Mönchshof Bockbier | Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
Germany
kulmbacher.de

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 10-05-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
69
Reviews:
38
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
10.9%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 69 |  Reviews: 38
Photo of WildMaverick1200
3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a nice, amber colored, translucent beer. Pours with a moderate head, dissipates quickly into a tiny but persistent one. Smells a bit of overripe fruit. Tastes like cane sugar, roasted nuts, and more overripe fruit. The taste of alcohol is pretty evident up front. Just enough hop character to balance everything. Medium body, medium carbonation, plenty of acidity in the aftertaste. At 6.9% abv and 0.5 liter bottle size, this ain't no session beer, so plan ahead. Pretty good Bock but not outstanding.

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Photo of metalspice
3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mytu420
3.6/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.78/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a coppery amber with a nice, fluffy head that lasts a while. The nose is tempted by the caramel, bread and raisin scents. The taste is heavy on caramel malts, with a touch of alcohol.

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Photo of clarknova
3.43/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OlaB
3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: gives a clear copper color. Small top of head that disolves quickly. Some lacings on the side of the glass.

S: caramel, tofee, bread, dark fruits like raisins, prunes and plums.

T&F: follows much of the aroma.bready malt with fruity sweetness. In the middle and the finish it get a lot more dry and it have a suprisingly bitterness in the finish for this style of beer. A little to boozy in the taste and mouthfeel I think. Decent enough beer but it never get very exiting.

O: all Inn all a decent bock, but it far better bocks and doppelbock out there. I don't think I will buy this again, since it was not that exiting.

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Photo of Oidmoe
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EOC
4.17/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stevoj
3.39/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Rough pour led to thick airy head, thinning to small rocky beige head. Color is cola, lots of lacing on the glass.Aroma is nutty, caramel, malt.Soft, slick mouth feel. Taste is smooth and mildly sweet, dark bread, caramel, very mild bitterness. Don’t be fooled by the drinkabliity, this has a fairly high ABV%.

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Photo of LennyOvies
3.35/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

L- Dull clear copper body, small creamy head, fades fast. Good lacing on glass. No visible carbonation.
S- Sweet caramel malts, peanuts and dark fruits.
T- Bread, honey, raisins, plums, toffee.
F- Medium.
O- Good brew, expected more. Dont think Id buy again.

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Photo of Maradde
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fernando_Vega
4.9/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Dont drink too cold

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Photo of ArmyATCBrewer
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mizx
3.94/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drmeto
3.54/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

L:
-pours a clear copper with a small,offwhite head which quickly dissipates
-low-medium carbonation
S:
-Plums,raisins,caramel,toffee
T:
-Follows the nose plus a slight breadiness on the finish
F:
-medium body,medium-high carbonation
-too much carbonation for the style
O:
Not as complex as the top examples in the style and overcarbonated.
Still, a solid Doppelbock

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Photo of thatsmyspot
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spycow
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of rredshift
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Dougology
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of patre_tim
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of samEBC
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of saintjulien
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of Lgarciaosuna
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of herrburgess
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of StJamesGate
3.82/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amber tan with streamers and a big pile of craggy eggshell foam.
Light sour toffee and flinty grain nose.
Brown baguette, caramel apple, and salted peanuts with a light noble buzz.
Toast and dried apricot finish and drying cut hay linger.
Light with only thoughts of medium, crisp, slight warmth.

On the dry, hoppy side of bocks, and I'm not complaining. Sweetness is restrained in favor of nutty, toasty, salty malts. Soft fizz, super clean finish and at this strength the ABV is still somehow not overplayed. Yum!

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Mönchshof Bockbier from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
3.76 out of 5 based on 69 ratings.
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