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RATINGS: 273   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.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
joeyplush (648) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 7, 2011
Cloudy gold color with a moderate head that thins out to cover about a third of the pour. Lots of belgian yeast in the aroma. Flavor is mild, not a ton of character, and the palate dulls very quickly. Carbonation is high. I found the taste to be blander than I expected, there is some lingering yeast and a tiny bit of banana in the palate. Would try this one again at some point but I am not super impressed the first time around.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chandler0201 (647) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Golden pour with medium white head and decent lacing. Aroma of citrus and coriander. Flavor is of some watered down spices and hint of citrus with a watery mouthfeel.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
oobawa (626) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2011
Awesome packaging for this beer, but I can also see it being quite cost-ineffective. This brew tastes better than macro fake Belgians, but that’s not much of a compliment. Very bland; foundations of a Belgo-brew are apparent, but a watered-down body kills the party. Nice graphic design, though. (2008)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steib (613) - Queen Creek, Arizona, USA - JAN 20, 2010
Very nice blond color. Light small frothy head maybe a little too much time in the bottle. Sweet spicy and yeasty aroma with some fruit notes. Palate has some sharp hop notes, a little bitter. Some nice malty earth tones shine through. Ends spicy, old banana notes. Interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bigmmartin (603) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2008
Bottle thanks to Douglas88! The color is a golden orange with a large white head with some decent lacing. Has an orange aroma with some herbs in there also. Taste is a crisp citrus with some yeast. A very refreshing drink.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drdisque (585) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigbish (570) - California, USA - MAY 9, 2012
Pours a golden color with a thick white head. Spicy aroma of yeast and bread. The flavor is very light, thin on the palate, easy to drink. A touch of yeast and citrus flavors. A good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VitaminR (540) - Colorado, USA - FEB 28, 2009
Sourdough and pepper nose. Golden color with slight haze, whipped marshmallow head. Good carbonation, medium body, finish is a little bitter. Pretty easy drinking, has some nice light spiciness complexity.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crzybob77 (530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2005
A simple, but refreshing beer. A sweet lightly yeasty flavor. So nothing robust, but not to shabby when you are thirsty and want a easy beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GKillian (525) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 18, 2010
Pours golden with white head and some lacing. Notes of wheat and light citrus with a hint of sweetness. Well balanced taste; crisp and sessionable.


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