overall
90
83
style
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 218   ABV: 7.25%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Albert. Able. Gordo. Miss Baker. Bonny. Goliath. Between 1948 and 1961 these primate pioneers and others bravely went where no man had ever gone before, paving the way for manned U.S. spaceflight. This hoppy little monkey of a beer is a tribute to those Simian heroes of yesteryear. It has a citrusy, floral hop aroma, a strong malt body and a crisp finish.

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3.4
travita (5005) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Can. The look is clear, golden in color, and has a white colored head. The taste is caramel, hops, fruit, grassy, and good. The taste is grass, bitter, hops, and ok.

3.4
jkwalking05 (4736) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2015
12 oz can. Amber in color with an average off-white head. Aroma is of booze, tropical fruits, carrots, citrus, and resin. Taste is of tropical fruit, booze, citrus, dank notes.

3.6
rollinsr (746) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUN 6, 2015
Pours a clear amber/gold with frothy off-white head. Aroma is candied citrus with mild roasted caramel notes. Flavor is sweet and rounded with orange and bitter grapefruit character overlying a rich caramel malt backbone. Very solid ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - JUN 3, 2015
12oz bottle. Orange color. Thick head of cream on top. Nose of citrus. Flavor of caramel malts. Finishes with a nice hop character, adds citrus, bitterness. (4353)

3.8
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAY 27, 2015
Draft at flying saucer Nashville. From notes. Fruity and somewhat boozy. A little citrus and some caramel.

3.8
airrick2003 (872) - Louisiana, USA - MAY 27, 2015
Appearance: pours with a very large beige head, the beer is a very clear golden color with a strong hue of amber, very nice head retention Aroma: strong grain, smells like I’m mashing in, caramel, Taste: hints of grain at first then an assertive bitterness backed by a strong caramel malty backbone, has some warmth with it from the alcohol, Palate: heavy mouthfeel, bitter aftertaste, lively carbonation Overall: this beer smells amazing, the taste is great too, strong malts to overpower the bitterness, I like it

3.5
musinj6 (506) - Dedham, Massachusetts, USA - APR 19, 2015
Pours a golden color. Resin hops, toasted malt, medium to full bitterness. Medium/full bodied with medium bitter finish. This is solid.

3.3
shrubber85 (11408) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 19, 2015
Can. Orange juice, malt , and orange peel/pine aroma. Slightly hazy golden yellow with nice off-white head. Sweet candied sugar/orange toffee malt and moderately bitter grapefruit peel/quinine flavor. Good body. A bit rough. Here’s to Sam and Ham plus Albert II - the first primate in space.

3
Kroney (256) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 12, 2015
Another BIF project from Straight to Ale. Not sure how this is considered an IPA. This is a over malted amber, and if classified that way would get much higher scores. Great beer, just not a very good IPA.

3.3
Patrickctenchi (6588) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 5, 2015
Can: Clear amber with a thick beige head. Woody caramel, orange and pine aroma. Taste is earthy....caramel malt, breadheel, fruit, a little peppery. Tasty, though not very hoppy.


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