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H.L. Rex - Monocacy Brewing Co.

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H.L. Rex
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Monocacy Brewing Co. visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  3.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: nmann08 on 06-21-2014

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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of JNForsyth
3.41/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of wrightst
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of MNishCT77
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle purchased at Whole Foods - Foggy Bottom; unknown brewing/bottling date; poured into my NEBCO Gandhi-Bot large bottom snifter glass; drank over 30 minutes

Photo of smakawhat
3.53/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

A solid white two finger cap. Very foamy but settles to a good fit, and hanging around nicely. Body color is very crystal clear, but just a little hint of haze. Ample carbonation but not excessive, rising through a brass to very light bronze orange body.

Aroma is a bit grainy, but expectedly light. Mild senses of pine and orange in a hop angle, mild of course, but a little bit of that bile smell hides as well. Not bad.

Palate sort of surprises. Mid palate has virtually next to nothing going on even for a mild character. All the flavor really comes out on the finish. Melding small malt bill, with some faint sugars but also showcasing more hop flavors. Hints of mild tea and orange, light biscuit and slightly crackery as well. Some mild tropical senses seem to be lurking but are just to weak to show up. Nice crisp carbonation as well too, with some depth a bit.

Overall a simple American mild, and fairly fruity. Just needs a bit more mid palate push and flavors to round out.

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3.56/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.66/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sampled at Snallygaster 2014. Seems like a nice IPA, hard to believe it's a low ABV pale ale…but otherwise nothing special.

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.2/5  rDev +17%

One of my local Fredneck brewers so I'll try best to avoid any homerism. For session ales (pale or IPA), I found this one to be one of the more enjoyable and truly sessionable ones. Very sessionable,flavorful but far from the "hop water" types that seemed to have flooded the market. I will try to buy a lot more of this one whenever possible.

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4.72/5  rDev +31.5%

H.L. Rex from Monocacy Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.