Mönchsambacher Lager | Brauerei Zehendner GmbH

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Mönchsambacher LagerMönchsambacher Lager

Brewed by:
Brauerei Zehendner GmbH

Style: Kellerbier / Zwickelbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by UncleJimbo on 01-18-2005

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Photo of mothman
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap in Rome. White head. Lace. Pale golden orange.

Great Keller. Fresh and refreshing. Earthy, floral, light fruity zest. Bready malts. Very clean. Light bodied. All around great.

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Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.69/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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4.05/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DJ-Hophead
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tap @ Moor, Bristol - Pours hazy golden with a large white foamy head. Nice lacing. Medium carbonation. Aroma - grassy notes over light malts, light cloves. Taste - Sweetish, light malt feel, spicy notes as aroma, light crisp bitter finish. This was unexpected but really nice for it. Great easy drinking lightly malted, spicy well balanced German beer.

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Photo of aleigator
4.12/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly clouded golden color with a huge, fluffy head.

Smells is quite unusual for a lager since the nose does not carry any detectable malts. Instead the aromas are defined by dried, damp herbs and wet grass, together with a bright straw quality.

Drinks soft and refreshing, light and balanced with a unique, spicy yeast finish.

Tastes of straw, dried pepper, clove and old garden herbs. Turns a tad sweeter during midpalate with a well pronounced straw presence. Finishes light, yet spicy with a belgian saison yeast appearance and a soft layer of old hops.

Wow, this is quite unexpected - the yeast changes the flavors fundamentally. The beer is far away from being malty and boring, instead it packs a Saison punch, bringing a spicy peak to the palate, which mingles marvelously well into the noble hop defined foundation of the beer.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.8/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hazy golden color with white head. Aroma has honey malt and bread crust. Taste starts slightly sweet and bready, continues with a really clean malt profile and finishes more hoppy with a nice, earthy bitterness. Light to medium bodied, well carbonated. Overall this is a very tasty lager that showcases the solid malt backbone as well as the earthy hop character.

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Photo of drmeto
3.82/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

-pours a hazy golden-orange with a medium to big,foamy, white head
-high carbonation visible
-spicy,bready,honey,dough,onions,apples,blood orange,white grapes,orange zest,sweaty
-bready,spicy,grassy,honey,apple,slight lemon,herbal,orange zest
-finishes dry
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
Very good Kellerbier aside from the sweaty off-smell.Surprisingly light for a franconian Keller.

-medium,lingering bitterniss for the style

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4.02/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a ever so slightly hazy golden amber with a largish head (as I poured it just a bit warm). The head stays a while as I enjoy the beer. Taste, ah! This beer tastes as I expect a lagerbier to taste! Recommended!

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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4.68/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 49 ratings
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