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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dorwart (2442) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Thin frothy white head of fine bubbles. Light orange and citrus aroma with some light cereal grains and biscuits. Color is a dark copper. Thin palate and flavor. Tea, light roasted grains, grapefruit pith and lemon. And a rather astringent and harsh late bitterness which is making the underside of my tongue tingle. Needs more of a malt backbone to offset the bitterness. An ok but unbalanced pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (6909) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2014
cask at Mr Goodbar, OK, simple english styled pale, mild bitterness, biscuity, earthy, malty backbone. fits the style

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bennetporter (357) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Of the three heavy seas beers ice tries so far, this is the one so far that seems like a let down. Better than most American lagers, but otherwise I would not necessarily reach for it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (3399) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2014
12oz bottle from Kroger in Grandview. Copper pour, thin white head. Aroma of biscuit, grain, citrus hops. Tastes of tea, grapefruit, grass, orange. Bittersweet. Nice enough.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bosco (235) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Orange amber. Off white head and lace. Sweet, dry, citrusy, malty. $9.99/multi sixer at Wegmans, Leesburg VA

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
LuckyDog (614) - - OCT 24, 2014
Really nice ale. Served on cask. Citrus notes. Slight bourbon flavor turning slightly sour as it warms.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
Westchesterco (1390) - mclean, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Poured from a bottle golden color with a white head. The aroma is fruity and the taste is breast with some citrus overtones

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (4490) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2014
From a 12 oz bottle shared in Avon, NC. Pours a hazy copper with an off white head. Fruity nose. Flavors of light citrus. Light bodied, high carbonation, refreshing finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (15912) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Draft at the source. Hazy golden color, fluffy white head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of summer fruit, subtle sourdough bread. Aroma is subtle, fruity, smooth. On style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (3367) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 11, 2014
4 oz draft pour at Heavy Seas Alehouse in Baltimore. Clear golden yellow to light amber with off-white head. Aromas of floral notes, toast, light citrus, sweet malt. Tastes of floral notes, wheat bread, citrus, bitter hops. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Medium carbonation.

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