RATINGS: 295   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
European tradition meets western modernity with Monkshine, an approachable adaptation of the classic style brewed in Belgian monasteries. Rejoice, fellow admirers of Belgian ales, for there is Four+ Monkshine.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Paincane (170) - Georgia, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Clear golden body w/ white head leaving nice lacing on glass. Fruity nose and flavors with spice & dry clean finish. Light & effervescent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frothmeister (783) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 30, 2017
12oz bottle. Pours a hazy pale yellow with an off-white head. On the nose, wet concrete, honey, light doughy notes, and some black pepper. Light bodied with medium sweetness, mineral forward out of the gates with light Belgian tripel-like notes that heads into a hint of raisin, with watery soapy hopped bitterness, Belgian yeast notes, and mineral bitterness. It tastes a lot lighter than 6.8%, but theres really nothing to complain about here. I would totally buy it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (1664) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at Taco Mac in Atlanta. The appearance is slight hazy golden yellow with a small white head. The aroma is fruit and grain. The taste matches the nose.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrettTaylor (765) - Radford, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2016
Poured from bottle into tulip. Pours a rich gold color with two finger creamy white head. Leaves a ton of lacing as you drink on the glass. Tastes, smells, and drinks like true-to-style golden ale. Really impressed and enjoying this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 12, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods Tenley. Hazy golden body with fast-receding head. Nose is floral, of bananas and fruits and citrus. Taste is also fruits, and citrus and spices. Really nice Belgian style - very similar to Leffe Blonde. Very good stuff!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ttroha (516) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 12, 2016
Bottle from Hop City. Pours hazy gold with white head. Aroma of bread. Tastes of malt, yeast and a hint of bitter hops. A nice Belgian ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosskyle (632) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 18, 2016
12oz bottle. Clear golden color with a white head. Citrus orange yeast aroma. Carbonated light body. Yeast citrus funk. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanscourt (1427) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2016
One of the better beers from the brewery I have yet. Nice belgian single. Light approachable malt body with good white pepper, coriander finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fordest (2470) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - FEB 23, 2016
From the Bottle at Burgers and Beer in El Centro. Love a good Belgian ale. This one was an average Belgian ale. Still better and a good lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
fakebeersnob (325) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - DEC 4, 2015
Slight yeast and straw. Does now smell like a Belgian strain. Not a good sign. Very light, clear orangish-copper color. Taste has a bit of corn, and yeast..might be a belgian strain, but if so it is very faint. Not as strong as even the usual session Belgian ales. Very watery, For this clear of a beer, not seeing bubbles rise. Besides the brief yeast upfront, and the mouthfeel at the end, would never guess this was a beer - let alone a Belgian style ale. Drinkable. Will not buy again. Might be the worst Belgian ale I have had due to lack of flavor, complexity, and anything that makes this style enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Similar to a good hefeweizen. I'd buy this again. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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