Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 927   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cecop (23) - Motherwell, - MAR 7, 2016
Butelka 330ml. Po otwarciu nastapil gushing. Piwa zostalo okolo 40%. Kolor: ciemny braz, piwo metne. Aromat mocno alkoholowy, karmelowy, palony cukier. Smak: bimber, karmel, lekka goryczka, specyficzny smak od drozdzy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chap95 (50) - - MAR 3, 2016
Bottle at home. Brown with an off-white head, reduces quickly and leaves no lacing. Aroma of malt, bread, yeast, biscuits, ripe fruits, toast. Taste is dominated by ripe fruits, hints of alcohol and sweetness. Average/high carbonation, decent body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
artemb (440) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - FEB 27, 2016
Aroma: prunes, dried cherries, malt. Taste: sweet balanced with fruity sourness, some red eine like tannins. Flavour: grape peel, prunes jam, blackcurrant jam, rye bread with molasses, macerated prunes. Alcohol is completely hidden. Good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (1871) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 23, 2016
Tap at Mikkeller Tokyo. Yeasty, estery nose with lots of prune and currant aromas. Some rum-raisin like cakey sweetness as well. Body seems a little thin and it drinks kind of one-dimensional for a quad. Fruity and sweet. Finish is warming, but didn’t get much hop bitterness on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ken1 (1596) - DENMARK - FEB 4, 2016
Aroma: sweet malt and dark berries with akcohol. Flavour: sweet ripe fruits and dark berries with caramel notes and a warm alcoholic mouthfeel. Colour: dark reddish brown with a tan head. From: Salling Aarhus Feb. 2016.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sven1973 (154) - GERMANY - FEB 4, 2016
Aus der Flasche, gekauft in den Galeries Lafayette, Berlin. Trotz der 10 % angenehm leicht schöner fruchtiger (Kirsch) Nachgeschmack

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
likeatrainwreck (372) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
Sweet sticky malts, plenty of yeast character, candi sugar, cherry coke, plums... all the good quad stuff. Not as delicious as the big boys, but lovely all the same.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Kosmokrator (793) - ITALY - JAN 26, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2016 Scuro color ambrato con massiccio cappello di schiuma beige. Toffee, frutti rossi, sciroppo di zucchero, malto caramellato, canditi, uvetta; profumata e rotonda, di corpo medio, setosa, effervescenza gentile. 100% belga nello stile.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mesjasz (698) - Lodz, POLAND - JAN 25, 2016
Tap at Eclipse Inn, tasted year ago. Nice, vineous and fruity beer, but unbalanced, alcohol is to harsh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cityzen (145) - FRANCE - JAN 7, 2016
Bu à la pression, peu de mousse, je de vrai note de toffee et de caramel, je on sent l’ascendance belge mais on sait aussi tout de suite que c’est du Mikkeller parce qu’il y a du travail sur les arômes. un beau produit, idéal pour accompagner un Burger.

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