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400 Pound Monkey - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,633 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,633
Reviews: 507
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 15.08%
Wants: 47
Gots: 90 | 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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malonelocke

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-29-2013 16:41:18 | More by malonelocke
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Hopbomber

United Kingdom (England)

1/5  rDev -72.1%

07-29-2013 12:08:10 | More by Hopbomber
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nick_asian

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-29-2013 08:33:45 | More by nick_asian
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burnerfinger

Texas

4.56/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

VERY GOOD IPA

bought this off-the cuff at tom thumb:

poured from the 12 oz bottle into my goblet:

A BLonde is what comes to mind, a nice yellowish IPA
a FULL TWO fingers of head, settles to a nice sticky lacing
a bit more clarity than I'd expect from a IPA

S - a bit understated on the hopiness - but nice nonetheless

T - just a bit watery but a nice IPA (been a while since I've had beer at all and so I'm very happy to have this)

M - again just a BIT light when compared to the very best, but a nice contender

D CLASSIC IPA

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 02:24:04 | More by burnerfinger
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BtownIrish20

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-28-2013 18:41:21 | More by BtownIrish20
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alexanf

Mississippi

3/5  rDev -16.2%

07-27-2013 16:10:27 | More by alexanf
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JohnyFriday

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-27-2013 01:16:08 | More by JohnyFriday
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BeerOps

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-26-2013 23:52:18 | More by BeerOps
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daninfiction

Ohio

4/5  rDev +11.7%

07-26-2013 16:03:34 | More by daninfiction
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Brewski

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

07-25-2013 02:25:39 | More by Brewski
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DevinORoark

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.2%

07-25-2013 01:03:22 | More by DevinORoark
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metter98

New York

3.56/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is hazy yellow to golden yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that died down, leaving a thin layer and patches of bubbles on the surface, a collar around the edge of the glass, and some lacing down the sides.
S: Light aromas of tropical fruits are present in the nose along with some hints of floral hops.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste starts out with some hints of sweetness and hints of tropical fruits and is followed by a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate with slight bits of crispness and a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is definitely a unique beer that seems like a hybrid between a tripel (with the maltiness and sweetness) and an English IPA (with the light amount of bitterness). The beer hides its alcohol well but I wouldn't call it sessionable because the mouthfeel seems to have a heavy dose of malts.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2013 02:40:30 | More by metter98
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MJKauz

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

07-23-2013 01:16:59 | More by MJKauz
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RyanCFriedrich

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.7%

07-22-2013 23:03:17 | More by RyanCFriedrich
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kds2437

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

07-21-2013 18:41:43 | More by kds2437
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janna890

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-21-2013 17:04:43 | More by janna890
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

07-21-2013 15:23:53 | More by mwbrady12
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keenanite21

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-21-2013 03:54:33 | More by keenanite21
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fgilbert2

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-18-2013 04:35:02 | More by fgilbert2
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-17-2013 20:24:44 | More by gpblackgt
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E1D0L0N

Ohio

3/5  rDev -16.2%

07-16-2013 14:21:56 | More by E1D0L0N
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J1mmyB09

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-14-2013 21:41:38 | More by J1mmyB09
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FortKnox15

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

07-14-2013 21:38:46 | More by FortKnox15
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-14-2013 17:53:43 | More by KevinGordon
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lucasj82

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-14-2013 03:18:15 | More by lucasj82
400 Pound Monkey from Left Hand Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 1,633 ratings.