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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Formerly brewed for Inlet Brewing Co. (ex Jupiter Brewing Co.) by Orlando Brewing Co., now by Thomas Creek.

This unique copper-colored ale derives its fruity, slightly spicy aroma from authentic Belgian Abbey yeast. The subtle nutty and malty sweet flavors sing in harmony with the freshest organic hops vailable. Monk In the Trunk devotees are known to chant about its most intriguing quality, true drinkability.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiddleBrau (876) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2010
Clear amber with thin white head. Caramel malt nose with hint of the Belgian yeast esters: fruity, banana aroma, lighter malt and hop profile. Clean finish, easy to drink. Bottle at Omphoy in Palm Beach, FL

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drowland (5953) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - OCT 14, 2010
10/2/10. 12oz bottle. A mix of sweet fruity esters and banana, with bubblegum, etc. Eh.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sebletitje (6326) - Enghien, BELGIUM - OCT 10, 2010
Couleur qui approche le cuivre/ambre, col est blanc. Je note des esters, sucre brun léger, malt de caramel, qcq notes de levure belge avec un goût de pomme, banane. Fin au palais sans vraiment être une bière qui innove de trop.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Tranquillity (1387) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2010
bottledat normans, miami beach. dark amber, small beige head. Smells really metallic, almost nothing else. the taste is a bit better, but rather dull and nothing sticking out.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
craftbeerdesign (2140) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 5, 2010
sample from the bottle @ Hotoberfest in Atlanta on 10/2/10. golden pour with a small white head. sweet caramel nose with some spice. average bitterness over a medium smooth body. slight sweet bitter finish. very drinkable amber - but I’d rather drink something else...

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GAManiac (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 29, 2010
12oz bottle courtesy of Casey, poured into a tulip. Pours a crystal clear golden amber with a big fluffy beige head that recedes slowly to a small cap with decent lacing. Aroma is pretty basic with sweet apples, caramel malts and a bit of earthy hops. There is also a lightly toasted character and some fruity esterse in the nose as well. The taste is even more basic with some very, very light caramel malts with little else. There’s a slightly bitter, toasty finish. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with soft carbonation. This is not a bad beer but certainly nothing to write home about, especially the taste which is very one dimensional and bland.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 24, 2010
Bottle donated to me by the guys from Sam’s. What to say about a beer with a name and label that are so dumb? And it’s an Belgian amber, I guess? Sort of an amber with some light dubbel-like notes to it from the Belgian yeast. It’s a light amber pour with a nicely retentive white head. It’s a little boring but unoffensive. Amber malts and some light Belgian yeast. Thin palate and taste, but a decent enough quaffer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wcampbell (721) - Clemson, South Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Typical amber - drinkable, but not outstanding in any way. Mostly caramel malt in the nose and a lightly sweet grain flavor. Organics always taste a little more watery.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Suttree (4902) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 21, 2010
OK, I don’t get this. The entry here says Brewed by Jupiter Brewing for Orlando Brewing, but my label says Brewed by Thomas Creek Brewing for Inlet Brewing? What gives? This seems to be a lot label jockeying for a very middle of the road beer...

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fluffy (1327) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2010
holy crap, this is an outstanding amber ale. bready, hints of caramel and dark grain bread, with a wonderfully balanced clean bright finish. color me impressed.


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