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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cmc619 (501) - California, USA - FEB 1, 2012
Bottle into New Belgium stemware. Slightly hazy, deep amber, bordering on red hue. Thinnish head that doesn’t want to stick around. Aroma of super-fruity Belgian funk, some penny, some 5-cent fruit-shaped candy. Palate feels slightly watery. Flavor lacks depth. In some ways reminiscent of oversweet homebrews I’ve had. Like an abbey dubbel lite.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Phinkle1048 (1) - - JAN 30, 2012 does not count
Had the beer on draft and it seemed a little undercarbonated. Aroma had a hint of spice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14073) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 17, 2012
Bottle from Liz. Pours amber with a creamy white head. LIght spicy aroma, hint of nut. Med body; foamy carb. It first suggests a pils, then nut and spice pop in. Pretty drinkable beer. Balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dogbrick (11467) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 8, 2012
Sample at Ale Wine & Spirits in Powell on 01/06/2012. Clear amber pour with a medium off-white head that diminishes steadily to an outer ring. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of grainy malt, caramel and mild hops. Light body with flavors of bready malt, caramel and lightly bitter hops. The finish is short and malty. Pretty average overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosco (290) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - DEC 13, 2011
Copper amber. Sweet, light toast. Soda pop fizz. Malty but still a weak amber ale. $1.66/12oz at Publix Greenwise Market in Boca Raton.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4864) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Bottled purchased at Total Wine & More (Naples, FL). Poured a small off-white very fizzy head that mostly diminiished. One ring of lacinig, transparent body and a copper hue. The flavor was crisp, hoppy, sweet, fruity, yeasty, some hints of malt, and spicy. The flavor was sweet, malty, hoppy, spicy, and nutty. The mouthfeel was very tingly and this is a light to medium bodied beer. Overall, this is an easy beer to drink and a decent flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rae912 (35) - Florida, USA - DEC 6, 2011
Bottle. Has a clear light amber colour. Not a lot of flavour in this one, some metallic-y citrus, and a little lacking in carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - NOV 13, 2011
A rather light pour, light amber color with a light head. Aroma is fine with a slight musty smell combined with maybe something citrus. The taste is light with medium carbonation. There’s not much to it overall. A hint of citrus and fruit. Little after-taste. Not my favorite amber however it goes does fine on a hot, Florida summer day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SanfordBrewer (1499) - Sanford, Florida, USA - SEP 29, 2011
amber with a thin beige head, medium body, and medium carbonation.

nice amber malt sweetness, aromatic hop bitterness, and dubbel yeast character. complex and balanced and sessional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ross (2146) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - SEP 24, 2011
Bottle. Pours out a darker red color with a tan head on it. Smell is fruity and contains some malts as well. It is pretty easy to drink with a little bit of a sweetness to it. Not bad, but not really memorable.

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