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BrewDog Punk Monk

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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
keg, occasional
Punk IPA fermented with a belgian yeast strain and dry hopped with Chinook hops.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9911) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2014
Bottle at home, big thanks to Fin for digging this one out of the archive for me, 03/11/14. Lightly hazed golden orange with a decent off white covering. Nose is bitter orange, Belgian yeast esters, light oxidised notes but not too off putting, straw, mandarin. Taste comprises candied fruit peel, bitter orange, more Belgian yeast, lemon rind. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with hop bitterness and Belgian yeast licks. Decent enough, has held up fairly well.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
McNeillR (1325) - SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Stale hazy pale light gold and very little head. Nice eggy skunk. Creamy lemon, nice and busy schnappy bitterness and fruitiness. Slimy yet plays out fairly crisp. Clean and smoothly bitter finish. Has done a fair shift since bottling.

Bottle from the Garvie Cave, Beers Of My Youth Tasting

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (3514) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear golden, nose is floral and spicy, yeasty, taste is yeasty, dry, sweet toffee, orange.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (4216) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2014 Re-rate bottle at Craig’s. Hazy, more Belgian. Up a couple of points. Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Memory banks rate. I couldn?t tell the difference between this and the standard punk, especially given the quality issues they were having with normal punk at the time! (est. July 13)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4402) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2014
Fra kran på Bishops Arms, Örnskjöldsvik 31 Okt 13. Aprikosfarget. Uklar. Høyt tett skum. Sitter som en rullgardin til glasset. God fruktaroma. Syrlige plommer. Smaken er mer på det jevne. Litt metallisk - men fruktnyanser kommer gjennom.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mzaar (1723) - Varberg, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2013
På fat @ Ölrepubliken, Göteborg. Dimmig guldfärgad med vitt skum. Ananas, persika, blomster och tvål i doften. Tunn kropp, svag beska, medelsötma. Tropisk fruktighet, örter och citrondiskmedel i smaken.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2013
Draft @ De Klomp, Linköping. Pours a hazy pale golden color with a white head. Has a fruity peachy hoppy aroma. Fruity malty peachy hoppy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty peachy hoppy bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (811) - - OCT 13, 2013
Classic citrus hop nose. Rich malt, nice fruitiness, pine hops, sour finish. Nice malty IPA, quite different from your usual Brewdog hop bomb

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BitchPls (590) - FINLAND - SEP 28, 2013
Clear copper beer with a small white head. Excotic fruity, citrus fruit aroma. Quite dry and earthy flavor. Not sweet at all. Very special and an unordinary IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (3447) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 23, 2013
On tap @ Rotterdam,Hki. Hazy amber, thick frothy head. Sweet, citrusy aroma, berries, hops. Flavor similar with yeasty notes as well. Punk ipa, sweeter, but still recognizable. I like this one.


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