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Aging and Vintaging Beers

Storing beers in order for them to age is an increasingly unique and meticulous process involving the right environment, temperature, and patience. Kevin Abbott, our Director of Operations, guides you through the intricacies of the beer aging process and how it alters the taste, character and carbonation of a beer.

Learn how letting a beer rest helps it to evolve entirely and then come try a vintage bottle in our Tasting Room, where we offer over 30 aged bottles from which to choose.

Inside the Barrel – Single in Havana, Singel Ale with Guava

Let us take you inside the barrel to unveil the inspiration of the fan-favorite, seasonal beer, Single in Havana, which is now available in 4-packs for the first time ever. This singel ale, brewed with a generous amount of guava is designed to be light, refreshing, and fruity.

From recipe, to name, to flavor profile, hear the straight talk from the people behind this delicious beer, now available in our Tasting Room as well as your local craft beer retailer. Pick up a few 4-packs today and enjoy them in the warm South Florida weather.

What is Bottle Conditioning

Let us unlock the mystery of bottle conditioning, the process, and what it does to the complexity of a beer. Co-founder and brewmaster Bill McFee delivers an in depth look at the importance of our bottle conditioned ales, and what makes it one of the hallmarks of Barrel of Monks Brewing.

Announcing Cyber Bottle Sales

We are thrilled to announce our upcoming series of Cyber Bottle Sales, which will allow you to reserve exclusive bottles of rare beers weeks before they go on sale in the tap room. All you have to do is order online, and we’ll set yours aside for you to pick up once they become available in our Tasting Room. We will not be shipping your order, they are only for pickup at the brewery. Read More

Inside the Barrel – Quadraphonic Quad

To many of our loyal fans, the Quadraphonic Quadrupel is the holy grail of our beers, and now it is time to tell the story of a beer that took many years and iterations to perfect. It is, without a doubt, the cornerstone of everything we strive for.

This dense beer is designed for celebration and decadence. From recipe, to name, to flavor profile, this is the straight talk from the people behind this beer, which is available on tap and in 750ml bottles in the Tasting Room.

Head brewers Kevin Abbott and Bill McFee from Barrel of Monks Brewing in Boca Raton, Florida are back to take you on a journey inside the barrel to unveil the inspiration and history of our Quadraphonic, a 10.5% Quadrupel that is bursting with flavors such as dark fruit, chocolate and raisins.

It is important to any Belgian-inspired brewery to make a grand Quadrupel and we our proud to offer our unique version of this classic ale.

BOMB Pretzels

The Perfect Compliment to Our Belgian-Inspired Beers!

Courtesy of Del Sol Bakery and Jaime Jaramillo of 3rd and 3rd.

Continuing our series of recipes that perfectly pair our beers with food, this one is all about keeping it light and traditional. A warm, salty pretzel is a beer lover’s dream. Like a pillow for a bed, these two just work well together. Paired up with a Barrel of Monks beer, this will keep your tastebuds happy and your belly full for an evening spent with friends and good beer.  Read More

Inside the Barrel – Single in the Sun, Our Singel Ale

Let us take you on a journey inside the barrel to unveil our latest release, Single in the Sun, our easy-drinking Singel Ale, which is now on store shelves near you. Perfect for the beach or after a long week, Single in the Sun is light, refreshing and balanced with a technicality that is unmatched. From recipe, to name, to flavor profile, this is the straight talk from the people behind this beer, available in the tasting room, and local craft beer retailers. Choose wisely, and pick up a six-pack for your fridge or your next friendly gathering.

BOMB Pork Chops

Barrel of Monks Three Fates Tripel Grilled Pork Chops & Peaches with Three Fates BBQ Sauce

Courtesy of Chef Brian Cartenuto – Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox

Continuing our series of recipes that perfectly pair our beers with food, this one kicks up the sweet and savory pleasures. A juicy pork chop grilled and paired with a BBQ sauce containing a couple cups of our Three Fates and finished with some warmed peaches. Pick up some of our Three Fates Belgian Style Tripel, drink a bit, and cook up some chops tonight.   Read More

BOMB Meatballs

Boulets Liegeois (Belgian Style Meatballs)

Courtesy of Jesse Steele – Death or Glory Bar

 

Kicking off the first in our series of recipes that perfectly pair our beers with food, this one is a meat-lovers dream. Belgian style meatballs with a wonderful sauce containing a couple cups of our Three Fates Tripel. Pick up a 4-pack of the beer, drink a few, and cook up a batch tonight.   Read More

Inside the Barrel – Be Mine, Cherry Chocolate Quad

Go inside the barrel to unveil the inspiration of the latest release from Barrel of Monks Brewing, Be Mine, a Quadrupel that has been masterfully infused with tart cherries and chocolate. The cherries and cocoa nibs added to the already rich dark fruit and raisin of our Quadraphonic Quadrupel results in a hedonistic delight for the senses.

From recipe, to name, to flavor profile, this is the straight talk from the people behind this once-a-year special release beer.