Metalchopz (2263) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 6, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Originally rated December 2009. This is their first beer under the name "Flying Monkey" since they changed it at the beginning of 2009 (from Robert Simpson). Pours an amber colour with an off-white head that is creamy, has great retention and nice sticky lacing. The nose is a beautiful blend of the hop (which is not overpowering) with some mild spices, caramel and vanilla. Medium-bodied with a dry mouthfeel created by the hop. Hoppy taste with a little roasted malt and coffee in the background. The oak/vanilla flavours come out in the aftertaste. A pretty interesting "almost pale ale" that surprises for an Ontario beer.
joeneugs (3175) - Livermore, California, USA - OCT 2, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks for the bottle robinboyer! It pours dark copper color with an orange head. The aroma is malty with some orange and caramel. The flavor is the same with some soapiness in the mouthfeel and a slight bitter finish. I like the chewiness of the malts and those Amarillo hop aromatics. Pretty nice beer.
MXD (303) - Gatineau/St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 11, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours copper, foamy head, average retention, small lace. Aroma is slightly malty, with some orange from the hops. Taste is slightly hoppy, more grapefruit than orange. Some caramel thrown it, but really subtle. I don’t know... That one isn’t bad, but it seems a little aimless to me.
Zenwolf (268) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2010
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2010 Re-Rate: Bottle right from the Brewery. Medium brown with slight copper tinge. Slightly sweet with a strong hoppy mouth.. slightly drying.. The Hops lasted longer this time around. Deeper, richer and smoother then my first sampling. Not sure why this got a lower rating my first tiem around. Agree with the citrus in the finish,.. almost grapefruit.. A very solid brew.
phaleslu (6397) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355 ml bottle via trade with MrManning- thanks again, Len! Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Notes of citrusy hops, pine resin, caramel and pale malts, sugar, and a little pepper. Light-bodied, with crisp carbonation and just a little lingering bitterness on the finish. Solid APA.
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: APR 12, 2011 1. From the Bottle at Chris O’s pre GBBF tasting, Kensal Rise 31/07/2010 (Thanks Jeremy)
Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured and hoppy with some alcohol present. A hint of dryness in a bitter hop finish.
2. From the Bottle at Chris O’s, Kensal Rise 05/08/2010
Fruity hop aroma. Golden coloured fruity and hoppy with a pineapple flavour. A hint of dryness in a full malt finish.
3. 355ml Bottle in Powassan, Ontario 04/11/2010
Big hop aroma. Amber coloured very hoppy and fruity with orange and pine flavours. Nutty dry slightly creamy and bitter malt finish.
4. 355ml Bottle in Powassan, Ontario 05/11/2010
Big hop aroma. Amber coloured very hoppy and fruity with pine and orange flavours. A hint of dryness in a nutty and bitter malt finish.
5. 355ml Bottle in Powassan, Ontario 13/11/2010
Big hop aroma. Amber coloured hoppy and fruity with a pine flavour. Smooth on the palate with a hint of bitterness and dryness in a pale malt finish.
fonefan (34741) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear medium orange amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, caramel, moderate to light light heavy hoppy, citrus - orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, caramel, orange, peel bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
asheft (2500) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 17, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nicely balanced aroma of biscuity caramel and pine and grapefruit hops. Clear brownish bronze under a thin, white cover. Flavour is pine and grapefruit hops that is not balanced enough by caramel or body, but still delicious, since the bitterness is subdued. Sort of reminiscent of Brew Dog How to Disappear Completely. Medium carbonation, light body, slightly bitter finish.
Trev (1929) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 16, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
amber pour with a tight creamy off white head.
aroma is caramel and roasted almost vienna like maltiness. fruity floral hop.
flavour is bready malt with a medium citrusy and floral hop bitterness.
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 16, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at ChrisO’s "Raise the Roof" tasting, 31st July 2010, courtesy of jerc and mabel. Clear amber. Bit buttery, popcorn notes. The hops never really let loose, alas.