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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Weißenohe
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Weißenohe, Germany

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ein kräftiges, aber süffiges dunkles Landbier, dessen traditioneller Charakter durch seinen hohen Stammwürzegehalt von 12,6 % unterstrichen wird (Exportbier!). Gebraut nur mit dunklem Malz im aufwändigen Maischverfahren. Kräftig im Trunk, angemessene Bittere und ein angenehmes Röstaroma.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (7777) - Down South, GERMANY - MAR 29, 2009
bottle from pivnizub, Danke! Clear chestnut-brown colour, large beige head. Malty nose. Full-bodied, malty with flavours of caramel and toffee. Slightly hoppy in the lingering finish. Very nice indeed!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Clear orangey brown with an off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt. Medium-bodied, roasted malts, pumpernickel and burned caramel. Finishes dry. 030409

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorwart (2362) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2010
Strong off-white head of fine and dense bubbles. Sweet malty aroma with a bit of spice and vegetal aromas. Color is a very nice dark crimson brown. Lots of bready malts, some roasted brains, brown sugar and some cloying sweetness. Little bit sickly sweet in the stomach. Finishes thick and malty with a bit of lingering spices and squash. An ok brew.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boliv (1148) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2010
Flip-top bottle labeled Monk’s Christmas. Pours chestnut brown with a 2-finger light tan head, with nice retention. Aromas are nutty malt, cocoa, caramel, and a hint of red fruit. Flavor is rich, smoky wood, cocoa, and some slightly oaky toffee notes. Medium carbonation and nearly creamy. Tasty beer; enjoyed with smoked venison sausage...Mmmm...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11131) - Kolding, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2011
Bottle, bought @ Bierzweg.de.
Pours clear chestnut with a small, frothy, off-white head. Aroma is sweet, light caramel, some liqourice, grass and a hint of chocolate. Highish carbonation, dry and light mouthfeel. Flavour is mild sweet, some toasted caramel, softly roasted. A bit of chocolate. Good malty and grassy bitterness. Nicely drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2011
Draught at TND: Aroma of malt, hops, and dust. Poured copper/amber in color with a medium-sized, creamy, tan head that diminished but lasted throughout. Clear. Sparkling. Flavor is lightly sweet and slightly bitter. Tastes of malt, leaves, and marzen-like flavors. Medium body. Lightly dry texture. Average carbonation. Malt, leaf, finish is lightly sweet and slightly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
talon1117 (1152) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 11, 2012
The pour is a translucent, dark crimson color with a moderately full, rocky, pillowy, off-white head which is somewhat lasting and leaves soapy lace. The nose is simple but pleasant with faint cocoa, slight roast, and lots of dark breads. The flavor is similar with husky grains, very yeasty breads, slightly barnyardy, and some light roast. The palate is more than moderate, lively, crisp, and slightly creamy. The finish is still a bit barnyardy, grainy, and doughy. Almost like being at the farm with the barnyard notes and intense grains, but still the palate really keeps the beer together. Not sure why they call it "Monk’s Christmas" when it shares no similarities to a Belgian beer?

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rand (1270) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 12, 2012
Bottle 50 cl from Bier-Bienne (CH). Brown with generous foam and aromas of malt, toffy and chocolate. The taste is soft, sweetened, rather round, with chocolate, cream, toast, brown sugar and note of walnut. Beer supple, refreshing, low in bitterness but perfect with a salad with walnuts, cheese and .. croutons.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
suurjuust (976) - ESTONIA - MAY 13, 2012
Ruby red, slightly tan head. Nose is very bready, malty, kvass-like. Taste is caramel, bready malts. Watery, bready finish with caramel notes. Dry-ish finish with some hops. Easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 17, 2013
Slightly sweet malty nose. Large pale beige head. Dark coppery color. Malty and hoppy slightly syropy taste. Mild hops. Nice color.


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