Anomaly | Monkish Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Monkish Brewing Co.
California, United States
monkishbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by UnknownKoger on 05-21-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
81
Reviews:
8
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
8.46%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 81 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of mpenske
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.64/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nick_perry
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Malty, boozy, and a brown sugar note. Warming feeling and a lingering finish.

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Photo of lupercmda
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shigg85
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StephenCollinsMarshall
3.73/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jooler
3.73/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrinkThemAll
3.81/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shoegueuze
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of datpingao
4.43/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnBender
4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SDRedDevil
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Its_Dipset_Eyy
4.19/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LXIXME
3.9/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Smells similar to a Chimay but the Taste falls short. Way short. A drinkable dark beer that has a decent lacing and good coloring. but, again I must say, the aroma is the most inviting aspect of the beer as I see/taste it.

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Photo of dukeufo
4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Yermomsfavorite
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Honeybourne
3.67/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoubleJ
4.26/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sazz9
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ThickNStout
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Corked and caged 750mL bottle from j47paco (thanks!). No apparent bottling date. Served in a goblet.

Pours a deep, opaque mahogany with some crimson highlights and about two fingers of dense pale khaki head. The froth gradually recedes to a modest ring, leaving a few decent sized patches of lace.

Smells of candied dark fruits backed by plum, caramel, raisin bread, leather and just a hint of oxidation.

Tastes much more bready than the nose implied. Rye bread, raisin oat muffin, plum skins, dates, caramel, cocoa, slight molasses, faint leather, subtle clove towards the back end and a little mild booze character.

Medium, fairly creamy body with moderately soft carbonation. Raisin bread, fruit skins, burnt caramel and trace clove in the finish.

Bready and dark fruity overall, this hits all attributes well. Anomaly is a solid BDSA from Monkish and worth checking out for fans of the style.

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Photo of redfox405
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Paul_Andrews
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GMan310
3.95/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

great beer. nothing to crazy just nice belgian dark ale.

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Photo of Java23
3.15/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Good, but it's not great.

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Anomaly from Monkish Brewing Co.
4.02 out of 5 based on 81 ratings.
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