RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Note: Monks’ Ale is initially being contract-brewed by Sierra Blanca Brewing for Abbey Beverage Company.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hfmejias (1283) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Dark amber color poured a nice thick tan head, not too bitter, nice malty, and a bit sweet taste. Nice beer.


3.6
balloonbuffoon (316) - - JUL 20, 2017
12floz bottle, unknown freshness, $1.50 unit price, poured into a tulip glass. dirty, blonde-amber colored body amasses a small off-white head. Smells good, like an ’old world’ English ale, similar to butter. Drinks like one as well. Dried grass and dryish honey flavor make way for pubby beer in the English pale vein. Hmm...I thinks this may be mis-categorized. I approve of it for its simplicity. Perhaps a bit of an overrate for this reason.

3.2
RedSox2004 (1890) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - AUG 13, 2016
Slightly hazy reddish brown with a generous two-finger head and moderate lace. Aromas of lemons and apples, just a bit tart, with sugar cookies and yeast. Bready malt flavors up front, with a touch of sourness, followed by honey and spices. Medium body, lively carbonation, sticky mouthfeel and a malt-rich finish.

3.3
ogre71 (359) - Utah, USA - JUN 26, 2016
A good beer smooth lots of malty flavor balanced out with some hops easy drinking would recommend.

3.2
edgallow (4211) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 5, 2016
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of yeast, grains and caramel. Taste is caramel and yeast.

3.1
crossovert (12911) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 25, 2016
355ml bottle. Orange pour. Penolic aroma, some malt, floral, not bad. Falvor again phenolic, fairly dry but with a candylike flavor. Okay.

3.7
justinz91 (34) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - MAR 21, 2016
Monks’ Ale poured from bottle to glass. Aroma is of roasty, grass, earthy, and woody. Appearance is golden, with minimal head.Taste is medium bitterness, and salty. Palate light body, thin feel, average carbonation, and a bitter finish. Great beer very light but full of flavor.

2.6
csaso (2284) - Missouri, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Tap - fair size head, light gold color, kind of a buttery Apple like aroma and flavor, seemed a little off to me, ok overall I guess ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
bhensonb (15190) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle from Marcus. Pours dark copper with a beige head. A stewed fruit aroma. Med body. Flavor is slightly spicy with banana ester. A rather minimal Belgian ale, but easily identifiable as a Belgian. Not exciting.

3.5
marcus (10222) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 14, 2015
Pours ruddy brown with a transient beige head and a fruit and toffee aroma. There is a medium-bodied caramel malt flavor with some light banana esters and a dry fruity finish.

3.3
DenverLogan (1213) - LA, California, USA - OCT 1, 2015
From a 12oz into a Delirium Noel stem glass. Pours amber-brown with head and lace. Big aroma of banana, lemon scones, amber malts. Significant carbonation and mouthfeel. Flavors of rich grains, amber malts, banana, minerals, grass, clove. Overall rich aroma and flavor, strong yeast esters, yet light on malts and body.


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