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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Colonel Jibbs "Biscuit" McQueen was a star ace in the Wicked Witch’s flying 666th during the 2nd Yellow Brick Rebellion. Known as the scourge of the Emerald City Rebels, this brave Colonel’s nose for danger, unparalleled marksmanship and golden razor-sharp wings made widows of countless Lollipop Guildsmen in Arms. One day, a house came out of the blue and clipped Biscuit’s wings. Doomed to hop around like his less evolved ancestors, he sat in pubs drinking ales and rambling of building a flying ship that would return him to his former glory. We’d like to think that this hop-forward ale with a biscuit-y malt body finishes dry and is as balanced as the Colonel was before he went mad trying to return to the skies. Bottoms up fly boy. - See more at: http://americanbrewing.com/our-beer/flying-monkey-pale-ale/#sthash.zSIrqvp9.dpuf

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trujahwarrior (509) - Monroe, Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Bomber, pours a slightly hazy orange color with a fizzy white head that faded quickly and leaves spotty soapy lacing. Smells of pine, citrus and caramel. Tastes of all the same things that are in the smell. Mouthfeel is medium and chewy with great carbonation and a semi dry finish. Overall this is a pretty solid pale ale. Well balanced flavor and stays true to the northwest style. Brewed for ECC this year. Wish it was available year round.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rproff78 (163) - - SEP 19, 2015
So so. Probably won't buy it again but it was worth a try. I have had other beers from this brewery and they are good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OldMrCrow (2214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Can from Total Wine.

Deep amber-orange pour, off-white head with good lacing. The nose brings a lot of caramel and even some tired hops; surprising because this one has not been sitting on the shelf for all that long (arrived at the store 50 days ago, 7/17/15). Not unpleasant, just lackluster like the other American beers I have had (with the exception of the marvelous Capt. Munson’s).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
airrick2003 (758) - Louisiana, USA - AUG 2, 2015
Appearance: pours with a large beige head, the beer is a hazy dark amber color that is almost brown, nice head retention Aroma: grain, bread, biscuit Taste: caramel malt sweetness, a subtle hop bitterness, grass Palate: average carbonation, bitter aftertaste, light mouthfeel Overall: a very good beer, sessionable, has a nice malt and hop balance ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (12960) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bomber from a Safeway in Lynwood, WA. Pours golden amber with a very slight head. I can’t parse the aroma. Dusty fruit? Med body. Flavor is something like dusty stone fruit. It’s bitter, and maybe the hop includes citrus. Certainly drinkable. Really gets bitter in the long haul, and that’s a good thing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
WABeerFiend (351) - - JAN 17, 2015
Poured from a bomber into a beer can glass on 06.30.14. A: Lemon, citrus, maybe caramel. Subdued hops like older style APAs. A: 3 finger head. See through caramel/amber body. The head stays. Nice lacing. T: Lemon, citrus, and sour acid dominate. Grass, grain, and a chemical finish are subtle. P: Crisp. A bit watery. O: This seemed to be more of a balanced APA than hop forward at first. A creeping sour acidic flavor then overwhelmed everything else throughout the whole experience. It lingered for a long time, so this was a drain pour. Maybe it was infected? Greg from gregsbeerreviews had a video about a similar experience with this brewer. Aside from possible infection or QC problems, grain was not a great flavor in an APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1882) - Earth, Washington, USA - DEC 8, 2014
As far as American goes, this one is a keeper. Very straightforward APA with enough malt, hop, and bitterness to keep a snob like me happy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Pours from 12 oz can medium coppery hue, nice craggley head of foam. Aroma caramel malts, earth, field grass with bready dank. Flavour lightly bitter floral citrus hop taste, herbal and grassy, perfectly balanced with light pale malts with a little sweetness. Malt seems to dominate, not too terribly bad APA.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanuta06 (404) - Washington, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Serving: from tap at Zippy’s Giant Burgers. Aroma: heavy, pine hop. Appearance: small, creamy, off-white, initial head with good lacing and fully-diminishing longevity. Hazy, medium-amber body. Taste: lightly bitter and nutty initial flavor and finish with average duration. Palate: medium body, watery texture, and lively carbonation. Overall: great aroma, pretty good flavor (not overly bitter).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Syzzer (625) - Oregon, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Poured from bomber, nice cloudy amber color. Great white sticky head. Ok flavor, over ripe orange, bitter throughout. 7.2 bd. 8 bobby. 7.5 kevin

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUN 19, 2014
For the style, very beguiling, and one of the better ones. Quite complex -- solid malt backbone, but there’s some sort of slight sweetness -- fruity? citrusy? -- mixing in there, too. Hops of course are there, in balance, and ends with a satisfying slight bitterness.

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