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Monk's Blood - 21st Amendment Brewery

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very good

1,141 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,141
Reviews: 489
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 70
Gots: 105 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: taxguyjase on 09-10-2009)
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

This was poured from the can to the weizen style glass, almost a nonic.

A: Dark, nearly opaque, looks like cherry coke. minimal lacing, with a 0.5 mm ring left from a minimal 1 finger head that disappeared very quickly.

S: It is yeasty cherry coke. Sopt on this profile.

T: Follows nose, with a bit of puckeryness. Cherry coke notes with yeasty underbite.

M: It is on the lighter side of medium full. Dry puckery notes from taste are left with a chalky undercurrent and that ephemeral cherry coke hit on the aftertaste. Faintly dry.

O: Definitely worth a quaff. Has some interesting flavors and follows the style within a shadow of a reason. The cherry coke and yeast are what I get from most belgian dubbel and this does not disappoint.

Scrapss, Aug 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Aggressive pour! Holly Head! Large brown fluffy head with delicate lacing teirs left behind. Brew is very dark cloudy red with a brown and orange tint. Great head retention too.

S - Definitely has a slight Belgian scent, but by no means your "typical" Belgian scent. Raisin, dates, and caramel dominate... Smells dark! Very light scent, not a heavy Belgian.

T - Very sweet, not like your typical Belgian Dark... Good, but slightly off flavor. Not sure if it a freshy, or not... Very good, but just a little weird.

M - Very dry and catchy, I think it's from the alcohol %. Almost a sand like texture to it. Good brew. Over carbonated, but it doesn't draw too much from the texture/flavor of the medium bodied brew.

D - Very good drinkability, I may have to seek this one out in the future.

Great brew in a great trade! Super glad I go to try it! A little all over the place, but still a quality unique brew. I may just have to age one, or two....

+1 for being in an awesome CAN!

chugalug06, May 13, 2011
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on Tap into Belgium Glass

A: Dark Semi-Cloudy Red....aka Monks Blood. Definitely attracted attention from other bar patrons around me.

S: Raisony, Cherry, Malty...none very overpowering though

T: Raisons and Cherry, Alcohol, Malty.

M: Definitely an alcohol feel, Carbonation, but easier to drink than you would think

Better than I was expecting. Big Heavy Sweet Beer. In no way a Session beer. But it is a Fun beer to have when it's around.

jhughes23, Feb 25, 2011
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Benesi88, Nov 26, 2013
Monk's Blood from 21st Amendment Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 1,141 ratings.