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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

277 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 277
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 18
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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

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Photo of BobZ
4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

BobZ, Jul 10, 2013
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4.43/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

kaufmaal, Jul 06, 2013
Monk's Elixir (Monk's Brew) from Mikkeller ApS
87 out of 100 based on 277 ratings.