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Art Brew Spanked Monkey IPA
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Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bridport, England
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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
As Monkey IPA, but tinkered with. The addition of chilli and ginger as if your taste buds could handle it anyway.This is stupid, stupid, stupid.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (692) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2010
Half at Market Porter. A nicely balanced hoppy IPA. VERY floral, caramel and eldeflower. Great for the spring and very drinkable. The hops were not insane and I don’t think the IBU was too high but it was a well balanced spring beer. Excellent conditioning. A massive chilli - pepper kick back.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4921) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a hazy medium amber with a frothy white head and some broken lace. The aroma is peach yeast and lots of hops. The flavour is medium bitter with a big chilli spice pepper hop light toothpaste palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation. A really unusual and interesting beer. Might be a little too spicy for some but it hits the mark for me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14158) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2013
Bottle from Utobeer. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are ginger, flowers, hops, chilli, elderflower and malt. Nice and fresh and not at all as spicy as could be expected.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6521) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Royal Oak, Bath 18/07/09. Amber with a tight white head that left rings down the glass. Same aroma as the Monkey IPA of spicy hops, oranges and sweet malts. Flavour of citrus and sweet malts. Where it differed from the Monkey was that the hint of pine was replaced by some hints of ginger and chilli in the finish. These were perhaps too gentle. The Monkey was preferable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7671) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2011
Bottle that I picked up at Vincent Montgomery Butchers, Wantage, Oxon, Saturday 22nd October 2011, consumed Saturday 29th October 2011 Pours light amber with a filmy white head. Warming with the chilli showing a little and the ginger apparent but a little less intrusive. A little flat in the mouth, citrussy, its not bad at all. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16088) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2012
23rd July 2012
On tap at the Old Fountain. Light haze on this gold beer, little white head. Palate is smooth with very mild carbonation. A little smooth malt. Mild orange marmalade and grapefruit hops. Touch of ginger and a whisper of apple. Finishes smooth with chilli heat starting to develop. Quite and easy drinking beer despite the spice but the chilli does linger.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7315) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2010
Cask, Coventry BF 2010. Undiluted orange cordial aroma with fresh hops and a weak dusting of ginger. Balanced orange rind hoppiness, distant burn off the spices moving into cream and nuts. No alcohol. Balanced and pointless. Like it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2010

Cask (gravity) @ The 16th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2010, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear light medium amber orange color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, soap, ginger, light chili. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, peppery - gingery finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100429]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johninmelb (1126) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2013
Ginger slice nose with a hint of lemonade. Pours a hazy pale gold with a fluffy head. Flavour is intriguing - under hopped ipa meets ginger beer with a touch of chilli fire. Notes of lemongrass and lime are also present. Finish is spicy. I dunno, I think I quite like it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardW (1544) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2009
Cask, Bacchus, Newcastle. Woahh!! Love chilli. love ginger in beer and the two combined produce an explosive flavour. A fiery attack on the nostrils and throat, warming, to say the least, with plenty of heat on the way down. Love this kind of experimental stuff, but not one to overdo....!


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