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RATINGS: 278   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bfeldmann (1048) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JAN 9, 2006
"Poured a nice copper color with a medium head. smelled of hops. Typical pale ale. Wasn’t anything i would go looking for, but wouldn’t turn it down if handed to me."

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
beachbum25 (1085) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - JAN 4, 2006
Bottle-Pours cloudy amber color w/an off white, foamy head. Floral, grainy aroma. Heavy hops up front w/nothing to balance it out, like a lot of pale ales. Nothing special. I wouldn’t buy it, but I would drink it if offered.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
clifford0163 (93) - Maryland, USA - OCT 22, 2005
this is not a bad beer but it does not really stand out to me has some bitterness to it but nothing that you would want to keep buying for what they are charging.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12514) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 12, 2005
Copper colour. Woody, slighlty piney hops meet toasty, breadcrusty malts in the nose. Light bitterness with a juicy malt character. Leans towards woodiness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
agl108 (786) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2005
12 oz. bottle. Pours a very clear amber. Little aroma. No hop character in the nose or the flavor. Did they forget to add them to the boil? Watery and very little malts in this one. Easy drinking and lower bitterness compared to other APAs. Forgettable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brewrater (92) - akron, Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2005
Nothing bad but nothing exciting. Falls into the wasteland of costing more than micro’s but not as good as the crafts. Not a APA really but good enough to drink if its this or the Miller or Bud boys.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ehhdayton (1188) - USA - SEP 7, 2005
Clipper City Pale Ale has a slight hoppish aroma and pours an amber with a slight tan head. The beer is medium in body and has a slight hoppiness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
jefcon (1385) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - SEP 2, 2005
Clear, shimmering amber in the glass. Hopcit on the nose, but little else. An earthy hop bite, but not too much bitterness. Long on the palate. More hops tumble after the bite, resulting in a moderately bitter finish. Still, not my first choice for the style. Something metallic to this beer -- water?

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RateandPillage (426) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 24, 2005
Pours gold-amber with a yellowish head. No malt or hop characters present in aroma, and this carries through to the flavor as well, except for a slight hint of bittering hops. Creamy on palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - JUL 24, 2005
Poured a golden color with a small white head. Malty aroma coupled with earthy hops. Flavor matches aroma with hops running through the length. A long mild biitter finish.


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