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Monk in the Trunk - Inlet Brewing Company

Monk in the Trunk

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Overall: 6.48/10 by 1 dude

Trend: 6.48/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: American Amber Ale

ABV: 5.50%

Season: Year Round

Have Another: 100%

1,216 beers rated with a 7.82 average
  • 6.48/10 have another
  • A: 6.0 | T: 6.0 | L: 9.0 | M: 7.0 | O: 7.0
  • Color: Deep Gold
  • Pours clear into my snifter with about an inch of slightly off-white, meringue foam. Retention is average at least. Lacing is sheeting but thin.

    Aroma has lots of malt: caramel for sweetness with toasted and biscuit scents. There is some fruitiness going on but I don't get much on the hops.

    Taste is malt forward. Once again caramel, toasted, and biscuit make you want to pull out a fork and add some gravy. There is a pleasant fruitness. Toast and fruit seem to last for a while in the mouth.

    Medium body with a heavy end of light carbonation.

    Why are ambers so damn monotonous? Nothing really wrong with this beer but nothing stands out and makes it any better. I actually thought this beer might be some type of Belgian based on the name. Enjoy!
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  • Reviewed: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 21:26:58
  • Tasted: Tuesday, January 18, 2011
  • $0.00 for 12 oz. bottle