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Grumpy Monk - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
82
good

619 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 619
Reviews: 146
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.74%
Wants: 18
Gots: 40 | 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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Pours a copper color with golden edges. There was over a finger of head that lingered for a nice, long time. The nose had a little bit of yeast and a little bit of hops. The flavor profile is focused around the classic Belgian funk with the hoppiness definitely secondary.

This seems more like a Belgian Pale Ale than a Belgian IPA (whatever the later is anyway).

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12oz bottle from the Hopology Mix 24 pack. Pours a translucent brownish orange color with no head. No lacing. The aroma is coriander, cloves, yeast, and banana. The taste is much like the aroma. Coriander, cloves, yeast, banana, cinnamon and some light caramel. Bready. Not much of a hop presence. Light, thin mouthfeel. This seems like a produced for the masses beer that doesn't stand out all that much. Certainly the worst beer of the mix pack. Overall, very forgettable.

PicoPapa, Apr 23, 2014
Grumpy Monk from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 619 ratings.