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Flying Monkeys Hoptical Illusion Almost Pale Ale - Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

209 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 209
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 9
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
32 IBU

(Beer added by: bobsy on 05-23-2009)
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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boszormeny

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-21-2014 01:44:33 | More by boszormeny
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bryehn

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-05-2014 18:54:00 | More by bryehn
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DSC1980

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +19%

01-25-2014 16:46:26 | More by DSC1980
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Hoppy_McGee

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

01-09-2014 01:24:45 | More by Jotora
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KeeganRohovich

Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-30-2013 20:28:53 | More by KeeganRohovich
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korguy123

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

12-21-2013 20:13:11 | More by korguy123
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curewhatalesu

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-21-2013 15:42:47 | More by curewhatalesu
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randallpink

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-15-2013 05:18:43 | More by randallpink
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Vyronian

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.8%

12-09-2013 14:18:09 | More by Vyronian
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phamda

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

12-02-2013 02:36:08 | More by phamda
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hotsudge

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -20.6%

11-09-2013 22:24:47 | More by hotsudge
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ssmack

Ontario (Canada)

3.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dark amber brown with a fine beige head that became a think layer of foam. Great lacing top to bottom.

Both malt and hops in the smell. Biscuit malt. Strong citrus - lemon. As I drank the aroma swung back and forth between malt and hops. Cool.

The hops take over in the taste. Citrus both grapefruit and lemon. Hay and herbs - oregano and pepper. There was a think base of biscuit malt.

A medium feel with a short tingle at the end.

This ale is better than the "almost pale ale" the label claims. Refreshing and complex hops taste.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2013 02:40:02 | More by ssmack
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

11-03-2013 14:15:57 | More by DamageCase76
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Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.64/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not a bad pale ale, but nothing special here either. Starts quite bitter, with a surprising hit of earthy hops given its IBUs of just 32. Fairly pleasant biscuity malt plays nicely with the hops, while not adding much sweetness- this beer is quite dry. There is a bit of graininess that not only persists, but grows as the beer warms. The biscuit notes also continue to grow, and hops start to flag. It ends up being a better beer when cold and the ultimate flavors haven't emerged completely. Still, not bad, and nice try something different from the ever expanding Canadian craft beer scene.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2013 02:43:06 | More by Georgiabeer
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sirsteve42

New York

3/5  rDev -20.6%

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djoprahwinfrey

Manitoba (Canada)

3.86/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - A clean copper pour with a 1/4 finger of white head which dissipated moderately quick into a thin ring of lace

S - pleasant aromas of hops, some lemon and a bit of pine, biscuity or bready with a bit of sweetness

T - This starts of strong on hops and some pine, caramel and some mild citrus, lemon, grapefruit. Enjoyable hop bitterness at the end

M - This has some chew but goes down well,velvety ,medium to high carbonation.

O - A really good brew from Flying Monkeys with a solid amount of hops and pleasant overall.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2013 10:08:09 | More by djoprahwinfrey
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Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-23-2013 07:23:00 | More by valianes
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jcubz

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-22-2013 04:19:43 | More by jcubz
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Mr_Rocca

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-20-2013 19:19:45 | More by Mr_Rocca
Flying Monkeys Hoptical Illusion Almost Pale Ale from Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.