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Monkey Knife Fight - Rubicon Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

89 Ratings
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Ratings: 89
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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Eustisfirestone

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

02-07-2014 23:58:10 | More by Eustisfirestone
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KennyBallone

Nevada

4.04/5  rDev +14.1%

This is my first time trying a brew from Rubicon Brewing, from Sacramento, CA. I like this beer, it's a good Pale Ale, IMO. Nice color, good thick head when poured, good lacing. This brew has a floral and honey aroma when you give it a good long sniff in a glass. Fairly high carbonation. Very drinkable.

01-27-2014 16:32:02 | More by KennyBallone
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nealbert

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-23-2014 18:23:07 | More by nealbert
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avisong

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

01-19-2014 05:42:31 | More by avisong
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Oaktown2017

California

4/5  rDev +13%

01-15-2014 03:58:13 | More by Oaktown2017
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Hopster916

California

3/5  rDev -15.3%

01-05-2014 05:37:46 | More by Hopster916
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trevordglenn

California

4/5  rDev +13%

01-04-2014 08:00:00 | More by trevordglenn
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bwgassman

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-10-2013 02:01:36 | More by bwgassman
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ISmith87

Arizona

3.53/5  rDev -0.3%

A - 4 - Nice orange amber color with a thick film of white bubbles on top that stick forever and leaves a nice lacing. Awesome name. Over carbonated.
S - 3.5 - Nice citrusy/flowery hop smell from the hops, a little soapy though.
T - 3.5 - Nice refreshing pale ale taste. Flowery hops, bready grains. A little yeasty/grainy at times.
M - 3.5 - A little yeasty and grainy, but otherwise light MF. Alc completely covered. Aftertaste is bready/toastey.
O - 3.5 - It's alright. The name is probably the best part. Meh.

12-04-2013 00:20:50 | More by ISmith87
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

11-26-2013 08:24:36 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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GRG1313

California

3/5  rDev -15.3%

11-19-2013 05:29:22 | More by GRG1313
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Unchi

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

11-04-2013 06:18:03 | More by Unchi
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

3.95/5  rDev +11.6%

Poured from the bottle a dark gold color with a massive, thick off-white head. So much sticky lacing left behind.

Aroma of grapefruit and biscuity caramel malts.

The taste matched the aroma. Grapefruit and orange rind along with biscuit and sweet caramel.

Medium bodied and crisp with a moderate carbonation.

I liked this one and not just just for the Monkey Knife name. I had to have it, though. ;)

10-15-2013 22:34:37 | More by Monkeyknife
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acurtis

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.3%

10-14-2013 20:54:22 | More by acurtis
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sansho

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

09-28-2013 01:57:08 | More by sansho
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JackieTH

Minnesota

3.81/5  rDev +7.6%

Appearance: Amber with a thinnish head and no lacing.

Smells of caramel malt and baked biscuits, slightly sweet.

Taste is lightly resinous, flowery, a little hay and earth, lightly spicy with a pleasant level of hop bitterness. Clean and not sweet. Wet and quenching. Well balanced.

Mouthfeel is medium light, crisp and holds together well.

Overall- it doesn't smell like much, but it's pretty tasty, easy to enjoy.

09-22-2013 14:07:40 | More by JackieTH
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John_M

Oregon

3.55/5  rDev +0.3%

On tap at the brewpub last night.

The beer pours a copper amber color with fairly decent head retention and light lacing. The nose is simple, but attractive, consisting of some light sweet malt and some leafy tobacco. The flavor profile replicates the nose pretty closely, but the finish is fairly dry, with some refreshing bitterness. Mouthfeel is pretty light, as you would expect with the abv., but this beer is very easy drinking, has no off flavors, and delivers a decent amount of flavor with good bitterness. This is a pale ale I would have happily drunk like crazy 20 years ago, but today it seems pretty tame and pedestrian (no one is going to mistake this for zombie dust of the boneyard pale ale). Still a decent and eminently drinkable pale ale that I would happily quaff with some of the always delicious wedge fries at the Rubicon.

09-05-2013 00:24:20 | More by John_M
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MattSlem

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-02-2013 00:38:18 | More by MattSlem
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-28-2013 21:58:44 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Taylor_Boggio

California

4/5  rDev +13%

08-27-2013 06:16:07 | More by Taylor_Boggio
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scot959

California

3/5  rDev -15.3%

08-24-2013 02:57:46 | More by scot959
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Piddmeista

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-18-2013 03:25:22 | More by Piddmeista
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-18-2013 01:39:46 | More by SocalKicks
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Zbeetleman

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-09-2013 06:38:05 | More by Zbeetleman
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mc4z

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-28-2013 23:49:52 | More by mc4z
Monkey Knife Fight from Rubicon Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.