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Merry Monks' Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Merry Monks' AleMerry Monks' Ale

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very good

1,788 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,788
Reviews: 722
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 13.77%
Wants: 41
Gots: 180 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SheepNutz on 09-13-2001)
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

soulcougher, Aug 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.12/5  rDev -19%

Rastrano, Aug 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

Dbot, Aug 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

04/23/14 On tap. Rich texture. Unctuous.. Bananas galore. If you want to know & understand dryness in a beer this is exactly the opposite. (brere's noyes say putting it by for a while will add some dyness. Yeah, like I can keep my hands of something like tihs.)

The sweet comes & goes even in the same sip. Like a lava lamp on the tongue. First this way, then that, but ever so fluid. Charming...& powerful as all get out. At 9.3%, no wonder them monks be merry.

seedyone, Aug 16, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -0.3%

Phloydian, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

wander4, Aug 15, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.2/5  rDev -16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Bierleichen, Aug 13, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Dark yellow with a rich head that lasts throughout the drinking process. Very crisp and fresh. No single flavor stands out, or so I felt, but, by and large, it tasted really good. By far the beer's best attribute is its feeling in one's mouth. It feels very creamy, but not too creamy, not too much like cough syrup or something. It drives that fine line between too heavy and too smooth perfectly. The taste is consistently good, with a mellow spiciness. A lot of sweetness. Heartily enjoyed.

ReadingRambler, Aug 13, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -14.8%

JALN13, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of bigflatsbeerman
3.44/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Looks like a classic Tripel.
Smell - Smells I think quite sweet. Maybe too sweet for my taste.
Taste - Taste is similar to smell and I do think it is too sweet for my taste.
Mouthfeel - Well carbonated and crisp.
Overall - Just too sweet for my taste. Seems to be well made.

bigflatsbeerman, Aug 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

RicPriceless, Aug 12, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Looks exactly how you want a Belgian Tripel to look; hazy, unfiltered, considerable amount of orange and yellow all the way up to the head
S: Smells like orange and lemon zest, with a slight aroma of hops. Could smell stronger
T: After having a considerable amount of Belgians in my 5 months in Belgium/Netherlands, this is pretty comparable. It has a great orange and citrus taste that is not overwhelming but compliments that slightly toasted malts and the conservative amount of hops. Also taste coriander and a not too strong amount of wheat and grains Definitely does a Belgian justice, even if it is all the way in Eastern Pennsylvania. Definitely cannot taste as much alcohol as their actually is in the beer
M: Fairly smooth, but it should have been at least a little bit more effervescent to give the beer a necessary bite
O: Would definitely recommend it to Belgian bier lovers since it is almost like Weyerbacher played it safe and just tried to emulate what all good Belgians taste like. While they do not do anything to try and alter the perspective of a Belgian Tripel, they do a great job of resembling the flavors of some of the best Tripels in the world

CarlosRuizsChauffeur, Aug 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

StephenHopking, Aug 12, 2014
Merry Monks' Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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