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Stickee Monkee - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

604 Ratings
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Ratings: 604
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 9.21%
Wants: 213
Gots: 263 | FT: 39
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  13.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Belgian Quad by recipe, but aging it in spirits barrels garners its own category: Central Coast Quad. A beer formulated to sit on the sweeter and malty side so that we could utilize it for blending. Turbinado brown sugar from Mexico adds wonderful molasses flavors that are reminiscent of Belgian candi sugar. It has a full body and lush texture with barrel expression all over this beer: toasted oak, coconut, leather and cigar tobacco.

45 IBU

(Beer added by: ThreeWiseMen on 11-07-2010)
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vic21234

Illinois

4.68/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2014 Vintage poured into a snifter. Excited for this one.

A- Pours a brown/ mahogany color with red hues visible upon putting the beer up toward light. A small amount of off-white head fades to the sides quickly.

S- Notes of sweet oakiness and bourbon are noted in the aroma. The alcohol sting is also apparent with each sniff.

T- Initially are heavy notes of bourbon and oak. Then comes some sugary sweetness with seems to stick around through the rest of each sip.

M- Medium bodied, low carbonation, drinks hot, great sipper.

This is another great BA offering from FW. It does not disappoint.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 01:12:10 | More by vic21234
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Pours a light layer of tan head that doesn't last long. Color is a dark caramel brown.

Flavor profile: I instantly get liquid mounds bar out of this. Melted chocolate and coconut. Leather, tobacco, molasses, caramel, and raisins all show. It has a belgian yeast like flavor with some bananas. A lot of vanilla and bourbon shows. The barrel flavors are spot on and not overpowering.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, creamy, and warming. Medium bodied. Ends with a touch of dryness.

Overall, a very enjoyable quad. Maybe I just enjoy Americanized beers more, but this was one of my favorite quads I have had. The coconut flavors were awesome.

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Stickee Monkee from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 604 ratings.