Monk's Stout Dupont | Brasserie Dupont sprl

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Monk's Stout DupontMonk's Stout Dupont
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dupont sprl
Belgium
brasserie-dupont.com

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kojevergas on 06-26-2011

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Ratings:
250
Reviews:
81
Avg:
3.31
pDev:
15.11%
 
 
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3.13/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nightgardener
3.23/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wonothesane42
3.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bluegrass49
3.7/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of poskok
3.61/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Antyk
4.01/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of byronic
3.39/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of q33jeff
4.11/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

**
08/04/2012
On tap at Monks Bar, Philadelphia.

AROMA: Chocolate, Banana, Pumperknickel.
LOOK: Dark black, creamy full head.
TASTE: Chocolate, Banana, Pumperknickel. A touch Sour yeast but not too much Wang for a belgian.
FEEL: thick.

Nice Belgian Stout.
**

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Photo of dukeufo
3.27/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of a77cj7
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BellsFan
4.2/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of YvesB
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MrDell
3.58/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

10.03.2016

Brasserie Dupont – Monk’s Stout
English Stout – 5.2% - 330ml Bottling date unknown – Best Before 02.2015

Just noticed that the best before date on this bottle was 13 months ago, but being a bottle conditioned stout, that may not be a bad thing, it may well have smoothed out over time.

Appearance: Small hiss when cap cracked, then a gentle pour into a ½ pint glass had to be in stages due to uncontrollable off white head that did dissipate quickly. Noisey carbonation. Looks a bit like a coke-float (coca-cola with ice cream). Nice lacing.

Aroma: Coffee, bitter chocolate and roasted malt – pretty standard stout aromas backed up by a hint of spicy yeast.

Taste: Coffee, chocolate and roasted malt, aroma translates very well here. Not as bitter as some other stouts I’ve had of late – could be due to the age.

Mouthfeel: Thin – medium body.

Overall: I’m not a huge stout fan but this is palatable, not particularly exciting though and not one that I will be searching out again. It seems a little one dimensional, as if something is missing. I look for big flavours/something exciting in my beers, especially ones from Belgium. This is just too bland I guess. I was also expecting something a little sweeter going by its name alone, it’s not sweet and it’s not bitter, fairly neutral all round. 6.75 / 10.

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Photo of dougbreathe
3.93/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of captaincoffee
3.43/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dupont...you make some really tasty beer...so what happened here? Pours black with a medium head but only a little lacing. Nose is not very strong, even as it warms. Some chickory, herbal, and limited roasted notes. Taste is mild, a bit watered down, and slightly acrid. Limited traditional maltly toasty flavors. Mouthfeel is a bit rough and over carbonated. Not impressed.

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Photo of Takahiro
2.53/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

L: black with thick foamy tanned head
S: roasted malt/ thin coffee, mugi-cha (japanese roasted barley tea),
T: citrusy dupont yeast character, crashing with burned coffee. not much caramel malt so it feels empty.
F: finishes dry as expected from their yeast
O: this is not a typical stout by any means... i miss some caramel notes that i associate with this style of beer. instead, this one feels like watered down coffee... dissapointed.

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Photo of Chickenshack
3.53/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hansavijaticar
4.5/5  rDev +36%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of puboflyons
3.27/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From the corked, caged dark green 750 ml bottle. Sampled on November 11, 2015. I wish it was dated because I expect this had been on the store shelf where I purchased it for many months

Mahogany brown pour with reddish hues under a lingering tan head.

The aroma has a slightly sweet malt character with a bit of funky yeast and a hint of grape.

Acidic light to medium body.

The taste had a kind of cooked vegetable sweet malty character at first but the finish was acidic and bitter. I was not enthusiastic about it but I finished it.

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3.06/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Poupae
3.44/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of user785335
3.47/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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