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


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnsense (982) - - FEB 1, 2013
Clear gold pour with almost a baby finger of white head. Dank aroma, Grass, Papaya. Grassy up front, Papaya, guava juice, herbs. slightl lower carbonation, nice mouthfeel. One of the better representations of this Hop - very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2013
[5063-20130117] Tap. Sweaty pine beds aroma. Slightly hazy, light orange body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. Super bitter pine needles and jalapeno peppery flavour has a long bitter aftertaste. Medium body is quite bitter. Interesting, lovely bitter. (8/3/8/4/15) 3.8
(@ brewpub, Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 6, 2013
In short: A straightforward fruity blond IPA offering a appreciable freshness quality and very high drinkability. Excellent.
How: Bomber, consumed fresh one week after receiving it from blankboy, thanks a lot Paul.
The look: Medium-cloudy dark blond body topped by a medium white head with medium retention.
In long: Nose is grapefruity and tropica fruits with ruby red grapefruits coming out particularly strong. A pleasant freshness sensation to this fruity-hoppy aroma, not dried fruits or overripe fruits here. Taste is a bit discreet on the malt front, some bread and crackers wrapped in a fluffy yeast mixture. Hopping dominates without being aggressive. Pleasant mix of fruits including ruby red grapefruits, lime, mangos and moreÖ Again, this freshness quality, like freshly squeezed fruits. A refreshing bitterness of medium intensity. Nothing resinous here, very clean finish. Very low sweetness sensation. A body that is a bit on the fluffy-yeasty side for the style, I prefer my IPAs a bit crisper but Iím nitpicking, this is a fine fine beer. I could drinking this every day. I wish I had more time to drink beer but I just donít have much free time, I have a work PC, a home PC, a Laptop, a Notebook, a Tablet, a Smartphone, so now I spend 1/3rd of my life updating Adobe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gethinbeer (2284) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 12, 2013
Clear golden pour with a thin lace. Citrua hop aroma. Clean crisp beer. Tropical fruit flavour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (5173) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Awesome beer. All kinds of aroma going on here. Some haylike hops with citrus and some a little on the funky side that adds a wicked swing on the palate. Pours pale cloudy copper. Some booze as well. Pours with good initial head and lacing. Tap at brewpub.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn (1434) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 3, 2013
On tap at Bellwoods. Pale and hazy. Aroma of tropical and citrus fruits, and a little... salt? Great delicate malty "monogamy taste", wonderful fruity hops, and a good bitter finish. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yrstruly (333) - Guelph, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 27, 2013
Bottle from the brewery. Pours hazy gold with a minimal white head. Aroma is of black pepper, lemon, tangerine and bubblegum. Taste is quite nice, fairly dry, clean malt up front with a crisp, lasting hop finish with citrus notes. Medium-light bodied, placing emphasis on the hops. OK beer, and the taste was excellent, but the aroma didnít come through as much as it could have.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GuillaumeCL (344) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2013
Pours a very slightly hazy yellow with a bit of white head. Palate is on the lighter side of medium bodied with good carbonation. Smell is citrus, trees and slightly floral. Taste is slightly sweet at first but then gets fairly bitter. Aftertaste is long, smooth, and bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6616) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 12, 2013
On tap at Volo
Aroma citrus , green lime , grapefruit, mango. Straight, clean refreshing. 8-
Appearance hazed amber with golden light. Fine haze. Creamy white top. nice lace on glass.
Flavor and Palate : fairly dry, medium light in body. Mango hop profile. Slightly chewy in texture. Solid hop presentation but body lacks a bit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2757) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 7, 2013
650 ml bottle from brewery. Pours a cloudy golden colour with lasting white head. Aroma is tropical fruit and musty weed. Flavour is similarly full of tropical fruit and dank pot character. Decent hop bitterness in finish. Carbonation is fairly fine. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
hangunder (305) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 6, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2013 Bottled Jan 18. Beautiful white wine aroma, a bit of muskiness and tropical fruit. Simple but very clean and delicious smelling. Hazy yellow, lasting white head. Taste is a bit grape-like, but the muskiness stands out here. Get some tropical fruit on the finish and mild hop bitterness. Below average carbonation. A bit watery body. Would love to see this beer regularly!

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