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Merry Monks' Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Merry Monks' AleMerry Monks' Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,658 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,658
Reviews: 716
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 13.77%
Wants: 36
Gots: 134 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SheepNutz on 09-13-2001)
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Cannoneer

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured amber honey from a 750 ml bottle.

The expected smell of bread, spice and citrus on the nose.

What sells this beer for me is the taste, though: It IS a merry beer, with the distinct taste of pecans and pie on the first try. The nutty flavor persists throughout and rounds this high-alcohol ale very well. Good ole times come forth and the mind drifts away with the Merry Monk.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2012 03:07:38 | More by Cannoneer
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4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - golden orange, light foamy head, carbonation bubbles

S - Great aroma, floral, nutty, heavy fruits including plums and bananas

T - sweet, banana, plum

M - high carbonation, crisp

O - Really taste Belgian here. Great aroma, sweet and carbonated taste. This is very drinkable and delicious. The taste/smell of bananas and plums is both unique and appealing. One of the better Belgian ales I have had.

Serving type: bottle

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4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
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Bottled 2/11/14 best by 2/11/16 at 40 degrees into snifter
Aroma of fruit and yeast phenolics
Head white, fizzy, gone when the pour finished
No lacing
Body golden, hazy; sediment in bottle
Flavor of apple, somewhat ciderish, slightly tart, and yeast phenolics; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl.
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation

I think Merry Monks is head and shoulders above Victory Golden Monkey, in general a better flavored brew. It is certainly very drinkable, with the 9.3% abv well hidden so that after quaffing a few you won’t even notice when you’re dragged to your cell. Although the appearance isn’t great (fizzy disappearing head, no lacing), the aroma, flavor, and palate more than make up. I also like the appearance of both the bottled and best by dates – they are blue against the brown bottle and extremely legible, even with a sweating bottle.

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Merry Monks' Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,658 ratings.