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Monkey Island | Coronado Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by chinchill on 06-30-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings:
9
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
9.9%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 9
Photo of mactrail
3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Handsome red-brown color in the Bacchus heavy tumbler. Quite adequate foam and a spritzy mouthfeel. A wee bit syrupy but clear and has a tangy sharp ending. That roasty malt flavor is endless but has that dark edge that goes with the bitter hop aftertaste.

Strong and malty. I like this better than unamplified Schwarzbier. It's an unusual concept, but works well. Somehow this retains the dry Schwartz character rather than tasting like a big Stout. Burnt sugar with a twiggy, charred taste.

From the 32 oz jug purchased at the Morena brewing facility.

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Photo of chinchill
4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the Orange Street brewpub location.
An "Imperial Schwarzbier" made in collaboration with Monkey Paw. IBU = 60

Pours near black with a good, durable head that leaves loads of sticky lacing.

Aroma: fruity dark malts; moderate complexity; high appeal; high ABV partly apparent.

Taste: fairly rich malty flavor with ints of brandy, coffee and dark fruits.
Nice light bitterness. Essentially no burnt grain.

O: excellent if a bit bitter for style.

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Monkey Island from Coronado Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.
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