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400 Pound Monkey - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,908 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,908
Reviews: 525
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 15.69%
Wants: 53
Gots: 214 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: garcia2a on 09-03-2008

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Photo of soju6
3.6/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a small head and bits of lacing.

S: Mild citrus aroma with some grain, malt sweetness and bit of spice.

T: Mild taste citrus with some malt sweetness and bit of spice. Muted bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Medium body, smooth with a nice balance.

O: Easy drinker, that is good for a few. A more laid back, English style IPA.

Photo of getbehindthemule
3.75/5  rDev +5%

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2.75/5  rDev -23%

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3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of Kunstman
4/5  rDev +12%

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4/5  rDev +12%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of jonphilipp
3.75/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of hellraisinT1000
2.75/5  rDev -23%

Photo of wceaton
4/5  rDev +12%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of elizaanne
2.75/5  rDev -23%

Photo of BeerNutz324
3.33/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into an oversized wine glass

Ap- pours slightly hazy with a light amber color. Has about a 1/4 inch of white head that has OK retention.

Ar- very bready with a little bit of hops. Thats really all I can make out.

T- biscuity malts reign supreme, the hop prescence is small and really only comes through at the end.

M- medium bodied and pretty well carbonated.

O- A decent EIPA, but nothing special. It is just lacking something in the way of the hop department IMO

Photo of jeffreymstein
3.46/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A very sessionable and not-all-that-hoppy IPA.

It pours a nice gold, with no haze and little head.

The taste is a bit sweet before the bitter back end hits. Still, not all that bitter, and the sweetness doesn't have the sort of citrus found in a Dogfigh 60min.

Definitely recommended for a hot day.

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4.25/5  rDev +19%

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4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of Scott_McCool
3.33/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass. The "bottled on" part of the label has not date with it. Clear yellow-orange color without much head (one finger at most that disappeared quickly) or carbonation. Not a powerful aroma. Typical amount of bitterness up front without much after taste, light and somewhat refreshing finish.

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4/5  rDev +12%

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3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Suds
3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer is a beautiful, clear deep golden color. The head is white and long lasting. Nice aroma...herbal, floral and hoppy. It's not a traditional goldings or fuggle smell, but it is clean and hoppy. There is a little malt sitting behind the hop smell as well. Biscuity and bready. The aroma, however, is a little restrained. Nice flavor...great balance. The foretaste is sweet, quickly balanced by a firm bitterness that lasts long into the finish. Medium in body. Nice beer.

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4.75/5  rDev +33.1%

Photo of Danny1217
3.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark yellowish color. White head dissipates quickly. Smells of some hops and citrus fruits. The scent is rather tame though. The taste is of citrus, bread, caramel, and hops. Smooth feel in the mouth. Medium body and carbonation.

A gentle, easy-drinking, British style IPA. Sessionable.

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

400 Pound Monkey from Left Hand Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 1,908 ratings.