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RATINGS: 316   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
devman171 (1221) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - APR 27, 2015
Bronze clear ale, touch of caramel sweetness and bitter pine resin finish, decent but not my style

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
seymour (1827) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - APR 13, 2015
Tasted on tap in a mini Willybecher glass at the 2015 Schlafly Repeal of Prohibition Festival. It poured a clear deep amber colour with beige foam and lace. Very traditional English Best Bitter traits all-around: definitely malt-forward, caramelly, hint of toffee with nice citrusy and earthy hop balance. Medium body and carbonation, mineral complexity in the mouthfeel (chalk, gypsum?), lingering malty aftertaste which eventually finished with a dry snap. Pretty good stuff.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
6549 (24) - - APR 10, 2015
Overall good beer with no negatives. But the taste doesn't stand out. Will drink again maybe

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (2341) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 7, 2015
Pours a darker orange gold, almost brown color with off-white head. Loght pine, citrus, and bready cereal notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdixon77 (1963) - Georgia, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Old rating. Pale brown. Biscuit body, spice, floral hops, crisp and better. Okay English style pale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (1542) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 22, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2015 Pours copper with white head. Citrus aroma with biscuit malt and floral spice. Flavor is dry caramel malt with biscuit notes followed by citrus & floral hops. Really nice English pale ale. Could throw a few of these back.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (1118) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Malt and fruit with some hops, pretty good. Appearance- A nice light brownish color that has a small white head. Taste- Has a nice sweet flavor that is followed by the malt and hops. Palate- This is a light-to-medium bodied beer with light carbonation. Overall- A really good English Pale Ale, not much love on the beer sites. but I quite enjoyed it

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
obguthr (5241) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Soapy lemon zest nose. Cloudy amber, medium head nice lace. Dry orange and malt. Harsh fizzy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TomTron (450) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Pours a clear copper with a thin soapy head. Weak hop aromas. Flavor is a bit dull as well, some hop bite but very weak. Not impressed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jpf (11) - - JAN 24, 2015
Fairly basic for a pale ale. Tastes more like a lager with some subtle hop additions. Very thick pale ale, how I usually like them. The aftertaste isn't bitter at all which is nice. Not offensive and It's not half bad.

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