Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 754   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Brewed by Mikkeller at De Proefbrouwerij in Lochristi, Belgium. Known as Monk’s Brew in the U.S.
Ingredients : Water, malts (pils and pale), candy syrup, brown sugar, hops (northern brewer, hallertauer and styrian goldings) and ale yeast
Monk’s Elixir is a heavy dark Belgian ale inspired by the Trappist monasteries of Rochefort and Westvleteren. The beer style, characterized by its high content of alcohol, distinguishes itself by its dominant yeast character, delicious malt background and balanced hop notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorm (1164) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 7, 2014
Dunkel mørk brun farve med kremet beige skum. Lukt av karamell, plommer, krydder og frukt. Smak av karamell, plommer, krydder og frukt. Søt og fruktig. Vinmonopolet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ruigo (1055) - PORTUGAL - JUL 1, 2014
Shared a 33cl bottle. Pours a brown colour with a small tan head that quickly vanishes. Aroma is chocolate, liquorice, alcohol and dates. Soft carbonation and medium to full body. Taste is a well balanced mix of sweet and bitter flavours. Overall, a complex, multi-dimensional beer. Tasteful and very digestive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Xavalias (110) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2014
On tap at Mikkeller bar. Dark brown with a weird pink-ish tint. Very sweet and full-bodied with aromas of ripe fruits, sweet grapes, dried plums. No distinguishable bitterness. Absolute sweetness, but surprisingly not on the nauseating side you can often find in Belgian-style beers. I liked it a lot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours dark brown, sweet raisins and caramel on nose, taste is rich, sweet raisins, dry, sugary, caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nilsas (1289) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 21, 2014
Fin duft av frukter. Tykt kremet kremfarget skum. Mørk rødbrun farge. Frisk smak av frukter og krydder som sitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rikstar (718) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2014
0,33l fles. Donkerbruin bier met een volle lading gist de.Schuimkraag Is redelijk fijn en crèmekleurig. Geur Is likeur met pruimen en krenten ook bruine suiker. Smaak is siroop met ook koffie en cacao. Body Is middelmatig maar wel met een redelijk volle afdronk met een volle alkoholwarmte. Niet mijn stijl, maar binnen de stijl een van de betere

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (3197) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Draft. Brown pour with tan head.sweet candi sugar, dark plums and spices. Flavors are similar sweet malt and spices, very smooth for ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jinroh (328) - ESTONIA - JUN 8, 2014
Tap at Craft Bier Fest Wien 2014. Pours dark brown, no carbonation, just a little foam, clear. Aroma is sweet, fruity, sticky figs, caramel ice-cream, lollipop candy, coca-cola. Taste is also fruity, you can feel alcohol, quite nice. Nicely warming drink, leaves a lingering fruity aftertaste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
storskurk (94) - DENMARK - JUN 5, 2014
Æble, banan, marcipan, tørret frugt - meget lækker duft. Rosinfarvet og uklar. Rund og maltet. Meget maltet. Og sød. Men relativt tør faktisk. Ikke så mange lag. Let fadlagring og egetræ. En smule røg. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvanFriend (303) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Coffee, brown sugar, and some dried fruit notes. Not the best of the style I’ve had, but a very good beer.

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