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RATINGS: 140   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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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KajII (783) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - OCT 27, 2012
12oz Bottle. It poured a clear medium amber with an average (1-2 finger) off white creamy head that offered up great retention, finally reducing to a long lasting thin cap and had excellent sheets of lacing. The aroma was extremely mild of a light grain malt, mild herbal hops and a light earthy yeast with notes of caramel, a bit of spice and a light fruity ester. The taste was very different from the aroma. It was bold, very malty and a tad sweet with a big note of caramel that lasted throughout, with the finish having a mild fruitiness and a small bite of spiciness towards the end. The flavor hung around for a decent amount of time proceeding the swallow, with a nice sweet malty taste that was left to linger on the taste buds for a while longer. Mouthfeel was just under medium in body with a creamy yet mildly dry texture and a soft carbonation. Overall I was rather taken by surprise with this very impressive organic Amber Ale. It possessed a ton of flavor and an awesome drinkability. This is most likely is the best organic beer I have tasted to date...


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (806) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Mild aroma of malt and Belgian yeast. Copper colored, with a lasting small well laced white head. Creamy feel heavy carbonation with a sweet malt, Belgian yeast taste with a sweet finish.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Astrozombie (29) - Largo, Florida, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Nice aroma, hints of apple and yest. Color is great, rich copper. Zero head or lacing. Taste is OK.. Easy to drink sort of a flat taste that I’m not in love with.. Spice notes, Apple, dark fruit. Don’t think I would buy it agen. But worth a shot.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jabain (6) - Jupiter, Florida, USA - JUL 3, 2014 does not count
Refreshing with a lingering after palate. Definitely a go to beer with meals. Seafood recommended, as it comes from a coastal town. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BelgianBeerGal (3247) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JUL 1, 2014
TJ Tallahassee bottle. Typical clear amber pour with a small white head. Big aroma of sweeter caramel malt and dusty pecans (not a typo). Flavor is pretty bland, just some light sweetness and a hint of bitterness. Meh.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
giancarloh (53) - - MAY 20, 2014
Malty tasty and organic!!! Love this beer it is really interesting and would recommend and have again for sure

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Block (1520) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Amber pour. Malty and sweet. Belgian flavors throughout, yeasty. Smooth and drinkable. Not overly complex with a consistant flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3646) - Xalapa, MEXICO - APR 17, 2014
Quite good and very abbey like. Nice to drink and enjoy with cheese and other snacks too.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Abio (1630) - 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 (150) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sitzds (318) - - 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.


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