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Monks Café Blend no.8 Kinship Evolution

Brewed by Monks Café Stockholm
Style: Abbey Tripel
Stockholm, Sweden


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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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En unik blandning av Trippy Hoppel Monks Oakwood Edition & Trippy Hoppel Eskilstuna Edition.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrepintado (1848) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - APR 21, 2015
33cl bottle thanks to omhper. Appearance is light hazy. Color is dark orange, brown. Head is quite persistent and thin. Body is medium, light sticky and somewhat fizzy also. Taste is medium sweet, light to medium bitter. Aroma is vanilla, malt, hops, highly honeyed and alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beer4000 (4990) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 5, 2015
330 ml bottle. Clear dark golden body with a nice. Medium sized off-white head. Aroma of sweet malt and dry fruit with a hint of brown sugar, belgium yeast. Flavor is sweet caramel malt, candy sugar, hint of oak and spicy yeast.Not much bitterness. Fine body and OK aftertaste with warming alcohol. Quite robust, a bit too sweet, OK in smaller amounts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6857) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2015
(Bottle, Stockholm Beer Festival, 4 Oct 2014) Pale amber colour with brief head. Malty, fruity nose with dried fruit, citrus and hints of glue. Quite vinous. Malty, fruity taste with dried fruit, apricots, raisins and a boozy, vinous finish with moderate bitterness. Full body, quite sweet. Tasty, but out of balance. Still quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22105) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 8, 2014
Bottled@SBWF2014. Deep golden colour, small white head. Aroma is nectary, sugary and sweet fruity notes to it with some mild wooden notes. Flavou ris fruity, nectary, mildly alcoholic along with some wooden notes. Extreme sweetness, but still somewhat balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (13722) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle at SBWF2014. Slightly hazy amber color, small white head. Liquer, orange in the nose. Full-bodied. Sweetish, woody, liquerish, warming alcohol, orange, orange peels. Sweet dessert.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (12132) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle. Deep golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is sugar, alcohol, spices, malt, grain, yeast. Flavour is sweet, sugar, malt, spices, yeast, grain, hint of oak. Full body. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38288) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Monks Cafe Blend no.8 Kinship Evolution ].
[ Trade by omhper ]. Clear medium orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, dried fruit, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, moderate yeasty, sweet dried fruit. Flavour is heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dried fruit, sugary dried fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20140328]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Inbreak (2643) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2014
12.05.2014, 0,33l bottle @ home:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet fruity, dried fruits, citrus, sugar, leafs, sap, grass, yeast, citrus peel. Taste is very sweet, sugar, leafs, sap, grass, dried fruits, caramel malts, citrus peel, alcohol. Medium bitterness, very sweet syrupy mouthfeel. Not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (1788) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2014
Aroma: Smelling of bread, wine, apricots and oak.
Appearance: A hazy amber colored beer. A low off-white head with small lacing and some curtains.
Taste: Tasting sweet brown bread, honey liqueur, apricot marmalade and oak.
Palate: Low carbonation, a watery texture. A big body with a slightly dry finish.
Overall: Sweet, rewarding. A dessert.
Note: Bottle 330 ml at home. Reviewed 2014-05-04.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (3379) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Ekstedt. Pours golden with a small white head that quickly dissipates without leaving much trace on the glass. Smell is sweet, fruity, estery and phenolic with biscuits, marzipan covered baked pears, apple skins, cereal, hay, lemon zest and hints of caramel and alcohol. Taste is sweet, tiny bitter, fruity, estery and phenolic with biscuits, caramel, baked pears, apple skins, orange zest, lemon zest, dry soil, hay, tropical fruit hard candy and hints of alcohol. Mouthfeel is soft, round and medium to full bodied. Finish is sweet, tiny bitter, tiny sour. fruity, estery and phenolic with biscuits, sweet dark bread, orange zest, lemon zest, unripe pears, apple skins, hay, white pepper corns, coriander and alcohol. Rather complex and quite tasty. Bit too sweet though.

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