Feminist | Monkish Brewing Co.

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108 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Tripel with hibiscus.

Added by UCLABrewN84 on 07-31-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
108
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
10.93%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
23
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 108 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of aaronyoung01
3.07/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of LLTrejo
4.68/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Great beer, good head and an amazing taste.

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Photo of Vylo
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ssam
3.72/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Had this at the bar the other night. Served in a wide tulip... if there was any head it completely dissipated on the way to my table. No head docks some points off the 'look' but otherwise it was a beautiful ruby red, perfectly clear, pretty sexy beer. Mostly malty smell with some spiciness. Its got a deep malty taste. Kind of earthy with some herby spiciness. Nice moderate level of carbonation so it doesn't reinforce the spiciness.

Drinkability wise I agree with some other reviewers that this went down more easily than you'd think for a 9.4% that said, I didn't want to get another one. Its a big beer and while it handles itself pretty well, you still feel it.

I haven't had many belgian tripels so this was a decent experience on the whole. Not my favorite but not too shabby.

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Photo of dominic4beer
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikey55
4.09/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Paul_Andrews
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Piglet_rulz_da_yard
3.94/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jdougherty
3.95/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SocalKicks
3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoctorZombies
4.09/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep auburn draft pour with off white head. Spicy nose. Spicy start, followed by banana clove. Slightly tart finish. Crisp mouthfeel; floral/hibiscus younger coating. Surprisingly lite and refreshing for a 9.4% beer.

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Photo of AROB13
3.56/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ilpalazzo
4.21/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JayPeso
4.02/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tkdchampxi
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Gavroche tulip. Pours a slightly hazy orange amber with a fine one finger white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of bready malt, overripe light stone fruit, hint of cherry and lighty floral. Flavor follows with lots of overripe stone fruit and citrus, light apple juice, bready malt, light coriander and clove; lightly floral. Finishes with a dry, almost astringent woody bitterness and citrus rind. Medium bodied with great active carbonation. An intresting domestic take on the tripel style, much maltier than traditional and more fruit oriented than Belgian spice forward. Initial flavor leans in the direction of a traditional tripel, but the quite dry, mildly tart and astringently bitter finish is a bit unbalanced. The floral notes from the hibiscus and light and well integrated. I liked this quite a bit except for the finish, which seemed to have too much unsupported bitterness and tartness. Well made, and different. My second ale from this brewery and intriguing enough to bring me back.

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Photo of dbauer
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of swanfungus
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerMeCJS
4.11/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 2GOOFY
4.03/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Furlinator
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kmoen
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of BAsbill
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of AlanBeardface
4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

Photo of Bartm
4.16/5  rDev +10.9%

Feminist from Monkish Brewing Co.
3.75 out of 5 based on 108 ratings.
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