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Founders Blushing Monk - Founders Brewing Company

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951 Ratings
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Ratings: 951
Reviews: 439
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 443
Gots: 283 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Essentially an "Imperial Rübæus," this ale contains four times the amount of raspberries as Rübæus and is fermented with a Belgian yeast strain.

(Beer added by: granger10 on 09-15-2005)
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DrStiffington

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4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Well, I almost passed on this one, but my wife convinced me to try it (I had to then split it with her). Pours a very dark purple, almost black, into my tulip glass. Interesting, dark pink head(never seen that one before). Smells strongly of sweet fruit, like rasberry (duh) or strawberry. Tastes a bit like a wine cooler (not that I've ever had one!), but something holds the fruit back from overpowering. Part of that must be the mouthfeel, which is a little thicker and less carbonated that a wine cooler. Geez, the alcohol is well hidden. This is not my favorite style of beer, but it is tasty and refreshing on this extremely hot day (meanwhile, I'm sitting in A/C).

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2011 00:45:21 | More by DrStiffington
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Founders Blushing Monk from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 951 ratings.