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Great Lakes The Diddling Monk | Great Lakes Brewery

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Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewery
Ontario, Canada
greatlakesbeer.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by TheSevenDuffs on 06-07-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
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2
Ratings:
4
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
8.47%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 4
Photo of Sammy
3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from brewery at beginning of year. Rare one-off, at 11.3% and 30 ibu. A very potent brown, with star anise as the predominant spice. Very brown, above average mouthfeel. Decent for the style though not very complex, it lfinishes sweet, with hops starting to fade.

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Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.48/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Project X bottle poured in to Great Lakes 25 Anniversary tulip.

A - Very dark brown; completely opaque. A small layer of light brown head formed and reduced to a ring around the glass.

S - Cloves and Belgian yeast up front that give way to raisins, dark fruit, brown sugar and some lighter chocolate notes.

T - Belgian yeast and cloves up front. Raisins, figs, spice and some orchard fruit notes are present as well. Some dark cherry is present in the finish.

M - Medium body with very light carbonation. Slightly under-carbonated.

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Great Lakes The Diddling Monk from Great Lakes Brewery
3.54 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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