Monkey Paw Rich Man’s IIPA
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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   IBU: 78   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
All hail the Rich Mans IPA! A bold copper-colored beer with beautiful gold edges, and crowned with a strong white head. The aroma is grassy with a nice orange and malt presence. The mouthfeel is smooth and solid, with malt that backs up the sticky bitterness. The taste is pine, citrus, and a light malt sweetness that all interplays with the alcohol. Hops, hops, hops, and more hops! Occupy a bar stool, the 1% of beers has arrived!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (40484) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2012
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is solid hoppy. Crisp bitter, mango and peachy. Smooth sweet, solid hoppy leading towards a more dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2012
Can. Pours an amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18529) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2013
Draft at the brewpub - San Diego. Pours hazy gold with a creamy, off-white head. The aroma has spicy pine, jammy citrus, some dry orange rind. Medium sweet flavor with bready pale malts, bitter and spicy pine, ripe citrus, hints of marmalade, dried flowers. Medium to full bodied with fine, chewy carbonation. Lightly warming to finish, somewhat resinous, more pine, florals and rindy citrus. Pretty drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (16772) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2012
Tap @ the brewpub. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich flowers, caramel, bitter hops and malt. Long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16055) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Pours a hazy amber color with a fluffy off-white head. Strong citric character with lots of grapefruit, tangerine, and lemon peel. There is a nice touch of pine and some sweet toffee malt. A bit of floral hops in there, too. The flavor is a good blend of sweetness and bitterness. Plenty of pine and grapefruit peel with a very strong citric hop profile and flavor. The bitterness is mostly present on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (14094) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Can from Bine and Vine. Pours copper with a slight white head. Aromas of brown sugar, resin and citrus. Full bodied with significant carbonation. First impression is brown sugar, then resin and citrus. It finishes pretty darn bitter, always with that lurking roasted malt background. Damn tasty ale. Enough hop to preserve flesh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (11350) - Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2012
A pretty weak IPA, especially by SD standards. It is super sweet with no hop bitterness whatsoever.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Tap at Monkey Paw. Clear golden pour. Good white lacing. Nose is sticky, some noble rot grape, vanilla oil. Interesting- different. Taste is clean, juicy, tangy. Wicked bitter hop body. Holy monkey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (9475) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAY 9, 2012
Draught Small off-white head over pale amber beer with a cold haze. Rather subdued mandarine nose, not really outspoken, but nice. Maltier than expected, good malts present, but the citrussy, mandarine hopflavour arrives later with a vengeance. Slick, medium bodied, dry and tart MF, especially in the finish. Not really impressive, but at least very decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (9313) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 18, 2013
Draft @ Hoppy Loft, Brussels. Orangée-cuivrée, col blanc-beige. Arôme est houblonné, fruité, épices, note de pamplemousse avec des effluves d’amertume plus prononcées. Palais est aussi houblonné, fruité en amertume, pointe tropicale, palais est râpeux et épicé, réchauffant avec des notes de pamplemousse.Ce côté épicé reste persistant et s’accompagne d’une fin de bouche oscillant sur un raisin blanc. Qcq chose qui n’accroche pas pour moi.

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