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Ape Hanger Ale - Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

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46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 15.36%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-29-2003)
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Dwkasper, Sep 11, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +14.5%

colonia25, Aug 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

malfunxion, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of jsausley
3.59/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from draft at the Dinosaur BBQ in Syracuse, NY.

A: A nice soft amber with tinges of red. Some head, minimal lacing. Carbonation is apparent.

S: Hoppy and malty but not overly strong. Big citrus notes.

T: Malt body with a hop nose covered in grapefruit and tangy sour bread. Pretty tasty, no lingering bitterness and easy enough to go down after some hearty foods.

M: Balanced and easy, crisp with a nice drinkable feel and noticeable hop twang with some carbonation.

O: Gotta try it when you go to the Dino. Balanced and good, pairs well with a hearty meal.

jsausley, Jul 19, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -32.2%

mskiddo, Jul 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

TTTBeer, Jul 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

T-34-85, Jun 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

GCBrewery, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap Dinosaur BBQ in Rochester, NY.

Pours a light golden yellow, with some orange tinges. Half inch head, and only a small amount of lacing.

Smells fairly weak, some malt sweetness, and a bit of fruity hops.

The taste is similar. It doesn't necessarily taste bad, it's just boring. Herbal hop character, a bit floral, with some fruity yeastiness that is quite common in Middle Ages beers. A bit of caramel malt sweetness.

Light bodied, crisp, dry mouthfeel, medium carbonation, pretty drinkable.

This is ok, but I probably won't get it again.

GreesyFizeek, Jun 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

FrankShirley, May 29, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -62.3%

timmy2b, May 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

boszormeny, Mar 25, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

bostonryan, Mar 06, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

dcbeers, Jan 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

RobDB, Jan 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

nyyfanatic213, Dec 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

squack, Dec 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

mdfb79, Nov 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

StrangerTides, Oct 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Gregwa, Sep 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had Middle Ages Ape Hanger Ale at the Dinosaur BBQ in Rochester (great place BTW).

As with most beers at the Dinosaur, it is severed in standard pint glass. The beer is medium gold with a slight chill haze and a sticky white head.

Light grains and something fruity like apricot.

Taste tracks the smell. Milled grains, a bit of cracker and apricot and pear. I like the interplay of the malts and hops. Some caramel notes at mid-glass.

The mouth is yeoman like. It is an easy drinker and went very well with my BBQ.

Redrover, Aug 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

magnusdave, Jun 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13%

polloenfuego, Jan 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13%

voortex824, Jan 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

chefduff2, Jan 05, 2013
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Ape Hanger Ale from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
77 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.