Monks Kettle

Mayor: DocJitsu (3) | Taps: 24 | Bottles: 100+
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Beers At Monks Kettle

NameABVEntered
Deschutes Pub Reserve Series: Cultivateur7.5%6/20/2017
HenHouse Saison5.5%6/20/2017
Crooked Stave Nordic Blueberry5.5%6/15/2017
HenHouse Inside Job IPA7.7%6/15/2017
Moonlight Working for Tips0%12/13/2016
Craftsman Acorn Saison8.1%12/13/2016
Oxbow Bowie 5%12/13/2016
HenHouse Honest Day’s Work6.9%12/13/2016
Temescal Summer Sweater5.6%12/13/2016
Modern Times Sleepless City 5.7%12/13/2016
De Garde Bu Weisse2.1%12/13/2016
Temescal Hi Nelson6%12/13/2016
HenHouse / Ruth McGowans Tiny Tiles6.5%12/13/2016
Cellarmaker Inner Thoughts5.7%12/13/2016
Iron Springs Kent Lake Kolsch4.5%12/13/2016
Moonlight Bony Fingers Black Lager6.2%12/13/2016
Woodfour Sonoma Fest Beer6%12/13/2016
Moonlight Reality Czeck4.9%12/13/2016
Stone 20th Anniversary Encore Series: 10th Anniversary IPA10%11/14/2016
Cellarmaker Coffee and Cigarettes7.2%11/14/2016
Prairie 4th Anniversary6.5%11/14/2016
Stone Mocha IPA9%8/30/2016
De Dolle Special Extra Export Stout9%8/27/2016
Dieu du Ciel Grande Noirceur9%8/27/2016
Grimm Telekinesis5%8/26/2016
Cellarmaker / Monkey Paw Apricos6.3%8/26/2016
Cellarmaker Mo’ Simcoe6.9%8/26/2016
Anchorage / Jolly Pumpkin Calabaza Boreal 7%8/26/2016
Cellarmaker Walking With Iso5.5%7/29/2016


82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
crowderm  (16) Columbus, Ohio | May 1, 2013
Nice, upscale place with a very strong list of Belgians. Very cool ambiance, good service, very high prices. Didn’t try the food, but it certainly looked good. One my favorite stops in SF.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
tricksta_p  (222) Steenwijk, Netherlands | June 15, 2017
Visited on a tuesday early afternoon for a late lunch and some beers. Small place with a good beer enthusiast atmosphere. Excellent selection of local and some non-local beers of general high quality. There’s a nice bottle menu as well, but be prepared to pay through your nose. Tap beers are on the pricy side as well. Staff was friendly and accomodating, food was very satisfactory. Will return here in our three days in SF.
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
erickok  (274) Leuven, Belgium | June 1, 2017
Smaller than expected place, good welcoming bar vibe, very positive and friendly server (owner?) with clearly bucket loads of knowledge. Food sounded good but didnt try. Loads to get choose from, especially non typical (for America) styles. Very fair prices for the location. Nice beer nerd bar, welcoming to all.
92
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
vtafro  (91) Wayne, New Jersey | May 22, 2017
Didn’t know what to expect here, food was very nice(try to have a meal here). Nice draft list, cool bottle list. Sours, stouts and IPAs, as a person not from the area, nice to see limited beers from the area available.
80
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
klm1  (104) Bled/SF, | January 14, 2017| Updated January 25, 2017
Nice "hipsters" restaurant with good but expensive dishes, 24 taps & +150 bottles (with some + decade old Lambic vintages. Some prices are reasonable, some high. Staff is very friendly, but the place come soon very busy, so you must get there early. A must visit...just prices are mostly f**** high!
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
DocJitsu  (140) Pensacola , Florida | August 26, 2016
This place is my speed! In the Mission, so totally not pretentious. Just a good feel with the worn out wood and the cool ornate mantle behind the bar. The service here is the best I’ve ever had. The best. In every conceivable way. The best. The beer selection is incredible. The have food, but I didn’t eat. Too much beer to occupy my time.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Skjonne  (125) Søborg, Denmark | August 8, 2016
Nice little place with around 35 beers on tap. Very high quality. The service was prompt and very friendly. Everybody in our group was very satisfied with the food. Deserts were excellent too. The only down side is the prices. $9.5 before tax and tips is a lot to pay for a ~35cl beer. Food was expensive too
76
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
digitalviking  (21) , | July 22, 2016
Good selection, but a bit snooty. We were there for "sour fest" which was cool, but the guy at the door didn’t even let us in until table space had cleared up inside (it’s a bit small). Brought to mind a cramped, crimped version of Moeder Lambic in Brussels.
74
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
dmarsha4  (118) , Australia | March 25, 2016
Pretty crowded when we visited but still worth the effort. We managed to score a couple of bar stools and had an IPA flight with excellent service and explanation of beers tasted. A really good venue for anyone interested in trying different breweries and beer styles in the one location.
84
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
chibuck  (577) Chicago, Illinois | January 30, 2016
I caught Monks at the perfect a time, a couple days after a sour event and a Societe event. Needless to say, the taps were extremely strong. I would need to visit during a non sf beer week to see how it is. Either way, service was fast, friendly and knowledgable. Seating is a bit of challenge int the cramped lay out. I didn’t eat but the food looked like generic pub fare. I had a blast and would be back, especially for their vintage bottle list.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty  (718) Kyoto, Japan | January 29, 2016
Slick place, a bit too hip for me, but Iiked it more than I thought I would. Great list of sours. It isn’t cheap, though less expensive than Mikkeller.

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