Dancin' Monks | Adelbert's Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Adelbert's Brewery
Texas, United States
adelbertsbeer.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
2015 Gold Medal from Artisan Awards
2014 Craft Beer Awards Gold Medal

THE ALE: This clean, malty ale has a robust flavor with fruity, plum aromas. The carbonation balances the moderate sweetness from the malt, resulting in a dry and smooth finish. It pairs great with savory foods like barbecue, rich stews, grilled meats, and dark chocolate cake.

THE STORY: The Colombian Monks could really cut loose during the annual retreat hosted by Del at his home near Naivasha Lake in Kenya. Smiling ear to ear and with ale in hand, they would dance the night away! You might find you are doing your own little happy dance after a glass of Dancin’ Monks. Drink, dance, repeat.

Added by champ103 on 03-09-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,067
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
106
pDev:
9.92%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
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$ 14.99/26.4 oz bottle ($ 0.586/oz) at World Market in The Forum in Selma, TX
Bottled 10/20/14, served at 42 degrees, opens with a resounding “POP” (after the cork breaks and has to be pulled with a cork screw) into hand washed and dried JK snifter, allowed to warm to 55 degrees
Aroma of malt and fruit
Head average (Three cm, aggressive pour), tan, frothy, diminishing to irregular four to six mm ring and rocky layer
Lacing - none
Body medium brown, chill haze, moderate effervescence
Flavor begins lightly sweet with some light plum flavor, ends lightly sweet; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium to full, creamy, soft carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 3.75, Flavor 3.75, Palate 4, Overall 3.75

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Thanks greid!

translucent deep amber color. white tight head.

smell is loaded with Belgian yeast esters. Slight hints of toffee and caramel.

The taste is overwhelming dry. Initial sweetness is cut of almost instantaneously by that pervading dryness. Its a nutty dryness that I normally associate with Nut Brown Ales. Carolina Nut Brown comes to mind.

It finishes clean with a light sweet coating.

Its like a hybrid between a Dubbel and a Nut Brown.

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Dancin' Monks from Adelbert's Brewery
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 106 ratings