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Brewed by Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
Style: Black IPA
Barrie, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Heeding a chorus of voices crying for a dark roasty thing with lots of west coast hops and a higher ABV, we summoned Netherworld from the chaotic flipside of the brewhouse where hybrid is the norm and nothing is ordinary. Hovering just this side of evil, in the right hands, our «Cascadian Dark Ale» is bizarrely nice with its own entrancing mojo. However, watch out for those who refuse to see the darkness.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (6330) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2016
Bottle share, thanks to Leighton. As ’Flying Monkeys Netherworld’, 6%. The label is ... colourful. Very dark reddy brown, opaque, decent foamy tan head, light lacing. Aroma is fudgey, pine, some jammy fruit. Body is medium, tingly carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste is salty, pine, mint, touch of booze, resinous hops. Good BIPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (12505) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2016
Bottle thanks to Leighton. It pours clear deep red-brown with a small beige head. The nose is bitter - sweet, juicy, burnt pine, toffee, dried fruits, raisin, burnt fruit cake, liquorice and aniseed. The taste is bitter, toasty, charred wood, grapefruit, bitter orange, peppery spice, roasted malt and a touch of cardboard with a linger bitter / charred finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. A touch to raw and charred for it to really sing. Decent anyhow.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2016
Bottle shared in London - picked up in Bulgaria. Pours clear brown with a frothy tan head. The nose has some oily pine, ripe orange, brown bread. Medium sweet flavor with toasted pine, toasted bready pale malts, orange rind, resin, melon, papaya. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Lightly resinous finish, more gooey pine, toasty bread, faint toffee, earth. Good stuff overall.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16866) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2016
Bottle split at LKS, thanks to LKS, 07/01/16. Rich chestnut to mahogany brown with a decent beige covering. Nose is tea leaves, tobacco, light pine, dusty hops, toffee. Taste comprises pine needle, bitter orange, grapefruit, leafy hops. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with earthy hop bitterness. Decent enough CDA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (650) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours a clear dark reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma of fruity piney hops. Taste is bitter sweet, roasted malts, hops, coffee, bitter hoppy roasted aftertaste. Not bad.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
carpinn7 (9) - Langreo, SPAIN - DEC 30, 2015 does not count
M encantan el mono volador, Black ipa cada día m gusta más!!!! ?? ?? buena buena buena

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 1, 2015
Bottle thanks to Deyholla. Deep brown pour with a small head. Nose of caramel, ashy toast. Flavor is moderately bitter, dry finish. Grass and caramel. Easy going, straightforward. Medium body, active carb.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (9997) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 1, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear dark brown with a brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has musty dark grains with a decent amount of pine and a light earthiness underlying. Flavor has earthy pine notes up front with a mild dark grain backbone that has a touch of roasted malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (4140) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2015
Bottle. Black pour. Aroma of licorice and passion fruit. Taste of roasted malt, coffee, licorice, mild citrus and passion fruit. Bit thin, but nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricksta_p (3530) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma of malt, chocolate, some roast, tropical fruits, some mocha, coffee, hint of smoke, hops. Flavour is light sweet with a moderate to medium bitter finish. Body is medium. Very tasty roasty hoppy coffee fruity.


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