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

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86
very good

2,279 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,279
Reviews: 1,038
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 48
Gots: 148 | 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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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

08-05-2014 00:11:38 | More by Chaosfiend
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hpthebull

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-03-2014 21:26:43 | More by hpthebull
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cdm1313

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11%

08-03-2014 17:10:01 | More by cdm1313
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RayDeMundo

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

08-03-2014 13:30:28 | More by RayDeMundo
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-03-2014 06:37:35 | More by schnarr84
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Sour_Eric

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-02-2014 20:33:19 | More by Sour_Eric
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SJ-TG

Iowa

3.86/5  rDev +0.8%

This was my first sour beer, so I wasn't sure what I would be getting into. I was overall pretty impressed with this. Pleasing color and a clean taste, not overly sweet and not as cloyingly sour as I was expecting. Smooth drinking with a very appealing smell. This would not be my go to beer, but I would definitely drink this again.

08-02-2014 15:28:03 | More by SJ-TG
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Valentno7

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-02-2014 13:58:35 | More by Valentno7
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papajohn56

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-02-2014 05:13:22 | More by papajohn56
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MaxPowers

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-02-2014 02:50:36 | More by MaxPowers
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Bruiser81

Kansas

3.38/5  rDev -11.7%

Best thing about this brew was its look in the glass with a big ol frothy head. Smell was kinda yeasty. This was my first Flemish sour. Almost reminds me of a gueuze, maybe with a bit more fruitiness. Def a bit sour. Mouthfeel kinda thin but I think that'd be expected? Good beer. I'd drink another.

08-02-2014 02:39:15 | More by Bruiser81
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

08-02-2014 02:31:16 | More by Blaze5445
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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MrBoh

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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atorres

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

08-01-2014 00:25:30 | More by cking113
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4.89/5  rDev +27.7%

Had this outstanding Oud Bruin at Monk's Cafe in Philly. Dark reddish brown with large short acting head. Aroma of malt and vinegar with cherries and dark fruits. An excellent sour ale. Fruity and malty sweet with a tart sour finish. Perfectly balanced and the best Oud Bruin (of 3 tried) to date. Superb and very sessionable. If you like Sweet-Tarts candy you will love this beer.

07-31-2014 21:39:35 | More by wattoclone
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North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +11%

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Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +11%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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JakeSmith

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +11%

07-28-2014 16:42:33 | More by JakeSmith
Monk's Café Flemish Sour Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
86 out of 100 based on 2,279 ratings.