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Brewed by Blue Monkey
Style: American Pale Ale
Nottingham, England

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

COLOUR: Pale
HOPS: Citra
PRODUCTION STATUS: Brewed year round, always available.
DESCRIPTION: An infinitely satisfying pale ale, brewed with Citra hops from the USA for a punchy hop presence. Since its introduction in 2011, Infinity has rapidly become one of our best selling beers and is perfect for lovers of modern style ‘hop forward’ beers.
FACT: Infinity is named after the ‘Infinite Monkey Theorem’, which states that a monkey hitting keys at random on a typewriter for an infinite amount of time will eventually type the complete works of Shakespeare!


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (2163) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2014
Cask@The Baring Hall Hotel, Grove Park - pours a golden colour with a small white head. Aroma and taste is of fruity and hoppy citrus goodness, sweet malts, lemon, pine, nice floral qualities, easy drinking, great condition. Lovely.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1269) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Cask in the Organ Grinder, Nottingham. Quite sweet and hoppy with lots of grapefruit. Golden with very little head. Light and refreshing. A little watery perhaps.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (6106) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 25, 2013
[10/6/13] Cask at CASK Pub & Kitchen in London. Clear golden. Aroma is a bit on the weak side but has some hops, citric and tropical, with overripe fruits and a yeasty note. Flavor has a bit of sweetish malt, light graininess, yeasty notes, fruity hops and a finish with mild bitterness. Light to medium-bodied. Decent but nothing spectacular.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidtjm (457) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 23, 2013
On tap at the organ grinder in Loughborough. Clear gold pour, citrus aroma and citrus and hops taste. A nice pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
OwainTurner (329) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2013
Cask at the Criterion, Leicester. Wow. What a beer! Looks like a strong ale, with a whispy head. Aroma of old socks :-(. Taste is great, very floral with pine and lime taste. Very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2013
Cask @ Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell EC1. Pours a pale yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity hoppy bitter citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2013
Cask at Craft Beer, Clerkenwell. Clear pale golden beer with a small white head. Fruity aroma, hop notes, grapes, citrus, some hay. Fruity hop flavor, grassy notes, spices, hay, floral notes, woodsy, some biscuits. Hoppy floral finish with some spices.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garrold (1470) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2013
Cask at Cross Keys, Chester. Straw colour. Tight white head. I was thinking about what wasn’t quite right about this beer. I never did decide. Even after 4 pints of it ..

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dommod2011 (698) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2013
A while back I took the wife, before she was the wife, to the monkey park near Stoke. On the way I told her about the underwater monkeys, and the glass tunnel you walk through whilst said underwater monkeys swim by, all around you. I thought nothing of it until at the end of the trip she expressed dismay that we had come to the end without seeing the underwater fellas. I’m sure she would be dead chuffed to know that I’d shared that on here. If you got a load of monkeys sat at a typewriter chances are at some point they’d type something about a beer tasting like someone has had a dump in your mouth. This beer is nothing like that, very clean. I love citra.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (3905) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2013
Hand-pulled pint in Ye Old Fighting Cocks, Oakengates on 29 Jun 2013. Very pale in looks, weak urine yellow in fact: good white bubbley head that tried to stay the distance, but failed. As you’d expect from a brew using Citra hops, this leaned heavily towards a citrus based flavour and aroma. I know this beer is very popular with a lot of Real Ale drinkers and craft beer fans alike, but I’m fed up with so may ’samey’ tasting brews using citrus flavours to refresh us Brits: I want deep amber brews with a malt and hop balance when I go into a pub, not this ’new wave’ of light lager look alikes with lemon duck toilet cleaner as a base! I’ve tried to score objectively.


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