Monk's Stout Dupont | Brasserie Dupont sprl

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250 Ratings
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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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
250
Reviews:
81
Avg:
3.31
pDev:
15.11%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
19
For Trade:
0
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Photo of korguy123
3.54/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dupont release at the LCBO.

Decent price, didn't see the ratings before buying... fingers crossed.

Dark brown, almost black pour with a fizzy, short lived light tan head. Lacing is minimal.

Some chocolate and coffee, a touch of soda and some dark stone fruits. Sweet biscuits and brown sugar. There is a touch of smoke in the back end.

Dark roasted malts, sweet biscuits, slight metallic taste with something that resembles peanuts.

Light body, high carbonation.

This wasn't terrible, but it wasn't fantastic. This had flavors and aromas that I never imagined or thought would ever go in a bottle. I guess I have some learning still to do.

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Photo of BGsWo22
2.25/5  rDev -32%

Photo of spycow
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of JDavidRice
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of oldp0rt
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of StoutHunter
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of Seaba
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of ngeunit1
4.16/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark brown-black with a finger of frothy tan-khaki colored head. Fades slowly.

S - Roasted chocolate malts, roasted coffee, some dark fruits, Belgian yeast, vanilla, floral hops.

T - Roasted chocolate malts, roasted coffee, Belgian yeast, dark fruits, lactose, floral hops, earthy bitterness.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a dry and lightly sweet finish.

D - Great balanced Belgian/English style stout.

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Photo of QuamLaetus
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of GeoffreyM
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of rfbenavi80
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of bluejacket74
3.61/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750 ml caged and corked bottle. Cork says 2011 on it, so I assume it was bottled sometime last year. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours dark brown/black with a huge 3 inch head. This one foamed up pretty much as soon as I started the pour, and it took a while for the head to recede so I could get a somewhat full glass. There's a good amount of lacing. Aroma is nice but light, it smells like roasted malt, coffee, bittersweet chocolate and some dark fruit. The brew tastes like roasted and burnt/charred malt, coffee, bitter herbs, and a bit of tart dark fruit. I liked the taste of this the longer I drank it. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it's smooth and has high carbonation. I thought this was a decent enough brew, I liked it.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of raythealeman
3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of jmich24
3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of eduardolinhalis
3.6/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

330ml bottle served in a tulip glass.

A: Pours a deep black color forming a big dark beige to gray bubbled head. Good retention and only few lacings formed and left. However, a very thin layer remains for long on the top

S: Very strong on roasted malts. Notes of dark chocolate and coffee. Milky and sweet too. Very "Stout", I mean, reminds Guinness in the nose. Some bready Belgian yeasts that break a bit the main English character. Light flowery hops in the end

T: Slightly sweet and roasted malts upfront which turns quickly into a dry and mild bitter in the tongue. Notes of dark chocolate, milk, coffee and brown bread. Belgian yeasts. Finish is mainly made of roasted bitterness and some hops. Not bad

M: Light to medium body. A bit creamy. Good carbonation. Aftertaste is bitter and full of roasted malts

O: Easy drinking beer but, at the same time, not very attractive. A British style beer made in Belgian. That's perhaps the most interesting point about this beer

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Photo of gueuzeonhigh
3.3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This bottle poured a monster head.
Color is a nice dark walnut.
Has a slight bucolic like nose- yeast, flowery--
The flavor is obscured by a fairly tangy mouthfeel.
flavor is thin w/o much character or something that make's this beer memorable.
There are hops bitterness, a dash of toasted malt, but for this beer to wear the badge of "stout"-- even Belgian style is a bit of a stretch.

One thing I do like is the somewhat lower ABV. I can put down two pints w/o being welded to my chair seat.

Overall it's OK but not memorable, nor a beer I'll hunt for-- lots of others out there...

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Photo of Mdog
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Had at Mad Capper-no notes. Very light body for a stout detracts from the experience.

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Photo of Daniellobo
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of Mantooth
2/5  rDev -39.6%

Photo of ltltony
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of russpowell
2.79/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Opens with a huge pop, pours mahogany with 3+ of mocha head.

S: Brown bread & dark fruit

T: Figs, woody hops, watered down tea. As this warms, more of the same, whispers of juicy-fruit. Minimal head retention & lacing. Finishes with vauge figgyness, leafy hops & tobacco. Real close to a drain pour

MF: Fairly thin, low carbonation

A mediocre itteration of this style, pass ...

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Photo of draheim
3.8/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750mL (L11216A 10:22) into a tulip. Pours a deep coffee brown w/ a big mocha head that slowly settles to a dense pillow of foam.

Aroma is deep & complex. Chocolate, molasses, dark fruit, rich caramel malt.

Taste is equally interesting. Chocolate and coffee, toffee, figs/dates, a vague hint of spice. Maybe just a little too much going on here.

Mouthfeel is a little thin relative to the bold taste, which actually works well. Lively carbonation keeps it feeling light and crisp rather than sticky and syrupy, but it is a little prickly.

Overall an interesting, unique beer - sort of a cross between a Belgian dark and a porter. While I enjoyed it for what it was, it's not a beer I'd seek out again.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.06/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at Little Bear in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a clear dark brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark fruits, plum wine, and alcohol. Taste is much the same with some pomegranate and dark roasted malt flavors on the finish. There is a mild roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty average beer that is quite disappointing coming from Dupont.

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Photo of Stevie_Janowski
3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

Monk's Stout Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
3.31 out of 5 based on 250 ratings.
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