and then you move on to the malts, definately a lager but not a bad one

mouthfeel: Pretty hearty a good beer for spring time in my opinion. I like the brew

overall: A strong and hearty beer that was not disappointing. Personally I would have it if offered but not one I would intentionally buy again.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Globetrotter
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Comes in a brown swing-top half liter bottle with a dark label - just like in the picture. Purity law applies. Best before 1/22/05, I opened it on 9/25/04.

Pours a clear solid gold under a 1.5 finger snow white head without much body and little staying power. Sweet, slightly ricey nose and a very prickly and light mouth. The taste opens with barley malt and something a bit sweeter, leaving a smooth and fresh impression. A fairly substantial (for the style) hop presence kicks in, giving a good bitter finish and aftertaste. There's a hint of metal to the bitter, but not at all unpleasant. Don't judge a book by its cover, and don't judge this brew by its plain jane appearance. Quite tasty.

Photo of bamberger603
3.54/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

This beer is not discontinued. I purchased in just outside of Bamberg last week. Little smell, slightly bitter taste but pleasant taste; relatively well balanced, somewhat harsh mouthfeel in terms of carbonation, not much in the way of lacing or appearance. Overall, this is a decent beer for the price (~10 euro for 20 .5 liter bottles).

Photo of WesWes
3.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a light golden color with a lacey white head. The aroma is light with low hopping; a traditional lager smell. The taste is crisp with a dry finish. It is quite light bodied and adequately carbonated. This is a decent lager, but it's not the best I've had. I guess I expected more from a true German style lager. Thank's again to Chris for bringing this one home.

Photo of Pepeton
3.41/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear yellow brew with a white head. Little to no lacing.

Smell is almost non existent, although you can catch some bready malts.

Taste is crisp, refreshing and lightly bitter.

Has a nice dry aftertaste. Light body.

In a hot Mexican afternoon, I can have several of these. Not sure if I will but it again, though.


Mönchshof Premium Lager from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
79 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.