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Brewed by Daleside
Style: English Strong Ale
Harrogate, England

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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A powerful smooth strong ale to suit all tastes. Monkey Wrench is mid brown to ruby in hue with aromas of fruit hops malt and roast malt together with some sweetness.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9448) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 20, 2013
Cask at Town Street Tavern, Horsforth. Pours a dark reddish brown with a tight white head. Very fruity aroma, red fruit, plum, cooked cherry, that sort of thing. Biscuity malts and toffee too. Slightly sweet finish, but a nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2013
16.9oz bottle, from Dilly Deli, shared with Jstax. Almost entirely hazy red / brown color. Minimal khaki off-white head. Couple dots of lace. Dark fruity aroma. Some lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Moderate sweet taste, moderate bitter. Interesting, kind of roasty, toasty ale. An OK bitter dark ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (5214) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle shared by drsilverworm. Pours a translucent amber with a beige head. Aroma is mildly earthy and sweet. No real bitterness. Overall, it’s alright.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (8410) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2013
Like it. Brown coloured and clear. Has a white head, medium duration. Sweet, malty aroma, grain too and caramel. Sweet flavor, nice malty notes, ight bitter finish. Creamy and soft.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zita (6121) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2013
sweet bread aroma,brown/red, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light soft malty metallich finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TorbenH (1053) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2013
brown, clear, minimal head, tan foam, chocolate, coffee, nuts, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter, medium sweetness, medium bitterness,

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
trapped (2240) - New York, TURKEY - APR 23, 2013
Bottle. Hazy brown appearance, very small foamy whitish head, fruity aroma, sweet watery taste reminiscent of molasses, low carbonation, abrupt finish. Disappointing beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (15278) - DENMARK - APR 18, 2013
Bottle, 5.3%. Clear dark brown with small tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel and a little dark fruit. Flavour is malt, caramel, little sweet, little dark fruits, hop and a little bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niller (1430) - Hammel, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle at Voldby Koebmandsgaard, DK. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Nice aroma of malts and coffee. Taste is dark fruits, sweet malts and a hint of coffee. Nice light bitter smooth finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (5077) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark brown with thin, creamy off-white head; short retention and minimal lacing. Aroma is cereal malt, old attic woody notes, bandaid, plastic, dark fruit, and faint floral hops. Flavor is bready malts forward with some faint floral hops, some dark fruit esters, funk, and old wood; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.


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