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Founders Blushing Monk - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

964 Ratings
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Ratings: 964
Reviews: 439
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 453
Gots: 281 | 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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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I was lucky to get a free 1/3 bottle with Matty, the owner of the Liberty in Charlotte, NC about 18 months ago. That set me on a quest for this stuff. Let me say, first off, Im not a big fruit beer fan.

The appearance of this stuff is like carbonated blood. Deep hue of purple/pink deliciousness.

The smell is nothing short of amazing. Big raspberry nose.

My first sip and I was hooked. I could not believe you could get that much raspberry flavor in a beer. It hit me right in the salivary gland and stayed there for a good 30 seconds.

The mouthfeel was silky and wonderful.

Overall, this is by far my favorite fruit beer. I got lucky enough to score 4 bottles on my own (still have 3 cellared) and also, when Founders had their event at the Liberty, I drank 4 nice big glasses of this stuff. Spoke with the brewmaster from Founders at the event, and told me to crack it open this fall. Think I will listen!

I bet this is a big panty dropper. Women would definitely love this too. Think I may crack open a bottle with some italian ice and share with my wife. Look out sheets!

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Founders Blushing Monk from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 964 ratings.