Monk IPA | Inlet Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Inlet Brewing Co.
Florida, United States
inletbrewing.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by zeff80 on 01-21-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
46
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.26
pDev:
15.64%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
17
For Trade:
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Ratings: 46 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of suckaj
2/5  rDev -38.7%

Photo of Kurmaraja
2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of BallsDeep
2.5/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Bizarrely overcarbonated, it was a serious pain to get the head down. Overall a decent, albeit uncomplex, ipa with some big citral notes and strong hop bitterness.

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Photo of Durge
2.61/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Ridiculously foamy out of the bottle. A chewy brew with sticky constitution and weak hop flavor. I get little or no hint of Belgian flavor here. Sweet caramel. Okay but disappointing.

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Photo of BeerDreadz
2.67/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Great Tasting beer! Pour out 12 onces amber bottle
Taste : Sweet-sour slightly carbonated
Look : Dark yellow light brown color

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Photo of jaswilson2
2.75/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of WoolyFSU
2.83/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TX-Badger
3/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with white head. Floral notes, light citrus and tropical fruits on the nose; follows onto the palate. Not an overly hoppy resinous IPA.

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Photo of DavesBeerReviews
3.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Goes good with shrimp civics. I need to know the avb???

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Photo of Danomeister
3.05/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Had this out of a bottle a few hours ago.

I'm interested in the Belgian IPA style but unfortunately this one didn't work for me, mostly because it was extremely overcarbonated.

I couldn't really get much of a nose out of the bottle, though I think I picked up some of the belgian funkiness.

Taking a drink, I was suprised to find that the beer was incredibly carbonated. So much so that it all foamed up inside my mouth. I don't know whether there was a fermentation issue in this particular bottle or if the brewery is trying to dial in the yeast, but it reminded me of an overprimed bottle of homebrew.

It was plenty hoppy, but with the carbonation I couldn't tease apart too many of the flavors. The belgian funkiness and hops were well balanced but kind of combined into one flavor that left me a bit confused.

I expect this would be much better without the overcarbonation, and I would prefer to drink this kind of beer out of a glass. Still, I would have to rank this alongside mediocre homebrew in terms of how much I enjoyed it.

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Photo of 98green
3.19/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From a Bottle brought home by a friend. Light Amber color seems fine. Smell says Belgian IPA with hops and some yeast. Taste follows, but both the hops and yeast are a bit muddled. Feel is thin, with some alcohol esters. Overall not a very strong showing for the style

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of jrohrbacher
3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of h4ger
3.25/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Citrus on the nose and in the taste but not much of a Belgian flavor. Overall pretty plain and way over-carbonated.

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Photo of DJoe
3.27/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheDogHouse
3.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Remdog
3.31/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ladle69
3.37/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of lwillitz
3.45/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12-oz bottle into Belgian ale glass

A - Every bottle in the 6-pack poured an extreme amount of foam. I had to wait several minutes before I could even finish pouring the bottle into my glass.

huge white head over a cloudy body of golden yellow, medium/high amount of visible carbonation

S - pine, citrus, Belgian yeast funk, banana, cloves, caramel sweetness

T - tropical fruit, pine, citrus, caramel sweetness, Belgian funk

M - sticky medium body, highly carbonated

O - Monk IPA is complex and enjoyable. All things considered it's enjoyable, but nothing spectacular.

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Photo of BeerBeast
3.46/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MPSTARR
3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Monk IPA from Inlet Brewing Co.
3.26 out of 5 based on 46 ratings.
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