RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
A beer any Monk would be proud to call their own. Our award winning Belgian-style Golden Ale is high in alcohol with a flavor that is fruity and complex. A cult favorite here at Stewart’s prompting the eternal question…Got Monk?

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Travlr (26065) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 11, 2011
Draft. Bright clear yellow, thin white head, scant lacing. Aroma of white pepper, straw. Taste is bitter hay. Very plain, not much maltiness.

argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 28, 2005
Clear golden/amber body with off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, candi sugar, orange, bubblegum. Taste is moderately sweet, candi sugar, orange, some alcohol and astringency. Moderately full body with low carbonation. Perhaps we had a bad batch, as Kathy was less than enamored with this as well.

BeerandBlues2 (13802) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Tap. Pours clear gold with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with light/spare lacing. Aroma is Belgian yeast esters, candi sugar, straw malt and no hops. Flavor is sweet malt, pear esters, candi sugar, no hops or bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation.

bu11zeye (13215) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 16, 2008
(Draught) Pours a clear yellow body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of fresh baked bread, maple syrup, caramel, coriander, and banana. Flavor of raisins, candi sugar, caramel, and some clove.

DocLock (11020) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2005
Had this a while back. Hazy gold pour with aroma of fruit, hops, candi sugar. Tastes authentically Belgian, with big fruit, spice, finishing hops, and candi sugar.

kramer (6905) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2009
On tap, at brewpub. Pours a cloudy yellow gold body with a one finger frothy white head. The nose is very spicy, both from the yeast and actual spices it seems. A little alcohol and bready malt. The flavor is just as spicy, with a lot of yeastiness and thick bready malt. Clove, banana, and candi sugar are all pretty prominent. A bit of an alcohol kick on the back end. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a bit of a stickiness on the finish. Moderate soft fizzy carbonation. Overall, OK, but not a big fan of this one.

ben4321 (6734) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2009
Location: On tap at the Brew Pub, 8/12/09

Aroma: Big fruit nose, pretty complex, spice, sugar, banana, citrus, apple
Appearance: Clear orange-gold color
Flavor: Sweet and malty, nice fruity malts and spice, balanced and complex
Palate: Nice mouthfeel, mild alcohol burn, medium body
Overall Impression: I found this to be a really nice example of this style. Well made with quite a bit of interesting fruity complexity to it. This was a sure winner for me, really tasty. I wasn’t surprised at all when the bartender mentioned its popularity amongst the regulars, a very nice brew!

egajdzis (6730) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2006
UPDATED: APR 10, 2006 Poured a golden color with a small, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of vanilla, coriander, citrus fruits, yeast, light banana, and faint pepper. Taste of yeast, candy sugar, black pepper, spices, and some tart citrus in the background.

sonnycheeba (6342) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 9, 2011
Draft @ brewpub. Pours gold with thin white head. Aroma is spice, yeast, and light malt. Taste is sweet echoing the nose with malt and yeast flavors. Some subtle citrus flavors are also present. Overall, a good, smooth beer.

stevoj (5565) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 9, 2012
A decent approximation of a Belgian tripel. Served in a tulip glass, it lacked the towering head of a true tripel, and the flavor notes were much more subdued. On the right ttrack, but nowhere near the original

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