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RATINGS: 641   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
Monk’s Blood pays homage to the monks of Belgium’s monasteries who have been brewing some of the world’s great beer for centuries. During times of fasting, the monks subsist solely on beer, which they refer to as “liquid bread”. Beer, quite literally, is in their blood. The most sublime of the monk’s premium brews is dark like blood, rich and nourishing. 21st Amendment founders Nico Freccia and Shaun O’Sullivan traveled to Belgium to develop the recipe for this special beer, visiting small, traditional breweries in the hop fields of west Flanders, not far from the famous Trappist abbey of Westvleteren. Monk’s Blood is designed to pair beautifully with rich winter stews, creamy cheeses, unctuous desserts or just by itself, in a Belgian tulip glass, with a good book by the fire.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2016
Pours a dark mahogany brown with fluffy tan head. Aromas of dark fruits, spice, and some woody notes. Flavors of dark fruits, sweet malt, and hints of cinnamon.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bebum (784) - USA - APR 15, 2016
Dark copper, clear. Full body, smooth texture, dense flavor, hot mouthfeel, long palate. Intensely bittersweet, balanced. Malty, roasty, dry fruit, tar, coke, yeast, sweet spices. Typical of style, tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HoppyScallywag (306) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2016
I don't know why this only gets a 3...it's great. Rich caramel malt fills the mouth and calm to a mild, slightly sweet malt while the alcohol warms. Very good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fuzzcro (248) - Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2016
A beautiful glass of beer. Color is a deep red amber. I will have to update my rating in the future...I have a cold and my taste is way off...I was hoping to be able to enjoy some of the distinct flavors attributed to this brew but it isn’t happening. The best I can say is that it must be quite flavorful because I can taste it and I detect absolutely no bitter whatsoever.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingaugusta (241) - Georgia, USA - MAR 22, 2016
Pours clear ruby with a moderate tan head. Nose is a bit strange and earthy without the expected Belgian notes...not much nose at all. Flavor is stronger to the backside With darker and sweeter malts coming out balanced against a touch of hops and what taste like light Barrel aging. Not as good as I had remembered but might be a bad keg.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (3609) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Can. Pours lightly hazy amber with a creamy off-white head. Strong malt aroma, toast, ripe fruits, brown sugar and dates. Medium sweet flavor with some grapes, toasted bread, alcohol and wood. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Lightly warming to finish. Decent. Thanks for the trade JB

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (1508) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - JAN 31, 2016
Soft mouthfeel but lacking in aroma. The taste is robust w/ belgian spice & has a hint of bitterness in the finish. Nice beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MikeJslc (778) - USA - JAN 24, 2016
Light reddish-brown, clear, persistent beige head. Malt character of dark bread, baker’s chocolate, raisins and dried figs, spicy Belgian phenols, cinnamon, a hint of licorice, and an earthy, damp-cave character. Finishes dry and spicy. Well made spiced Belgian dark strong.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (1001) - Redwood City, California, USA - NOV 18, 2015
On tap at Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. Pours a beautiful deep burgundy. Aroma is dark fruits, figs, strong cherries. Taste is fruited bread pudding with yeasty / chalky floral flavors on the finish. Solid American Belgian Strong Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mbgrayson (725) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - OCT 16, 2015
Pours cleanish, with a good tan head. Aroma of dried fruits and sugars. Taste is a bit different, smooth and rich, notes of malt and a bit sweet. A very good beer, a bit more than a typical Belgian. Thumbs up!

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