On TapUpdated On: 07/12/2016
Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Lager
GERMANY- Perhaps the world's leader in smoked beer. Although they do not add any smoked malt to this beer, the brewing equipment imparts a subtle smokiness.
MAINE - Arguably the best Belgian-Style White beer made in the US. Crisp & refreshing with hints of coriander and orange peel. Rob Tod's interpretation of a traditional Belgian wheat beer, Allagash White is brewed with a generous portion of wheat and a special blend of spices, this beer is light and slightly cloudy in appearance, with a spicy aroma. 5%abv
Avery Perzik Saison
COLORADO - a crisp and refreshing saison with peaches added. 6.4%
Bagby The Niño
CALIFORNIA- Belgian blonde. Fruity with a spicy finish. 6.4%abv
Monk's served the very first keg outside of Belgium. Chris handed a 5 liter keg to Tom at the Zythos beer festival in St. Nikolaas several years back. Brought home as checked luggage. Inspired by a US Imperial IPA, but with a classic belgian twist.
DeMolen Fire, Flood & Plague
NETHERLANDS- Official Philly Beer Week 2016 collaboration between Menno Olivier and Tom Kehoe of Yards Brewing. Porter brewed with salted Dutch licorice, hopped with Amarillo and Galena. Super smooth. 9.9%abv
DeMolen Rook & Vuur
NETHERLANDS - smoked ale with hot chili peppers (Smoke & Fire) 8.2% abv
DeMolen Tsarina Esra
NETHERLANDS- Imperial porter. A style with his roots in England from many ages ago. Its fullness, its richness in flavor and its warming feeling makes it perfect for cold nights. 11%abv
Dupont Deux Amis
BELGIUM- Collaboration between Olivier Dedeycker and Tomme Arthur of Lost Abbey. Traditionally brewed Belgian saison with American Amarillo & Simcoe hops. Full expression of Dupont’s peppery house yeast with tropical fruit notes, clove and pine. $8
Dupont Foret Libre
BELGIUM- Made with the same yeast and recipe as Saison Dupont, gluten is removed through a process that creates a beer lighter in body and cleaner on the palate. Smooth and dry. Notes of bread and pepper. 6.5%abv
Dupont Posca Rustica
Originally brewed for Archeosite d’Aubechies, a Gallo-Roman site near the brewery. Inspired by pre-hopped beers from that era. Olivier uses a gruit with sweet woodruff, bog myrtle and about a dozen additional spices. Herb/spice aroma and taste. Unique and refreshing. 8%abv
Fyne Ales Jarl
SCOTLAND- Golden Blonde Ale that’s a full-on citrus experience.
Hitachino Nest Anbai Ale
JAPAN- Based on Hitachino Nest White Ale, infused with locally grown green sour plum (ume) & finished with a pinch of sea salt (moshio). Balanced sour & bitterness. 7.5%abv
Kaapse Brouwers Monk’s Smoked Campfire Coffee Porter
NETHERLANDS - WORLD PREMIERE, only at Monk’s. Tom Peters brewed this coffee-infused, smoked malt porter in Rotterdam with Menno, Tsjomme & Etienne of Kaapse Brouwers.
Lost Abbey Devotion
CALIFORNIA - Originally brewed for Monk's Café's 10th Anniversary. This is now a year round beer for them. This was inspired by Tomme & Tom sharing a bottle of Westvleteren Blonde at Monk's. We loved the low-ish alcohol and fresh hop character. Tomme did a great job capturing the spirit of that beer.
Monk's Cafe Flemish Sour Ale
BELGIUM - That's right, our own private label brewed for us by the family-owned Van Steenberge brewery, just outside Ghent, Belgium. Medium body, red color, somewhat fruity nose, malt flavor with a slight lactic taste. Great Stuff! A real thirst quencher and palate cleanser.
Russian River Blind Pig
CALIFORNIA - Perhaps my favorite West Coast IPA. Solid hop aromas and finish backed up by the perfect balance of malt. 6.1%abv
Russian River Damnation
CALIFORNIA - blonde ale influenced by Duvel. Great aromas of banana and pear. Medium body with flavors of pale roasted malt and spice from the hops. hops in the finish give it a crisp, dry finish
Russian River Pliny the Elder
CALIFORNIA- This is the original Double IPA, made by mistake, natch. More hops balanced by bigger malt. Aromas of grapefruit dominate. Finishes surprisingly dry, yet not too bitter. 8%abv
SPAIN- Basque-style cider.
BELGIUM- The quintessential Belgian Saison, a farmhouse beer brewed in the winter for warm-weather drinking. Peppery hops. A true classic. 6.5%abv
SØLE Artisan Ales Gypsy Tears
PENNSYLVANIA- Sour witbier conditioned on hibiscus flowers and blood orange. Bright crimson color. 5.5%abv
Tired Hands Missing Abyssina
PENNSYLVANIA- Crushable sorghum saison, brwed with our friend Yvan de Baets from Brasserie de La Senne. Sublte & balanced. 4.6%abv
BELGIUM - Traditional Belgian Tripel that is a tad drier in the finish than is Chimay. This is Keith's, one of our chefs, favorite beer.
Van Eecke Poperinge Hommelbier
BELGIUM-Supremely quaffable. Pale ale with lots of locally sourced hops. Crisp, dry and refreshing. 7.5%abv
Victory Kirsch Gose
PENNSYLVANIA- Effervescent old world German gose style with a burst of cherries and lightly saline character. Sweet and sour. 4.7%abv
Coming Soon...La Chouffe
BELGIUM - (Spiced Golden Ale) Brewed in the Ardennes Mountains by the whacky Chris Bauweraerts. This is a strong, golden ale with a healthy addition of coriander, unfiltered and not pasteurized. Fruit in the nose. Medium body. Really good year-round ale. 8%abv
Tired Hands Confrontation of the Unconscious
PENNSYLVANIA- Saison brewed with wheat, fermented in large and small format oak. Blended with saison aged 1 year in red wine barrels. 6.8%abv
Evil Twin Low Life Pils
CONNECTICUT- Crisp German style pilsner, forward hop bitterness, earth and spice. 5.5% abv
BELGIUM- The original beer that Chris brewed back when he was just a skinny lad. Golden ale with copious amounts of coriander. 8%abv
Maine Beer Co. Lunch IPA
MAINE- Pine, grass, herbal nose. Hop forward and substantial, with crystal malt giving balance. Delicious. 7%abv