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400 Pound Monkey - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,741 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,741
Reviews: 512
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 15.36%
Wants: 46
Gots: 123 | 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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WhiskeeTango

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

06-05-2012 15:20:33 | More by WhiskeeTango
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-03-2012 17:28:17 | More by PEIhop
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jmathis

Florida

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-03-2012 15:49:13 | More by jmathis
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nosavingsaccount

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.2%

06-03-2012 01:29:32 | More by nosavingsaccount
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crobinso

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

06-02-2012 18:48:51 | More by crobinso
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HEADYdb

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-02-2012 13:19:48 | More by HEADYdb
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baconman91

Ohio

4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-31-2012 20:09:56 | More by baconman91
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wander4

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-30-2012 21:54:44 | More by wander4
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durkle


4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-29-2012 23:11:30 | More by durkle
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DruD

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

05-29-2012 15:48:50 | More by DruD
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mkdeezy

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-28-2012 23:28:21 | More by mkdeezy
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Kaisermatt

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

05-28-2012 18:35:23 | More by Kaisermatt
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Thomas_Picton

Florida

4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-27-2012 23:50:45 | More by Thomas_Picton
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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

3.6/5  rDev +0.6%

330ml bottle. ½ Pint glass. Enjoyed on may´12. Golden color, chill haze appearance. White froth, close crown. Brief retention. Remaining collar on top. Intense hoppy aromas, hints of piney & wood. Bitter upfront & gentle mildy maltiness. Light body, soft carbonation. Subtle fruitness in the middle. Oils & resins into the finish with a funny touch have made me feel green medlar astringency (curious!) Very easy drinkability. Refreshing.

05-26-2012 21:17:30 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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shizzy77

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

05-26-2012 05:38:38 | More by shizzy77
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -16.2%

05-25-2012 19:10:48 | More by standardcherry
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brandon911

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

05-24-2012 01:48:56 | More by brandon911
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SeeKpzl8

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

05-23-2012 04:12:10 | More by SeeKpzl8
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sandflier


3/5  rDev -16.2%

05-21-2012 22:38:47 | More by sandflier
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JizackFH

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

05-21-2012 03:55:49 | More by JizackFH
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Buster

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

05-20-2012 22:36:35 | More by Buster
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

05-20-2012 01:06:31 | More by Chugs13
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TimH


3/5  rDev -16.2%

05-19-2012 18:11:45 | More by TimH
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.23/5  rDev -9.8%

Grab this one randomly at 99 Bottles in Federal Way. Opened on 5.14.12.

A - Pours a slightly hazy, light orange, but dark towards the top. A one finger foamy head forms.

S - Malty and sweet carmel.

T - Dry barley, malt and sweetness.

D - Good carbonaion and a surprisingly light body.

O - Sweet and not citrus, glad the carmelness wasn't to strong.

05-19-2012 04:53:16 | More by HuskyinPDX
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StoneTSR

Colorado

3.23/5  rDev -9.8%

APPEARANCE: Orange-ish yellow and crystal clear. A big, fluffy, light looking, stark white head rested on top after an aggressive pour. The head had some staying power and did not move much in the first several minutes after it was poured. This is another lively one from Left Hand.

SMELL: There is a lot more of a citrusy aroma than I expected for an English-style IPA. Lemon is the predominant smell here, but pleasant grassy and piney notes creep in around the edges. Nice aroma.

TASTE: A creamy, sweet, malty flavor leads off, but the beer bitters and dries out a touch towards the end. Lemon and of citrus are the lead hops, but this is one of the least hoppy IPAs I have tasted. That said, the hops flavor does build as the beer warms and the glass empties.

MOUTHFEEL: Creamy and smooth. Despite the big fluffy head and the hundreds of bubbles sprinting up from the bottom of the glass, the 400 Pound Monkey does not have much sparkle.

OVERALL: Again, this is a decent example of the style from Left Hand, but a little underwhelming in my opinion. This is an outstanding IPA for people who don’t like IPAs.

05-18-2012 06:22:33 | More by StoneTSR
400 Pound Monkey from Left Hand Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 1,741 ratings.