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Upright Monk & Mingus 2012


Brewed by Upright Brewing
Portland, Oregon USA
Style: Stout | Ratings: 5 | Spring Seasonal | Alcohol: -
A collaboration with former longtime Oregon brewer Corey Blogett, now head brewer at Maritime Pacific in Seattle. The Monk and Mingus is made for the Cheers to Belgian Beers fest in April and completely different every year. This particular batch is a strong stout fermented rather cool to keep the yeast profile in check and make room for a cold pressed infusion of coffee from Heart Coffee Roasters. The beer is very early in its process but we’ve got a great feeling about it!

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