Monk's Café Flemish Sour Ale - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
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Reviews by leeenglewood:
4.55/5 rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Not a beer for everybody but if you like sour and sherry like drinks you should indefinitely enjoy this wonderful thirst-quenching beer. Pours amberish brown with white head that becomes lacy. Smells like cherries and good American whisky also has very sherry like smell. Taste is predominately tart and somewhat acidic no apparent sweetness. A rather drinkable beer if you are into this kind of thing, as the acidic qualities are not overbearing.
Serving type: bottle
12-28-2003 19:38:59 | More by leeenglewood
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4.01/5 rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Giving off a fascade of a stout this pours like a cola with a deep brown hue. The head was thick and frothy with decent retention.
The nose holds a candy sweetness, with a wine like or Cabarnet fruitiness, some vinegar and a sweet bread malt.
This is full of tangy fruit flavor with Apple's and pears. Sweet Tart candies come to mind as I drink this but what was the flavor of Sweet Tarts anyway? Theres a tang that is a little like vinegar but it is not off putting and even seems to support the wine like properties.
The feel is velvety smooth with a smooth sour finish.
Overall I found this to be an excellent beer, not just for the genre, but as a great introductory beer into the world of sours.
Serving type: on-tap
02-21-2014 01:22:58 | More by KYGunner
Monk's Café Flemish Sour Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
86 out of 100 based on 1,995 ratings.