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Space Monkey - Allentown Brew Works

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BA SCORE
78
okay

134 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 17.16%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Allentown Brew Works visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: yourefragile on 06-27-2010)
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

NonicPanic, Dec 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

jolah6, Dec 14, 2013
Photo of microbrewlover
3.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This brew pours a cloudy copper with a small white head which dissipates quickly. Heavy carbonation and light lacing on the glass.

Smell-Raspberries, apples, bubblegum also there is a wheat like, yeasty earthy wet straw smell.

Taste-Bubblegum, raspberries, apples, cloying sweetness moving to tartness. Slightly earthy and dank on the backend.

The mouthfeel is tingly, due to the carbonation. Slightly dry taste left in the mouth after swallowing.

Overall, this is an interesting take on a Saison; it is much more sweet than earthy or yeasty. Not bad at all and worth a try but this brew is so sweet I don't believe I could have more than two in a session.

microbrewlover, Oct 25, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -26%

Dawkins, Oct 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

calcnerd, Sep 17, 2013
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ZEB89, Sep 13, 2013
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2/5  rDev -40.8%

matthiasbrau, Sep 08, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -26%

BGsWo22, Aug 23, 2013
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TimHitchings, Aug 22, 2013
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mpalestino, Aug 06, 2013
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3.01/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

On tap in a pint glass.

A- Poured a nice looking reddish-amber color with a 1-finger pure white head that tapered quickly and left nice lacing.

S- Big blast of raspberry. Some faint spice and malt.

T- Raspberry, lots of it.

M- Thin, minimal body. Soda-pop-like.

O- Saison? Hardly. This is a fruit beer at best and its best is not very good.

NiceTaps, Jul 23, 2013
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Scary_Version, Jul 15, 2013
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DLS168, Jul 06, 2013
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3.39/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I haven't reviewed a beer in a few years, very exciting. Nice clear orange body, the head is white and very small. The nose gets hit with the raspberry, acidic, smell, sadly the rest of what makes a farmhouse style beer is hidden. The taste starts out sweet and then has a great refreshing tartness, with a bit of yeasty grassy flavor hiding in the background. I think if the sweetness was tamed, the tartness stayed the same, and more of the yeasty grassy flavor was there the beer would rate much higher. The mouthfeel is on the light side of medium, which is good, the carbonation level is a bit low for the style. Overall it is worth drinking, I don't thing with the sweetness level it should be classified as a saison, but a fruit beer.

orsulacp, Jun 26, 2013
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twenty5, May 10, 2013
Space Monkey from Allentown Brew Works
78 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.