Horny Monk | Petoskey Brewing Company

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3.54/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Petoskey Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
petoskeybrewing.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by chinchill on 08-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,869
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
140
pDev:
13.84%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 140 |  Reviews: 19
Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

An overwhelming damp wood taste did this one in for me. True to Belgian advertisement on the dark ale look ( though thin and over-carbonated) and smell. But the flavor was dominated by tree bark and feel was extremely thin.

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Photo of TheSixthRing
4.04/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Tasting notes 10/26/17
Had on-tap at Iron Bay Grill in Marquette, MI

Appearance - Served up in a classic pint, deep copper red with a thin sheet of sandstone head. Just a few small spots make up the lacing.

Smell - Aroma is Sweet and fruity. Caramel develops as the brew warms.

Taste - Follows the nose. Sweet, fruity and lightly spiced upfront before the brew turns to a solid amount of equal caramel and toffee malt base sitting beneath. Finish hits with a hint of hop bitterness and a long, lingering malt sweetness.

Mouthfeel - Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Almost a fluffy texture; makes this a stupid easy drinker with a clean finish.

Overall - Nice flavor, made better by the smooth refreshing body. This is a beer Id drink time and again if it were something I could get my hands on.

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Photo of BenHoppy
2.68/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Touch of chocolate and dark fruit but really poor take on the style. Very watery and thin on the body. Was a chore to finish.

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Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.67/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 16oz can into Stone Brewing Goblet. Canned March 16th, 2017.

L: Mahogany color, one quarter finger head is off-white and doesn't last very long.

S: Smells of dark fruits, with a surprisingly bready presence, some caramel hidden in there as well.

T: Dark fruit, bready, caramel, quite nice but nothing super special.

F: Light, below average carbonation, that aspect really hurts this beer as it is "Belgian Style."

O: Good beer, could be much better.

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Photo of srosj23
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ruzzal
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beejay
3.02/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

A: A very dark brown in color with a full soft tan head.

S: Burnt bread and light Belgian character.

T: Creamy, with burnt bread, and fruitiness with something off in the finish.

M: Thin with moderate carbonation, and a tannic finish.

O: Cloying without much Belgian character, and a rough burnt flavor.

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Photo of JeffSK
3.6/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gopens44
3.96/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Surprised by the relatively low rating on this, as it's a very drinkable dubbel. Nose may be a little on the muted side, but it at least carries a nice roasted malt. Taste is very nice though. Fig, banana influencing from the yeast and a nice roasted finish with an alcohol kick without an alcohol taste. Certainly better, way the hell better than an "80" would indicate!

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Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
3.14/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of cmukid87
3.87/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tsar_Riga
3.71/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear brown body, thin white head, some lacing. Nose is caramel, bread, and flavor add a bit of minerality. Feel is moderate, with good carbonation and drying close. A good Dubbel.

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Photo of Laughbaum1994
4.45/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Very good beer. Feels and tastes a bit heavy but mild enough to make it easy to drink. Mild hop. Has Mixed flavors that combine very well. Strongly recommend it on tap. Light and day difference when it comes to bottle vs tap.

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Photo of DavidRandall
4.04/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
3.47/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Yeldarb92
3.34/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chillin
3.6/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tracker83
3.87/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.7/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mambajahamba
3.78/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zaraspook
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.69/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lukass
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EdFed
3.87/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopHeadKurt
3.02/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

A little harsh on the back of the tongue but very drinkable.

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Horny Monk from Petoskey Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 140 ratings