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Monk's Elixir (Monk's Brew) - Mikkeller ApS

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Monk's Elixir (Monk's Brew)Monk's Elixir (Monk's Brew)

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87
very good

274 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 274
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 18
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium.

Ingredients: Water, malt (pilsner and pale), candy syrup, cassonade sugar, hops (northern brewer, hallertauer and styrian goldings), ale yeast

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-22-2008)
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Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

10-16-2013 15:19:20 | More by csfcmitchell
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sdbrewmasters

South Dakota

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

10-09-2013 13:42:18 | More by sdbrewmasters
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Reswald

Alaska

4/5  rDev +2.8%

10-02-2013 00:42:15 | More by Reswald
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev -10%

09-30-2013 20:00:45 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Danny1217

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

09-21-2013 19:06:24 | More by Danny1217
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

09-15-2013 18:12:10 | More by kjkinsey
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.8%

09-11-2013 14:20:35 | More by neckbracesub
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -10%

09-01-2013 16:07:25 | More by jaydoc
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10%

08-31-2013 22:05:45 | More by Gonzoillini
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pkenkman

Estonia

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

08-27-2013 16:30:39 | More by pkenkman
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MaevaS

France

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

08-25-2013 19:02:57 | More by MaevaS
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-20-2013 00:41:03 | More by ROGUE16
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StrongAleSkeptic

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

08-18-2013 21:46:54 | More by StrongAleSkeptic
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skholbrook1982

Arizona

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-16-2013 04:26:32 | More by skholbrook1982
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -10%

08-09-2013 11:25:29 | More by DaPan
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-05-2013 14:15:00 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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Thedrizzle

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-05-2013 01:18:30 | More by Thedrizzle
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Zbeetleman

California

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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BobZ

Massachusetts

4.09/5  rDev +5.1%

750 ml bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

Appearance: Ruddy brown with a nice 1" head that recedes to about a 1/4". A few yeasty floaties.

Smell: Dark fruit sweetness with molasses..

Taste: To style, dark raisin flavor with molasses an some bready malt. Well balanced complexity and like most quads it gets better as the temperature rises. The flavors all work very well together, the alcohol adds some warmth but is otherwise masked..

Mouthfeel: Very smooth and creamy on the palate,.

Overall: A very solid example of a Belgian quad, delicious.

07-10-2013 00:53:20 | More by BobZ
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kaufmaal

Alabama

4.43/5  rDev +13.9%

I let this warm a bit before opening. Pours a very dark brown with some amber and orange highlights, a bit of a head that is gone right quick. Rum raisin smell, bready, prunes, juicy fruit gum, good maple syrup.

The taste is more fruit, soaked in cognac: raisins, plums, dates. A bit of a smoky, burned taste, like crunchy, darkened pie crust. Tart apples, port.

This one stays with you for a while. Chewy mouthfeel but not overly syrupy. A lot is going on, and a lot is done very well.

07-06-2013 02:10:48 | More by kaufmaal
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.93/5  rDev +1%

Poured from a 750 ml bottle (no date) into tulip

A- dark cola-colored hue with glimpses of amber in the light. Small 1-finger head with good retention and nice steady lacing. A really good-looking brew.

S- Belgian maltiness with breads, raisins, and booze.

T- the candied sweetness comes out first but quickly fades into plums, prunes,molasses. Also, a good roasted malt flavor with some woody smokiness but not much. A bit dry on the back end.

M- light to medium carbonation and a medium-sized mouthfeel. A little boozy but not as heavy as you would think for a 10% abv brew.

O- pretty good quad. A little heavier and darker than some of my normal faves. Seems a bit more like a BSDA. It was one I wanted to try but would be 10deep on my list of quads that I would seek out at the store.

05-25-2013 23:08:09 | More by JamesStreet
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California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Thailand

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Monk's Elixir (Monk's Brew) from Mikkeller ApS
87 out of 100 based on 274 ratings.