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Merry Monks' Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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1,911 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,911
Reviews: 733
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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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Nice beer,

Great taste, easy drinking in the winter!

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Really good. Unique. Sneaky strong!

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This beer is available in 12 oz or 750ml bottles, this one is a 750ml.

A - Pours a hazy orange color with a thick, white layer of soapy looing head, has a generous amount of carbonation.

A - Banana esthers, sweet candied malt, and spice.

T - Follows the nose - bananas, lots of fruity esthers (apples and pears), some alcohol presence with warming on the way down, spice, and sweet candied light malt.

M - Lots of gentle, sprightly bubbles on the tongue and medium body.

O - A solid Triple, best yet, it's available locally all year around and it's priced right.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Merry Monks' Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,911 ratings.