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Monteith's Golden Lager | Monteith's Brewing Co.

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Monteith's Golden LagerMonteith's Golden Lager
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2.86/5
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43 Ratings
Monteith's Golden LagerMonteith's Golden Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Monteith's Brewing Co.
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
monteiths.co.nz

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 07-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,615
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
43
pDev:
17.48%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
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Ratings: 43 |  Reviews: 25
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3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kylehay2004
2.81/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of life_of_agony
2.34/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Jsteez
3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Andrewharemza
3.08/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Golden amber beer with thick white head. A few bubbles. Chalky mineral water mouthfeel. A little zing, finish is a suggestion of malt with slight hoppiness. Very drinkable.

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Photo of JKCooper
3.12/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GoldenKangaroo
3/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of wrightst
3.5/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of probert
3.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of mustithecat
3/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of dmorgan310
3.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Vanz
1.75/5  rDev -38.8%

Photo of chinchill
3.34/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery in Greymouth, NZ

Excellent clarity in this golden-amber ale. The aroma is quite light, perhaps even for style. The flavor is initially just as expected for a golden lager, but this beer has an appealing, and surprisingly malty finish. Well-crafted and balanced, as well as very fresh (of course).

Feel: Light body with medium-high, very crisp carbonation. Clean, dry finish.

O: recommended as a somewhat malty golden lager.

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3.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of magnusdave
3.75/5  rDev +31.1%

Photo of magpieken
3.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of GraduatedCashew
3/5  rDev +4.9%

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3/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of BlackHaddock
3.83/5  rDev +33.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

330ml Bottle BB 10 Oct 2012: poured @ home into a Westvletren chalice on 07 Dec 2012, some two months after its best before date.

Looks OK: good deep golden body with a white covering that tries to hang around, but as in most beers of this style it fades to a wispy swirl and collar as you attack the beer.

Grainy nose more than hop or straight malt: taste is leaning towards malts, biscuity and semi-sweet. Crisp body and nice hop finish: easy drinking lager and with enough flavour to interest me. certainly one of the highest scoring lagers I've had since joining this site.

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2.68/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A 330ml bottle with a BB of Oct 2012. Bought the other day for a song - offie was selling them cheap due to short date. Label mentions a cashew nut smoothness; that's just nutty.

Poured into a straight pint glass. A clear, rich golden-amber colour with good carbonation. Forms a large head of frothy white foam that lasts for a few minutes before subsiding to a thin surface layer. Aroma of sweet malt with a slight fruitiness that reminds me of ale yeast (?). Faint hints of stewed hops and some mild cardboard/solvent-like notes in the background. Not brilliant.

Tastes of light malt with a mild finish. Slightly sweet with a hint of grain. Notes of faint stewed hops, overdone veg and cardboard. A mild harshness in the background, followed by a weak bitterness. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with decent carbonation but an insubstantial body. Aftertaste of sweetish malt and vague hints of stewed veg.

Meh - none too good. The sweetness is particularly off-putting; a good lager is crisp and dry. Would benefit from some decent bittering hops, and the off-notes don't add anything either. Not very enjoyable and I can't recommend it. Spend your money elsewhere.

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2.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: Pours a clear golden color with a frothy head that fades to good lacing.

S: Aroma of fresh grain, some malt sweetness and bit of pine in the background.

T: Has a mild easy taste of malt sweetness and fresh grain. Mild bitterness and a fairly clean finish.

F: Light body, mild crispness, smooth and a bit refreshing. Nothing fancy here.

Nice drinkable lager, nothing to rave about but better than most macro offerings. probably best on a hot day.

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2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of CrazyDavros
2.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Pours gold with a large, lasting head.
Nose shows corn and spicy, floral hops. Also some faint sweet malt.
Flavours are a bit better, no vegetal notes, instead being focussed on the light sweet malt and very faint spicy hops.
Needs more carbonation. Very watery.

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2.5/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of drpimento
2.3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Going to have to wade thru this one. Served a bit cold, with a fine, off white, creamy head that settled to a light cover and loads of thick creamy lace. Color is a clear amber with some bubble trails. Aroma is simple and mild: euro lager, grain. Flavor's on the sweet side, with some malt, faint carbonic tang, wet cardboard. Body's ok, carbo is on the flat side. Finish is like flavor, too long, and I just want it to be over.

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Monteith's Golden Lager from Monteith's Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 2.86 out of 5 with 43 ratings
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