Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 979   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Brewed by Mikkeller at De Proefbrouwerij in Lochristi, Belgium. Known as Monk’s 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
Monk’s 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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DroolYeast (1597) - Odder, DENMARK - APR 14, 2016
Aroma of caramel, hard candy, dark dried fruit. Clear dark brown with off-white head, lasting. Taste is heavy sweet and light bitter. Full body, thick sweet texture, light body., sweet fruity texture.

jakubwloszcz (206) - Piastów, POLAND - APR 2, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2016 Barwa ciemnobrązowa, piwo jest raczej klarowne. Bardzo obfita, trwała, beżowa piana. W aromacie suszone owoce, figi, rodzynki, karmel, trochę alkoholu. Dość wysokie wysycenie, w smaku jest słodkie. Są rodzynki, chleb, belgijskie drożdże, przyjemny owocowy posmak.

Patrickctenchi (6665) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 1, 2016
Bottle: (as "Monk’s Brew") Cloudy, dark brown with a creamy, whipped tan head. Aroma of vanilla candi-sugar, toffee, dark fruit. Flavour is fudge, vanilla , a touch of bitter coffee, plum... Creamy, a little peppery, nicely complex. Wonderful !

StormCoat (123) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 28, 2016
Picked up a 12oz bottle at Party Source in Newport, KY; tasted it from a goblet. Pours a cola-color with a fluffy beige head that dissipates slowly. Only scattered specks of lacing for me. Aromas are big—sweet, spicy, a bit banana-like...yeasty with some alcohol coming through. Flavors are sweet, caramelly, with toasty brown sugar and a slight coffee bitterness in the finish. Body seems medium, with a fizzy carbonation. This one is tasty.

Tognetta (951) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 23, 2016
Marrom, média leve turbidez, espuma bege de média formação e pouca persistência. Aroma de uva passa, chocolate, torrado, adocidada, deliciosa. Paladar maltado, leve torrado, alcoólica, dulçor intenso e médio amargor. Corpo licoroso, baixíssima carbonatação como era de se eg4sperar. Final maltado, adocicado, leve amadeirado. Boa, mas perde para as quad belgas.

crazy_cat_lady (654) - - MAR 21, 2016
Bottle from LCBO, been in the cellar for maybe a year. Cloudy warm brown with tan head. Strong aroma if raisins, caramel, toffee, hint of peach pits. Quite a light mouthfeel for a beer with this alcohol level. Nicely done.

AnG_BrgNor (774) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 20, 2016
Dark brown with a long lasting head. Aroma is alcohol, malt, yaest and fruit. The taste is alcohol, and fruit from the yeast. Mostly apple and pear.

mjik83 (1615) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2016
33cl flesje via drankgigant.nl Alcoholpercentage van 10% Uitgeschonken in St. Bernardus glas Gedronken als Monk's Brew Uiterlijk: zwart met kleine schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: caramel, donker fruit, bittertje, kandijsuiker, warm van de alcohol Conclusie: lekker Belgisch stijl biertje ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

cecop (23) - Motherwell, - MAR 7, 2016
Butelka 330ml. Po otwarciu nastapil gushing. Piwa zostalo okolo 40%. Kolor: ciemny braz, piwo metne. Aromat mocno alkoholowy, karmelowy, palony cukier. Smak: bimber, karmel, lekka goryczka, specyficzny smak od drozdzy.

chap95 (251) - - MAR 3, 2016
Bottle at home. Brown with an off-white head, reduces quickly and leaves no lacing. Aroma of malt, bread, yeast, biscuits, ripe fruits, toast. Taste is dominated by ripe fruits, hints of alcohol and sweetness. Average/high carbonation, decent body.

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