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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Note: Monks’ Ale is initially being contract-brewed by Sierra Blanca Brewing for Abbey Beverage Company.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2394) - California, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Darker amber color, moderate head, decent lace/retention. Aroma is caramel, darker bread, toast, Belgian Yeast. Lighter bodied, somewhat like a Dunkel with Belgian Yeast. Ehhh..

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ffaoe (237) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Very malty aroma. Light amber and hazy in color with little head. Taste is slightly malty but also a little watery.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (3772) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2014
12 oz Bottle poured into a UK pint sleeve on 14th July 2014 while on holiday in California at my daughter and son in laws place. Murky dull amber body with a light tanned head that fell away fairly swiftly. Malts rule the nose and taste, tangy and almost sharp tasting brew, a hidden bitterness within the flavour. Different and interesting, but I did not take to it greatly, it was not balanced. I think it was too cold at the start because it became less malty and more hoppy as it warmed, like two different beers really. My first beer from New Mexico, up to 31 States now.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (6644) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy earthy gold wit ha white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of earthy grains and grass with some light Belgian yeast backing. Flavor has lots of bread with some sweet grains and a light belgian yeast.

1.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 4, 2014
bottle. amber orange with small head. nasty metallic aroma. less pronounced metallic taste. mainly some sweet caramel. light hop bitterness. not impressed by this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ronaldtheriot (1249) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Monk’s Ale has a thin, almost nonexistent, white head, a mostly clear, orange-gold appearance, with tight bubble streams and no lacing left behind. The aroma is of rich, sweet fruits, sweet bread, and spice. Taste is the same, with low bitterness and no cloying aspects. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Monk’s Ale finishes crisp, refreshing, and highly drinkable. A very smooth, Belgian-style ale. I give this a strong recommendation. RJT

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MO3Lyr (2) - - DEC 14, 2013 does not count
A pretty well balanced beer with a tease of carmelly flavor. In terms of color, I loved it!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brucebruce81 (254) - Wyoming, USA - DEC 5, 2013
This beer had a German hops flavor it was good but had a distinct flavor that left an aftertaste in the mouth ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mzaar (1614) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2013
Flaska @ Churchkey, DC. Hälls upp dyigt brunorange med smutsvitt skum. Doftar melass, karamell och jäst. Smaker av karamell, banan, gräs och citrus. Svag beska.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DiarmaidBHK (3408) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2013
Bottle from Susan’s fine wines. Pours brown with a thin head. slight yeast note on the nose but it smells off somehow. Not a lot of flavor on the tongue. Finishes clean. terrible example of the style.


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