Brewed by Brasserie Dupont
Style: Stout
Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium


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RATINGS: 584   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
This is a beer already brewed in the 1950’s by Dupont Brasseries. As Dupont has extra fermentation capacity now, Olivier has the luxury of crafting some new brews, or re-creating some old specialties.There were two test versions of Monk’s Stout, both at 5.2% abv. One was dry and roasty, and another is said to be a little more rounded. Monk’s Stout is available in 33cl bottles and 20 liter kegs in Belgium.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerRevere (11) - - NOV 28, 2015
Little thin for me but pleasant rounded roasted flavours from this dark mahogany brew. Interesting idea to use saison dupont yeast for this stout, maybe a British influence in style?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HammerTroll (1014) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 22, 2015
Pitch black, thin brown head dropping really fast. Modest chocolate aroma, bit empty, some roasted malts. Taste is chocolate and cocoa, also mild. Thin body, lively carbonation. Bitter, slightly fruity finish. Could be better. //Craft Room

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
elbernays (1043) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 15, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2015 Glass in chez moeder lambic Brussels. Pours dark brown with off white head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate with earthy notes. Flavour follows nose. Highly carbonated and light bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
puboflyons (2783) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 11, 2015
From the corked, caged dark green 750 ml bottle. Kind of dusty on the store shelf but it was not dated so I don’t know how long it had been there. The pour is brown with ruby red hues and a long lasting, fizzy tan head. Its best attribute was the way it looked. The aroma has a slightly sweet malt and funky yeast character and perhaps a touch of red grapes. Light to medium body but very acidic. Some malt sweetness in the taste but it was more like cooked vegetables with an acidic bitter finish. There are better Stouts out there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillemG (105) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2015
29-10-2015, 33cl bottle at home. Appearance is black with huge off white head. Aroma is toasted malt. Taste is roasty, bitter with a medium length slightly astringent finish. Overall not really special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tricksta_p (2674) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2015
Bottle at Les Berthom, Troyes. Aroma of dark malt, lots of cacao powder, hint of roast, some lactic notes, hint of coffee. Flavour is only slightly sweet with an above moderate coffee bitter finish. Rather dry but also a bit creamy. Body is light to medium. Light cacao Stout, drinkable but unimpressive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
diabel (1650) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - OCT 22, 2015
Deep black body. Lightly brown head. Aroma of malts. Lightly malted, wel balanced flavour. Nice ons.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kapusil (953) - HUNGARY - OCT 19, 2015
0.33l bottle. Black body, huge and lasting light-brown head. Aroma of chocolate, cherry, blackberry and coffee with some funkyness. Taste of chocolate, blackberry, floral hops and orange zest. Light-medium bodied and quite easy to drink. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmacklin (572) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 17, 2015
330ml bottle. Pours an opaque, dark brown, almost black with a huge, frothy, long lasting, beige head that laces. Roasted malt aroma with caramel, dark fruit and dark chocolate. Sweet flavour of roasted malt, dark chocolate, dark fruit, caramel and liquorice with a dry, mildly bitter, coffee finish. Medium body with an oily texture and soft carbonation. Ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken (3222) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 6, 2015
Tap at Craft Beer Base Bud. Much nicer than I remember it being. Roasty. Bit of coffee, dark chocolate. Nice stuff. Little hoppiness. Bitter. Good stuff. Prefer it to when I had it in Belgium. Feels a little funky.

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