Monk's Blood | 21st Amendment Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery
California, United States
21st-amendment.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Belgian Strong Dark ale brewed with cinnamon, on oak chips with figs.

Added by taxguyjase on 09-10-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,414
Reviews:
527
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.16%
 
 
Wants:
91
Gots:
219
For Trade:
2
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Photo of StoutFox
4.55/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Snellgg5
4.55/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pug
4.54/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mptorpey
4.53/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: A great rich brown almost rasin with a nice smooth white head.

S: A rich spice and rasin or fig jam. Cinnimum is quite also perdominate.

T: A very complex beer with lots of jam and spice. Jig is quite up frount and finishes with loads of spice like cumin and cinnimum. Very rich and dence. As it warms the ABV is hightned.

M: Very rich dnece long finish. Smooth with a some what sweentenss in the end.

O: A great beer but a little hard to drink more that one because it has such a richness and complexiness to it.

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Photo of tmm313
4.53/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Deep red/mahogany color. Only poured about 1/2 finger of head, but had good lacing.

S- Vanilla, fig, grape, and oak dominate. Orange, spice, and the slightest touch of booze as accents.

T- All kinds of things going on. Grape, caramel, raisin, earthy hop, spice, rum, vanilla, yeast, citrus, and cinnamon. I was enjoying it too much to give a detailed report...

M- Medium body with light viscous qualities. Virtually no aftertaste.

O- I really enjoyed this beer. It was one of those I was too busy saying "damn that's good" to concentrate too deeply on the order of things going on. I'm already planning on going back and buying more.

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Photo of Snow81
4.51/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Heavy amber with a thick haze

Head: Nice frosty dark tan head

Smell: Heavy sweet malt, coriander is there with some heat

Taste: Get some heat right off the bat that turns into a rich malty layer with a subtle bitter hop

Weight: Light body with a high to medium carbonation

Finish: Bit of a dry on the end with a rich maltyness and back notes of a subtle bitter hop. Very sticky on the lips

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Photo of Paincane
4.51/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Opaque mahogany colored body is topped by a creamy khaki head.
S: Vanilla, oak, fig and spice aromas make for a beautiful bouquet.
T: Flavors include cinnamon, vanilla, dried dark fruits and a bit of booziness.
M: Medium bodied, very flavorful and enjoyable.
O: Delicious, excellent brew.

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Photo of Sevansmith
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Jordanbryan10
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Nage37
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of poopsmitherson
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of jason_nwx
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Illmaticzx
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of drummerguy
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VeganUndead
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of dvanhandel
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of tln13
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Travisnin
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of dbriesemeister
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of turtlemead
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Dougwillhike
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JohnBender
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Jpdewy
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of PGVG
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Vylo
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Monk's Blood from 21st Amendment Brewery
3.8 out of 5 based on 1,414 ratings.
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