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Monkey Knife Fight - Rubicon Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

90 Ratings
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rubicon Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Floydster on 11-19-2007)
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Beerbuddy21

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-23-2014 21:01:20 | More by Beerbuddy21
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Herdhophead


3.52/5  rDev -0.6%

08-17-2014 07:25:43 | More by Herdhophead
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jairo530


3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-28-2014 22:05:32 | More by jairo530
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allstar255

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-26-2014 23:24:33 | More by allstar255
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jj139

California

3.33/5  rDev -5.9%

A - Rusty-orange with a beige head. Long lasting lacing.

S - Very shy nose with hints of tropical fruits and orange. Slight toast aroma as well. The nose was very nice just wish it was more forward.

T- Taste was quite similar to the nose, tropical fruit and toast.

M - Medium/Light body with a very clean finish

O - I was expecting more from this beer and in many ways somewhat disappointed. While it was very drinkable, I don't think I'll be buying any more.

07-14-2014 16:27:53 | More by jj139
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benshultz


3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

07-05-2014 01:18:05 | More by benshultz
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Mike-Harms

California

3/5  rDev -15.3%

06-29-2014 23:33:27 | More by Mike-Harms
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Msxmollyrose

California

3/5  rDev -15.3%

06-27-2014 16:21:10 | More by Msxmollyrose
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Patrick777

California

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

06-22-2014 04:02:47 | More by Patrick777
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amndz1990


3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

06-12-2014 18:23:11 | More by amndz1990
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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -15.3%

06-08-2014 07:35:02 | More by KevMo84
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inspektor

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-23-2014 16:03:25 | More by inspektor
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TheSixthRing

California

3.24/5  rDev -8.5%

Appearance - Pours a semi-hazy golden orange with an off-white, 2 finger head. Fair retention, leading to a broken layer of surface suds. Leaves a good amount of lacing around the glass with nice stick.

Smell - Nice bouquet of orange and light tropical notes backed by a healthy amount of caramel and butter toffee notes. I could stand to smell this all day.

Taste - Does not follow the nose. At All. Stale breadiness and distant citrus hop notes. Mostly watery. Finishes with nothing but disappointment.

Mouthfeel - Light and watery with light carbonation. Smooth in the least, but so is the water it vastly portrays. Easily the worst aspect of this beer.

Overall - Such a letdown after the aroma, because it was quite reminiscent of Bell's Two-Hearted. Not sure if this is an old bottle, because there's no date to indicate freshness, but Bel-Air recently got these back in stock, so I can't imagine it's old. Glad I went with the $4 bomber and not the $10 sixer, because I'd be kicking myself right now.

05-17-2014 03:03:26 | More by TheSixthRing
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arizcards

Arizona

3.68/5  rDev +4%

Picked up a single from Total Wine in early March for $1.99. No freshness date.

Beer poured orange with a soap bubble head that dissipated quickly.

Nose has hints of tropical and citrus hops.

Taste is pretty well balanced between pale and crystal malts and citrus and mango hops. Light lingering grapefruit rind in the after taste.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and decently carbonated.

Overall a pretty tasty brew that is worthy of a try.

05-11-2014 22:20:18 | More by arizcards
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Jeysun23

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

04-28-2014 20:24:10 | More by Jeysun23
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dougieboy

California

4/5  rDev +13%

04-08-2014 20:08:56 | More by dougieboy
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Ilovebeer1549

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

04-02-2014 02:32:53 | More by Ilovebeer1549
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Drop_Knowledge

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-28-2014 03:22:00 | More by Drop_Knowledge
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troyvar

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

03-23-2014 01:35:45 | More by troyvar
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harpus

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

03-20-2014 20:13:52 | More by harpus
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Marco_Gtz

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

03-08-2014 05:51:05 | More by Marco_Gtz
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rudedude985

California

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

03-07-2014 22:51:31 | More by rudedude985
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dman0628

California

4/5  rDev +13%

02-22-2014 03:47:55 | More by dman0628
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Raziel313

California

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

02-20-2014 02:03:52 | More by Raziel313
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MarioM

California

3.68/5  rDev +4%

A: Nice Ligt orange pale color with a soapy foam white head.

S: Nice pine character and slight dankyness to it as well.

T: Nice and dry with a good balance of hops and maltiness. Piney hops come thru in the taste but not much else. Tasty tho.

M: Very dry and medium bodied. Bitterness lingers with the dryness and leaves you wanting more.

O: A great sessionable pale ale with a nice clary crisp finish that satisfies the craving for a refreshing dry and hoppy but not sweet pale ale. Will buy again.

02-12-2014 04:50:26 | More by MarioM
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Monkey Knife Fight from Rubicon Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.