Old Monk 10000
Mohan Breweries & Distilleries Ltd

Old Monk 10000Old Monk 10000
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Mohan Breweries & Distilleries Ltd
Malt Liquor
Ranked #24
Ranked #29,209
2.57 | pDev: 31.91%
Nov 19, 2023
May 29, 2006
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Rated: 2.83 by ronniebruner from Arizona

Nov 19, 2023
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Reviewed by Darkmagus82 from Texas

2.51/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3
Poured from a 650 ml bottle into a pint glass
You have to love the name and description on this one! “Old Monk 10000 Super Beer This beer is made for beer lovers to discover the special taste”
Appearance -The beer pours clear golden color with a tiny fizzy white head. The head fades immediately, leaving just a touch of foam on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma is strong of a corn and caramel smell mixed with a little bit of grain and hay. Other metallic and
Taste – The taste starts with a dry and crisp corn syrup and cracker malt flavor paired with a big showing of metallic shards and some paper. Along with these tastes comes a touch of caramel and a little bit of apricot. As the taste advances the sweet increases all while the light cracker decreases. Some tannin like flavors and notes of hay, stale cereal, and cardboard come at the end, and with a decent hit of booziness, one is left with a rather harsh malt taste to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is rather thin for a 8 % abv brew with a high carbonation level. For the style the feel is on point, minimizing the off flavors and matching the intent of the brew, to drink easy and get drunk faster.
Overall – Well it is what it’s made to be. A super beer to get it done! Nothing special here, but hey, with a description as a “Super Beer” and at “10000” this is a must try.
Oct 02, 2023
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Reviewed by SuperBeer

5/5  rDev +94.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Old Monk 10000 is a Super Beer. How do you know? It says so on the bottle! I don't know about you, but I haven't gotten this far in life by disregarding the advice printed on beer bottles. The world is full of hipster IPAs, but if you're having a spicy Indian meal and need something to simultaneously manage the fire in your mouth and get you drunk, Old Monk 10000 Super Beer is exactly the tool for the job. It may also be able to cure STDs and cancer too, but I'll leave that research to professionals. I only gave this beer all 5's because giving it 10,000 in each category wasn't an option.
Jul 25, 2023
Rated: 3.13 by Birdlegs from Washington

Jul 01, 2023
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Reviewed by JZH1000 from Colorado

2.54/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
Poured from a 22oz bottled on February 8th 2022

Head is immediately fizzy and not fine. Retention isnt great but it settles ad a surprisingly thick cap and ring. Body is a solid but light yellow straw with fine but plentiful carbonation. Lacing does form nicely, but isn't throughout the whole glass.

Aroma is Metallic with enough acetaldehyde to throw wine aromas. Fruity and dry, but for a lager that isn't great. Not skunky, but VERY yeasty.

Taste is incredibly light for what it is, similar to budweiser, ricey, but surprisingly clean considering the aroma. The acetaldehyde is still present, and a bready malt is not present at all.

Feel is dry and maintains drinkability even as it warms. Long finish but incredibly dry and attenuated.

Overall this comes off as a malt liquor for sure. The aroma and taste implied the abv but there is no alcohol burn. If it wasn't an expensive import it would be a touch better than hurricane malt liquor.
Apr 24, 2023
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Reviewed by jkblr from Indiana

3.28/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
650 mL bottle MFG 10.12.2021 (you have to get your malt liquor ticks when opportunity knocks, 15 months old at sampling) poured into a giant mug at fridge temp 8% ABV. The beer pours mostly bright light amber with off white head. The head recedes to a thin cap, but leaves no lacing. The aroma is moderate in strength featuring stale, dusty grain and vegetable oil. The taste is semisweet slick malt with sucrose sweetness, orchard fruit and a hint of floral hop. Minimal bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation and a fairly undry finish. Overall, average malt liquor, but not super enjoyable...
Feb 05, 2023
Rated: 2.64 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 24, 2022
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Reviewed by sulldaddy from Connecticut

