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Beers At Blue Monk

12 Gates Oaked Under the Southern Cross IPA6.9%5/1/2016
Hof Ten Dormaal Barrel-aged Project: No. 1 Jenever12%5/1/2016
Evil Twin / Sante Adairius Joey Pepper7%5/1/2016
Almanac Farmer’s Reserve Blackberry7%4/23/2016
Stone Enjoy After Brett IPA7%4/17/2016
Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus12%4/17/2016
Grimm Neon Lights5.7%4/17/2016
Mikkeller Beer Hop Breakfast7.5%2/6/2016
Ithaca Gorges Smoked Porter7.5%2/6/2016
Community Beer Works Frank4.6%2/6/2016
Singlecut Does Anybody Remember Laughter7.2%12/24/2015
Oskar Blues IPA6.43%12/24/2015
Kent Falls Waymaker5.6%12/24/2015
Omnipollo Abrahadabra 6%12/24/2015
Omnipollo Magic #4:20 Vanilla Waffle Wheat5.2%12/24/2015
Omnipollo Fruit Tap 2 Lemonade 6%12/24/2015
Omnipollo Bianca Mango Lassi Gose6%12/24/2015
BFM La Salamandre6.3%12/17/2015
Community Beer Works Singularity (Rakau)7.2%11/21/2015
Founders Mosaic Promise5.5%11/20/2015
Glazen Toren Saison d’Erpe-Mere6.9%11/20/2015
Grimm Pulse Wave8.5%11/1/2015
Smuttynose Smuttlabs Oktoberfest6.3%10/29/2015
Galaxy Hop Something Huell Melon IPA0%9/28/2015
Galaxy Galactic Nova IIPA8.8%9/28/2015
Mikkeller Hop On And Drink’in Berliner2.8%9/28/2015
Community Beer Works Summer Jam 20150%9/28/2015
Community Beer Works Singularity: Equinox0%9/28/2015
Community Beer Works / Great Lakes Francois6.4%9/28/2015
Grimm Super Symmetry4.8%9/28/2015
Grimm Afterimage8%9/28/2015
Schuppenboer Tripel8.5%9/28/2015
Dogfish Head Choc Lobster5.6%9/28/2015
Schneider Weisse Tap X Mathilda Soleil7%9/21/2015
Cantillon Zwanze (2015) Wild Brussels Stout5%9/21/2015
Sierra Nevada Ovila Golden - Pomegranate8.5%9/21/2015
Almanac Pumpkin Sour (2015)8.5%9/21/2015
Cantillon Gueuze (Classic/Organic/Bio)5%9/21/2015
Cantillon Iris Grand Cru5%9/21/2015
Delirium Argentum7.8%8/31/2015
Smuttynose Smuttlabs Baja Hoodie7.7%8/31/2015
Evil Twin Fire Water5.5%8/31/2015
Stone 19th Anniversary Thunderstruck IPA8.7%8/31/2015
Evil Twin Calypso Single Hop Imperial India Pale American Wheat Lager8%8/31/2015
Carton HopPun5.3%8/20/2015
Hill Farmstead Mary4.75%8/20/2015
Almanac Dogpatch Sour 7.5%8/18/2015
Central Waters Summarillo0%8/18/2015
Against the Grain Haarlem Globefrotters6.9%8/18/2015
Community Beer Works Singularity: Hallertau Blanc7.2%8/18/2015
Perennial Suburban Beverage4.2%8/18/2015
Grimm Lambo Door8%8/18/2015
Community Beer Works KS1: Berliner Weiss3.3%8/18/2015
High Water Campfire Stout6.5%8/18/2015
Mikkeller Nuclear Hop Assault 8%8/17/2015
Captain Lawrence Effortless IPA4.5%8/17/2015
Captain Lawrence Barrel Select Gold (2015)0%8/17/2015
Le Trou du Diable Apocalypso6.5%8/17/2015
Freigeist Köpenickiade3.5%8/17/2015
Captain Lawrence Pilot Batch: Sisyphus’ Smile6.66%8/17/2015
Captain Lawrence Pilo Batch: Meloncello4%8/17/2015
Captain Lawrence Pilot Batch: Passion of the Perrone5%8/17/2015
To Øl Fuck Art - The Heathens Are Coming5.4%7/18/2015
To Øl Insane In The Grain7.5%7/18/2015
Grimm Psychokinesis5%7/18/2015
Lagunitas Equinox Ale8%7/17/2015
Central Waters Illumination Double IPA9%7/17/2015
21st Amendment Hop Crisis!9.7%7/17/2015
Ithaca Golden Secret 9.2%7/17/2015
To Øl Simple Life10%7/17/2015
Nøgne Ø / La Chingoneria / Central Cervecera M.O.L.E.9%7/17/2015
LoverBeer A Renna Glüh8%7/17/2015
Domus Greco8.2%7/17/2015
Finback The Loneliness Of Distant Space6.5%7/17/2015
Finback Moby Hop8.3%7/17/2015
Finback IPA7.2%7/17/2015
Finback Auspicious Day10.2%7/17/2015
Finback / Rushing Duck - Duck, Duck, Whale 6.6%7/17/2015
Community Beer Works Spelt Saison0%7/13/2015
Community Beer Works Singularity: El Dorado7.2%7/13/2015
Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter IPA6.2%7/5/2015
Omnipollo Onda Mosaic Pale 5%7/4/2015
Perennial Regalia8.5%7/4/2015
Dunham Saison Rustique6%7/4/2015

