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RATINGS: 277   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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European tradition meets western modernity with Monkshine, an approachable adaptation of the classic style brewed in Belgian monasteries. Rejoice, fellow admirers of Belgian ales, for there is Four+ Monkshine.


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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drdisque (611) - Illinois, USA - JAN 30, 2013
On guest tap at Haymarket pub. Pours clear amber with frothy sweet smelling head. Flavor is Sweet and complex but also quite light and crisp. Very good lighter Belgian.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
solidfunk (4856) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 5, 2015
Easy to drink though not super complex by any means. Close to what you could call a Belgian session ale. Pours hazy blonde with OK head and lacing. Light crisp straw finish and lightest hint of florals in aroma. Tap at Barcelona.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
J_man (769) - Tustin, California, USA - MAR 25, 2015
12 oz. bottle from Uinta Brewing giftshop in SLC. Unusual cooked corn aroma that reminds me of fresh corn tortillas from Mexico that arenít as fresh anymore. Beautiful crystal clear golden color with a foamy white head. The cooked corn is much less in the taste but still there. Nice Belgian spiciness. A little bit of funk and a nice dry hay taste reminiscent of a Saison. Finishes slightly sweet and dry with a lasting Belgian yeast taste. I liked this more and more as I drank it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (1584) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 11, 2015
Pours pale straw slightly cloudy lots of frothy head and lots of lacing. Nose is very yeasty and some banana. Flavours are yeast, pale fruit, some banana, lots crackers. Taste light sweet light bitter. Medium body with lively carbonation, somewhat dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MWMBeerguy (174) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Great fruity and spicy aroma. Cloudy gold color. Lasting rocky head. Very nice phenolic taste. Enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (2916) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Backlog. 12 oz bottle from Biggie Wine & Liquor. A pretty straight foward Belgian blonde ale. Belgian yeast, fruity esters, toasted grains, allspice, light hoppy flavor. Itís OK.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sudomorph (805) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2014
12fl oz bottle. Pours a clear yellow with a one finger, off white head. Aroma has notes of farmhouse orange citrus, yeast, mild candy sugar, and a hint of bubble gum. Taste is balanced. Mild farmhouse tart with citrus, bubble gum, and a slight peppery/grass at the end. Medium body and carbonation. Clean in the mouth with a dry finish. Overall not bad but could be more to my tastes. A touch too bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6546) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
A decent spiced aroma over a dry slightly fruity ale base. Fairly simple but pretty good...lingering mouthfeel and clove & pineapple aftertaste. 6.8% abv on the label not 4% as listed. Slight warming alcohol presence."

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (1049) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle pour. Pours a light golden color with a nice lemon spice aroma. A little coriander maybe too. Fizzy white head all throughout. Really mild flavored Belgian ale, but really nice refreshing flavor. Nice, easy drinking beer. Finishes with just the right amount of pepper spice. Tasty beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radarsock (1097) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Third beer consumed from the MYSTERY BOX, sent from my father. Many thanks! To long-stemmed tulip, it pours a dark orange-tinted royal yellow with which a bubbly, snowy white head 1 finger in length stood. Aromas of apricot fruit leather, Belgian yeast, coriander, vanilla malt, melted wax, and lime meat. Tastes much the same with the addition of tin, wet newspaper, and watermelon seeds. Not the most flavorful vaguely defined Belgian Ale in the world, but itís hardly the worst.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Paincane (170) - Georgia, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Clear golden body w/ white head leaving nice lacing on glass. Fruity nose and flavors with spice & dry clean finish. Light & effervescent.


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