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Flying Monkeys Smashbomb Atomic IPA - Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

298 Ratings
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Ratings: 298
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 12.09%
Wants: 21
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
70 IBU

(Beer added by: Sammy on 05-31-2010)
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Reviews by Bestuurder:
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Bestuurder

Ontario (Canada)

4.45/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Smashbomb is an IPA, but with a blast of Citra hops in. Poured a yellowish-ruby, slightly orange, but a bit of red with a nice thick head that did not dissipate at all throughout consumption.

Flavour is malty, with distinct notes of Crystal, Pale Malts and either a black or german malt. There is a VERY distinct hop aroma and flavour. Inlcuding, but not limited to, notes of grapefruit, lemon/lime, pineapple and mango.

The first taste is definitely bitter. But a lighter, blossoming explosion of malt comes through. The overall impression was one of a flavourful and rich brew that slowly fades away.

Mouthfeel is slightly thick a velvety with very little alcohol backbone. Strong notes of hops and excellent texture.

Overall, this brew is exceptional, let it sit to room temperature and it gets even better! The fruit and floral notes come through even more so and the dry hoppiness becomes true happiness! Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2011 01:17:33 | More by Bestuurder
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I've had this beer multiple times from the bottle, both from the bottle and in a glass.

The beer smells of citrus with the nice bitterness of the hops A nice citrus taste to start, with a nice (but not overly) bitter finish. The beer has a fairly thin mouthfeel, but that seems to work well for this beer.

The bottle art is also unique and cool, if you care about that kind of stuff. I personally do.

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Flying Monkeys Smashbomb Atomic IPA from Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
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