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Flying Monkeys Netherworld Cascadian Dark Ale - Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery

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Flying Monkeys Netherworld Cascadian Dark AleFlying Monkeys Netherworld Cascadian Dark Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

136 Ratings
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.32%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Flying Monkeys Netherworld India Pale Porter.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: Sammy on 11-01-2009)
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

GoHabsGo, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of CalgaryFMC
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice brownish black with about three fingers of mocha head. Aroma is very malty, chocolate, coffee, with a little cream or vanilla sweetness and a dash of citrus hops. Taste is again malts forward, a well-integrated blend of creamy coffee, chocolate, a nutty bitterness. Hops are second place to the malts, does not taste like an IPA but more like a well-bittered and refreshing dunkel with more floral and leafy aromatics. I taste little citrus but its lurking in there somewhere. Very dry finish and a crisp refreshing character to go with the dark roasty malts. Only had one bottle in my possession and would welcome another.

CalgaryFMC, Aug 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Mr_Hoptimistic, Aug 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Skwisgaar, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of steofwinnipeg
4.14/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I often walked past this intriguing little colourful bottle in my local MLCC. Been meaning to try this beer for quite sometime. Anyway cut to the chase, i purchased one and very glad that I did.

On opening the bottle, the slight smell of Coffee and slight wiff off chocolate greet you. Also a wonderful smell off malts. Enjoying it already and not even tasted it yet!

The pouring of the beer produced swirling tones of brown and amber shades, finished off with a nice decent creamy head.

Now for the taste, the earlier smell off chocolate and coffee were now evident with my first taste, and the malts kicked in seconds later. I am enjoying this!

Mouthfeel excellent, a slight bubbly feel if that makes sense.
Overall I really enjoyed this delightful Dark Ale. I will not be walking past this little rascal again. Well worth a try.

steofwinnipeg, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of leaddog
3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a dark ruby brown with a finger width of beige head.

Smell - Leafy and piney hops, coffee bean, roasted malts, hint of vanilla bean.

Taste - Bold roasted flavours of malts and coffee bean up front, along with the hops and hint of vanilla. Roasted flavour lingers in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall - An interesting take on the Cascadian by adding so much roasted/coffee bean character to it. A bit malt heavy and I would like to taste more hops in this.

leaddog, Jul 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

4ster, Jun 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

cam477, Jun 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

TheBeeraholic, Jun 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Kmat10, Jun 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

HATS4BATS, May 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

goalie35, Apr 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Xithyl, Mar 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

JokineAugustus, Mar 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

timiskin, Mar 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

yancot, Feb 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Picaroon, Feb 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

DaPan, Feb 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

ptarmigan98, Feb 11, 2013
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4.04/5  rDev +6.3%

NightINgale, Feb 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

polloenfuego, Jan 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

dork2caon, Dec 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

SimbaMike, Dec 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

cfalovo97, Nov 06, 2012
Photo of smakawhat
4.2/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a Carlsberg tulip tall pint glass. From notes.

A very dark walnut black body with a very yellow three finger head. Big retention on the head, with circular rings of lace.

Nose is a great citrus grapefruit zest and flesh. Hop forward almost west coast sense, maybe even north west style. Little roast character it seems, but a great hop front. Incredibly fruity.

Palate does an almost 180 on the hop front. Hop angle comes out with juice orange and tea herbal bitters. Malt roast character a little bit on the finish, with a good black tea like finish. Light bodied palate with some juicy character.

Overall I have never had a black ipa smell and taste like this and be so varied. It seems liie a mix of American and English IPA style in a black ale. Very memorable, love it!

smakawhat, Oct 01, 2012
Flying Monkeys Netherworld Cascadian Dark Ale from Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.