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5 Monks - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

226 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 226
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 60
Gots: 109 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  19.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No. 22 in Avery's Barrel-Aged Series, 5 Monks, a 19.4% ABV Bourbon barrel-aged Belgian-style quintupel ale

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 04-04-2014)
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

I can't believe!!! Is qrumtumple Belgian with the barrel age! Beer so strong...like acid jizz from the tip of BAJM meat stick.....but tasting much better! I drink one tonight, of the hallow eve, before jizz on girlfrind scary mask! Will be wery drunked.

barrelagedjizzmonster, Oct 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

FeDUBBELFIST, 22 minutes ago
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4.08/5  rDev -7.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

shehateme, Today at 12:28 PM
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4.46/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

PVMT, Today at 01:56 AM
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4.45/5  rDev +1.4%

SkiBum22, Yesterday at 05:10 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

luvtotri140, Tuesday at 11:05 PM
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3/5  rDev -31.7%

Dave_Treat, Sunday at 04:21 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

dachp, Saturday at 08:43 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

BraveMountie, Saturday at 02:41 AM
Photo of Chide
4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Great beer. Hides the 19.8% with great flavours

Chide, Nov 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

FlowerGirl, Nov 19, 2014
Photo of AlCaponeJunior
4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Well it's a tasty one, but I wouldn't quite say it's as world-class as the ratings so far indicate. The heat from the high ABV is pretty well hidden, which is a feat in and of itself given the 19.4% level of EtOH. But as quads go, it's good, but not my favorite.

The usual suspects are all there, much as I suspected. Fruity, yeasty, Belgian flavors and aromas, very complex, accented pretty well from the barrel aging. I suppose I'd say it's worth a try, but if you don't already have yours, good luck getting one (I'm sure the white whale hunters have already snatched most of them up).

AlCaponeJunior, Nov 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

KCBeerNerd, Nov 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

iL0VEbeer, Nov 17, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +0.2%

Longhorn08, Nov 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

DoubleSimcoe, Nov 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.9%

Brdlist, Nov 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Darth_Ryan, Nov 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

tastesogood, Nov 11, 2014
Photo of Phyl21ca
4/5  rDev -8.9%

Bottle: Poured a dirty murky brown color ale with a medium size foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of sweet malt notes with candi sugar and dry raisins is quite nice while also smelling of excess. Taste is quite sweet with loads of residual candi sugar notes with some dry fruits notes also perceptible and some warming alcohol easily noticeable. Body is full with limited filtration and good carbonation with quite a bit of warming alcohol. Quite extreme and not something I would drink on a regular basis but very enjoyable nonetheless.

Phyl21ca, Nov 10, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +3.9%

BrewSTL, Nov 09, 2014
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toppoop, Nov 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

2013beer101, Nov 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Mindblowing good beer! Period!

Brabander, Nov 06, 2014
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5 Monks from Avery Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 226 ratings.