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Petoskey Horny Monk Belgian Dubbel

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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A deep reddish, malty, and complex Belgian style ale. Belgian candied syrup made from beets adds flavors of ripe red fruit to the caramel undertones created by the malt.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2143) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Nice malt heavy beauty. Drank out of a can to celebrate finding the oldest Geocache in Michigan. Love that Belgian candy sugar.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tectactoe (1441) - Michigan, USA - APR 29, 2014
Can: Thanks, Jeff. Muddled, burnt sienna body with a fleeting, khaki foam on top. Aroma full of gummy esters, sticky toffee candy, red licorice, taffy, & mild back-end phenols. Taste has plenty of toffee & Belgian Candi sugar with a notable dark fruit & sweet date essence. Sugary, relatively sweet, but not too overdone given the style. Possibly more than a dubbel, but not quite at quad levels, either. Phenolic yeast & lightly spicy esters in the finish. Medium body, a touch sticky. Overall, not a bad little canned dubbel.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mittenator (1204) - Michigan, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Can. Deep reddish-brown with a beige head. Cherries and candi sugar in the aroma. Bready and caramely with vanilla and a bit of alcohol burn.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrownALEx (262) - Portland, Michigan, USA - DEC 15, 2013
On tap at Hopcat. Almost absolutely no aroma. Dark ruby in color with a thin head. Taste is malty mixed with fruit. Palate is medium bodied. Overall I’m glad I tried it but might not again. It’s not as bad as the Cleveland Browns.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpar73 (408) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - AUG 24, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Reddish amber pour with a white head. Sweet malt and dark fruit in the aroma and flavor. A quite nice Abbey Dubbel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (10404) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Tap sample. Poured clear reddish brown color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted leaving good lacing. Good dark fruit and yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Good fruit sweet flavor with a sweet finish that had a moderate duration. Soft sweet brew.

2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
realtree2 (5) - Ishpeming, Michigan, USA - AUG 17, 2013 does not count
On tap at Elizabeth’s Chophouse in Marquette. Beautiful in the glass. Brilliant clarity and a lovely heaf that lasted forever. Spicy, fruity aroma. The taste however was overpowering in spiciness IMHO. Huge clove flavor and very estery, as it probably should be. Good mouthfeel with high carbonation. I just couldn’t finish it. May have been because of the All Day IPA that I had before but it was just nasty. Wouldn’t take a free one.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (1602) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 12, 2013
On tap at HopCats in Grand Rapids. Pour is dark mahogany with excellent clarity. Small but durable head leaves decent lacing. The aroma is good but not quite true to style, and presages the taste. It is dominated by sweet and medium roast malts. Some spiciness but very little dark fruit. The taste follows, meaning this is a very Americanized dubbel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrouisBrew (11) - Lake Orion, Michigan, USA - JUL 18, 2013
had a very nice malty aroma and a goor dark reddish brown color. a little sweet at first taste then leaves with a light malty to sweet taste. extemly drinkable. it does seem a little bit on the thin side for a dubble but it doesnt take much away from the overall beer

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
vomit (167) - Michigan, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Hmmmm, the waitress seemed embarrassed to serve a "HORNY MONK". But who wouldn’t really? I was trying to figure out what style it was as she had no clue. Suffice it to say it was nothing like OLD STYLE. This particular style, I have no intention of imbibing again! Nothing to see here folks....move along....move along.....right to the aisle that has Blatz......


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