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Merry Monks | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Merry Monks, 9.3% ABV, is a Belgian-style Tripel. Pilsner malt combined with an Abbey yeast strain yields a remarkable and complex flavor packed with notes of spice, banana and pear. Nicely balanced, with a moderate to dry finish.

Merry Monks is bottle conditioned which imparts a special effervescence to the beer and a creamier carbonation. The ongoing fermentation inside the bottle will change the character of the beer as it ages and you’ll find it becomes dryer with age. You may want to lay down a few bottles for future evaluation. We suggest storing at cellar temperatures (around 55°F) and away from light.

This brew is available year-round. Keep your eye out for Merry Monks in 25 oz. cork-and-cage champagne bottles for an exceptional experience!

Added by SheepNutz on 09-13-2001

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look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Was really hoping for a better experience. Not a very drinkable beer. It tasted & smelled a lot like rotten fruit & alcohol. Now I don't usually drink tripels, which is why I didn't score it lower, but if they all taste like this, I'll never drink another one. It was that bad. I found myself forcing it down quicker because it definitely started to develop a stronger rotten taste as the beer's temperature rose higher. Not a beer I would reccommend.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

I have had the monks many times but wanted to do a full review to see when it would fall. Good looking beer that has a nice belgian nose, but you do notice the alcohol in the smell. Love the taste, something about this beer really hits me right. And with the ABV you have to give it some bonus points, although you do notice the alcohol. My biggest observation is the guy on the label, he really looks like a child offender. Excellent beer that I will have often.

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Merry Monks from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 2,373 ratings
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