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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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pin

Australia

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

06-11-2013 23:00:58 | More by pin
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RBassSFHOPit2ME

California

3/5  rDev -15.3%

06-06-2013 00:53:22 | More by RBassSFHOPit2ME
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WizzardOfHops

California

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

05-23-2013 12:42:54 | More by WizzardOfHops
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chrisd73

Arizona

3.29/5  rDev -7.1%

Light amber/orange. Half-inch head quickly dissipates to film with some bubbles.

Mild smell of citrus and hops. Flavor is similar, but with less citrus and more hops. Slight bitter bite on the finish. mouth feel is okay.

Slightly above average. Not something I would drink a bunch of, but not interesting enough to be a sipper, either. I'd like to try it again with a meal rather than on it's own, as I can see it working well for that.

03-03-2013 05:06:51 | More by chrisd73
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Okayluh


3/5  rDev -15.3%

03-03-2013 03:51:13 | More by Okayluh
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logicerror

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

02-24-2013 05:51:03 | More by logicerror
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justinbrown

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

02-21-2013 16:45:51 | More by justinbrown
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.8/5  rDev +7.3%

Off the tap at the brew pub. Thin head with medium straw colored body.
The aroma is great: grapefruit and lemon.
The taste is smooth with a good dose of malt and moderate bitterness.
The texture is crisper with moderate carbonation and medium body.
It's a nice, easy drinking ale and flavorful.

01-19-2013 05:15:35 | More by Fatehunter
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sevenshubby

California

4/5  rDev +13%

12-31-2012 00:07:26 | More by sevenshubby
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Conner

California

4/5  rDev +13%

12-27-2012 02:55:01 | More by Conner
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-26-2012 03:14:00 | More by t0rin0
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jmccraney

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

12-24-2012 03:31:45 | More by jmccraney
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Nage37

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

11-28-2012 04:45:14 | More by Nage37
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codynevels

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

11-12-2012 21:30:34 | More by codynevels
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womencantsail

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

On-tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad

The beer is almost amber in color with a white head. Mild grass aroma followed by citrus peel and floral hops. A strong toffee and toasted bread smell to it as well. Just decent on the nose, sort of bland. The flavor is somewhat sweet, but still a bit bland. Light hop flavors of citrus peel, grass and pine. A light bitterness on the finish.

10-24-2012 19:37:31 | More by womencantsail
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tizride

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-22-2012 03:25:15 | More by tizride
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jesus808

California

4/5  rDev +13%

09-11-2012 21:10:58 | More by jesus808
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Rocketman8911

California

5/5  rDev +41.2%

08-10-2012 04:29:13 | More by Rocketman8911
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TheRealBigC

Nevada

3.18/5  rDev -10.2%

Had on tap at Rubicon brewing. This one pours an orangish body with a medium head. Hops are pretty potent and it also has a sort of herbal quality to it. Can't quite put my finger on it, but it's definitely spiced to a point. I didn't particularly like the balance of it, but my girlfriend loved it.

08-05-2012 19:00:43 | More by TheRealBigC
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-31-2012 00:29:23 | More by dmorgan310
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.1/5  rDev -12.4%

On tap at Tony's Darts Away in Burbank, CA.

Pours a clear honey gold with a foamy beige head that settles to a film on top of the beer. A foamy curtain of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, slight herbal hop aromas, and alcohol. Taste is much the same with some toasted malt flavors and a very mild hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty average beer that has no real pale ale characteristics.

07-08-2012 03:59:33 | More by UCLABrewN84
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grubefresh

Arizona

3/5  rDev -15.3%

07-01-2012 22:27:53 | More by grubefresh
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.03/5  rDev -14.4%

A darker yellow pale ale, about 1/2" head on it, poured at beer revolution. Aroma was just a soft meld of hops and mild malt tones. Pedestrian.

Sessionable pale ale, really seems to be something that is made to be plenty easy to drink. Not a hop heads dream. Adequate bitterness, not much in the way of a specific hop flavor though.

Rubicon can make some assertive stuff, this isn't one of them, this is the beer I order for people who don't like beer. Or for myself if its like, 102 degrees outside.

05-11-2012 00:11:30 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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DoubleJ

California

4.03/5  rDev +13.8%

On-tap at the Yardhouse. Huh....how did that happen? On to the beer:

This has an orangish copper color with good fommration of the head, leaving a quality dose of lacing around the glass. The nose is fruity, and also offers some crisp hops. To taste, pale malts hit first, then comes a rush of sweet citurs and orange. Good biting action of hops. It's crisp, nearly medium bodied, and is an easy one to drink.

I can dig this. Keep 'em coming Rubicon.

05-10-2012 16:32:11 | More by DoubleJ
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pandatron

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-18-2012 23:10:13 | More by pandatron
Monkey Knife Fight from Rubicon Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.