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400 Pound Monkey - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,638 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,638
Reviews: 507
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 15.08%
Wants: 47
Gots: 91 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: garcia2a on 09-03-2008)
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SouljaSaia17

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a light, but cloudy orange with a 1/2 inch creamy, bright white head that leaves some lacing.

S: I get some pine up front, followed by some citrus, more citrus than grapefruit in this one. Back end gives hints of honey and apricots.

T: Nice orange citrus in the initial taste, followed by a slight hop bite. Pine and apricots follow through the body of this beer. Just a sweet aftertaste, nothing dry or bready here.

M: Sweet and smooth for an IPA, lots of carbonation. Quite drinkable with out a lot of hoppyness.

O: This is an American Style IPA, so there is not going to be a punch of anything really. This beer is evenly blended with hops and citrus that may be intended for someone experimenting or beginning in the style. Nothing really wows me about this beer, but it is pretty tasty.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2012 03:15:57 | More by SouljaSaia17
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A - Bright, golden hue. Decent head on pour, dissipating quickly to a thin residual layer of foam.

S - Smells much better than she looks: Rich vegetal hop aromas redolent of dried pineapple.

T - Pronounced vegetal hop flavor working together with a deep malt profile right off the bat. Definitely not an American IPA, but this is delicious.

M - Good pale ale balance of creaminess and carbonation. The hops dry out the palate sufficiently without going too far.

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Smell: Herbal, floral, fruity. Fruit notes have a hint of peach to them.

Taste: Nice contrast of hops & bitterness with bread-like malt sweetness. The hop flavors have orange and lemon notes, along with a hint of mint. Very nice.

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400 Pound Monkey from Left Hand Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 1,638 ratings.