Grumpy Monk | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

BA SCORE
83
good
717 Ratings
Grumpy MonkGrumpy Monk
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:
717
Reviews:
161
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
12.57%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
78
For Trade:
0
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3.91/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter. Pours a dark golden color with a nice fluffy one finger head. Smells of Belgian yeast and slight earthy/grassy hops. Tastes of grassy, earthy hops and slight Belgian grain/yeast. Beer is carbonated well, goes down smoothly, light bodied. Overall, a very good beer.

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3.96/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The beer pours out in a copper color with a large yeasty white head.

The aroma has floral notes, Belgian bready yeast, caramel, along with tons of spice and dark fruit.

The flavor follows with lots of caramel sweetness with spice and pepper notes. There's some juicy plum and floral flavors. The beer ends on a dry finish.

This is fantastic beer for the style. It has a really good amount of Belgian, without much IPA notes

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice golden color and excellent flavor. Belgian style IPA that you should try if you are a fan of either. Unique experience and an interesting coming together of yeastiness and hops. It is a favorite on my short non-dark beers list. Great nose on this beer too--enjoy!

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Grumpy Monk from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.66 out of 5 based on 717 ratings.
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