Art Brew Monkey IPA
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Brewed by Art Brew
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bridport, England
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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

A proper I.P.A. this golden ale weighs in at an impressive 6.4%, and is so stuffed with hops, it will make your tongue tingle. This beer is dangerously drinkable. We also make a spanked version which has root ginger and chilli added to the cask which is just stupid.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (9067) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 19, 2012
Cask, half pint at The Angel. Crystal clear amber in body appearance. Low creamy white head. Aroma of citrus and ginger. Mix of citrus and ginger in flavour followed by the chili part. Cool cleanser, strange IPA (Manchester, 05.07.2012).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2014
Bottled 20/09/14. A golden coloured beer with a big white head. Strong and hoppy as the label promises but it has bottling issues. Yeastiness overwrites some of the hops. The hops seem English. It’s OK just nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8714) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle. Hazy gold with a thin foam. Aromas are pineapple, caramel and biscuit with woody pine. Spiced oranges with woody pine and bitter grapefruit. Flavours are sweet tinned pineapple juice with dry woody notes. Stewed pear with bitter pine and grapefruit. Decent with a spicy palate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quack-Duck (8383) - Down South, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle from Darts Farm. Hazy orange-golden colour, creamy off-white head. Aroma and flavour of Victoria plums on a malty base with shy citrusy hints. Very good and moreish!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (8177) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2009
Cask, gravity at the White Horse, Hedgerley, Bucks 08-08-09 on leg seven of the Thames Tipple Pours light amber with a white bubbly surface coating masquerading as a head. Some malt on nose touch of sweet fragrance also. The taste is like bitter honey, really tangy, the bitterness really bites. This is quite a zappy IPA, good hoppy stuff, very enjoyable but I slightly preferred the Acorn Woodstock, LOz on the other hand loved this and had a pint and a half. A6 A4 F7 P4 Ov13 3.4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chriso (7482) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2010
Cask (handpump) at the Wenlock Arms, Islington, 31 July 2009. Certainly aiming at an American IPA style and succeeds rather well. Amber colour. Plenty of pithy lemon on the nose. Grapefruit is stronger on the palate. Pine, resinous notes throughout. Not without malt backing either. Good balance. Good beer all round.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (7371) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2013
Bottle @ Home. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, fruity hops, flowers, little old. Flavor is malt, rather bitter fruity hops, peach, old hops. Medium body, soft carbonation, rather bitter finish. 181013

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2010
A Mes rate. Gravicask at the Bree Louise.
Bright clean gold with a Bree Louise head (as in none what-so-ever). This is pretty decent stuff. Pretty much half way between an English cask IPA and an Amercan bottled IPA towards the lighter end of the scale. Good sweetish caramalt base and some really tasty sharp tangerine hoppage. Very fruity all round really. Rather astringent phenolic notes let it down a little but overall, really good. Not even close to enough bittering hop for me though. Add that and i’d be all over this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6844) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2010
(Gravicask at Old Fountain, Old Street, London, 20 May 2010) Copper colour with brief, white head. Fruity, spicy nose with citrus and a touch of ginger. Fruity, spicy taste with notes of citrus, ginger, biscuits and a touch of soap. Medium body, balanced sweetness and some citrussy bitterness. Nice and tasty with a certain bite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (6780) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Royal Oak, Bath 13/06/09. Amber with a tight white head that left rings down the glass. Aroma of spicy hops, oranges and sweet malts. Flavour had more of the same with some pine resin, prickly mouth feel and a long dry finish. The "monkey" in question is Chris, the manager of the Royal Oak, who appears on the pump clip. Very good.

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