Flying Monkeys Matador Cedar Aged Double IPA - Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery

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82
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68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 17.27%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 02-01-2013)
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3.3/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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5/5  rDev +39.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of jjmclell
3.21/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Smells like grapefruit and pepper. Initial taste is much the same. Finishes with tastes of booze and wood. Seemed to sweeten up with some caramel notes as my palate adjusted. Cool beer, lots to think about. Wouldn't incorporate it into the regular repertoire though...

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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of CanuckRover
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is an interesting one. Probably the first cedar aged beer I've had, and I'm fairly impressed.

Woody nose, cedar certainly gives a distinctive aroma and it comes through clear.

Bit of a war going on in this beer. The Amarillo, the cedar, the sweet malt, and the heat are all wrestling with each other. It's not bad though, unless you don't care for the cedar, in which case you have a problem. Sweet honey malt up front, brief flash of hops and then the cedar takes over. Lingering lovely, to me, aftertaste of wood.

I understand why the reviews are all over the place for this. I enjoy it, but can't begrudge anyone for feeling differently.

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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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Flying Monkeys Matador Cedar Aged Double IPA from Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.