Grumpy Monk | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

BA SCORE
83
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716 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jzeilinger on 04-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
716
Reviews:
159
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
12.6%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
78
For Trade:
0
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.21/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Copper to dark copper colored with an inch of densely packed creamy tan head comprised of tiny bubbles. I'm smelling a vegetal hop aroma combined with a candy sweet Belgian yeast strain. The flavor is a blend of vegetal hops and a very powerful candy sweet Belgian yeast strain that overwhelms the back of the palate. The mouth is moderately carbonated and very dry.

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3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear medium amber producing 2 fingers of frothy, light tan, somewhat lasting head that recedes to a thin surface cap leaving a webby wash of lace. Aroma is mild Belgian funk with notes of dried & candied apple, caramel, clove, orange, grapefruit & hints of earth & pine. Taste is caramel; a medley of syrupy fruits: apple, peach & a tropical hint; earthy floral, faint orange & tangerine citrus & pine hop bitterness of moderate intensity, clove & a little peppery spice in the finish & aftertaste. Belgian funk & bready malt linger in the background. Mouthfeel is medium-heavy bodied, moderate carbonation, mouth coating & syrupy on the tongue, sticky & thick on the swallow, light prickliness in the finish & drying in the aftertaste.

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3.72/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +9.6%
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2/5  rDev -45.2%
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4.1/5  rDev +12.3%
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3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
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3.85/5  rDev +5.5%
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3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
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3.14/5  rDev -14%
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4/5  rDev +9.6%
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3.19/5  rDev -12.6%
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3.74/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.19/5  rDev -12.6%
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3.18/5  rDev -12.9%
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3.64/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.67/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Grumpy Monk from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.65 out of 5 based on 716 ratings.
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