Merry Monks' Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Merry Monks' AleMerry Monks' Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,916 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,916
Reviews: 735
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 46
Gots: 251 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Merry Monks, 9.3% ABV, is a Belgian-style Tripel. Pilsner malt combined with an Abbey yeast strain yields a remarkable and complex flavor packed with notes of spice, banana and pear. Nicely balanced, with a moderate to dry finish.

Merry Monks is bottle conditioned which imparts a special effervescence to the beer and a creamier carbonation. The ongoing fermentation inside the bottle will change the character of the beer as it ages and you’ll find it becomes dryer with age. You may want to lay down a few bottles for future evaluation. We suggest storing at cellar temperatures (around 55°F) and away from light.

This brew is available year-round. Keep your eye out for Merry Monks in 25 oz. cork-and-cage champagne bottles for an exceptional experience!

(Beer added by: SheepNutz on 09-13-2001)
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Photo of Beefstroganoff
3.8/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of csurowiec
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Phigg1102
4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BoogsAndBohs
3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of OpusMike
4.26/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Sweet with a slight hop finish. Dry. Nice bit of an alcohol burn.

Photo of brewjawn
3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good tripel but not outstanding

Photo of Jonbw
4.31/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JCC78
4.54/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigtim412
4.21/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice smooth tripel. Less of an alcohol taste than I expected with a sweet, dry finish. Quite tatsty.

Photo of Dwoodard71
4.75/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer is quite good

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

Photo of Ken_P
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JNForsyth
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Mrbseward
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Farmerstann
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of BigRizz62
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of JeremyScott
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of DJreegs
2.48/5  rDev -35.6%

Photo of Irish-NYer
4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

I have had the luxury of tasting this exquisite beer. Although I paid $16 for a sixer (at a local distributor), it was a little over priced. None the less, it is one of the finer beers I have had the pleasure of tasting. The date on my bottles was Oct. 15th 2014, I drank mine on the 4th of Dec. 2014. Considering this beer's taste may change over time as the review states, I feel it would only get better with age. I highly recommend buying this beer...unless you are a complete cheap O'Charlie (buy which you wouldn't have this app to begin with lol) you will be satisfied. Slainté!

Photo of Jlabs
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of wayngrove
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of MorgothBauglir
4.8/5  rDev +24.7%

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Merry Monks' Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,916 ratings.