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Straight To Ale Monkeynaut IPA

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 218   ABV: 7.25%
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Albert. Able. Gordo. Miss Baker. Bonny. Goliath. Between 1948 and 1961 these primate pioneers and others bravely went where no man had ever gone before, paving the way for manned U.S. spaceflight. This hoppy little monkey of a beer is a tribute to those Simian heroes of yesteryear. It has a citrusy, floral hop aroma, a strong malt body and a crisp finish.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogfish120love (1004) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Pours a deep vibrant reddish orange with a white lacing. The aroma is lavendar, orange, citrus and resin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2276) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Can. Pours a copper color with white head. Grassy, hoppy, piney aromas. Resiny, piney, ganja, hoppy flavors. Medium bodied, high bitterness. Pretty nice IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2311) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Poured from a can, big thanks to Bryan. The hops have fafed in the aroma and it lets the caramel malts shine a bit bright for me. The malts are dominating the flavor, there is some citrus, and floral hop notes. Not the freshest example.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DinVT (20) - Vermont, USA - NOV 12, 2014
See with strong resins mixed with hops and some bitterness. Tastes of maple syrup, which is fine by me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ICEatALAMO (999) - Troy, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Draft at Flying Saucer. The pour is a dark orange with big head. The aroma has some sweetness to it. The taste is a good mix of sweetness and subtle hops. Interesting mix and the taste is unique. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (730) - SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2014
355 ml can at world of beer, pensacola, FL. Hazy orange with white head. Smell is hoppy floral and pine. Taste is a hint of caramel and hoppy floral and pine. Dry with high bitterness and medium carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6843) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2014
12 oz. can shared by beerpig317 - thanks again, Bunker! Pours a clear orange-gold with an off-white head. Notes of caramel, sugars, toast, straw, leafy and floral hops, peanuts, and tea. Light-bodied, with medium carbonation and a dry, malty, leafy mouthfeel. Kind of a weak hop character. Leans malty.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (2145) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 30, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2014 On tap at Cypress Street pub (ATL - Sept. 2014); rating confirmed with 12 oz can in Dec. 2014. Deep amber; clear with a good, fairly durable head. Aroma: fruity and wonderful, with a hint of bready malts. Flavor: fruity; low bitterness for style. Fine, fruity/hoppy, mildly bitter aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bradford81 (2) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 26, 2014 does not count
I taste bananas ���� ---Rat via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (3896) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Can. Pours a cloudy copper with a small beige head that lasts. The aroma is strong floral hop and pine. Medium mouth with nice hop bite, grapefruit, and lingering bitterness. Very nice.


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