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Monk's Café Flemish Sour Ale - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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86
very good

2,234 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,234
Reviews: 1,032
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 47
Gots: 133 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed for Monk's Café in Philadelphia, but also available for retail purchase elsewhere. Oud Bruin in style; a traditional blend of young and old beers.

(Beer added by: nomad on 06-19-2003)
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ryantupy

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at the Happy Gnome in St. Paul poured in a 12oz Monks Glass.
A- Poured a ruby red color with a nice frothy head that was an off white.
S - Tartness with notes of cherry, strong oak, and a nice sweetness.
T- Your first sip its all tart then the beer starts to sweeten out and you have strong oak character with hints of sweetness, cherry, and a nice tart finish.
M- Nicely carbonated beer that feels great as it coates your tongue with a nice tart zing.
D- Easily drinkable and enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

06-29-2007 01:26:17 | More by ryantupy
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Monk's Café Flemish Sour Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
86 out of 100 based on 2,234 ratings.