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

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RATINGS: 473   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beeranarchist (211) - Aalborg, - DEC 17, 2011
Bottle. Dark, almost black, with a thin brown head. The aroma is earthy, fruity (bananas) and has dominant milk chocolate aroma. The body is a little thin, but I like hint of sourness and bittersweet finish.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (2240) - Hirakata, JAPAN - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle from Yamaichi. Moderate roast malt nose, with berries and dark fruits. Dark brown, with a thin skim of head and thick lace. Moderate chocolate, thin dark fruits, nutty notes, finish is roast with a small yeast bite. Medium body. A mild little stout, with lots of fruitiness. Okay. I want to like it... more than I actually do.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjik83 (220) - - NOV 4, 2014
33cl flesje via bierenzo.nl Alcoholpercentage van 5,2% Uitgeschonken in Grimbergen glas Uiterlijk: zwart met crèmelaag die snel wegtrekt Aroma en smaak: gebrande koffie, bitter, chocolade Conclusie: was er al bang voor gezien het alcoholpercentage, geen volle smaken al zijn ze wel aanwezig ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ARH (518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2014
On tap, poured into a snifter. The aroma begins with a funky yeast note that has a certain rich and "fatty" quality to it. This gives way to more fruity esters and candy sugar and, as it warms, some caramel notes come through. It pours a nearly opaque brown color with a light tan, dense cream head the reduces from a solid, gelatin-like surface to a medium ring with a couple tiny, wispy islands. The lace looks sheet-like, with dense microbubbles, but it’s runny and leaves a clean glass. The taste is a medium / medium-high tart sweetness with a medium bitter that gets stronger as it warms. The beer is thin and oily with a light, fizzy carbonation and a medium / medium-light body. Notes of tart berries are pretty dominant with a dry, smokey and spicy finish. Dry coffee grounds come through in the aftertaste with a faint, berry note. It’s mostly clean with a late sugary and milky caramel kick.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pelzky (34) - Szczecin, POLAND - OCT 20, 2014
Dark with tall but unsustainable head. Aroma is yeasty, spicy, fruity with some roasted and coffeeish notes. Typical aroma of belgian beers with some stoutish notes which don’t combine very well in this beer in my opinion. Taste’s dry and has some unpleasant sour notes. Interesting but not my type of beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (1071) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
330ml bottle at Congress, Longton. Pours black with tan head. Heavily carbonated and a little thin. Good stout though, with dark fruit and roast.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (4933) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2014
On tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas, October 2014. Black with a small tan head. A bit sweet with roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and some dark fruit. The finish was on the bitter side and medium dry. A relaxed and easy to drink one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (914) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle served in a tulip glass. A: Pours a deep black color forming a big dark beige to gray bubbled head. Good retention and only few lacings formed and left. However, a very thin layer remains for long on the top S: Very strong on roasted malts. Notes of dark chocolate and coffee. Milky and sweet too. Very "Stout", I mean, reminds Guinness in the nose. Some bready Belgian yeasts that break a bit the main English character. Light flowery hops in the end T: Slightly sweet and roasted malts upfront which turns quickly into a dry and mild bitter in the tongue. Notes of dark chocolate, milk, coffee and brown bread. Belgian yeasts. Finish is mainly made of roasted bitterness and some hops. Not bad M: Light to medium body. A bit creamy. Good carbonation. Aftertaste is bitter and full of roasted malts O: Easy drinking beer but, at the same time, not very attractive. A British style beer made in Belgian. That’s perhaps the most interesting point about this beer [ BA Review @ 11/28/2012 ]

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DuffMan (6967) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle. Medium brown with a brief beige head. Very yeasty profile, not much roast at all; estery, dark fruits. Not my kind of thing, at least stout-wise. At all.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2337) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle. Fruity, yeasty, chocolaty and a bit spicy. Semi dry. Porteresque. High drinkability.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adster (432) - HUNGARY - OCT 1, 2014
Pörkölt maláta sugárzik illatából, száraz ízei pedig tovább nyújtják a pirított benyomásokat, melyekhez aztán egy óvatos kékszőlős, mazsolás árnyalat is csatlakozik idővel. Érdekes, hogy a belga jelleg szinte teljes mértékben felülíródik az egyébként minden tekintetben kiváló italban.


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