Wandering Monk Ale | Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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33 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
evolutioncraftbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Wandering Monk is our Fall Migration prior to barrel treatment. Wandering Monk is a trappist-inspired Belgian-style pale ale. It has slightly sweet malt notes that are complemented by fruity and spicy notes that come from the Belgian yeast strain and Styrian Golding and Tettnang hops.

Added by confer on 12-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
33
Reviews:
3
Avg:
4
pDev:
11.75%
 
 
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4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Satsuma
3.74/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kingfireeater
3.34/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap, at The Blue Monkey

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Photo of JesseKilgannon
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JNForsyth
3.74/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.92/5  rDev -2%

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4.2/5  rDev +5%

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2.8/5  rDev -30%

Photo of tigg924
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A nice and bready Belgian treat. Pours light tan with minimal head. Not as over-hopped as some I have had in the style. I could definitely do a couple of these.

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4/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -31.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Slatetank
4.14/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I enjoyed this on tap at the public house in Salisbury MD, enjoyed chilled in a shaker pint.

The color is a deep amber with mild hazed thin white cap with tight bead. Smell has a fruity yeast ester wit mild banana and light malt aroma but nice pepper accent with gentle bready nose. The feel is lightly sweet with a nice fruity tinge of pear like and mild banana sweetness with a yeasty spice and dry finish with moderately carbonated and gentle alcohol on the palate

The taste is very good with mild tropical flavor and spice from the yeast with a light malt taste and slightly sweet presence with more pear flavor and mild pepper and banana elements from the yeast with a slight toasted taste and light tinge of alcohol in the mostly dry finish. Overall a very nice Belgian Pale ale -well brewed and drinkable with noticeable belgian yeast qualities

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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Wandering Monk Ale from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
4 out of 5 based on 33 ratings.
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