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RATINGS: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
At Heavy Seas, we brew a traditional English-style pale ale with our own East Coast twist: UK Fuggles and Goldings dominate the flavor of Powder Monkey, but has subtle notes of citrus and flower from Cascade hops added in the boil and hopback. Brass in color, Powder Monkey, like all of our beers, is well balanced: distinct bitterness and a slight malt sweetness characterize the taste. In 2010, it won a bronze medal at the World Beer Cup; in 2008, it won a silver medal at the Great American Beer Festival.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
closey22 (1247) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Member with thin rimming Lacy white head; aroma is malty hint of grain; flava is blend of malt and yeast sweetness slight hint of cherry; feels light to medium and fizzy; finishes mildly bitter hoppy

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2397) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2015
i like it. the sour mash and lower hop flavor the beer is nicely malty unpretensious and quenching. it is flavorful and leaves you wanting more. although it seems something is missing i think its just my jaded tastebuds learning to appreciate again. old ale character with easy booze that you cant even tell. big old flavorful session.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (5466) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 6, 2015
OK for style, meaning this is properly boring but easy to drink. Dark amber pour with good head and lacing. Light bitter finish. Some mash malt. Some light citrus peel, but not super well integrated. Tap at Rosslyn brewpub.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (1408) - New York, TURKEY - JUL 2, 2015
Cask @ Albion. Murky dark amber with medium sized beige foamy head, doughy aroma, sweetish taste, low carbonation, thin body, long bitter finish. Typical bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1736) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JUN 27, 2015
An interesting pale ale. Has flavor of banana okay but not a pale ale but a pretty good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gueuze (639) - - JUN 5, 2015
Farbe dunkel orange. Geruch malzig, leicht fruchtig. Im Geschmack dann Lollinoten. Sehr orangig.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tayeth (507) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 5, 2015
Geruch relativ schwach, aber hauptsächlich malzig. Geschmack ein bisschen in Richtung Cider, leicht säuerlich mit Hopfenaroma und ein bisschen Apfel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
superspak (3489) - Michigan, USA - MAY 17, 2015
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 2/2/2015. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy golden orange color with a nice 1-2 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of lemon, orange zest, pear, apple, light caramel, toasted bread, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of bready malt, earthy hops, and fruity yeast notes; with solid strength. Taste of lemon, orange zest, pear, apple, light caramel, toasted bread, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Light earthy/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon/orange zest, pear, apple, light caramel, toasted bread, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Good robustness and balance of bready malt, earthy hops, and fruity yeast flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 4.8%. Overall this is a very solid English pale ale. All around good robustness and balance of bready malt, earthy hops, and fruity yeast flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
John25 (1135) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle. Dark burnt orange. Malt forward with light pine, lemon, and a lot of caramel. Solid, but nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2614) - New York, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Orangey brown pour from bottle. Bit of hops and a little malt but otherwise uneventful.


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