Monkey King Saison Farmhouse Ale | New Holland Brewing Company

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Monkey King Saison Farmhouse AleMonkey King Saison Farmhouse Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
newhollandbrew.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Kerrie on 03-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
492
Reviews:
77
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
11.7%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
79
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 492 |  Reviews: 77
Photo of largadeer
3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of canarycommotion
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TrufflePig
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Luke9
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigred89
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AD17
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Isaacknows
5/5  rDev +39.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great Beer. Highly Recommend.

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Photo of Barleycorn
3.43/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.49/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Yellow golden body with slight haze, awesome white fluffy rocky head, streams of fine bubbles. Nose is mostly spice, with mild wheat-like malt acting as a backbone. Black pepper is the vastly dominant flavor, with ambiguous spice and yeast following up, faint tang and chalk on the finish. Light-medium bodied, prickly carbonation.
Obligatory yeast, out of control spice, odd tang towards the end... did not care for this one.

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Photo of Beer_lover89
3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Walleybeer
4.18/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Miami66
3.56/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of instinct2
3.48/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Reggie1014
3.07/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Pale yellow color. Smells of yeast and spice. Taste up front is fruity, mild citrus with a backend of pumpkin type spices. Feel is seltzer, carbonation. Too much of a medicinal feel for me.

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Photo of Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
4.09/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Garvey
4.28/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aknalley
3.26/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ArtAttackEd
3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheHopsman
3.61/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stofko1992
3.49/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Billydoughnuts
3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of glass_house
3.87/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of metter98
3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down, leaving some patches of bubbles on the surface, a collar around the edge, and some lacing down the sides.
S: Light to moderate aromas of fruity yeast are present in the nose—bananas seem to stand out in particular—along with notes of spices.
T: The taste follows the smell and has flavors of fruity and spicy yeasts.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. No dryness is perceptible.
O: This saison is a lot fruitier compared to many of the other beers that I've had in the style—the fruitiness is akin to what you would expect in a tripel.

Serving type: bottle

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Monkey King Saison Farmhouse Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
3.59 out of 5 based on 492 ratings.
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