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Grumpy Monk - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
82
good

595 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 595
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 16
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jzeilinger on 04-15-2012)
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PintOHops

California

4.03/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Glass - Tulip

A - Semi hazy coppery colored brew. Moderate-high visible carbonation with a 1-finger head. Head retention seems pretty good. It left some very nice lacing on my glass.

S - Dominant bubblegum and banana upfront. Underneath is mild clove and soft mint like characteristics. I also pick up mild earth hop notes.

T - I definitely pick up that classic Sam Adams malt character throughout. Banana, bubblegum and lemon citrus notes unfold into bready and mildly sweet malt. Clove and subtle spice come in and out throughout tasting the beer. It finishes with lingering bubblegum and mild bitterness.

M - Smooth, almost chewy with a medium crispness and medium body.

O - This is a decent Belgian IPA from SA. It's got that classic malt from SA but it works well with the Belgian yeast notes throughout the beer. I think it's a nice beer to have once in awhile. Not very bitter or hop forward at all, but still good. I'd say give it a try. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2012 23:40:59 | More by PintOHops
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Grumpy Monk from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 595 ratings.