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Brewed by Blue Monkey
Style: American Pale Ale
Nottingham, England

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

COLOUR: Pale
HOPS: Citra
PRODUCTION STATUS: Brewed year round, always available.
DESCRIPTION: An infinitely satisfying pale ale, brewed with Citra hops from the USA for a punchy hop presence. Since its introduction in 2011, Infinity has rapidly become one of our best selling beers and is perfect for lovers of modern style ‘hop forward’ beers.
FACT: Infinity is named after the ‘Infinite Monkey Theorem’, which states that a monkey hitting keys at random on a typewriter for an infinite amount of time will eventually type the complete works of Shakespeare!

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3.7
Desverger (12941) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2014
[email protected] Baring Hall Hotel, Grove Park - pours a golden colour with a small white head. Aroma and taste is of fruity and hoppy citrus goodness, sweet malts, lemon, pine, nice floral qualities, easy drinking, great condition. Lovely.

3.8
Fin (10917) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2012
Cask, handpump at The Sportsman, Huddersfield 17.03.12 in company of dad & Barry Gold in colour with a white head. Crystal clear, in fact looks very good. Soft in the mouth with a pleasant bittersweetness and good hoppiness showing throughout, quite tropical tasting at times. Yum, nice beer. A7 A5 T7 P4 Ov15 3.8

3.6
leaparsons (10765) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2012
Cask, Longstop, Leicester. Pale gold with a white head. Aromas are biscuit with crisp lemon and grapefruit. Peanuts with bready yeast and hints of mango. Flavours are dry biscuit with zesty, bittersweet lemon marmalade. Quite peppery to finish. A very nice easy drinking blonde.

3.4
daniele (9660) - ITALY - AUG 14, 2016
cask oro limpido naso agrume media intensita non molto amara arancia finale

3.3
Svesse (8803) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2017
(Cask at Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico, London, 27 Nov 2016) Pale amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Fruity, malty nose with notes of apricots, orange peel and caramel. Malty, fruity taste with apricots, citrus, caramel and a balanced earthy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Tasty and refreshing. Quite nice.

3.6
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2013 Cask conditioned handpump Swan & Rushes Leicester 21/11/12. A golden beer with a whitish head and lace. Lovely citra hops throughout. Juuicy and tropical with a hint of natural sweetness. Fresh flavours. Sharp citrus in the nose. a bit of a bitter sting joins it in the mouth. A good depth of flavour. Lovely. Score 3.8
Subsequent rating scored 3.4. Average becomes 3.6

3.7
jackl (8423) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 20, 2012
Cask @ GBBF ’12. The nose is light raspberry ripple, spun sugar and sugar cookies. The taste is light sugar cookie, some sweet white grapes and lemon. Zippy and refreshing. Light body. Simple, but quite pleasing. Nice.

3.9
DruncanVeasey (8283) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2012
Cask gravity, Leicester BF, 08/03/12. Pale and brilliant with a slim, loose but lasting head. Peppered jam, lychee, tangerine and urinal aroma. Firm bodied, full and ripe with flowery tangerine hop, juicy biscuit base. Mature and lip-smacking effort from The Monkey- savoured every last drop.

3
Finn (8149) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2016
Fra fat på Organ Grinder i Nottingham 20 Feb 16. Delt med Rune. Varm gylden. Filmskum. Tynn lacing. Lett ferskenaroma. Myk munnfølelse. Smaken balansert. Fersken. Lett syrlig ettersmak. Bra men uvariert.

2.4
BlackHaddock (7690) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2013
Hand-pulled pint in Ye Old Fighting Cocks, Oakengates on 29 Jun 2013. Very pale in looks, weak urine yellow in fact: good white bubbley head that tried to stay the distance, but failed. As you’d expect from a brew using Citra hops, this leaned heavily towards a citrus based flavour and aroma. I know this beer is very popular with a lot of Real Ale drinkers and craft beer fans alike, but I’m fed up with so may ’samey’ tasting brews using citrus flavours to refresh us Brits: I want deep amber brews with a malt and hop balance when I go into a pub, not this ’new wave’ of light lager look alikes with lemon duck toilet cleaner as a base! I’ve tried to score objectively.


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