Punk Monk

Punk Monk

7.5% abv
Have with Green Curry Spiced Mussels With Cashews & Coriander

According to Head Brewer, Shawn Sherlock, "The basic idea for this beer is that it is an invented style - a hybrid of a few Belgian styles and influenced by Saisons, Belgian Blond Ales, with a nod to Belgian Trippels."

Murray's Punk Monk carries the classic estery and lightly phenolic Belgian yeast character from the blend of authentic Belgian ale yeasts used. The body of the beer is complex with round biscuity German malt flavours initially filling the mouth before a surprisingly dry, summery finish for a beer of this size.

It is this dry finish that keeps it very moreish and drinkable - but dangerous at 7.5% ABV.

Also marking it as unusual for a Belgian style is its spicy late hop character. The beer isn't a hop driven style by any means but there is a stronger presence than in most Belgian styles which adds to the overall complexity of the beer.

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