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RATINGS: 406   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Blushing Monk is brewed with a ridiculous amount of raspberries and with a Belgian yeast strain that keeps our head cellar operator from sleeping for a week. It pours a stunning deep berry red and, at 9.2% ABV, has a surprising kick. The perfect dessert beer, it can be enjoyed on its own or paired with fresh cheeses, fruit, cakes and more.

First released in July 2011, rereleased in 2015.

kermis' rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (6422) - The Hague, - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle shared at Dean’s sticky table tasting thanks to Deanso. Pours clear dark red with a light pink head. Aroma is massive raspberry, light tart, a little cherry. Flavour is moderate sweet and acidic. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mrohia (184) - - MAY 5, 2015
BRC, Houston, draft. Is it beer? I don't know. But it's delicious. Fruity, Dick Tracy. Tart, Columbo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (22632) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle in the queue to CBC 2015. Hazy red coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of raspberries and candies. Fruity flavour of candies and raspberries. Fruity finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Salmoniform (1194) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Poured from bottle to glass. Deep blood red hue with creamy pink head that dissipated to a ring. Aroma is raspberries, simple sugar, honey, ethanol, straw, Belgian esters. Mouthfeel is great with a medium body and crisp carbonation. Taste is sweet with a tart finish. Overall this is a nice beer...a bit sweet but tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Criz (179) - - MAY 3, 2015
2015 bottle split with the gf (she paid). Poured into a tulip. Thin off white head laced around the glass, soft purple color that is see through. In my opinion aroma is the downfall to this beer, as they not very prevalent: oak, raspberries, white chocolate, and hay. Flavors of sour yeast, Brett, raspberries, rose wine, oak. Mouthfeel is soft on the palate, light in body and carbonation, faint dry finish. Nicely done!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jandd1983 (3001) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Rating #3000. It poured a deep ruby color with no head. The aroma was of raspberries, vanilla, some chocolate, light floral notes and faint woody notes. The taste was of mixed berries with some subtle sweetness, light woody notes, a hint of chocolate and a lightly tart raspberry finish. It had a medium body and soft carbonation. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevencon (503) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Derby day draft at tavern on main! Deep ruby pink red color with pinkish head dissipates quickly. Tart fruit juice syrup. Taste is thick raspberry syrup that finishes as a Belgian strong ale. Big full body beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjs (5073) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2015
(Keg at Viisi Penniä, 20150502) The beer poured deep red and clear. Its head was medium sized and lightly pink. Aroma had raspberries, tartness and fruitiness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were raspberries, Belgian style yeast, mild sourness, tartness, sweetness and low bitterness. Aftertaste was long-lasting but also mild and contained raspberries, sourness, tartness and low bitterness. A well done brew and pleasant way of using raspberries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pet3rman (355) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Pours like a cross between a table wine and a rose champagne. Head dissipates quickly with no lacing. Nose is distinctly belgium yeast and alcohol with a hint of berries and grass. Flavor is chamborg - Sweet with intense raspberry. Astringent alcohol + carbonation on palate. Dry finish. Great brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
murran (308) - - MAY 2, 2015
Pours a deep purple body with a medium head. Nice fruity raspberry aroma. Very nice raspberry taste with just enough bitterness to make it taste like beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RRistow12 (384) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Tasted from draft. Pours a slightly hazy ruby red. Huge raspberry aroma with a some spicey Belgian yeast notes. Taste is moderately tart with a syrupy mouthfeel. Flavors of raspberry, fresh raspberries. No fake syrupy flavor. You don't get much of the Belgian yeast notes. You definitely can't taste the how strong the beer is. Overall one of the best fruit beers I've ever had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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