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

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Monk's Café Flemish Sour AleMonk's Café Flemish Sour Ale

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86
very good

2,306 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,306
Reviews: 1,039
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 14.06%
Wants: 50
Gots: 156 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. visit their website
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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sneaks2210

New York

3/5  rDev -21.9%

11-17-2012 16:44:25 | More by sneaks2210
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Jeckel

Texas

3/5  rDev -21.9%

11-17-2012 14:56:20 | More by Jeckel
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Hopmarc

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-15-2012 23:42:22 | More by Hopmarc
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

11-15-2012 02:03:28 | More by t0rin0
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Finnhammer

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

11-15-2012 01:16:40 | More by Finnhammer
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gshak

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

11-14-2012 23:26:58 | More by gshak
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BigRedEye

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

11-14-2012 05:38:31 | More by BigRedEye
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.04/5  rDev +5.2%

Poured from a 11.2oz bottle into an Affligem goblet (probably around 0.3 l).

Appearance- Nice amber/brown. One finger head that dissipated in about 30 seconds leaving a small white rim around the top of the beer.

Smell- Cherry, apple, raspberry. Yeast and some malt.

Taste- Similar to the smell. Definantly some yeast and malt mixed with oak. Raspberry and cherry flavors come through. Not overly sour. Very nice aftertaste of fruit that lingers for a while.

Mouthfeel- Reasonably carbonated. Sits in the mouth for a while imparting flavors. Goes down very smooth. Very refreshing.

Overall- A great beer for people who want to get into sours but are hesitant to try the extremes. It's not overly sour, but it's got a nice sweetness to balance it. Very refreshing Flemish Sour.

11-13-2012 20:19:07 | More by Seanniek91
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BlueFeetAndBeer

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

11-13-2012 16:30:05 | More by BlueFeetAndBeer
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Twincrasher


4.55/5  rDev +18.5%

A: Very nice head. Small bubbles. Pour slowly.

S: Astringent and very fruity. Very enjoyable as a stand alone night cap.

T: Cherry and deep fruits cut through the sour flavor profile. Very smooth finish for a sour beer.

M: Good layered mouthfeel. Finish is where flavor profile enhanced.

O: Not just a novelty. Worth drink as stand alone. Very nice.

11-12-2012 17:18:41 | More by Twincrasher
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brikelly

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

11-11-2012 23:30:34 | More by brikelly
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ruckus232

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-11-2012 16:59:55 | More by ruckus232
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sbanacho

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-10-2012 04:50:41 | More by sbanacho
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Tumble

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

11-10-2012 00:09:59 | More by Tumble
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-09-2012 09:45:08 | More by Dank26
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

11-08-2012 01:26:46 | More by Dactrius
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

11-07-2012 04:32:00 | More by mportnoy
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vcoggins

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

11-07-2012 00:37:49 | More by vcoggins
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TheNakedStiletto

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

11-06-2012 20:25:55 | More by TheNakedStiletto
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stealth

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

11-06-2012 05:57:00 | More by stealth
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Crosseye


1/5  rDev -74%

11-06-2012 02:12:51 | More by Crosseye
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Delaware

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-06-2012 01:09:47 | More by andthevolcano
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rowyn

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

11-05-2012 00:24:18 | More by rowyn
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ng85

California

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

11-04-2012 12:53:19 | More by ng85
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Dana718

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

11-04-2012 05:11:55 | More by Dana718
Monk's Café Flemish Sour Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
86 out of 100 based on 2,306 ratings.