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Monk's Uncle Tripel - Pike Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

246 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 246
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.92%
Wants: 7
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pike Pub & Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bodybyadam on 01-04-2007)
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archyquaffer

Montana

4/5  rDev +10.5%

Poured from a bomber into a schooner. The label states "brewed with organic ingredients". The head is short-lived but does leave a sticky layer of lace. The color is a pale, hazy golden.

Grassy hops, funk and herbal characters dominate. The hops are more apparent than others of this style that I've sampled. The alcohol adds spiciness and warmth but is otherwise well hidden. The funk is corralled somewhat, and the aftertaste is dry and pretty clean for the style. It's perhaps a little viscous compared to Belgian examples.

This beer borders on excellent, and was priced very reasonably at around 6 bucks for the bomber.

08-23-2014 05:46:51 | More by archyquaffer
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SIKTRIPP


5/5  rDev +38.1%

08-19-2014 18:21:23 | More by SIKTRIPP
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BenBull3030

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

08-18-2014 22:15:33 | More by BenBull3030
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bulldawg77

Mississippi

2.75/5  rDev -24%

08-16-2014 02:17:42 | More by bulldawg77
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BraveMountie

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.5%

08-09-2014 23:56:23 | More by BraveMountie
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Jdu


4/5  rDev +10.5%

08-09-2014 01:04:02 | More by Jdu
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kmahe

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

08-03-2014 03:05:31 | More by kmahe
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fishguyac

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

07-26-2014 02:02:46 | More by fishguyac
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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

07-19-2014 02:54:16 | More by Sir_Goatman
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Larz_73

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

07-10-2014 22:26:29 | More by Larz_73
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Ellisbrewing

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

07-10-2014 06:13:57 | More by Ellisbrewing
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Birdsong


4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

07-07-2014 01:32:50 | More by Birdsong
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BWED

Pennsylvania

3.54/5  rDev -2.2%

Bomber poured into a tulip

A- Hazy pale orange/gold. Delicate white head, lays low, but retains well.

S- Boozy fruit, grain, and some Belgian spice.

T- Raisins, spice, booze, and grainy notes.

M- Boozy, light body. Pretty dry finish.

O- Okay. The grain flavor and aroma were a little too much. The booze flavor and aroma aspects could have been subdued some, too.

07-02-2014 12:34:16 | More by BWED
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Stephen_Purdue

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

06-26-2014 06:14:27 | More by Stephen_Purdue
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Juno_Malone

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

06-15-2014 03:52:54 | More by Juno_Malone
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Sound_Explorer

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

06-15-2014 01:11:07 | More by Sound_Explorer
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WckdVbz

South Carolina

2/5  rDev -44.8%

06-05-2014 19:46:27 | More by WckdVbz
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

06-03-2014 14:43:42 | More by rorjets
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arizcards

Arizona

3.33/5  rDev -8%

Picked up a bomber in late March from Total Wine for $3.99.

Beer poured golden with a decent white head on the initial pour.

Nose is malty with hints of fruity esters.

Taste is sweet with a big malt base and no remarkable side characteristics.

Mouthfeel is heavier than normal for the style, feels more like an imperial stout than a tripel.

Overall this beer really does not fit the true tripel style but it does make a decent drinking strong ale.

05-31-2014 02:11:18 | More by arizcards
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Dylanjf

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

05-26-2014 03:43:10 | More by Dylanjf
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Lawl3ss

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.1%

05-22-2014 23:34:18 | More by Lawl3ss
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DaveRinn

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-19-2014 03:23:49 | More by DaveRinn
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wisegreensoul

New York

2.75/5  rDev -24%

05-01-2014 15:16:38 | More by wisegreensoul
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

3.41/5  rDev -5.8%

Although it did have a head and a bit of lace, average is as best I can score it on appearance. Tripels are usually highly carbonated with a giant head, this one is merely average.

Flavor and aroma are more in line with what I'd expect from a tripel. spicy yeasty flavors and notes of clove and banana, black pepper.

Carbonation is smooth and medium, a bit under what I'd expect for a tripel, but in this case it's not a huge liability as the beer still drinks pretty well, and troof be told, the mouthfeel is pretty good.

Overall in the world of tripels, it's not a big stand-out. There are a lot of really badass tripels, and this one ain't really badass. But it's not bad, and honestly failing to stand out in a category that's full of whales isn't a horrible sin. For the price I'm happy with this beer and I'd drink it again when I'm in the mood for a tripel but don't feel like going whaling.

04-29-2014 03:53:02 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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BrewCaveDweller

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +10.5%

04-25-2014 03:13:52 | More by BrewCaveDweller
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Monk's Uncle Tripel from Pike Pub & Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.