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RATINGS: 299   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nuffield (3772) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 11, 2006
On tap at an Inner Harbor, Baltimore restaurant. Very moderately hopped, quite English, some orange notes on a mostly caramel base, malty. Smooth, moderately oily but not heavily carbonated. Easy drinking, somewhat thin beer, went well with my seared tuna sandwich.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TomDecapolis (4609) - Milton, Delaware, USA - SEP 2, 2006
Pours a very lightly hazy golden amber with a bubbly tan head that left some light lacing. Aroma of iced tea, some grainy maltiness and light eary hop nose. Mostly picking up the caramel from the malts. Flavor is a lightly hopped malty pale ale. Very, very light bitterness that lingers. But mostly malty, a bit grainy and a pretty standard APA.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
VVilliam (50) - USA - JAN 3, 2007
Bottled. Poured a nice light brown with almost no head. Average smell of hops and a little malt. The taste was enjoyable with hops giving way to an almost nutty flavor. However, it has an awful aftertaste that burns going down. Overall an average beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (6066) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 21, 2006
RFD - Washington DC - 12 oz bottle. Light copper to medium orange pour. Aroma is faint, but pick up notes of mown grass and faint floral notes. Clean citrusy flavor, but not overblown. Some sweet honey notes come through as well. Some nutty notes balance it out as well. Decently thick mouthfeel. Overall a solid APA - would be good for session purposes.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (2908) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2007
Sampled with stegosaurus. Pours a light amber with a white head. Aroma of grainy malts and light hops. Flavor is similar to aroma with a hint of citrus and finishes with a mild hop bite.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2007
From bottle pours nice amber color with very little, quickly retreating head. Nice hop flavor, a watery feel on the mounth, pleasant aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hiphops (286) - caldwell, New Jersey, USA - JUN 30, 2007
on tap at camden yards. i may have alreayd been drunk but fuck this was amazing. orange crisp hoppy smooth drinking but has thst hop bite thats makes u go oh yea i love pale ale

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (4072) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 18, 2007
Bottle from a sampler 6 pack, best by Jun 2007. Unclouded orange-amber with a small, but fairly lasting head. Nice citrus-pine aroma with some malt backing. Flavor is slightly malt on front, then more bitterness slowly creeping up. Nice slight astringent fruit aftertaste. Palate is light-medium, smooth and thirst-quenching. Well-balanced and nice session beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nate (3806) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2007
Bottled. Mild caramel and biscuit aroma with a little paper. Soft neutral fruitiness and a bit of hops. Orange amber clear with off-white foamy lacing head. Medium watery body with medium carbonation and some light carbonic burn. Starts with carbonic acidity and light biscuit. Mild caramel. Stale papery hops follwed by mediocre bitter finish. Mild dry nutty after with not much else going on.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoBlue (104) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 23, 2007
A nice balance of malt and hops. Crisp and refreshing with a beautiful amber color. Nice.


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