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Vintage Monks 2013 - Adelbert's Brewery

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Vintage Monks 2013
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BA SCORE
88
very good

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Adelbert's Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  9.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Vintage Monks is a blend of our Trappist inspired ales which have spent months aging in oak wine barrels. Each barrel imparts unique flavors of red wine, tart fruits and lovely funk. The blended result is a wonderfully complex ale that is beautifully balanced. Pairs well with tangy cheeses, rich meats, fried foods and fruit-based desserts. Formerly called: Barrel Aged Dancin' Monks.

(Beer added by: Abe_Froman on 11-10-2013)
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Ratings: 14 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured a nice golden amber. A bit cloudy, head didn't last long, and not much lacing.

A fruity aroma. Over all a very pleasant nose.

Light on the tongue, light carbonation that fizzes in the mouth.

A bright flavor with a hint of tart, sour and oak.

Abe_Froman, Nov 10, 2013
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Nice sweet tart (yes a bit of an oxymoron) aroma. Very fruity and light: raisin, prune, apricot... Nice. Flavor follows about the same with a nice oakiness (but not overbearing), very good sour, and mild funkiness. This, by far, is the best Adelbert's brew I've had yet. Previous beers have failed to live up, but this one delivers!

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Vintage Monks 2013 from Adelbert's Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.