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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Monk’s is balanced like the best Belgian strong golden ales, yet has flavor and aroma hops that are as aromatic and intense as any imperial IPA. Double dry-hopped and fermented with our aromatic yeast strain, Monk’s has an intensely tropical hoppy nose and yet drinks easy and smooth without the intense bitterness that is normally associated with such a hoppy brew.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thehoplocal (10) - Sykesville, Maryland, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Served at about 50F in a tulip. Pours a crystal clear amber with a small head and minimal lacing. Taste is spicy with a Belgian candy sugar taste. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gerbeer (1498) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 15, 2013
650 ml bottle. Pours a clear copper with light head. Aromas of oranges, fruit, toasted malts, and yeast. Flavor of yellow fruit, coriander, malts, honey, and little grapefruit. ABV is notable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brenn79 (1430) - Idaho, USA - APR 19, 2013
22 oz. bottle- Pours hazy golden with a one finger white head. Aroma is hoppy, tropical fruits, pine, bitter. The taste is the same, this is definitely hopped up to IPA status, like a Belgo IPA imperialized. Body is medium full and carbonation is high. As it warms some caramel malt presents itself, very disappointing, started out so good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (1723) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 2, 2013
Tap at Devil Craft. Golden colour with small white head. Aroma fruity, funky. Taste is bit Belgian, bit chemical. Pretty regular tripel type brew, and pretty nice but bit of strangeness. Quite spiky. Another speedy rating as I think I ordered too late again. When will I learn?

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VertBaconStrips (2022) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 25, 2013
A break from the poor ass review tour. Bought this today. Better be good at 11$. Bigfoot fight. Fragrant floral, oranges, yeasty bite and mellow pepper here and there, Rrgf, it’s ok. Taste. Meh. Alcohol and annoyance. Peppermint, pepper, yeast, US influence is not enough, tons of hops, spicy, mean citrus, good things that are not balanced even remotely. Pull this back to 8.5% and maybe it works. NOT WORTH THE COIN.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (2491) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2013
Tap at Devil Craft, Tokyo. Hazy golden colour with a white head. Strong sweet hop, citrus, herb aroma. Flavour of hops, citrus.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bule (579) - California, USA - MAR 31, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pours a golden color with a fine head that sticks to the glass. Well balanced flavors, crisp and refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kmweaver (3206) - Petaluma, California, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Phone rating. 22oz bottle, courtesy of a friend. Thanks, Chris! Pours a lightly hazy, peachy-orange color; mixed-bubbled white best with weblike lacing. Lots of esters in the nose, seemingly fermented warm: cotton candy and bubble gum, plus a hint of pepper, on the sweet side. Flavor follows suit, with lots of caramelized banana and cotton candy; unchecked eaters, lots of sweetness. Alcohol and citrusy bitterness helps, but still an eater bomb with plenty o? sugar. Lasting sweetness on the finish, with a bit of welcome pepper.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crit (3245) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2013
Gold, small white head.Nose of carmel & fruit juice.Palate of bubblegum, candy sugar and hops with medium alcohol heat.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (12778) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
Draught at Devil Craft, Tokyo - RBJG#2. Clear amber - white head. Nice hoppy, fruity hoppy, amber malts, lovely bitterness, super fresh hoppy, resin, citrus, dry bitter finish. Lovely - fresh and complex.


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