Mönchshof Original
Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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Style:
Pilsner - German
Ranked #632
ABV:
4.9%
Score:
80
Ranked #46,442
Avg:
3.48 | pDev: 12.93%
Reviews:
33
Ratings:
79
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Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
 
Germany
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Year-round
Wants
  4
Gots
  19
SCORE
80
Good
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Reviews by koolk:
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koolk from Australia

3.03/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tasted in Frankfurt 09.

Pours a clean light golden colur with a firm white head that holds well.

Clean aromas with a slight herbal hop note. Some grainy malt and perhaps even a little lemon. Not much happening.

Palate falvours mimic the nose with some slight herbal hop notes and a mild maltiness. Very low flavour intensity.

Nice enough mouthfeel but very thin and watery towards the end.

Figure this is standard Germany swill Pils as it isn't very exciting. 1.50 EUR from the corner store though, so no complaints on value!

Sep 13, 2009
More User Reviews:
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DanielCole from Finland

3.64/5  rDev +4.6%

Nov 28, 2014
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Kitsune from Russian Federation

4/5  rDev +14.9%

Aug 10, 2014
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Lockk from Finland

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Sep 28, 2014
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nmoeschler from Switzerland

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Aug 20, 2014
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fr0wn3r from Serbia

3.43/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jun 03, 2015
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Rhodri101177 from Wales

4.55/5  rDev +30.7%

Nov 02, 2014
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jcance from Texas

4.14/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

The taste is fine. However, the hops flavor is questionable. Their bitterness is not balanced by another more pleasing flavor. The carbonation is somewhat excessive, but I could see myself drinking this again in the future. If it's around, drink it.

Aug 19, 2015
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AlexAfonin from Russian Federation

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Nov 05, 2014
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vanderSchorpioen from Russian Federation

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Dec 04, 2014
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Jarkkokosunen from Finland

3.52/5  rDev +1.1%

Nov 28, 2014
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BcCraft710 from Canada (BC)

3.86/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oct 08, 2015
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Mike_Aguirre from Mexico

4.6/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is maybe the best pilsner I´ve tried. It´s very complex and full of character. Looks golden, not so pale, with a white thick foam head, smells like base malts and is a little hoppy.

Jun 15, 2015
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drmeto from Germany

2.98/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

L:
-pours a clear straw golden with a big,foamy,white head
-medium to high carbonation visible
S:
-honey,slight skunk,grassy,biscuity,grainy,apple
T:
-honey,white grapes,faint sourness,chalky
-sharp, but quickly fading hop bite
F:
-medium carbonation
-light body
O:
Drowning in Mediocrity

Apr 16, 2016
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mytu420 from Romania

3.69/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

May 03, 2015
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thatsmyspot from Italy

3.29/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

May 28, 2015
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F_riedrich from Germany

3.05/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Jan 17, 2018
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metalspice from Norway

2.9/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Feb 03, 2017
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hasse67 from Sweden

3/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nov 11, 2017
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mishi_d from Romania

3.43/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

May 09, 2017
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Fedebadra from Argentina

4.77/5  rDev +37.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Mar 26, 2018
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Oleg85 from Russian Federation

3.42/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Nov 07, 2020
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JamFuel from Sweden

4.02/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear yellow with thick, fluffy head.

Smell is clean, crisp and bready with some floral notes.

Taste is malty and bready with a nice floral bitterness and a hint of rye. Very clean, very crisp, and very refreshing.

Mouthfeel is meidum, well carbonated.

Overall, a really nice pilsner, simple and clean.

Oct 01, 2019
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schavuytje from Netherlands

3.06/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

got a bottle of vague acquaintances to taste at home

popping swing-top cap, thick fat foam, scanty malt aroma, full of sweet and co2 form a solid lager

  Bottle

Aug 16, 2019
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BeerWasp from Germany

3.02/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Feb 19, 2021
Mönchshof Original from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
Beer rating: 80 out of 100 with 79 ratings