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400 Pound Monkey - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,875 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,875
Reviews: 518
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 54
Gots: 183 | 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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4/5  rDev +12%

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3.4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

eh. pours a very clear light golden color with nice white lacing and a small white head. smells like an english malt attack and thats about it, deep though, layered. flavor is very malty, taste like the spent grains at a brewery smell, has a bitter finish. i wouldnt call this an ipa by even english standards, but whatever. feel is decent, heavier than it looks, sturdy abv, fine carbonation. overall im just not impressed here, pretty pedestrian brew for lefthand.

StonedTrippin, Mar 02, 2012
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3.15/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle poured into a chalice

A: Pours a cloudy burnt orange color with about a finger of white foamy head and a dash of sediment swirling about.

S: Hoppiness is light in the aroma but present. More prominent is citrus and white grape fruitiness, almost Belgian in its esteriness, if that's a word.

T/M: Carbonation is subdued as are the flavors; apricot, canteloupe, earthy hoppiness, pretty bitter throughout. Smooth texture and subtle hop notes are definitely reminiscent of more English style IPA's.

Not a bad choice if you want something a little more tame in a time of wild hop ales.

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400 Pound Monkey from Left Hand Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 1,875 ratings.