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400 Pound Monkey - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,756 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,756
Reviews: 512
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 15.36%
Wants: 47
Gots: 132 | 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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3.33/5  rDev -7%

Tried this beer at the Yard House in downtown Denver. The beer poured a nice color with a moderate head. It smelled good with a slight hoppy aroma, though not overpowering. The first drink was light and underwhelming. Typical English IPA. I did not realize it was an English IPA when I tried it so I was disappointed with the lack of anything approaching hoppiness in the first taste. As my mouth adjusted, it turned out to be a decent beer, but nothing to write home about.

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3.53/5  rDev -1.4%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Came from the variety 12 pack, freshness date is scrunched and not discernible.

A: Sunny golden color. Very hazy. Minute particles in suspension suggest that this beer may be past its prime. The white head retains well at a half inch. Thin, jagged lines of lacing.

S: Malt base of dough and biscuit. Yeasty, a touch buttery. Floral hopping, lemon pith, earhty and leafy. A rather dull, muted nose.

T: Doughy and bready malt base, hint of thin caramel. Slightly buttery. Green, oily hop bitterness cuts through the substantial malt body. Earthy, leafy, and oily hops. Dry herbal edge. Fairly high level of bitterness. Bitter, oily hop finish with a hint of dough beneath.

M: Hefty medium body. Silky and smooth. Biting carbonation.

O: It's a little dull on all fronts, but all the English character I'm looking for has been dumbed down or is altogether not there. Just not a lot to grab the palate's attention, a very drab offering.

ryan1788a5, Aug 30, 2013
400 Pound Monkey from Left Hand Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 1,756 ratings.