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Brewed by Daleside
Style: English Strong Ale
Harrogate, England

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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mybestfriend (263) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2008
Bottle. Pours a brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malty with notes of caramel and butterscotch. Flavour is malty with some sweetness and notes of butterscotch, caramel and some fruits.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steely (241) - , SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2008
Dark red copper color with a mediumthick tan head. Sweet malty toffe aroma. Sweet malty caramel flavour with a pleasant hopiness and slightly roasty finish. Mediumbodied, soft on the palate.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gusgus (233) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2008
Bottle. Small, malty and fruity aroma with some sourness. Medium body. Soft malt and fruits, typical english hop flavor, but it’s on the low side. Average beer, and not what I would prefer of a strong bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lagomswedish (213) - Umeå, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2009
Bottle from the Systembolaget in Umeå. This is the sort of beer I miss living over here in Sweden - a thoroughly drinkable strong(ish) ale with bags of character. Pours a dark mahogony brown with aromas of rich black berries and a hint of coffee and smoke. Thick and rather flat mouthfeel and medium sweet middle. A smooth and balanced beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerking99 (199) - Virginia, USA - JAN 20, 2008
Light amber color, medium head with some lace. Aroma is slightly butterscotch, with some mild dark fruit (raisins) and other esters. Body is thin, flavor has some more light golden raisin upfront, but backed by sweet malts and some faint hops. Tail is fast, leading to some lingering sweetness and fruit.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DCJack (181) - Alabama, USA - JUN 3, 2006
just fairly enjoyable typically light palate with almost no stature or presence. merely tolerable

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodolito (163) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 18, 2003
Tasty beer. Amber beer with a bit of red to it. Full malt flavor with mild hop bitterness and yeast flavors.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
treadyroc (149) - St. Leonard, Maryland, USA - MAR 6, 2006
Pours a dark, coppery brown with a very nice, frothy head that diminishes quickly, but not entirely. The taste is malty, but doesn’t finish entirely clean. Very smooth, though, & enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
outerupt (133) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2006
Pint bottle. The beer pours a rich mahogany brown with a decentlly structured beige head. There are notes of leather, toasted oak, pumpernickel bread, and stewed cherries. Any hint of sweetness is well intigrated with a solid backbone of darker malt and a slightly charry character. A lovely beer for the style.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ronny (100) - Arlöv, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2002
Nice peppery caramellmalt aroma! Nuts, roasted malt,bitternes and fruits in the taste long after taste


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