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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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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-18-2013 01:27:51 | More by DuffMan32
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British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-16-2013 17:24:56 | More by Boozecamel
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-10-2013 18:35:46 | More by deonreds
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-09-2013 00:48:24 | More by FadetoBock
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laituegonflable

Australia

3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Johnny Farina in Ottawa.

Pours a burnished amber, slight red tinge. Head is off-white, dense up top but sparse on the sides. Looks pretty good.

Smells peppery. Lots of hops but also plenty of red and black peppercorns. Notes of some lemongrass and citrus as well. Tangy and a bit spicy. Odd but nice.

Taste starts out peppery with more of those peppercorn flavours. Red/black colour, some slight sour green notes. Hints of citrus on there, lemon with some fragrant dish detergent, but finishes hoppy and pleasant. Light and drinkable.

Decent body, bit of texture that isn't just carbonation. Alright.

Pale ale with all the right notes, and a touch of intriguing difference. I like it.

Serving type: on-tap

09-20-2013 02:32:44 | More by laituegonflable
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AussieAbroad

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-08-2013 22:17:07 | More by AussieAbroad
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irishkyle21

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

09-05-2013 03:21:51 | More by irishkyle21
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pokerman

Ontario (Canada)

4.6/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Such a great beer with lots of late additions. glad i found a good ipa with some malt backbone. What can I say that hasn't been said? classic or a traditional American IPA it is not but maybe more like a started one. but who cares what you call it? kills almost any other local beer hands down.Fantastic- and exceeded expectations.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2013 19:34:23 | More by pokerman
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DannyBaldoni

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Skwisgaar

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Masterkush7

Alberta (Canada)

3.76/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I like this beer. May not be as hoppy as most ipa I drink but overall this is a good beer and definatly worth a try. Appearance is a nice dark haze. Taste is well balanced with both a nice malt background with hints of nuts and Caramel and a good hop finish. Will definatly enjoy again

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 18:59:45 | More by Masterkush7
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -20.6%

05-26-2013 20:48:43 | More by Will12
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Illinois

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-24-2013 18:33:50 | More by thampel09
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Ontario (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -60.3%

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Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Ontario (Canada)

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Flying Monkeys Hoptical Illusion Almost Pale Ale from Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.