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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.


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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sitzds (261) - - FEB 12, 2014
12oz bottle poured into shaker pint. Crystal clear copper in color with a foamy white two-finger head that recedes to a thin cap. Aroma is of fruity yeast, caramel malt, bread, and grass. The taste is sweet with caramel, bread, apple, and biscuit. Only a slight bitter grass note comes through in the swallow. Medium-light body, thin texture, above average active carbonation, sweet finish.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Abio (1517) - Waasland, BELGIUM - APR 12, 2014
Orange coloured brew. Small head. Malts and some spices. OK bitterness. A bit simple, not bad, but nothing interesting.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rperez (102) - Florida, USA - FEB 15, 2014
A dark amber color with a small head, nice caramel and bread flavors! , could mot taste the difference between this organic beer vs other ambers, but it is a very nice beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (1602) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2014
From a bottle. Pours clear copper with a creamy white head and decent lacing. Tastes sweet, nutty, roasted, malty. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like musky, roasted grains.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3042) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear amber with rising fizzy white head. Aroma is bready and cereal malts, light toast, dates, and floral notes. Flavor is bready malts forward with toast, light nuttiness, faint dates, light floral hop bitterness, and faint Belgian yeast; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (1690) - Silver Spring, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Poured from 12 oz. bottle on Sanibel Island, FL. Clear amber with a 3-finger off-white head and fairly good lacing. Aroma of strong caramel, light fruit, yeast and grain. Taste of lots of caramel, light herbal hops, yeast and grain. Medium body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ben4321 (3559) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Location: 12 oz bottle at a random Bonefish near Fort Lauderdale, 7/25/13

Aroma: The nose is boozy and malty, spice, earth, seems a little off
Appearance: This one pours an amberish color with an average sized off-white head
Flavor: The taste is similar to the nose with malty and boozy flavors
Palate: The body is medium, it doesn’t have a great drinkability, and it has an odd finish
Overall Impression: I thought this beer was a little higher in ABV. Anyway, it wasn’t a favorite for me. It really just felt flawed on the whole.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
booshaka (6) - oviedo, Florida, USA - OCT 15, 2013 does not count
Opens up like a canadian pilsner at first. Then the aroma of spices and fruit expand out of the mouth of the bottle. There is no foam head at all and the color is ner brown. The taste is sweet with no lingering effects of spice. You can almost taste a slight dash of cinnamon near the end.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DiarmaidBHK (3161) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2013
bottle from whole foods Fort Lauderdale. Pours brown with a white head. nose smells like burnt sugar. has a bit of the belgian yeast thing on the tongue but it’s faint. finish is clean. Eh!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
AndyW68 (811) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 28, 2013
Copper with white head. Aroma is funky malt. Taste follows nose. Somewhat watery. Not b a d. Not impressive.


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