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400 Pound Monkey - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,731 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,731
Reviews: 512
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 15.36%
Wants: 44
Gots: 119 | 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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MightiestBeard

Florida

4/5  rDev +11.7%

09-21-2012 21:36:33 | More by MightiestBeard
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Ford

Texas

2.65/5  rDev -26%

I've had this beer on tap twice. Both times I've felt this beer was really bad. I've had this style before and enjoyed it, I just don't feel like this beer is very good. Beyond bitter and it seemed like a burned rubber taste was present. Just nothing enjoyable about it to me. My friend also felt it was very bad.

09-21-2012 04:03:23 | More by Ford
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mttdls

New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

09-19-2012 19:38:20 | More by mttdls
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Nelliott1


4/5  rDev +11.7%

09-19-2012 04:35:03 | More by Nelliott1
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bootsandbeer

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

09-19-2012 01:16:11 | More by bootsandbeer
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -44.1%

09-18-2012 16:16:34 | More by tmars13
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Ktom


3/5  rDev -16.2%

09-17-2012 22:22:20 | More by Ktom
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tjsdomer2

Illinois

3.43/5  rDev -4.2%

Appearance: Very frothy beer. Light, light golden yellow with heavy lacing on the glass.

Smell: Weak malts and hops. A bit citrusy. Nothing too overwhelming or exceptional.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Doesn't taste like an IPA, even an English one. More of a malty pale ale. Cookie-like sweetness and pine hops. Thick beer that goes flat at the end.

Overall Drinkability: A nice beer that I don't love. This could definitely use a tweak here or there. I would especially love to see the flavors amped up and some more yeasty carbonation. Refreshing.

09-17-2012 00:46:29 | More by tjsdomer2
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ardy007

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

09-16-2012 13:31:44 | More by ardy007
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kbrown

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-16-2012 01:30:43 | More by kbrown
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AntLeatherface

New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -37.2%

09-15-2012 19:15:00 | More by AntLeatherface
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

09-14-2012 00:09:48 | More by WoodburyMN
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Eriktheipaman

California

3/5  rDev -16.2%

09-11-2012 14:32:25 | More by Eriktheipaman
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skyisland

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

09-10-2012 12:47:02 | More by skyisland
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scm2787

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.2%

09-10-2012 03:17:37 | More by scm2787
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

09-09-2012 22:53:59 | More by Molson2000
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Spencer1607


4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

09-09-2012 21:11:29 | More by Spencer1607
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Pours amber, honey amber. A tall head of foam intially but fades into somewhat of a collar ring. A cloudy complexion.
Aroma was of floral hops though understated and a rich malt base of sweet caramel.
Taste is malty with some floral hops
Feels a bit thin on the palette slightly bitter aftertaste.
It's an English IPa so I wasn't expecting a big hop presence and thats what i got. A densent maltier brew of the English tradition.

09-09-2012 11:09:03 | More by micromaniac129
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poopsmitherson

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

09-09-2012 04:04:50 | More by poopsmitherson
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duracell

Quebec (Canada)

2.85/5  rDev -20.4%

12oz bottle in a tulip glass. 7% ABV.
I wonder why it is written to keep refrigerated...

A - Hazy amber color, medium head with a good retention and an excellent lacing. 4/5

S - Very citrusy, piney and herbal aroma. Backbone of malt reminding me some dry apricots. Very fresh and balanced smell. 4/5

T - Taste is disappointing, pretty straightforward with the hop dominant (herbal and floral). 2/5

M - Low-medium body. Alcohol is quite apparent and the bitterness is on the high side for the style. 3.5/5

O - Just on the average in my opinion. Not bad, yet nothing standing out. Have I waited too much before drinking it? I wonder... 3/5

09-09-2012 00:25:33 | More by duracell
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marty717

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

09-08-2012 02:49:49 | More by marty717
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.7%

09-08-2012 01:09:34 | More by capuchinpilates
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brentblack1

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-07-2012 00:34:55 | More by brentblack1
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TrentRundell33


3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-06-2012 18:09:01 | More by TrentRundell33
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greyghost86

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-04-2012 22:16:06 | More by greyghost86
400 Pound Monkey from Left Hand Brewing Company
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