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Flying Monkeys Super Collider

 
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Formerly brewed at Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
Style: Imperial IPA
Barrie, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 160   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
SuperCollider Double IPA is the antimatter to uninspired IPAs. Meddling with the limits of regular Ontario IPAs, the Flying Monkeys brewed a double that blows a black hole in the taste buds of our IPA lovers.

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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sask89 (514) - Regina, Saskatchewan, - JUN 15, 2012
Pours a very deep amber colour, slightly brown, extremely hazy with a small frothy tan head. Aroma is muted but has a little fruit sweetness to it, some booziness, and not much in the way of hops. Taste is slightly sweet at first, but this is cut off by an underwhelming bitterness. Medium-full body, smooth and rich on the palate, and lively carbonation. Overall a disappointment for me as a double IPA.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
weark (679) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - SEP 21, 2016
Bouteille achete La Mise En Bire - De couleur ambre rubis, avec une fine mousse cremeuse beige qui tient bien - Au nez des armes bois trs prononc, poivr, rose, beaucoup daromes, malt caramel et biscuit, une pointe de torrfaction, qqch qui ressemble de lencens - En bouche toujours trs bois, bien alcoolis, pices, biscuit, caramel, seigle bien reconnaissable, trs complexe - Corp ample, amertume moyenne, carbonation correcte, crmeuse, final cremeux caramel et bois long - le bois est trop prsent et tres spcial, la bire est trs bien ralise mais qqch me drange

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebhoy (61) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 20, 2013
I wonder at the low rating of this beer, which makes me think initial batches werent as good. Had this on cask at Milos a little while back (just getting around to this). Very strong, hoppy, and hazy IIPA. Nice malty body but dominated by hops--citrus and floral aroma. Lots of lemon up front, quite sweet, but rather easy drinking for the 11%.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LadySusan (766) - Ste-Therese, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 4, 2012
650ml. bottle from L.C.B.O. Ottawa.The color is a clear ruby with a thin beige head. The aroma is of hops and sweet fruits, The taste also of hops with a sweet taste of berries and malt, nice mix.The feeling on the palate is good but not long lasting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6379) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2012
August 27, 2011 - on draught at The 2011 Golden Tap Awards @ BeerBistro. I am not putting in the terrible rating I took for this at the GTA ... I had it again in the bottle from a later batch and it was much better, so thats what were going with - amber, average head; taste and aroma strong alcohol and resin bitterness, fairly solid sweet malt backbone, chewy, astringent, decently carbonated with a fairly long sweet/herbal bitter finish, alcohol and citrus pith coats the palate quite a bit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (5235) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 30, 2012
I drank this with my friend Don, who is Chinese Canadian. He described this pretty well. Its kinda like being the tallest person at a Chinese wedding. Compared to other Ontario beers this is great. Compared to IIPAs anywhere, not so much.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 25, 2012
650mL bottle. Dark brown amber pour with a big head. Lots of carbo and floaties! Aroma is strong pine with some grapefruit, touch of malt. Taste is huge grapefruit and pine hops. Slight black liquorice, coffee, brown sugar note on the finish, but it is a chore to get past the hops. Body is a little dry, but not completely. Overall, not very well balanced. All bitterness, all the time.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Oakes (15821) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2012
Amber and bright. Big chewy aroma. Sweet and chew with some alcohol in the finish. Light fruitiness but overall its a bit messy. Thanks, Doug!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (12151) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 21, 2012
@Mondial de la Bire 2012, Montreal - quite clear dark amber-brown colour; moderate foam left; toasted malty aroma and nutty with a fair hop presence; very tasty and thick; long hoppy and chewy aftertaste of red fruits and nuts

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
WheatKing (1329) - Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA - APR 25, 2012
This was a disappointment. Flying Monkeys makes awesome beers, but this just aint one of em. Completely unbalanced. Hops are there for flavour, not just pure old bitterness to cover any other flavour they might be. And yes, I know what a good high IBU IPA should taste like... this just isnt one of them. Better than the average Pale American Lager? I wouldnt know, I couldnt taste the beer. No explosion of flavour here, sorry.


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