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


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RATINGS: 548   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Seffle (314) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle from SB 150328. Dark brown body with a weak head. Malty nose with ash and licorrhize. Sweet and bitter taste. Quite belgian and quite good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neongolden (754) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2015
(330ml bottle from Systembolaget) Pours black with a big off white head of froth with some lace. Aroma of burnt, very ashy malt, oxidized notes, a bit of dark fruit, a little smoky, touch of chocolate. Quite Belgian. Palate is fairly light with dry, heavily roasted and ashy malt, a touch of cacao bean, liquorice, oxidization, a little dried fruit type yeast character. Very dry, ashy roasted finish, touch of milk chocolate, lightly bitter. Short aftertaste. Quite light in the body with a slightly watery feel and moderate carb. Not bad for a fairly low ABV Belgian stout. Quite drinkable if not exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vighals (1973) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAR 26, 2015
Svart med høyt lys brunt skum som legger seg fort. Lukter tigerbalsam, lakris og noe kakaopulver. Smaker salt lakris, noe bitter mørk sjokolade. Lett stout, med kort avslutning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kristall-König (2475) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAR 25, 2015
Geruch fein säuerlich, malzig und schokoladig, röstig. Start säuerlich, dunkelmalzig. Mitte Malz, Kaffee, würzig, holzig. Abgang holzig, säuerlich, röstig, Kaffeenoten. Gut.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Walberla (9) - Alingsås, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2015 does not count
Skön anblick i glaset. Både choklad och lite rökighet i smaken. Torr finish. Fylligheten ligger under förväntad nivå. En öl i gränslandet mellan stout och porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
CuDuhb (7) - ITALY - MAR 20, 2015 does not count
Note molto forti di caffè, un bel colore nerissimo, schiuma abbastanza compatta e godibile, ma corpo molto esile. Nonostante gli aromi tostati e "caffettosi" non mi ha però soddisfatto.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (8740) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2015
33 cl bottle thanks to Ingo! Sampled on March 16, 2015. BB 11/2016 and also marked L14313A.
Clear dark red color, fluffy teal head that leaves lacing on the glass. Malty, grainy, ligth smoked, alcohol scent. Minerals, malty, bitter, dry, alcohol taste. Dry, sand, smoked aftertaste. Medium to thin mouthfeel, very dry sand like finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lawger (232) - SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2015
Pours dark brown with big and fluffy beige head. Roasted, almost burnt malt on the aroma, iron, some medium roast coffee and a hint of manure. Medium- bodied palate with roasted hints. Mostly dry with medium finish. Good as a session stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (2130) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2015
Flaska från SB. Smak och doft av kaffe, choklad, rostad malt med toner av lakrits, rök och aska. Fruktig, rund och len, syrlig, lagom sötma, fin beska. Stabil!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FunkyF (401) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2015
Flaska från SB. Svart med beige skum. Lätt rökig doft med inslag av mörka bär och fat. Torr i smaken med lite laktos och syrlighet.

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