Hand Drawn Monkey Monkeys Love Hops

Formerly brewed at Hand Drawn Monkey
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Huddersfield, England


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask; Special.

Note: This was the original version without a version number that did not specify the hops used. All subsequent variants specify the hops used and state the version number on the pump clip. Please do NOT enter any further ratings under this entry.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gowdy (1083) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - APR 24, 2016
Cask half pint at The Paisley Beer Festival. A touch cloudy. Medium brown, sliding towards golden, colour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (2053) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAR 25, 2015
Cervesa amb un bon aroma i gust, per es nota massa aigualida en boca. Cerveza con un buen aroma y sabor, pero se nota demasiado aguada en boca.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
diariobbf (21) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAR 21, 2015
Una APA suavecita y que se deja beber. Puede que merezca ms nota, pero entre tanta cerveza ya a esas horas no le pude pillar el gusto

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnCook101 (535) - - APR 19, 2014
Draft at HDM Huddersfield. Pale straw colour with a decent white head. Floral, soapy aroma. Bitter citrus dominates the flavour, a little malt, some herbal notes and a little pine. Not hugely sophisticated or complex but pretty damn good anyway.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (7039) - Troms, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
Port St. Beer House, Manchester 22 Jan 13. Gylden. Litt uklar. Tung fruktaroma. Smaken er trket frukt. St. Svakt syrlig bitter ettersmak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
McNeillR (2297) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2014
Light but honest golden with a decent dissipating bubbly head. Neat and peachy/pineapple nose. Rumbling hop, chewy citrus and bitter orange thread. Soft enough carbonation, gripping but oily mouthfeel finishes fairly dry. Clean and simple grassy bitter linger.

Cask, Maltlings, York

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (47622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ Microbar, Market Hall, Arndale Centre, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England M4 2HU.

Unclear medium orange color with a small to average, frothy and open, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, moderate hoppy, light citrus, light orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, sweet caramel, malty, mandarin. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130125]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (7563) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 12, 2013
Cask @ CPK. The pours a light amber color with a small white head. The nose is light citrus fruit, some apricot, summery countryside grass. The taste is soft tropical fruits. Mango, pineapple etc. Slightly grassy bitterness. Fairly subdued flavors. A bit soapy. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, not a massively impressive effort. Its a decent golden ale with some exotic hops thrown into the mix.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (12071) - Troms, NORWAY - FEB 4, 2013
Half pint, hand pulled cask at Port Street Beer House. Nitro cream white head to a clear, copper coloured body. Citrus to the nose. Tropical fruits in flavour with a touch of citrus shells. Dry and smooth bitter ending. Not too thin in the mouth. Good (Manchester, 22.01.2013).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2013
Cask gravity, Microbar BF, Manchester. Pours a cloudy orange. Lovely soft floral aroma, with a faint sulphury flavour. Bitter palate with orange notes late on. Really enjoyable.

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