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Blue Monkey Bonobo
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Brewed by Blue Monkey
Style: Black IPA
Nottingham, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Cask, Occasional;


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (4654) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Cask at Craft Beer in Clerkenwell, RBESG
Clear amber with a small beige head, good lacing. Aroma and flavors are grainy, malty, grapefruit and bitter
Nice, easy drinking

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2014
From cask. Pours dark brown with a deep hazzlenut brown glare. Smalæ tan head. Aroma is smooth fruity, bitter, grapefruity and slight citric. Dry and herbal. Bitter and bone dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (3887) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
Cask - Grains, caramel and earthy hops. Clear amber with no head. Caramel, grains and bitter hops. Not enough roast for a "black" and long bitterness is a bit much.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2014
Cask gravity @ Craft100. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy weak chocolate aroma. Fruity malty hoppy licorice flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy licorice finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (6711) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
Cask gravity at Craft 100. It pours deep brown with a medium beige head. The nose is roasted malt, toast, cocoa, coffee and treacle. The taste is roasted malt, toast, mild acidity, coffee, ash, toast, pine, varnish and grapefruit with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Alright, but not a whole lot to it. Decent enough hoppy stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8276) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
Gravity dispense at Craft 100, CBC Clapham, 03/04/14. Dark mahogany brown with a decent tan covering that thins to a swirl. Nose is tangy red berry fruit, light pine, smoke, light roast. Taste comprises faint cocoa, light pine, red berry twang, roasty, touch of grapefruit. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a trace of hop bitterness. Decent CDA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2014
3rd April 2014
Craft100 at Craft Clapham. Cask. Almost opaque dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Palate is smooth with good fine carbonation. Smooth dark malt, no roast or bitterness. Nice light pine hops with a good citric and tropical fruit backing. Light dry finish. Tasty and very drinkable cda.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidtjm (328) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 23, 2014
Cask. Black pour with a caramel coloured frothy head, sweet fruity aromas, mango and pineapple. Taste is malty with a caramel kick and a sweet finish, light hops notes present too. Really good

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (1989) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 31, 2013
Cask at the Wellington. Black brown colour, small golden bubbly head. Aroma is pine and citrus, bit soapy. Taste is lightly roasty, lots of lemon, and citrus, nice warming finish. Slightly herbal.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (2744) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2013
Cask at Barton Arms; dark brown pour with bubbly tan head, roasted malt aroma, quite a malt dominated BIPA with some citrus and pine hop, decent mouthfeel.


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