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Monk In The Trunk - Inlet Brewing Co.

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150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 19.08%
Wants: 1
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Inlet Brewing Co. visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bluegrassbrew on 09-02-2007)
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

03-04-2014 22:59:58 | More by user785335
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New York

3/5  rDev -7.7%

02-17-2013 22:46:51 | More by JohnQVD
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

08-20-2013 01:27:27 | More by salthemonster
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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

12-02-2012 18:18:23 | More by mwar
Photo of Roguer


3.38/5  rDev +4%

Very little head (<1 finger), and looks not-so lively, yet there is plenty of carbonation visible in the lighter than expected amber brew. Fairly clear bordering on transparent. Almost a sickly color.

Strong whiff of caramel malts and some Belgian-style yeast; overall mild scent.

Very sweet! Belgian candi dominates; the caramel malt is more of a background flavor. There's a slight bright but unidentified hoppiness.

Very light mouthfeel; a little bit of sting; very nice cloying (but not oily) residue. Thin enough to drink quickly, if that's your thing; no aftertaste.

This beer was super underwhelming...until the first taste. It's certainly a malt-forward beer, but it's well-balanced for the style, sweet, and extremely drinkable. I'm not going out of my way to get it, but I definitely wouldn't hesitate to order it at a pub.

No bottle date.

09-06-2013 22:43:48 | More by Roguer
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4.08/5  rDev +25.5%

Awesome beer!!! I could not be more surprised that this beer came from Florida, let alone right near me

Mellow Mushroom has this on tap for $4.25 in Delray Beach
A: Pours a unique brown/copper color that leaves a decent head with minimal lace

S: Unique smell, notes that are common in Belgians are apparent...Malty nose, hops are not apparent, caramel, toffee

T: Malty...I could swear that I am drinking some kind of Belgian hybrid...caramel, toasted malts, toffee, and a fruity flavor that came out of nowhere

MF: Very smooth going down, medium/light in body, clean aftertaste

D: High...I could drink these all nite...especially during happy hour at Mellow Mushroom

07-29-2008 23:25:24 | More by scottyshades
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4.03/5  rDev +24%

Pours a light amber color with a white head that completely disappears. No real lace to speak of.

Pleasant, sweet herbal nose with slight citrus hints.

Nice sweet taste. Rather mild. Herbal and typical of a Belgian style.

Medium bodied in the mouth with moderate carbonation.

Very easy drinking and enjoyable. Not bad for a Belgian style from Florida.

10-10-2009 20:43:33 | More by dstc
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

12-28-2013 04:21:10 | More by ColSanders123
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2.88/5  rDev -11.4%

12 oz bottle poured in to a goblet.

Pours a clear amber with a nice thick white head.

Smell is a crackery and yeasty.

Taste is slightly tart and bready. Pretty poor.

Mouthfeel is good.

Drinkability is very average.

A big let down. I guess the east coast can't keep up with the west coast of florida.

08-31-2010 00:01:28 | More by aubuc1
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

01-03-2013 21:09:39 | More by mixed_master7
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

12-30-2013 03:08:59 | More by Pearlstreetbrewingco
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North Carolina

2.98/5  rDev -8.3%

Pours an amber color with a nice and frothy white head that leaves good lacing. Aromas of caramel and toasted bread, along with hay and a nuttiness, fruity esters, and belgian yeast. The flavor is spicy with notes of rye and white pepper, along with some biscuit and caramel, fruity esters, toffee, pear and some alcohol. The mouthfeel is sharp and drinkability is limited. This one is pretty rough around the edges, with an intense spiciness.

10-07-2010 01:50:29 | More by silver0rlead
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

01-25-2014 15:23:46 | More by Petey_the_Quiet
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3.9/5  rDev +20%

12oz bottle poured into Sam Adams Perfect Pint Glass

A: Nice clear copper color with a good 1 finger and a 1/2 of head that settled to a nice layer with good lacing.

S: Very Amber smelling... I'm getting a nice aroma of sweet malt, little spices, hint of yeast and a blast of caramel.

T: Taste is a look like the smell very sweet malt with caramel and spices. Aftertaste is very malty and yeasty. Pretty much right on with the Ambers I've had.

M: Good mix of light and medium body... Carbonation is pretty light and I like that... I think that brings it up to a little more medium bodied

D: Overall, a very solid Amber... Worth looking for if you like the style.

My first Inlet Brewing Co. beer.... Not a bad start.

12-05-2011 05:25:55 | More by mralphabet
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

03-12-2014 01:21:11 | More by Sspeer1
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District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -7.7%

03-02-2013 00:26:46 | More by dcbeers
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

01-10-2013 21:06:33 | More by TheMarkE
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

12-20-2013 01:29:11 | More by Sarge3130
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3.35/5  rDev +3.1%

A: pours a golden amber color with about a quarter inch of head that disappears fairly quickly leaving a good trace of lace around the edge of the glass and top of the beer. Carbonation can be seen rising to the top

S: sweet bready aroma with a berry aroma

T: yeasty and bready flavor. Sweet dark berries and hint of hops to nicely balance

M: Medium bodied beer with good carbonation

overall, i enjoyed this brew

07-06-2011 15:43:31 | More by happygnome
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

01-08-2013 04:04:14 | More by iemailjack


3.83/5  rDev +17.8%

12oz bottle into tasting glass.
A: A rich copper body that has a nice clarity to pours a off white, almost tan head. Formation is good, as well as the retention, that sinks into a soft layer. Carbonation is present.

S: Classic amber aroma, with a bit of a citrus hop aroma. Notes of a bready, orange note. Maybe a bit too hoppy for style, but sure does smell good.

T/M: This is a nicely balanced beer, hop presence is shown, but does not overpower the rich malty character. Smooth mouthfeel, that does justice to the style. Flavors of bready malts and as the nose suggested citrus hop profiles. Lowering in ABV, but still holds a nice warming effect.

O: A good shot at the style and was throughly enjoyed, while not as rich in caramel malts presence, the balance between hops and malts were very well done.

04-11-2011 16:50:41 | More by GDBEERMAN
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

08-20-2012 23:36:56 | More by tmm313
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

Thanks to jwale73 for this brew
Pours a brilliant copper color with a loud fizzing head that falls quickly to almost nothing. The nose reveals not a lot...some sweet malt, mild hops. Taste is simple - sweet malt, slight bitter hops, mild caramel. The beer is medium in body and a bit fizzy in the carbonation department. Overall it's OK - the carbonation hurts it in my opinion.

05-17-2010 00:21:18 | More by ThirstyBird
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

07-28-2013 02:01:59 | More by Thomas_Picton
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

10-01-2012 03:59:03 | More by Eastside151
Monk In The Trunk from Inlet Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.