Merry Monks' Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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Reviews by DrinkSlurm:
4.22/5 rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
On tap poured into wine glass/goblet. Hazy deep golden color, with slight haze. Smells of dried fruit; cherries, and raisins.
Taste of cherries and malt...alcohol is deff there. I really enjoyed this brew. It is a nice sipping beer, great for desert, or on a nice cold night. Not much of a session brew as you can imagine...id buy again.
Serving type: on-tap
11-13-2011 15:57:51 | More by DrinkSlurm
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4.06/5 rDev +5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
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
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.
Serving type: bottle
07-06-2014 18:28:57 | More by Ozzylizard
Merry Monks' Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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