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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Kentucky Monk is a bourbon barrel aged Belgian triple that is crafted with Belgian Pilsen malt, white wheat, Crystal 10, and exclusively Saaz hops. The Cantrell Honey Farm in Athens, Ohio supplies gallons of locally harvested Golden Rod honey for this brew. The honey is added at the end of the boil to give this Belgian style triple an elevation in flavor and alcohol. The interplay of fruit/clove character from our Belgian yeast and the local honey is apparent but not aggressive. After this Belgian style triple is ready for consumption, we age a portion of this heavenly brew in bourbon barrels to create Kentucky Monk. Wonderful vanilla and coconut aromas and flavors penetrate the beer. Hints of bourbon, caramel, and honey take Kentucky Monk to a whole new level. An amazing aperitif that embraces Belgian brewing tradition and American craft brewing creativity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2012

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ The Danish Summer Gathering, TFODRBSG12, Ulfborg.

[ Bottle # 35/360 ]. Clear medium amber yellow colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, spicy, dusty, moderate yeasty, fruity, bubble gum - mint, alcohol - bourbon. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet, light light acidic and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, sweet alcohol, wood, fruty yeast. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120818]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2012
22 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty, mild fruity and caramelish. Roasted malty, caramelish and light toasted malty. Ends dry and malty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22063) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2011
22nd December 2011
Christmas tasting at the Kernel. Hazy amber beer. Fluffy pale tan head. Semi dry palate. Rich flavours. A little oaky vanilla. Really nice pineapple and coconut. Very mild bourbon. Semi dry finish. Off the wall this one - like a wood aged Pina Colada! Saw quite a few furrowed brows over this one! But its a fun and tasty beer and impossible to dislike for me!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2011
Bottle at The Kernel Christmas Tasting 2011. Pours foggy orange with a bubbly, white head. Nose holds bourbon, peanut butter, alcohol, some honey, and toasted malts. Medium to big sweet flavor with more peanut butter, essential oils, coconut, caramel, light bitterness. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Tangy booze finish, some sugar, hard alcohol, dry wood, mild toast. Still some peanut butter. Points for weirdness, but still, this is weird.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (17532) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle @ TFODRBSG, Ulfborg. Hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, fruity and vanilla. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish. 180812

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (16771) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle 35/360 @ Summer Gathering, Ulfborg. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are yeast, fruits, vanilla, bourbon, malt and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16503) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle, at TFODRBSG 2012. Bottle #35. An unclear, dark orange-golden beer with a small, off-white head. Rather vinous, alcoholic aroma with some bourbon-ish scents. Sweetish and fruity. The flavor has a pleasant boozyness, although a bit too heavy. At least for drinking a whole bottle alone. Full-bodied and warming, soft carbonation. Fruityness, peach hints, some vanilla hints, sweetness and a pleasant bitterness in the flavor. Lasting finish. I dont think its the best idea to put a tripel on bourbon barrels, but its a decent beer anyway. 120818

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16055) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 19, 2011
A: The pour is a clouded orange color with a finger or two of off-white head. S: The bourbon, vanilla, and oak aromas almost completely outshine the base beer on this one. There is some Tripel character to it with candy, light fruits, very mild spices, and some bread and toffee malts. T: Like the aroma, this beer pretty much tastes like a bourbon barrel. Heavy on the vanilla and oak with a bit of candi sugar, booze, and brown sugar. Some mild banana and fruit notes are also present. M: The body is medium and the carbonation is somewhat low. Pretty sticky on the tongue. O: I liked this, but mostly because it just tasted like bourbon (a la many Bruery barrel aged beers). The flavor was just a touch harsh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (15537) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering Ulfborg, 2012. Bottle # 35/366. Pours cloudy golden with a small white head. Bourbon, oak, vanilla and vague alcohol. Simple. Some warmth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (15278) - DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle #35 @ FOneFan, Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2012. Dark yellow/amber with tiny off-white head. Aroma is malt, yeast, brett and fruit. Flavour is malt, yeast, fruit, bourbon, hop, medium sweet and a little oak.

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