Pious Monk Dunkel | Church Brew Works

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Church Brew Works
Pennsylvania, United States
churchbrew.com

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 09-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
270
Reviews:
105
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
12.78%
 
 
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5
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40
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3.41/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.78/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.67/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks for this trade, ozzylizard!

A : Cherry wood stained color with 70% opacity. The head is three fingers and very stable, leaving licks of lacing on the glass.

S : Very vinous with grape, plum, and fig. Some kilned malts and light bubble gum yeastiness also accompany the nose. Overall a sweet, yeasty, sour aroma.

T : Yeast and fig hit first, followed by lightly scorched grain, ending with ABC-bubble gum, dough, and dried old hop flower. Out of the bottle it's very lager-y at the front and complete metallic at the back.

F : A medium bodied beer, complete with carbonation and a semi-dry sweet finish.

O : Interesting beer, though I wouldn't cry if I never had it again. :-)

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Photo of masonstorm
3.95/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brother_rebus
3.34/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Brown color. Like a nut brown look. Bit of lacing and ringed head. Not much of an effervescent smell. Tastes of malt and dark fruits. Figgy. Plummy. Datey. Fizzy carbonation bite. Lingering sedimenty chalk taste. Not terrible. Just not my typea dunkle. I do like dunkle though.

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Photo of nstygles
3.34/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EMV
3.07/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of McMatt7
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.18/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrownAleMale
3.36/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sam22889
3.97/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Fievel
3.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shortkut
4.24/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ozzylizard
4.28/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Growler at 42 degrees into shaker
Aroma of roasted malt
Head small (2 cm, aggressive pour), light brown, frothy initially, rapidly becoming creamy, diminishing to 3mm ring and layer
Lacing average – various size islands of tiny to small bubbles
Body medium amber, clear
Flavor of lightly roasted malt, caramel; no hops flavor, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, soft carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 4, Flavor 4.5, Palate 4.25, Overall 4.25

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Photo of jambo297
3.8/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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4.92/5  rDev +36.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.08/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Pious Monk Dunkel from Church Brew Works
3.6 out of 5 based on 270 ratings.
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