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Straight To Ale Monkeynaut IPA

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Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 218   ABV: 7.25%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rader58 (823) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - AUG 26, 2015
12oz can. Pours clear darker copper in color. Aroma of tangerine, lemon, grass, pine. Flavor of pine, resin, hint of tangerine, floral. Has a little more malt backbone, but a nice bitter middle to end. finish is bitter and dry. I like this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zeswaft (1481) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Coming off a few dozen cheeto fries my mouth is on fire. This bitch cuts right through it with heavy malt and minimal pine and citrus. I had it without the cheeto fries and it just tasted overly malty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1374) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - AUG 4, 2015
A slightly hazy, deep gold pour with a big, white head. The aroma has mostly herbal hops with faint citrus. It has a medium body with oily texture and average carbonation. The taste is mildly bitter and a little buttery.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TylerGreenDC (583) - - JUL 21, 2015
Draft. Aroma of tangerine, peach and mostly caramel. Soapy lace. Flavors are much to sweet tea, with some burnt toast and marmalade on the finish. Thoroughly drinkable when it’s time for a sweeter IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
namu (13) - - JUL 20, 2015
I think I am just not an IPA fan, but as they go this is near the top, not a overpowering hoppy after taste, will revisit in future

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (3823) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 26, 2015
12 ounce can thanks to mr brewer. The beer is a clear copper color with a white head of foam. The head dissipates mind of quickly. The aroma has juicy citrus and pine. Medium pine bitterness and sweet resinous notes. Pretty dry overall. Medium bodied and medium carbonation. Slick mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (4433) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Can. The look is clear, golden in color, and has a white colored head. The taste is caramel, hops, fruit, grassy, and good. The taste is grass, bitter, hops, and ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4229) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2015
12 oz can. Amber in color with an average off-white head. Aroma is of booze, tropical fruits, carrots, citrus, and resin. Taste is of tropical fruit, booze, citrus, dank notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rollinsr (504) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUN 6, 2015
Pours a clear amber/gold with frothy off-white head. Aroma is candied citrus with mild roasted caramel notes. Flavor is sweet and rounded with orange and bitter grapefruit character overlying a rich caramel malt backbone. Very solid ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - JUN 3, 2015
12oz bottle. Orange color. Thick head of cream on top. Nose of citrus. Flavor of caramel malts. Finishes with a nice hop character, adds citrus, bitterness. (4353)


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