Flying Monkeys The Matador Version 2.0 El Toro Bravo

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Brewed by Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
Style: Specialty Grain
Barrie, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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available

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
El Toro Bravo is a 10.1% imperial strength Dark Rye Ale aged on a bed of Spanish Cedar. Peppery brown with dark, oxblood lights, this stout-hearted ale breeds sweet, toffee malts & crisp, drying rye with the wood and spicy notes of the cedar. El Toro Bravo can be enjoyed fresh or cellared for up to 2 years.

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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aineta (19) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JAN 31, 2017
Club de Cata Olut, Sabadell. Servida en botella. Nariz cereza, en boca un punto picante, pimienta. Sensacin Alcohlica

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lex27 (12) - SPAIN - JAN 10, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2017 With a very nasal character, this beer is very drinkable, a little bit spicy and the 10.1% of alcohol is very well integrated. Tasted at Olut, Sabadell.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JLlunell (52) - Sabadelll, SPAIN - JAN 10, 2017
Provada al club de cata Olut, Sabadell, en barrica, regust picant de pebre

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drfabulous (7387) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 5, 2016
Bottle shared at Jasons. A bit off with light body and something off putting. Maybe cedar.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciocanelu (1929) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - SEP 12, 2016
Amber color with beige head. Aroma is really woody with resiny, coniferous notes. Taste is spicy and woody, light caramel malt but not sweet. Finish is slightly bitter and the wood notes continue to shine through. Medium body and carbonation. Really interesting beer, the spicy wood is really different from anything I had before.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GarageBrewer80 (466) - SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2016
Flaska frn Pitchers rebro. Mrk, brnstensfrgad med smutsvit skumkrona. Doft av mrk knck. St kropp. Smak av choklad, ntcreme och lite portvin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Taboada (1104) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUL 5, 2016
Bottle sample tasted at BBF Lab Madrid 2016 on the 02/07/2016. Dark copper colour with off white head. Aroma is oak, fruits, toffee and malts. Taste is medium hay with presence of hops. Next one please!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AleRider78 (942) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 1, 2016
750ml bottle. Pours a big frothy beige head and has an amber coppery appearance. Nice big sticky lacing. Aromas of toasted malts, rye, bready malts as well. Flavours of earthy and herbal hops, some notes of toffee, grassy hops. Fruity notes as well. Nice smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Some bitterness on the palate but much more sweet. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Metalchopz (3284) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
Thanks for AleRider78 for sharing this one. Pours a slightly hazy amber colour with nice creamy beige lacing. Fruity nose with plums, dates and the rye in the background. Flavours of the fruits with some lighter ones, some nice bitterness in the middle with mild warming of the alcohol, but nicely blended. All by the Spanish cedar. Very, very nice !

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ROMA2 (7) - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUN 21, 2016 does not count
A beer to drink with friends and/or beer buddies: if alone, it asks for food. The temperature is very important. Also, your mood...


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