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Monkey High Five - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

Monkey High Five
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 7.34%


Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This style-defying brew blends West Coast hop sensibilities with Belgian malt and yeast character. Black with a ruby core, this ale is hoppy, spicy, and slightly roasty with a dry malt finish.

(Beer added by: AwYeh on 01-06-2012)
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AwYeh

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Rose and Crown in Palo Alto.

A: Black with reddish-brown tinged around the edges. A finger of dense tan head and good lacing.

S: Big rush of strong pine hops, along with a healthy helping of grapefruit. Chocolate malts come in for balance.

T: Similar to the smell for the most part, but a bit stronger and more enjoyable. Quite powerful for the ABV. Balance is definitely in favor of the hops as you might expect; long lingering bitter finish with a bit of chocolate/caramel flavor persisting.

M: Sticky body, very syrupy. Moderate body and carbonation with a dry finish, begs for another sip.

O: Enjoyable offering from Bear Republic, my glass went down pretty fast. Hoping to see this one again.

Serving type: on-tap

01-06-2012 21:54:42 | More by AwYeh
Monkey High Five from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
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