3.03/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
Sampling a cold 650 ml bottle of this beer poured into a chalice, because why not?
Consuming as part of the online malt liquor tasting.
The beer pours a bright rich clear golden color with a fizzy bleached white head foaming up about 1 cm. This foam fades to a thin edge layer and one large island in the center of my glass. Several lazy streams of carbonation rise to the surface.
The aroma is fairly mild on this one with a little bit of grain and some general sweetness, with a bit of apple cider note and some corn husk. But very faint all around, may open up as it warms?
First sip reveals a light to medium body with fine and spacious carbonation. Texture is a little thin yet slick and does leave a slight coating feel on my lips.
Flavor is briefly grainy malt and then apple juice, apple cider and refined sugar. The finish is a little bit of white wine or green grape and tarter cider note. no hops no booze. Very easy to drink minus the sweetness and proximal to apple cider character. Finish is lingering now with that white wine note.
Glad to have tried it for the tasting, almost definitely wouldnt buy it again.
I dont hate this beer, but its pretty sweet so know that if you buy one!
Oct 23, 2021
Rated: 3.51 by Jjmj51 from Rhode Island

Sep 19, 2021
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Reviewed by BerkeleyBeerSleuth from California

3.45/5  rDev +34.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Straw yellow appearance with a thin white head. Smell is of grain malt, and a little of a dry apple cider character. Taste is lacking any real character, slightly sour but not in a good way. Though for a malt liquor, it's drinkable. The finish isn't terrible.
Sep 12, 2021
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Reviewed by RonaldTheriot from Louisiana

3.7/5  rDev +44%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Old Monk 10000 has a fairly thick, bright white head, and a bubbly, hazy, straw-gold appearance, with minimal lacing. The aroma is of fermented, bready cereal grains. The flavor is of a slight, white wine or green apple note, with very faint hop character. Old Monk 10000 has a high-medium body and a semi-dry finish.

Jul 17, 2021
Rated: 3.15 by ummswimmin from New Jersey

Mar 06, 2021
Rated: 1 by AndrewFord666 from Illinois

Feb 05, 2021
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Reviewed by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington

2.76/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75
L: Clear honey hue with a finger of stark white foam. Average retention but no lace.

S: Between a lager’s straw aroma and an off-dry saison. Strong apple blossoms.

T: Certainly an abbey ale. Full cracker and bready malts. Starts easy to drink, but gets a bit forward, sweet, and medicinal: an over the top middle taste that is hard to swallow.

F: Medium body and a bit heavy handed. The carbonation is serious but welcome and while the finish is drier, mid-palate is nearly cloying like a poor cider.

O: Funny looking through the prior review before coming up with my overall thoughts: phenolic, apples/cider, medicinal. Seems these are common sentiments. While there are well executed elements to the beer, it is not repeatable for me.
Jan 21, 2021
Rated: 1 by Dalkri from Massachusetts

May 20, 2020
Rated: 2.42 by metter98 from New York

Feb 21, 2020
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Reviewed by Bouleboubier from New Jersey

3.32/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
(650 ml bottle; Batch no. & Mfg. date both blank; purchased cold single... split poured between a fat tulip and a teku)

L: crystal-clear, honey-orange-amber colored liquid, tiny bit of dusty sediment afloat; tight, white, bubbly foam, holding more steady in the teku... lovely spongy collar keeps, but little-to-no lace

S: classic cake donut (or sugar cookie) malt base, subtle leather and vague coriander phenol spice, similar to what I've smelled in some (strong) pale Baltic lagers, notably Carlsberg Special Brew; so mildly medicinal, but more so almost cider-like... light-moderate overall intensity

T: oh yeah, but then no... dry, vaguely corn-meal cereal overtone, soft blast of ethanol through the middle, sort of stale, floury finish, lingering a sec before quietly degrading in the aftertaste... after a few moments, a vague (dry) apple pie flavor flickering... like a cider/champagne/malt liquor cocktail; flavors have a bit more pop/focus outta the teku

F: quiet heat lingering back and top of palate, rounded mellow bite... bottom of palate feels relatively dry and clean... marginally ragged around the edges, but doesn't have much viscosity or burn

O: reminds me of a lighter Axe Head - tastes a touch aged, but also doesn't taste carefully brewed and/or made to be sipped cellar temp from a glass... do keep the bottle wrapped in the paper bag, and this IS a race to the finish - on your marks! (1581)
Oct 17, 2019
Rated: 3 by paulish from New York

Oct 10, 2019
Rated: 2.91 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Jun 17, 2019
Rated: 2.96 by dbrauneis from North Carolina

Dec 01, 2018
Old Monk 10000 from Mohan Breweries & Distilleries Ltd
Beer rating: 63 out of 100 with 93 ratings