  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
hopwartz  (32) Toronto, Ontario | December 28, 2011
The draft line up is impressive, you can get a rare treat once in a while - a bit disappointed with the bottle selection, but not a big deal because the draught speaks for it self. Great food - great service - kudos to Mike!
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
rob6239  (55) Ontario | November 19, 2011| Updated October 8, 2013
Awesome place, mostly Belgians on tap and bottles, but they have a good collection of European and American brews as well. Great food and it really transforms at night to a bar atmosphere.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Boliv  (35) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | November 8, 2011
Stopped in for dinner while in town for a Bills game, on a recommendation from our hotel receptionist. Pretty nice atmosphere, dimly lit but decorated with beer bottles and such, and with 32 beers on tap. I’ve had many of those beers before, but was pleasantly surprised to see some rarer stuff available as well. The bottle selection was also pretty nice. The food was very good; I had some poutine (duck-fat fries smothered in cheese curds and gravy), followed by a duck confit reuben. My brother had a delicious sausage/potato pancake dish, and my dad enjoyed a plate of mussels. I had a Jack Daniels barrel treatment of an Emelisse beers, followed by a Troubadour Magma. A great evening, and I look forward to returning sometime.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
jimmay  (22) Waterloo, Ontario | November 3, 2011
Well, loved this place. Great ambiance, pretty god service. Great tap list, updated daily. Lots of rare belgians and lots of other interesting choices. Great authentic (maily) Belgian ’themed’ food. Will be back here most trips to Bufallo.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 6/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
F_radar  (30) Paris.Bxl.Geneve, France | October 2, 2011
Un bel endroit mais un choix très limité en terme de qualité au fût. La carte bouteille n’est pas beaucoup plus encourageante, Entre kwak et maredsous delirium guiness ou trappe double on fait bien mieux dans la région en choix.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
DaSilky1  (66) San Diego, California | August 28, 2011
Busy bar that didn’t seem to have anything going on to separate it from the masses...I did get to venture around to closed off patio space to hang out with the bartenders and other employees on their break as they smoked cigs and weed, and apparently have old school friends that work there...the tap list was pretty boring to me though...I ended up having two of the same beer because it was the only thing of their 30+ taps I hadn’t had (and I live 2000 miles away), but please understand this is just a 1st visit rating, my old school friends of buffalo seemed to have high thoughts, so I will definitely give it a 2nd chance next time in town.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Radek Kliber  (302) Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), Poland | August 24, 2011
Very nice pleasant place on "main beer avenue of Elmwood". Service was prompt , food was solid. When not busy quiet nice ambinet feel. Clean , fresh and relaxing. Great tap list with Belgian bend to it....nice to see good beer events ir Mikkeler line up...
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
davidm  (64) Sunnyvale, California | August 11, 2011
Great place. The downstairs was loud and busy, but the dining area was relaxed, and we were able to enjoy the great selection of beers and nice food. Excellent service too.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Johnsense  (72) , | August 7, 2011| Updated August 15, 2012
Friendly, though table service can be a bit slow at times. Selection of beer is world class - locals belgians, imports, always something new here. Mussels and Duck Frites are the way to go, though the sandwiches are tasty. Prices are pretty high however. I managed Brewdog/Mikkeler I Hardcore You and Peche Mortel within a week of eachother here - sweet!
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
mabel  (250) Toronto, Ontario | July 26, 2011
2010-11. Visited on a busy Saturday last November after travelling on a bus with a bunch of fellow Torontonians. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience at this bar and would heartily recommend it to anyone in the city for the day. An extensive blackboard list of beers on tap greets you behind the bar and you can go upstairs to sit for dinner. (We returned in December and enjoyed dinner here in just such a manner with friends.) The menu looks delicious and is well-suited to the brews available. The owner is extremely friendly and fun to enjoy a pint with, whenever he’s around. Would happily return again, if not already taken with it’s sister bar down the road, Cole’s. (5/10/13/10/9/18) 92%
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
JoeMcPhee  (531) Toronto, ON, Ontario | July 3, 2011| Updated July 6, 2011
Great looking spot in the Elmwood Village area of Buffalo. Bright, high-ceilinged interior with a large open bar space up front and a similarly-sized raised dining area toward the back of the restaurant. Menu focuses on charcuterie, sandwiches and mussels with a few other things as well. Absolutely killer duck-fat cooked french fries. The outsides were perfectly crispy and the insides were soft and creamy. I had a duck-confit rueben that was awesome and my wife and my sister enjoyed their mussels as well. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable and the patio seating is a nice bonus. Add in 30 great taps and you’ve got a top notch spot that would be tough to beat for a casual lunch while in Buffalo. The fact that Coles is a short 10 minute walk up the street is an added bonus. I don’t see a whole lot to complain about here.

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