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RATINGS: 430   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA is the genesis of a new generation of IPA. The traditional elements of classic English IPA have been redefined by American craft beer innovation. Like the image suggests, Monkey Fist is edgy, aggressive, and unique in style. This beer is brilliant copper in color and exploding with Chinook and Cascade hop character but able to maintain a beautiful balance. Monkey Fist holds up to the spiciest foods or is delicious savored just on its own. And, in case you didnt know, a Monkey Fist is the knot tied at the end of a sailors rope to serve as a weight and make it easier to throw. Cheers!

First Brewed: February 2012
Malt Style: 2-Row British Pale Ale, Malted Wheat, Munich, Crystal, Caramalt
Yeast: Top-Fermenting English
Hops: Chinook, Cascade
Color: Copper
IBUs: 67.5
OG: 1.064

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HughConway (830) - Washington, USA - JUN 19, 2012
12oz bottles. Aroma is grassy hops that dissipate. Taste is hops and malt, finish is clear. Not bad at all, nothing really distinctive.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (2871) - New York, TURKEY - MAR 24, 2017
Draught. Clear dark amber with very small frothy whitish head, very faint piney aroma, medium carbonation, bitter grassy hops taste, thin body, long bitter finish. Classic IPA, decent.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
the sauger (62) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 24, 2017
Canette de 473 ml. Arme de fleurs, de houblon et de conifre. Got d agrumes, de houblon trs fleural et de tourbe. IPA classique, ne se dmarque pas des autres mais est tout de mme apprciable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlisle (684) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2017
Draft. Pours copper color with off-white head. Pine hop aroma. Pine hops with bready malt backbone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
emdejes (65) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 9, 2017
35,5 cl bottle - bbd = 08/2015 Kept up really good, Amber colour, rather dry mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
milewide (2187) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 27, 2017
Copper color. Average head and body. Little aroma. Hop bitterness from first taste to aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stef73 (613) - Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 26, 2016
De couleur roux avec un peu everfesssance avec col un peu fonce . On n a des. Notes de bouclons herbace avec une note caramliser . C est un mlange de malt caramlis avec le herbac Bonnet ipa

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdixon77 (2648) - Georgia, USA - OCT 22, 2016
Just okay IPA. A bit on heavy malty side. Some bite but not really much distinguishable hop character. Okay.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (6138) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 6, 2016
Amber pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma is light resins hops with a bready malt kicker. Flavor is semi sweet malt with floral and resins hops. Medium body with smooth carbonation followed by a solid resiny bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
commonmac (1180) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 3, 2016
Tap outside on the patio of Porthole in Portland, ME. Plastic glass. Orange and golden in color. Citrus on the nose especially grapefruit rind. Maybe a little pine. Nice looking off white head. Taste is mostly bitter hops but there is a malty quality serving as an undercurrent of flavor and mouthfeel. Pine and slight floral notes. Feels pretty basic IPA fare but its drinkable. Decent, if not really a knockout, punch.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
electrotype (655) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2016
Achete la SAQ, en cannette.Extrmement fonce/brune pour une IPA. Cest trs anglais comme IPA, avec ce sucre assez prsent et ce malt Crystal. Une belle petite amertme se pointe le nez et nous laisse deviner les houblons. Ce nest pas mauvais, mais dfinitivement pas un genre que jaime particulirement.


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