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

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RATINGS: 490   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   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.


JoeMcPhee's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8746) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, - MAY 6, 2013
Deep black pour with a thick tan head. The aroma has a touch of roast and a fairly pronounced plummy sweetness. A little bit of licorice and some soft bitterness on the finish. Fairly dry on the palate with a bit of cocoa and roast. A moderate bit of tartness on the back but that is quite restrained. Interesting brew.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tayeth (308) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 26, 2015
Geruch bitter, nach Kaffee und leicht säuerlich. Geschmack ebenfalls deutlich nach Kaffee, etwas kratzig.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gueuze (449) - - JAN 26, 2015
Geruch alkoholisch und ein paar Backpflaumen. Im Geschmack dann leer, kaum Mundgefühl. Kaum richtige Röstaromen. Seltsam bitter zum Schluss. Wenigstens stabiler Schaum...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (4126) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is chocolate, roasty, taste is bitter, coffee, chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
StueyD (1283) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2015
An almost pitch black coloured beer with reddish tints and a thick mocha coloured head. A light roasted malt aroma, coffee beans, pumpernickel bread, and a background smokiness. Dry mouthfeel. The taste follows on from the nose, mild roasted malt flavours, bittersweet coffee, dark breads and smokey, with the addition of dark fruits and a hint of burnt sugar. The finish is long and with with a strong burnt sugar flavour. Tasted at the Delirium Cafe, Brussels. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SimplySike (993) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 10, 2015
33cl. Bottle.
Pours almost black with tan head.
Aroma roasted malts, barnyard, chocolate, caramel.
Taste caramel choco sweet, roasty spice bitter.
Mouthfeel thin.
It’s all there, but really weak.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ZodiacM (162) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2015
Helder bijna zwart bier met cremekleurige schuimkraag. Ruikt naar gebrande mout, varamel, chocola. Smaakt naar gebrande mout, caramel, chocola en wat koffie. Helaas is de smaak wat slapjes, en blijft deze niet al te lang hangen. Voor een stout wat weinig body. De smaken zijn er wel, maar lijken wat verdunt. Meer voor beginnende stout-drinkers.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
florent.janssens (138) - - DEC 28, 2014
Très léger pour un stout. Le gout de torréfaction est trop faible. Arrière goût d’amertume qui reste longtemps.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ulysse (202) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 28, 2014
Weak aroma. A bit on the smoky side. Really light stout. Rather watery. Overall rather weak for a stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (7054) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 24, 2014
bottle from the beergeek shop in prague. dark brown with a reluctant beige head; aroma of cocoa powder, old book cellar; some brown sugar sweetness; thin texture; light bitterness; seems to be lacking some guts

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawanna (2389) - GERMANY - DEC 16, 2014
0,33 l bottle dough, barnyard, chocolate, roasty, black, hazy, frothy, brown foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness, medium body, creamy, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish,


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