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RATINGS: 314   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA is the genesis of a new generation of IPA. The traditional elements of classic English IPA have been redefined by American craft beer innovation. Like the image suggests, Monkey Fist is edgy, aggressive, and unique in style. This beer is brilliant copper in color and exploding with Warrior, Glacier, and Cascade hop character but able to maintain a beautiful balance. Monkey Fist holds up to the spiciest foods or is delicious savored just on its own. And, in case you didn’t know, a Monkey Fist is the knot tied at the end of a sailor’s rope to serve as a weight and make it easier to throw. Cheers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drowland (6061) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 14, 2012
8/14/12. 12oz bottle from a random ABC. Sweet floral and earthy hop aroma with a sweet caramel and earthy/floral hop flavor. Mehhh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6020) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Bottled, cloudy orange pour , caramel aroma with bitter metallic and caramelly, vanilla cake

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5876) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2013
Draught at the brewpub in Orlando. Amber colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, fruit, malt and spicy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (5844) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 21, 2013
draft @ Nobi .. . uplifting smell .. . sap and green leaves .. . pleasing mouthfeel .. . medium finish .. . light sweetness .. . enjoyable, surprising beer from shipyard .. . . you’re kissing a robot? ..weirdo.....

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (5829) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 4, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at Yoav’s place. Thanks Ariel. Hazy orange-amber with an off-white head. Aroma of citric hops, a bit stale, some maltiness and a bit of fruitiness. Sweetish malty flavor with a bit of fruitiness, some citric hops and a bitter finish, a bit harsh. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (5787) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 4, 2013
Bouteille de 12 oz achetée chez Beverage Warehouse (Winooski, VT). Arôme: Légère odeur d’houblons résineux. Apparence: La couleur est blonde légèrement voilée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de conifère et d’agrumes. Longue durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’amertume d’houblons en arrière goût. (Rating #4449)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5727) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JAN 10, 2013
The beer pours a clear orange color with a white head. The aroma is full of pine, with some circus peanut sweetness thrown in. The flavor is similar. I get a good bit of sweetness, as well as some biscuit and caramel malt, with some orange and pine from the hops. Low amount of bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (5699) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 23, 2012
65 cl bottle @ hotel room, Las Vegas
Aroma is sweetish with fruits, resin and caramel. Flavour is rather hoppy with sweetish fruits, resin, some biscuits and caramel. Hints of hay in the finish. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5572) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Tallahassee, FL - ABC Liquors - Betton - 12 oz bottle. Pours a murky dark orange, sticky snow white head with a trace of lacing. Aroma has some slight spruce notes, but is more floral and crystal malt focused. Flavor has some nice grapefruit bitterness, some apricot fruitiness and hint of spiciness. Mouthfeel has a nice tanginess to it. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daniele (5434) - ITALY - JUL 4, 2013
buon ambrata buona schiuma discreta persistenza pompelmo buon corpo discreto caramello discreto amaro un po stanca

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