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Bellwoods Monogamy (Calypso)
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Brewed by Bellwoods Brewery
Style: American Pale Ale
Toronto, Canada

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This American Pale Ale showcases the Calypso hop. Palate is dry and refreshing. Aroma is complex and fruity with dominant notes grape and pear.

Yeast: American Ale
Hop: Calypso
Malt: Pilsner, Munich, Wheat


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LilBeerDoctor (3453) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear dirty orange with a thick white head. Aroma of citrus, piney hops, caramel malt. Flavor of wood, citrus hops, grassy hops, bitter hops, peppery spices, and malt in the finish. Excellent single hop IPA. 7/4/8/4/15 [3.8/5]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8410) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 18, 2012
Bright straw-golden colour. Thick white head. The nose is loaded with bright pine and grapefruit. A lot of bitterness but balanced by the lean pale malt. A little bit of tropical fruit on the back, but it's subtle. Lovely brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6470) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 25, 2012
On tap at brew pub
Aroma: medium potency of Calypso hop character. Clean , straight approach with clean good golden malt base. Fresh floral feel. 8-.
Look: fine haze on golden base with lighter white top.
Taste/palate: well rounded hop profile exceptionally well presented. Soft texture below with welcoming golden malts. Smart brewing. Knowledge of play between sugars and hops is apparent. Splendid !

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cfrancis (2358) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 8, 2013
Thanks to jercraigs for this. Pours a cloudy slightly dark golden yellow with a moderate white frothy top. Aroma is fruity citrus, a little off aroma of stale hay. Taste is fruity bitterness with wheat. Low on the flavours, calypso is better as a bittering hop but this is still tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (3997) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Smells fruity, like citrusand apples. Full taste. Pours orange amber with a little head and some lacing. Cool hops showcase. Not too bitter- just bitter enough. Smells a little malty as well. Bottle from brewpub.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 6, 2012
2012-11-20. Lightly hazy dark yellow body, small off-white head and lace. 3+ Pleasant hoppy aroma, mild grassy hops, Light lemon notes. 7+ Flavour is fairly bitter, dryish finish, mild lemon quality, grassy touches. Hop profile is a bit muddled but nice. Average bodied palate. 3+ Enjoyable. Had a bottle later in the week and it was essentially the same. On tap at Bellwoods, Toronto

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3183) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 16, 2012
Hazy amber color. Sharp citrus and apples In the nose. Sharp hoppy mouth, with moderate malty backbone. Dry. Lingering hoppy finish. Very pleasant. Well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
robinvboyer (3107) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2012
on tap at Bellwoods. Hazy golden pour, big frothy white head. Light citrus, light pine, and alot of grass. Quite acidic, even vinous. The calypso is an odd hop. Light bready malts, and some solid cereals. Dry, medium bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (5762) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2012
[4964-20121120] Tap. Mild cooked beans and grainy yeast aroma. Slightly hazy, light orange yellow body with a long-lasting creamy white head. Bitter grainy orange pip bitter flavour. Medium body. Tasty. (7/3+/7/4/15) 3.6
(@ Bellwoods, Toronto, ON)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (6101) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2013
November 20, 2012 - on draught at the brewpub. Slightly hazy gold with an average frothy tightly foamy off-white head. Smells great - juicy, light resin, plenty of citrus/citrus zest character. Taste is way more floral than anything, an odd iron bite to the malt, surprisingly very grainy - plenty of cereal, it actually detracts from the bitterness a fair bit: not much alcohol, but it’s detectable. Solid body, a bit chewy and astringent, good airy carbonation, a decently long eventually palate-coating moderately grapefruit pith bitter finish. I must say I liked it less as it warmed up, which was odd.


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