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Confessional IPA | The Lucky Monk

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Lucky Monk
Illinois, United States
theluckymonk.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TMoney2591 on 12-05-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,105
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
43
pDev:
13.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 43 |  Reviews: 6
Reviews by sethmcconkey:
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

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Photo of WoodBrew
4.12/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I tried this at the Monk. It poured a slightly hazy golden with white head that left a small amount of spotty lace. The scent had hints of citrus and pine. The taste was nicely balanced for an ipa....citrus and pine presence. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall its a decent ipa.....the notes from the brewer stated that they are adding citra hops to this beer which made for a good beer.....certainly better than the previous ratings.

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Photo of Cooper
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of oso
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of Kubrickx
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of BigRed10
3.48/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ssimpson89
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of WestSideAmish
3.75/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Tasted from draft at The Lucky Monk on July 12, 2015.

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Photo of Purp1eOne
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of JRBecks
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of ralerwen
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of krome
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TMoney2591
3.18/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pokal at the brewpub.

Yeah, the meal's pretty much over, but one more beer couldn't hurt. This one pours a clear tawny amber topped by nearly a finger of dirty white micro-foam. The nose comprises mint, dark toffee, onion, and caramel. The taste holds notes of stark minty pine, onion, and a light caramel. The hops really have the caramel in a choke hold here. The body is a hefty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry-ish finish. Overall, a decent IPA, but the onion (Simcoe, perhaps?) and the dry-ness really doesn't help this brew out any.

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4.05/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Docrock
2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of bowzer4birdie
3.76/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of dlino11
3.52/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev +9%

Photo of sbrock22
2.25/5  rDev -34.6%

Photo of spycow
2/5  rDev -41.9%

Photo of ControlledBurn
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.47/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sean9689
2.78/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

On cask at NotLA. Poured into tasting glass.

A - Pours a golden/copper color, light cream-colored head.

S - Hops, light malts, off-putting medicinal harshness (not sure what this is from), slight skunk notes too, watery.

T - Blah. Just tastes "old"...light bitter hops and malts. Again, harsh skunked notes like this cask has been sitting around for a year or so.

M - Light body, light carbonation.

O - Not a good IPA at all. This is one I avoided after I had the first pour, and I wasn't the only one. No thank you.

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Confessional IPA from The Lucky Monk
Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 43 ratings
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