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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 971   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed by Mikkeller at De Proefbrouwerij in Lochristi, Belgium. Known as Monks Brew in the U.S.
Ingredients : Water, malts (pils and pale), candy syrup, brown sugar, hops (northern brewer, hallertauer and styrian goldings) and ale yeast
Monks Elixir is a heavy dark Belgian ale inspired by the Trappist monasteries of Rochefort and Westvleteren. The beer style, characterized by its high content of alcohol, distinguishes itself by its dominant yeast character, delicious malt background and balanced hop notes.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Korcz (2916) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 19, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Klasyczny ciemny Belg, ciemne owoce i melanoidyny, trochę alkoholu.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OminouSC2 (593) - Mora, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2017
Hazy brown color, medium sized brown head. Sweet aromas of caramel, dried fruits, sugar, syrup, spices, yeast, alcohol and citrus. Taste of dried fruits, alcohol, brown sugar, yeast, spices and bananas. Pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Icedwarf (1512) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2017
Zwart bier met shcuim. Smaak is licht zoet en krachtig met iets van karamel, drop en anijs. Voor een quadrupel vrij licht en vlak van smaak.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
janubio (774) - SPAIN - APR 2, 2017
Brown colour, small head with long retention, good lace. Aroma of caramel, sugar, dark fruits. Medium to full body, average carbonation, sticky. Taste of dark fruits, caramel, wine, dark fruits.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
__Rb81 (787) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle at home (bb 30/08/22). Pours dark with a fast disappearing head. Aroma of malts, dark fruits, caramel, brown sugar, metallic, yeast, alcohol. Taste is over moderate to heavy sweet, moderate bitter, light yeasty sweet malty aftertaste, warming alcohol. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LLaurin (437) - Motala, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2017
Pours very nicely in red amber with high head. Taste is rich, almost sparkling with lots of sweetness and malty richness. Palate is a little alcohol but still malty and rich.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZodiacM (1060) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 24, 2017
LCI. Very good strong belgian ale, aromas of malts and yeast, flavours of malts, yeast and some red fruit. Very good!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VamboladeTolly (1876) - Tartu, ESTONIA - FEB 21, 2017
Bottle. Pours brown with small sticky pale brown-yellowish head. Aroma: sweet, almonds, resin, candy, brown sugar, a bit bourbonish, toffee, nuts etc. Taste: medium sweet, candy, sugar, caramel. Up to full body. Sweet finish. Aroma is better than tastye.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scrumpy369 (677) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 8, 2017
Bottle at hops. Dark brown colour, small white head. Nose is boozy, syruppy, molasses. Taste is low bitterness low sweetness. Mild alcoholic warmth. Nice molassy quad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mutz (1016) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 5, 2017
Flesje van Slijterij Teeuwen gelabeld als Monkss brew. Donker bruinrode kleur, mooie kraag. Ruikt niet erg sterk, mout, wat droppigs. Smaakt idem, niet veel body, vrij vlak. Snap niet waarom dit bier zon hoge ratings krijgt.


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