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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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English: This is a true story about a dedicated belgian brother who spent all his hard earned money on a all inclusive Barbados vacation to pursue a life long dream – brew an old fashion dark Belgian infused with local muscovado sugar aka Barbados sugar – luckily the outcome is a first class candy coated, full-bodied and escapist beer – the best he ever made. Halleluja.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (11196) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2011
Bottle. Poured a dark brown color with an averaged sized off white head. Sugar / brown sugar, caramel, with a lighter fruitiness. Sugary sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (10927) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 25, 2012
200ml from tap at Schouskjelleren. Mahogany coloured body, spotty lacing from a filmy layer. Malt-fruity aroma. Taste a bit like sweet jam with its malt-fruity flavour added by ripe banana and spices. Bittersweet, dried fruits to the ending. Medium bodied and pleasant (Oslo, 23.01.2012).

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012

Name: Monk Suffers Serious Sugar Rush on Barbados
Date: December 29, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Appachelian Vinters, Asheville
Appearance: black, creamy beige head
Aroma: sweet chocolate aroma, raw sugar sweetness, touch of spicyness, light fruityness
Body: creamy body
Flavor: sweet chocolate flavor, rich fruity esters, light spicyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: **+ /4

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (10865) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2011
Bottle 500ml @ TFODRBSG11, Ulfborg
Pours dark amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, dried fruits and caramel. Taste is heavy sweet and light to medium bitter. Body is full, texture is oily, carboantion is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 20, 2011
Botella. Rather unclear deep dark brown colour. Sweet well toasted malty bit spiced aroma. Good mouthfeel. Sweet flavour, malty aramel sugar sugar, dark fruit yeasty flavour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - DEC 6, 2011
Tap at Churchkey. Pours a hazy strawberry to jewel ruby with no head formation. Small ring of beige bubbles. Nose is pool cleaner. Small red twizzlers and starchy red candies. Volatile notes thankfully subside for sweet dark cherries and dark fruits: fruit cake, dates. Taste is nicely sweet. Sort of like Gouden Carolus Christmas with Belgian dark fruits, red licorice, mild spices and noticeable sweet rum booziness. Not bad. Reminds me a lot of Belgian Easter and Christmas beers. Gouden Carolus attenuation level. Not as sweet as I was told to expect. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (9640) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 17, 2014
"Not sure what to think of this one. Overpriced for sure, and one of my least favorite Evil Twin beers to date. Not as yeasty as most BSAs but doesn’t really fit anywhere else either. String and a little sweet, with a unique hard to peg flavor, presumably from the muscovado sugar. "

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (9497) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
1 pt 0.9 fl oz bottle thanks to rlgk. Sampled on October 28, 2011
BB 2015
Clear dark reddish brown color, tan head. Sweet, sugary, alcohol scent. Sweet, malty, sugary, alcohol scent. Sweet, malty, sugary, some grains taste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (9251) - Ursel, BELGIUM - SEP 18, 2011
Small amber-brownish head, relatively stable, fed by finely, well-carbonated slightly hazy brownish red beer. Perfumed nose with almonds, marzipan, rosewater and dark brown sugar. Sweet, but less than suggested by nose and label; woody touches, and again almonds. Brown (candi or other) sugar. Bit rum-like flavours, but without the alcoholcomponent. Mineral water quality, relatively light body ~ to the ABV, well-attenuated & well carbonated. Not too sweet, thankfully. But not much else - the carbonation seems to bear most of the balance.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9033) - Enghien, BELGIUM - DEC 27, 2011
pint bottle from DeMolen biershop. BB 17/07/2012. Too much sugar kills the sugar, this would have been a great sipper in a 33cl format. Cuivrée, col léger beige allant sur un café au lait. Arôme est sucré voire mélasse, fruits noirs; prune, figue, date, léger malt caramel/grillé. En bouche, aspect belge triple avec un profile bien fruité noir, le sucre est présent et en retrait donnant une touche de cane à sucre qui suit après les gorgées. Carbonnation est à niveau, fini est collant aux lèvres allant sur un sucre caramélisé..


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