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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdInSaltLake (727) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - APR 22, 2013
Spicy, earthy, banana yeast aroma and flavor. Starts out fairly dry; finishing sweeter, with some apple-ish aftertaste.

3.9
   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!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sham (1844) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 8, 2005
Mahogany with a creamy head. Light nose, but there is a yeasty quality with some citrus. Flavor is yeasty, citrusy and spicy. Coriander and pepper. Caramel malts. Very good! Best of the fest!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10923) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 1, 2008
Bottle from strykzone. Thanks! Very interesting beer. Pours a hazy godl with a big white head. Aroma of yeast, banana, honey, apple juice and malts. Flavor is yeasty, sweet, a tad spicy and a very small hop profile. I do believe this beer is way underrated.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beachbum25 (1086) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2008
On tap-Judges Bench Clear golden pour w/a good size foamy head. Classic sweet, doughy aroma of a Belgian Blond. Medium sweetness w/some colander/spice, bread dough, wheat, white pepper, & banana. I thought this was quite good, a very pleasant surprise. This could easily be an everyday drinker. Alcohol was well hidden, long spiced wheat finish. Seems very underrated to me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThaJuggernaut (309) - Washington, USA - MAR 28, 2011
Wasnt expecting a great beglium for this one. But it was great. Has a good after taste.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drdisque (798) - Illinois, USA - JAN 30, 2013
On guest tap at Haymarket pub. Pours clear amber with frothy sweet smelling head. Flavor is Sweet and complex but also quite light and crisp. Very good lighter Belgian.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zoucrew102 (1622) - - FEB 15, 2013
Aroma is yeasty with hints of clove and banana. Pours hazy golden color with a decent head, but it fades quickly. Taste is malty with earthy undertones and also clove and banana flavors with a crisp, dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AxlLives (288) - Maryland, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Tap - pours clear golden-straw yellow, nice fluffy head, decent lacing. Aromas of clove, bubblegum, nice banana fruit. Bit of a metallic aftertaste. Pretty decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BucannonXC5 (1555) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Type: 12-oz. bottle Glass: Karl Strauss pint glass From: Utah State Liquor Store #06 in Logan, Utah Price: $1.89 Purchased: May 2, 2015 Consumed: May 4, 2015 Misc.: Best before Aug. 5, 2015 Poured a golden, pale, clear color with four fingers of off-white, frothy head. Lots of bubble streams coming up from the bottom of the glass. Good amount of layered, foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Good retention. (Sight - 4.25) Smelled pleasant notes of banana, spicy Belgian cloves, honey, caramel, honey wheat and light sour fruit. (Smell - 4.25) Tasted pretty close to the smell as well, getting banana, light Circus Peanuts, Belgian cloves, honey wheat, caramel, spicy Belgian notes, sour fruit, kiwi and green apple. (Taste - 4.13) Light body. Oily texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Long finish. (Feel - 4.13) A really tasty Belgian Pale Ale. Id have it again for sure. (Overall - 4.13) 4.16 92 A-


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