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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidajensen (206) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 23, 2014
Hoppy with a sticky mouthfeel. A nice balance of malt and hops. A little to rich to drink too many, but a nice IPA.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (4035) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 23, 2016
On tap at The J Clyde, Birmingham, AL, 2.5.16. Clear amber. Hoppy, fruit, mango and melon aroma, fruity and a little oxidized taste - mildly bitter and sweet. Medium body, alcoholic finish, soft fizz and alcoholic aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nsanders (987) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Can. Amber with minimal head. Dank, grassy, grapefruit hop aroma with a light floral honey note. Tastes like it smells with a mild sweetness but mostly bitter. Medium body with an oily feel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wombat23 (607) - Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2016
Draft at the source. Copper color with a white head. Fine-grained lacing. Aroma is citrus and malt with faint pine and floral elements. Taste has a little more pine and bitterness than the aroma indicates, but it also has a nice malty base. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2016
Pours a nice deep amber color. Aromas of hops/hops/citrus and pine. Strong hop flavors with malts and a nice dry, crisp finish.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tejas (974) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 9, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2016 Draught > Proud Larrys. Wow, what a surprise this is. I ordered it taking a flyer and was hooked from the first sip. Super flowery and hoppy crisp w/ a decent malty backbone. I’m guessing Centennial hops?? This is a great IPA! Nice job straight to ale.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (13084) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 18, 2016
On tap at Edleys poured a clear golden amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of bread, earthiness, pine and citrus. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, pine and light citrus with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1302) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 16, 2016
Poured from the tap into a pint glass at the brewery. The appearance is a cloudy orange amber with a large white head. The aroma is hops and citrus. The taste matches the aroma. An excellent beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Daytonbeer (726) - Ohio, USA - MAR 9, 2016
Pours light copper. Big white head that sticks around for awhile. Glass covered with nice lacing. Aroma of citrus hops, sweet caramel malts, and alcohol. Taste is the same with a huge sticky, malty backbone and citrusy, medicinal backend.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12684) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2016
(12oz can) Pours a clear copper body with a medium white head. Aroma of grass, citrus, caramel, and bread. Flavor of grapefruit, pine, herbs, peach, and grass.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jw0406 (1106) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 24, 2016
12 oz can pours a light copper color with a nice white head. Aromas of. pine citrus, and some floral. Medium bodies, very nice.


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